Frequently Asked Questions on Web Design & Development
What is WordPress?
WordPress is open source software that is used to develop beautiful websites, blogs and apps. WordPress started in 2003 as a personal publishing solution but it has since evolved into a very popular platform for websites and blogs. According to WordPress.org, over 60 million people use WordPress today.
WordPress is a versatile content management system (CMS) with many features. There are thousands of WordPress themes and plugins available to add additional features and functionality. WordPress is very flexible, user-friendly and cost-effective and works well as a business website. It is used by small business websites and large enterprise sites.
We use WordPress.org software to build your website and load it on your web server and domain name.
What are the benefits of WordPress websites?
Here are some of the benefits of WordPress websites for your business.
- User-Friendly: WordPress is very user-friendly. A WordPress website makes it easy for you to add blog posts.
- SEO-Friendly: A WordPress website is SEO-Friendly. We can optimize your website for Search Engine Optimization or SEO during web design and development or after. SEO helps to improve your search rankings in the search engines like Google.
- Fully Extendable and Customizable: A WordPress website’s functionality can be easily extended and customized with many themes and plugins.
- Publishing Tools Make Adding Blog Posts Easy: WordPress is a Content Management System and provides many publishing tools to make it easy to post blog articles and manage your content easily. Keeping your blog updated with regular blog posts is recommended to improve SEO rankings.
Do you do both the web design & web development?
Yes. We do both the web design and development for all our new websites. We use mobile-friendly responsive web design and the latest WordPress web development strategies to develop your site.
Do you offer SEO-optimization during web development?
Yes. We can add SEO optimization during web development so that your website is built with SEO-optimization. This is an additional option available.
Do you offer web hosting?
We do not offer web hosting. Our clients are free to select their web hosting providers. We will build the website for you on your domain name and web server.
I want an e-commerce website to sell products. Do you build e-commerce websites?
Yes, we build e-commerce websites. We use WordPress WooCommerce software for e-commerce sites.
What do I need to get before you can build my website?
You will need to purchase a domain name like www.companyname.com and a web hosting package from a web hosting company like Bluehost.com, NameCheap.com or others. We also recommend getting a SSL or security certificate from your hosting company.
You will also need to get your business logo and the images and content for the website. Once that is ready, we will build your website for you on your domain name and web server.
Is all the web development and digital marketing services done in the US?
Yes. We do all our website development and digital marketing services in the USA. We do not outsource to other countries.
How long does a website take?
We want to ensure that our clients are very satisfied with their websites. We follow a rigorous design, development and testing process as outlined above. The time your website takes depends on the size of the website and the features requested.
How much will a website cost?
Website costs vary widely depending on the size of the website and the features that are required. Please contact us for a consultation to discuss all the options available.