The various types of web applications based on the display of content are:
Static web apps: These apps are developed in HTML, CSS, jQuery and CSS, display limited content and are not very flexible. Changes can be made only by the webmaster by downloading the HTML code, making the changes, and hosting it again.
Dynamic web apps: These apps are mostly developed in PHP and ASP, and have a content management system where administrators can easily correct or modify the content. Their content gets updated with each user interaction, and allows an abundance of features to be implemented.
E-commerce apps: These apps resemble an e-commerce or m-commerce site where the developer creates a management panel for administrators to add/update/delete entries. It also permits electronic payments through PayPal or credit cards. These apps fit into mobile devices as if it were native apps.
Portal web apps: These apps are web-accessible, interactive tools that deliver forums, browsers, email and beyond. These apps can be used to track users’ activities on websites.
Animated web apps: These apps display content with animated effects through Flash technology, making them more creative, engaging and modern. However, they are not suited for web positioning and SEO optimization.
Web apps with content management system: These apps are common among blogs, articles, media and more where content changes frequently. The content managers used for the same include WordPress, Joomla and Drupal.