Create Successful Website like Airbnb

  • Sign-up/Login process
  • Be a traveler or host
  • Monitor new listings.

How to build a website like Airbnb?

If you’re looking to replicate the success of the lodging giant, we’ve gathered a few points to guide you along the way.

1. Think about THE PRODUCT

To develop a similar easy-to-use website you have two options:

  • Ready-made solution
  • Custom development.
  • Programming languages — Ruby, JavaScript
  • Application Framework — Ruby on Rails
  • JavaScript Framework — React.js
  • Automation Frameworks — RSpec, Capybara
  • SQL data storage — PostgreSQL
  • Data storage — Redis
  • Web server — Nginx
  • Web application server — Puma
  • Hosting — Amazon Web Services (AWS)

2. Define the functionality required

To create a similar website to Airbnb you will need to have the following basic features, to be able to cover the demands of both travelers and hosts.

  • Messaging
  • Online maps
  • Notification system
  • Online payments
  • Community support.

3. Create THE MVP

We suggest building an MVP as a first step. This will save you valuable time and money. In addition, you will receive relevant information from investors and early adopters that will help you validate your idea.

  • Sign up/Sign in
  • Guest and Host roles
  • Search option
  • Filters
  • Search results
  • Property page
  • A host contact form
  • Communication channels
  • Relevant recommendation

Last word

We are confident that sticking through the principles above, and customizing your solution you will be able to integrate the lodging market with a unique web product. If you’re looking for high-quality built-in applications such as Airbnb, Komaker has the solution waiting for you.




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