Web Development is an art . Web Development on the other hand is a broad term and includes web design , web development , e-commerce , client-side/server- side scripting , the webserver configuration etc. As an example consider the construction of a house for you . One will like the his/her house to be not only good-looking but also to provide the comforts that he/she wants . There are several factors involved in getting it right the way you want it to be . If only by using the labourers one would get a good house then there would be no need for a contractor, architect and engineer .
Web development is a broad term for the work involved in developing a web site for the Internet (World Wide Web) or an intranet (a private network). Web development can range from developing the simplest static single page of plain text to the most complex web-based internet applications, electronic businesses, and social network services. A more comprehensive list of tasks to which web development commonly refers, may include web design, web content development, client liaison, client-side/server-side scripting, web server and network security configuration, and e-commerce development. Among web professionals, "web development" usually refers to the main non-design aspects of building web sites: writing markup and coding.