How to Choose The Best Company for Outsourcing Your PHP Based Projects

May 06, 2013

PHP web programming is the best option to develop rapid and functional web applications and services. Numerous small and large scale IT companies are offering PHP web development services.

There are many qualities that should be present in an ideal PHP development company; however finding out all of them in one company is not an easy job. So let us see some of the qualities that make a company an ideal choice for PHP projects outsourcing.

Portfolio

The portfolio of work of a company shows the way it works. So you must check the portfolio of the companies before choosing one. See the types of projects done by them in the past.

It will show their domain expertise and their abilities. Make sure that they have done projects on the technologies that suit your project requirements. It will be nice if you could find projects similar to your project.

Website

While searching for a company to outsource your PHP based projects, first of all check out the website of the company. Check out the functionality, navigation, graphics, contents and SEO of the site.

If they own a good, professional and unique website of their own, then they could be efficient enough to work for you. If they do not care about their own website, how can they deliver the best services to you?

Development Methodology

Generally all the companies work on a project development cycle for developing websites and applications for their clients. Ask them about different project development methodologies they follow and compare them with the other methodologies popularly followed. The documentation is an unavoidable part of the development cycle so it is very important to know which documents are required and where you can help them.

Get Details About The Company

There are many questions related to your project requirements that you must ask the company. Check out for how long has the company existed, how many members are there in the development team, are they efficient enough to complete your project effectively. Check all their certifications and get reviews about the company from its past clients.

Technical support

Just getting your project completed is not all. What if you face a problem after getting the website or app complete? So make sure you choose a company that offers round the year technical support and maintenance services as well. Hence whenever there is a complex technical issue, quick services will be available with you to restore your website.

Once you are content that the PHP development company is perfect as per all the above parameters, you do not need to go anywhere else. You can outsource all your PHP based projects to it.

Written by Albert Smith

Albert Smith

Albert Smith is Digital Marketing Manager at Hidden Brains . An experienced search engine specialist, content, social media marketer and a technical enthusiast, Albert frequently writes on diverse topics such as social media marketing trends, web & mobile app development best practices. He has worked with some of leading brands to build their online presence and scale their businesses.