Attractive, cost-effective, content managed websites
We specialise in building websites on the WordPress platform. Using this we can produce stunning, fully-functional, cost-effective sites. We have built sites for recruitment specialists, garden designers, personal fitness trainers, marketeers, solictors and e-commerce solutions for a vintage retro clothing company. Our clients are based all over the south, from London down to Portsmouth and Southampton on the Hampshire coast, being based in Horndean near Waterlooville means we are ideally located.
When we started back in 2005, we hand coded all of our websites, but with clients wanting to be able to control their own content we started to use the Joomla CMS. Although this worked well and it gave clients the ability they were looking for, the feedback was that the admin area was a little confusing and too techy. Based on this feedback we moved onto the WordPress CMS which clients feel much more comfortable using as it is more intuitive and has a very familiar looking editor to work in, and now this is the platform we specialise in. We have successfully migrated clients sites from Joomla to WordPress.
As with our design for print and branding projects, we always start with a consultation and find out from the client what they want to achieve with their new website and get a feel for the kind of style they are looking for. With most projects we would usually submit a couple of design ideas and from these we work towards a final look. Once the design is signed off the build commences and at set stages the client is involved with the progress of the build. All of our sites are fully responsive and scale to fit the device they are being viewed on and are built with the future in mind. The advantage of WordPress is that it is easy to add either extra content or specialist functionality in the future. All of our sites are fully tested and have basic SEO ground work done during the build. On going live the site is registered with the search engines.
Tuition and guide
After hearing stories from clients who have come to us with their WordPress sites after poor service from their previous developer, we decided that we should include a tutorial session to take the client through their new site so they feel confident on using the admin area to complete the tasks they want to do. This lesson is also backed up with a personalised PDF guide of their site so they can refer back to it in the future. This is also updated if they have new features added in the future.
Hosting, maintenance and support
Whilst we will work with existing hosts, we do offer our own hosting service. Our servers are modern, fast and cloud based (we can provide full specification on request), with security features and full back-ups run daily.
We offer two levels of service, the first being just the hosting, the second is a package combining hosting, maintenance and support. With this service, your website software is kept up to date with monthly checks and also includes support with the admin area, so you can simply drop us an email or phone and we can talk you through the issue.