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What type of code implemented on a website for real estate

Hi everyone, I would like to know what type of database/code must be implemented when developing a website for a Real Estate company/firm. Any comments/links will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

1 Answer

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
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Whatever you want, lots of options. I do not know a lot about databases, but MySQL is pretty popular, there are other like NoSQL, and more. I don't see why MySQL wouldn't do the job just fine. Might be worthwhile to watch the database lessons here.

As far as language, HTML and CSS and likely Javascript on the font end should be obvious. For the server side language, take your pick, PHP, Ruby, Python, any of those would do just fine. Part of that choice will be whether you want to use a CMS or not, personally I would. If you want to use a CMS you will need to code in the same language. For instance you could use Wordpress, Drupal, or Laravel for a CMS, than you would need to code your stuff in PHP. (There are many more PHP CMS options out there too).

Many options, you can't really go wrong. If it were me, I'd probably go with a custom theme running on Wordpress (which uses a MySQL database) simply because that is what I am most comfortable in, not because it is the absolute right answer though.