Things to look for before choosing a PHP development companyby JONATHAN PAUL Jonathan Paul working at PHPProgrammers, a leading
With thousands of companies around, choosing the best PHP development company has become a daunting task. You need to consider several factors and aspects before handing over your project and here is an article about it.
In today’s digital era, having a solid and robust presence on the internet has become a must for all businesses. The best way to grow your business with a wider customer-base is by having a well-designed and professional-looking website, with all features and services highlighted. And when it comes to website development, the first choice of both business merchants and developers in PHP. PHP is the most widely-used server-side scripting language used for building feature-rich web projects. This programming language works best with MYSQL apart from many other databases. Also, PHP supports many popular frameworks like CodeIgniter, Yii, CakePHP, Laravel, etc.
But now the question is with so many companies out there, how can you find the best PHP development company for your particular project? And here’s the answer to this question.
Things you need to consider before choosing the right company for your PHP web development.
Take a look at the company’s portfolio:
What is the first most important factor you need to consider while choosing the company? You have to check out the portfolio in detail. Have a glance at their previous projects to see what type of project they have delivered before. A glance at the portfolio will also give you a clear idea about the quality of work the developers of the company maintain. It will also tell you about how they analyse and understand every unique business requirement and work on it to ensure 100 percent client satisfaction. Examining the last projects of the company shown in the portfolio also lets you garner a better idea about their domain expertise. Just make sure the projects you get to see on the portfolio are relevant to yours.
Check out the company website:
The website of the company can reflect the maximum information about the company. Check whether it is an authorised company or not first. Readout everything about the company written on the website to gather as much information as possible about it like the number of PHP projects they have completed, the total number of PHP developers working there, for which and how many clients they have worked for, the PHP frameworks they use for development, etc.
Go through the testimonials:
Go through each and every testimonial to know what the previous clients have said about the company and its work. Checking out the online reviews about the company can also be beneficial for you. If you find satisfactory and positive reviews all over the page, you are good to go with the company.
The experience of the company matters:
You should never finalise a company and hand over your project without checking out the experience of the company in PHP web development. Enquire about the company’s experience in this field. A company with several years of experience and expertise in PHP development can guarantee a competitive PHP project for your business too.
Ask about the methodologies they use:
Every company follows different strategies and approaches and uses different methodologies for PHP development. It’s always better to ask about it to ensure the company uses the latest technologies and agile methodologies. This will make sure your project will have a competitive edge and advanced features and functionalities.
Ask about the development charges:
Ask about the development charges and the other hidden charges if any. It’s better if everything comes within your budget or just goes a little higher than it is acceptable.
Apart from these, make sure to talk about the communication mode, the time management strategy they follow to deliver the project before the deadline, and the after development support and site maintenance services. And, with these considerations, you can find the perfect fit for your next PHP project.
Jonathan Paul is a dedicated web developer associated with a leading PHP development company in Australia, PHPProgrammers. The author has written this article to unbox the things to consider to ensure you are choosing the right company for your next PHP project.
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