Frequently asked questions
Most frequent questions and answers
What is WordPress?
More than one in four websites that you visit are likely powered by WordPress. It has grown, since it’s launch 13 years ago, into one of the most popular content management systems. This is through the active community that continually contributes to it’s improvement.
Why use WordPress?
Over 33% of all the websites on the Internet are using WordPress, including well-known entities like the White House and Microsoft. It is extremely extendable through plugins, giving room for your website to grow with your business.
Can I do It myself?
WordPress was made to be user-friendly, that usually means the day to day running of a site. There is a big learning curve to delving into the sites design and functionality, definitely requiring some coding knowledge. Once setup, making and publishing content is easy.
How Much Does it Cost?
The total cost to you will be agreed before proceeding with a project but it is entirely dependant on the individual requirements. I make sure I regularly check competitors to ensure competitive prices. I aim to support small businesses and start-ups.
Is WordPress secure?
The majority of the responsibility for keeping your website secure falls on you. Creating a website and leaving it up for years without maintenance and updates can make you an easy target for hackers. Paid services are a great way to ensure your business’ safety online.
can you build me an online shop?
Having an eCommerce WordPress site made for you is without doubt the advised option if you are just starting out with business online. If you would like to avail of editing services for your products before they are put online check out my graphic design services.
How am I involved in the process?
In many stages the client is very involved in the design process. Your knowledge and familiarity with your brand are key to visualising what represents that in the best way. Don’t worry if you don’t consider yourself creative, progress is usually quicker when work together!
What if it isn't working out?
Like any relationship sometimes it’s just not a right fit. If I feel like I would not be the right fit I will let you know from the outset and suggest some great alternatives. If at any point you feel it isn’t working I encourage you to let me know as soon as possible.