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Recent 31 Dec 2015

Two More Reasons To Stay Away From Template Websites – Advice from a Web Designer in Kansas City

by Lifted Logic

STILL UNSURE IF YOU SHOULD STOP USING TEMPLATE WEBSITES AND INVEST IN A CUSTOM WEBSITE? LIFTED LOGIC HAS THE ANSWER!

Most people seem to still be on the fence on whether fully custom built websites or template websites are better.  At Lifted Logic, web design is what we do, which means we know the right choice.   Earlier this week we wrote about two of the main reasons why you shouldn’t use template websites, but instead, have a web designer custom build you one.   Truth be told, just giving two reasons wasn’t enough!  Below are two more reasons why you stay way from template websites.

1. USING TEMPLATE WEBSITES MAKE GETTING HELP WHEN YOU NEED IT MORE DIFFICULT

Most of the time, the developers of these templates don’t live in the United States which means the support you can expect is rather limited.  With a large portion of them living in India and China what happens in a few months when you need help with something on your template? Yes, the time difference and language barrier are two obvious problems.  If you think you’ll just use a different developer to fix the error remember that each developer uses a different coding style meaning they will have to go through line by line to ensure that the error isn’t in multiple files.  Not only is this time-consuming it can result in the loss of profit.  By having Lifted Logic, a web designer in Kansas City, build you a custom site you’re guaranteed to have a support specialist on call 24/7.

2. TEMPLATE WEBSITES OFTEN HAVE RESTRICTIONS

One of the biggest problems with using a template website is the lack of freedom.  Unsurprisingly, most of the time is often ridiculously difficult to adjust a template website to fit your needs.  What most people don’t realize is that when they agree to use a template website they are entering into a licensing agreement with the template website’s designer which can then regulate how they use the website.


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Lifted Logic

Lifted Logic is a team of creative writers, designers, developers, and photographers who specialize in digital storytelling. As a leading web design company in Kansas City, Lifted Logic works with hundreds of small, medium, and large businesses across the country every year.