TYPES OF WEBSITES
Archive site: This kind of site is used to store older information about a particular subject, intended for research or entertainment. Two examples are Internet Archive and the Way Back Machine; both store entire copies of current and past websites.
Blog (or weblog) site: Sites that are generally used to post online diaries which may include discussion or forums. Blogs have evolved over the years to do much more than post your random thoughts. The blogging system you choose can be modified and be used for any type of site on this list. Example blogging sites are WordPress, Movable Type and Blogger. (see Make a Blog)
Corporate or Business site: Used to provide background information about a business, organization, or service.
Commerce site or eCommerce site: For purchasing goods or services online.
Community Site: A site where people with similar interests communicate with each other, usually by chat or message boards.
Database site: A site who’s main purpose is to search a display stored data.
Development Site: A site where information and resources are provided for subjects related to software development, web design and programming.
Information site: Contains content that is intended to inform visitors, but not necessarily for commercial purposes.
Intranet site: A site created for a group of employees that work for a specific company. Intranets are only viewable by employees currently working there and typically store information on internal projects and corporate happenings.
Mirror site: A complete reproduction of a website.
Personal homepage: Run by an individual to maintain an online resume or portfolio.
Wiki site: A site which users collaboratively edit information to serve as an online resource.