Website Design by RepDomWebs
At RepDomWebs we will recommend that your new website is designed using WordPress as the core basis for the design. Although we can, and do, use other platforms we recommend WordPress for a number of reasons, some of which are outlined below.
At this moment, WordPress is being used by over 455,000,000 websites worldwide, including some of the largest multinational companies, so although it is “open source” it is by far the best content management system out there.
Here are 7 very good reasons for using WordPress:-
1. It’s Free.
Not only is the CMS platform free but there is a huge range of free Themes available to provide a framework on which to build your site. Many have been created with specific businesses in mind to provide a design that can be easily adapted to meet your specifications. In addition, there are also thousands of Premium Themes which for a few dollars can provide a more specialized framework on which to work.
2. It’s Easy to Use and Maintain.
Many clients do not want to be tied to a long term maintenance contract after the site has been finished. WordPress is not that complicated to maintain, update and edit so for clients who prefer to look after their site we offer a one-off training program as well as built-in updating options to make it as easy and cost-effective as possible for our clients.
3. Plugins enable a lot of functionality.
If the WordPress core and integrated Theme do not provide all the functions you need there is almost certainly a plugin that can be used to provide this. Additionally, we can edit the .php, CSS or HTML if needed.
4. It’s SEO Friendly.
We automatically include a specific plugin to improve the site SEO and SEO all the pages, posts and images included in the site to enable rapid indexation by Search Engines. This includes the preparation of a sitemap. We also always recommend the inclusion of Google Analytics so that you can monitor the performance of your website from day one.
5. It’s very Secure.
You might be concerned that as the code for WordPress is Open Source it might be vulnerable to being hacked. However, the developers and those involved in open source programming are constantly looking for any potential risks and these are very quickly patched with security updates. We now build in automatic updating for security updates to ensure your site is fully protected.
6. It’s Mobile Responsive.
To get a good ranking with search engines your site must be mobile-friendly which means a responsive framework and theme. We will always ensure your website is fully responsive and appears properly on desktop, tablets and mobile phones. If you have a website already which is not currently responsive we can also update your site to meet the new specifications.
7. It’s Flexible.
WordPress can be utilized for any type of website from a simple blog to a fully customized commercial website with online sales, credit card or PayPal payment facilities. Whatever your business or need to have a website WordPress can meet your criteria.
On our Projects Page, you will find a summary of a few websites I have designed or been involved in designing and maintaining. Clicking on the website link will take you to the website so you can see many of the options WordPress offers as a design platform.
In addition to designing new websites, we also work on existing sites to upgrade or modernize older sites that no longer meet current standards. This can be particularity important if your site is not “mobile-friendly” as Google is giving preference to sites that display correctly on smartphones and tablets. If your website does not meet the criteria it may well never appear in searches made on mobile devices.
I will also work on websites that have been hacked with a view to resolving the problem as quickly as possible and installing protection to block further intrusion.
To let me know your requirements please submit the form below and I will be in touch:-