The work involved in developing a website for the Internet, it can range from developing a simple single static page of plain text to complex web-based internet applications (web apps), electronic businesses, and social network services. A more comprehensive list of tasks to which web development commonly refers, may include web engineering, client-side/server-side scripting, web server and network security configuration, and e-commerce development.
Encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. The different areas of web design include web graphic design, interface design, authoring, including standardised code and proprietary software, user experience design, and search engine optimization. The term web design is normally used to describe the design process relating to the front-end (client side) design of a website including writing markup.