Frequently Asked Questions
Everyday we receive questions regarding website design and we know that you might have a few of the same questions. Below are a series of questions that are frequently asked.
If there is something that is not covered in the list below, we would be happy to answer it. Just contact us and we will get an answer to you.
Yes! Today any business or organization that does not have a website promoting itself is not current. A website also shows that the organization has legitimate goals.
That all depends on the goals established for the site. A simple brochure style web site will be much less than an ecommerce site. The cost also is dependent on the resources necessary to achieve the goals. If programmers, project managers, or designers have to be hired to bring the project to completion, that will also increase the cost.
Generally, sites we develop start at around $2000 and go up from there depending on the needs of the customer.
Sites can take anywhere from two weeks to several months to complete depending on the scope of the project. A simple brochure site will not take as long as one that has custom applications and forms. It also greatly depends on how well the you, the client, works with us to complete your project.
The domain is the name which is tied to your site on the Internet, the address which will be shared with the world. It is similar to your street address.
Hosting is the service which holds the files of your site and makes them available for viewers to see. Essentially, it’s a computer on the Internet that serves your site to the world.
WordPress is a FREE open-source, web based content management system used to power almost 30% of websites. It is maintained by a community of coders. Because it’s open-source, you own the site; you site is not held captive by some proprietary service. Anyone can service the site.
A page builder is a software application which allows the site owner to visually and dynamically build web pages by dragging and dropping elements onto the screen. Right now, there are a handful of page builders currently available for WordPress such as Beaver Builder, Elementor, Thrive Architect, Divi, and Brizy.
Depending on your needs, we can customize a stock logo or refer you to a professional graphic designer who can custom design something for you.
By its nature, WordPress is search engine friendly. In fact, it is the preferred content management system of Google.
However, there are measures that can be taken to further enhance the optimization and indexing of your site’s pages by the search engines. If you wish to go the extra mile and do enhanced SEO, we can discuss this as an added option.