Website Design and Development

Website design and development can involve anything from creating wireframes, to A/B split testing, to e-commerce solutions. As every business is at a different stage in their life-cycle, we work with both small and large businesses to help you achieve whatever it is you are looking for.

Depending on your requirements, and your budget, the process of website design and development can range from a simple one-page site to an endless array of possibilities.

Creating an effective website doesn't have to be expensive. We have extensive knowledge in SEO and thoroughly recommend that as a minimum you have a site built that is optimised with the latest on-page SEO techniques coded into your site.

image of a 100% satisfaction gaurentee reportOf course, this is not compulsory. We design sites that are clients like. Therefore, we only offer suggestions, and from there it is entirely up to you what you site looks like and what functionality it has. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. That means, if you don't like the site we have created for you, we keep working until you are happy.

Our process is to sit down with you for 1 hour to discuss your requirements. In this consultation, we explain everything there is to know about the design and development process. You are free to ask any questions you like and we can give you some approximate prices, on the spot, for the sorts of functionalities you are asking for.

We then go away and come back to you with a fixed quote. Our fixed quotes always include 12 months free web hosting, 12 months free website upgrades and the chance to perform 1 A/B split test on your design within the first 12 months.

We ask for a 10% deposit at the start, and the remainder upon completion. When we say completion, we mean until you are Happy.

Depending on your requirements, we will use a variety of methods in the development process of a website. For people who want the ability to update their own website, we develop on a Content Management System (CMS). This is either a Wordpress site or a DotNetNuke site. Both platforms are easy to use and we will provide you with full training in how to use the system.

For people who prefer us to manage their site for them, we usually design our sites using XHTML & CSS. We find these sites load far quicker and website owners experience considerably less abandonment rates by web users. Designing in XHTML & CSS also allows for a lot more customisation of the design layout. As well as the addition of

EDUCATION CENTER

WHAT IS WEBSITE DESIGN?

Website design refers to the process of designing the layout of a website. This usualy involves a graphic designer and/or UI designer. Most website designs start as a drawing on a page an then advance to graphic design software, such as Photoshop. The end result is the look and feel of your eventual website.

WHAT IS WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT?

Website development is the process of converting the website design into a fully functional website. This most commonly involves programming, or coding, the 'back end' of a website to re-create the graphic representation and required functionality that was decided upon in the website design phase.