Web Design FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

Do I need a website?

If you operate a business, you need a website if you want to attract people online and tell them what services or products you offer.

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Can I build my own website?

Yes, there are lots of tools online that help you do this including templates. Getting it right, however, does require some expertise and design knowledge.

We recommend building in WordPress because of it’s powerful flexibility and easy to use admin.

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How much does a website design consultation cost?

Nothing – it’s free! Get in touch and we will happily discuss your project and offer a no obligation quote.

What services does your web design agency offer?

We provide a comprehensive suite of web design services, ranging from custom website development to responsive design, e-commerce solutions, and digital branding.

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How long does a website take to build?

The timeline varies based on project complexity. Typically, a straightforward website might take a few weeks, while more intricate projects can extend the timeframe. We prioritise quality to ensure optimal results.

How much does it cost to hire someone to build a website?

On average prices usually start from around £1000 for design and build of website, Web hosting around £350 per year and domain names start at £20 per year.

Costs vary based on the scope and features of the project. We offer tailored solutions to meet your specific needs. Contact us for a personalised quote that aligns with your budget and objectives.

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Can you redesign an existing website?

Absolutely! We specialise in website redesigns to enhance aesthetics, improve functionality, performance and align with evolving goals. Your online presence will be revitalised while retaining your brand essence.

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What do you build websites in?

We build websites in a wide range of languages and frameworks and are fluent in HTML5, PHP, Javascript and more.

Our main platform of choice is WordPress and we build all our websites from scratch.

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What is website SEO?

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and it’s a series of approaches, such as keyword choice, that improve your visibility and how people find your content on search engines like Google.

Can I write my own website content?

Most businesses do but it’s important to get right. If you are not good at writing, hiring a content copywriter is a good choice and can improve conversions.

We build most of our websites in WordPress which allows you to manage your site and blog content easily with no coding knowledge.

How do I optimise my website?

Is your website loading slowly? There are many affecting factors that can cause your website to run or load slowly.

We can help diagnose the problem and offer a free initial review.

Check out our handy guide for some tips.

How to Optimise Your Website

How do I setup Google, Office 365 or other email?

We can help set Google Business Suite, Microsoft Office 365 and other email systems for your business and link to your domain for custom emails. We can also help verify your domain and email for security, reduce spam and increase delivery.

Please get in touch to discuss.

What is SPF, DMARC and DKIM?

SPF, DMARC and DKIM protocols used to enhance your email delivery and protect against potential security threats.

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How do you ensure a website is mobile-responsive?

Our designs prioritise mobile responsiveness. We employ a mobile-first approach, ensuring that your website not only looks great but functions seamlessly across a range of devices.

Do I need web hosting?

If you have a website, you will need web hosting.

We offer high performance, green web hosting but are also able to host on a platform of your choice. Just make sure it is suitable for your needs; a slow host is frustrating and bad for Search Engine Optimisation.

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Do you offer ongoing website maintenance?

Yes, we provide ongoing support and maintenance services to keep your website updated, secure, and performing optimally.

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Can you integrate third-party tools and platforms into a website?

Certainly. We’re adept at integrating various tools and platforms, from CRM systems to payment gateways and analytics tools, ensuring your website aligns seamlessly with your business operations.

Do you provide e-commerce solutions?

Yes, we specialise in creating robust and user-friendly e-commerce websites. Our solutions include secure payment gateways, inventory management, and a seamless shopping experience for your customers using WooCommerce and Shopify.

What is the difference between Shopify and WooCommerce?

Shopify and WooCommerce are both popular e-commerce platforms, but they differ significantly in their approach and features.

Shopify is a fully hosted solution, meaning it provides everything you need to set up and run an online store, including hosting, security, and maintenance, in exchange for a monthly subscription fee. It offers a user-friendly interface, a wide range of professionally designed templates, and integrated payment gateways.

On the other hand, WooCommerce is a WordPress plugin that allows you to turn your WordPress website into a fully functional online store. It offers unparalleled flexibility and customization options, as well as access to the vast ecosystem of WordPress themes and plugins.

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Is your web design process SEO-friendly?

Absolutely. We follow best practices for SEO in our design process, ensuring websites are optimised for search engines. From clean code to mobile responsiveness, our designs are geared for enhanced visibility and we offer a range of ongoing SEO solutions.

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