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Discussion on: Website or web app? What is the difference between the two?

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Sophie The Lionhart • Edited on

I say what Adam says is a pretty good metric of the difference. I think the following might be an easy way to think about it.

A web site would be a wordpress site, that the end user sees, the articles, home page, and about page. A web app would be the wordpress backend content management system that the admins and writers see. A single domain can have both things on it.

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Jack Harner πŸš€

I like that distinction.

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Sophie The Lionhart

Thanks, that's mostly how I think about it. Or if I would create a GUI application back in the 90s(providing I wouldn't still be in elementary school) to do the same thing? Then its a web app. :P