A web presence is a must in this age of globalization to reach out for maximum number of potential clients fast which is the ultimate goal of any business.
There are two major types of Website Development that is Static Web Development and Dynamic Web Development. A type of web development which is becoming popular nowadays is a CMS website.
A Content Management System is essentially a web based application which includes most hosting plans which lets you design, organize and manage your website easily. A CMS is a PHP application which lets you create and manage your website using an admin panel. While in a HTML website, you have to use programs such as FrontPage or Dreamweaver to edit the website.
Compared to CMS, HTML pages give limited functionality which makes difficult for a developer to express himself. With CMS you have an option of making add-ons to your website and choosing from a wide range of functionalities. Using CSS files, you have an ability to control the design part of the site. With the help of more functionality, you can make your website more Search Engine friendly as you can have full control over the URL, title, Meta tags and every other aspect of the content of the web page.
CMS site is more organized than HTML site. In CMS, you can easily login to the admin panel and control all the aspects of your website.
It depends on the type of the website and its objectives, developers decide whether to opt for CMS or for HTML site. Moreover, you can put any HTML site on a CMS but you cannot put any CMS on an HTML. If you have a small budget and updating or changing is not required in your website at regular intervals than HTML website is best suitable.