Category Archives: FAQ

How much do you charge?

Posted on April 5, 2013

It depends on how complicated your site is.  I charge based on how much time I estimate it will take me.  A typical website will cost between £500 and £1,000.  I will discuss this with you before undertaking any work, and then send you a quotation for approval.  If you are happy with that, I simply ask for 25% of...Read more

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How long will it take?

Posted on April 4, 2013

It depends on whether I have any other projects on at the moment.  As I work full time, I can only work on one project at a time.  However, it would usually be between 2 – 8 weeks from the date we meet to discuss your requirements.

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Can you make some changes to my existing website?

Posted on February 21, 2013

Yes.  If you are happy with your website but maybe just want some minor updates, e.g. add, remove or edit some text, add a new image, add a new page, adding social networking icons, e.g. facebook like buttons, then I can do this for you.  I will give you a quote for the work based on how long I expect...Read more

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Can you create me a logo and some business cards?

Posted on October 5, 2012

I can do this alongside creating your website, or I can do this as a project on it’s own.  It is important to have a consistent brand across different mediums.  You want your business cards to reflect the design on your website to reinforce the brand identity.

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Do you design and build the website?

Posted on October 5, 2012

I do.  If you are for instance a designer by trade, you can do the design yourself and I can just create the website.  However, usually, clients like me to do the design and build of the site.

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Do you only do websites in Huddersfield?

Posted on October 5, 2012

No, I do website for anyone in any area. I simply call myself Huddersfield Web Design because I live in Huddersfield and know the area.  I have made websites for clients in Halifax, Batley, Cleckheaton, Mirfield, and Manchester.

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Can you do an e-commerce website with a shopping cart?

Posted on October 5, 2012

I can do this using wordpress.  It is then very straightforward for you to simply add your products to wordpress.  I can customise the product screen so you can have whatever fields are suitable for you, e.g. image, size, colour etc.  You will need to make sure you have a paypal account.  Have a look at this e-commerce site I...Read more

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Do I need a domain name?

Posted on October 5, 2012

A domain name is the web address where your website lives.  e.g. google.com, or bbc.co.uk.  Every website needs a domain.  Which name you choose depends on a few things such as : what is available (i.e. no one else has bought it), whether you want a .com or .co.uk address if you want it to be the same as your...Read more

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What about hosting?

Posted on October 5, 2012

Hosting simply refers to where the files that make up your website live.  You can arrange your website hosting yourself, there are numerous providers out there, and provide me with the details, or I can set all that up for you, choosing a hosting provider on your behalf and adding the cost to the bill.  Typically, the cost is around £30...Read more

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Can I update the website after it is finished?

Posted on October 5, 2012

You can.  I build the site in wordpress.  Wordpress is a content management system, which simply means you can add your own content.  This site you are on now is built in wordpress.  It makes life a lot simpler, you don’t have to deal with any coding, you have a clear, organised menu system that enables you to quickly update...Read more

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What about optimising the site so it appears top in Google?

Posted on October 5, 2012

I cannot guarantee your site will be top in google.  However, I do follow all the guidelines Google provide to ensure that your site has the best chance of climbing the rankings in a google search.  The best way of achieving this is by identifying what keywords you wish to target and then optimising your content for these keywords.  Google...Read more

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I need a website but I’m not sure what it should look like

Posted on October 5, 2012

That’s ok.  I can meet up with you and discuss the look you want, maybe design it around your current logo, or letterhead.  Have a look at the website I created for plg-engineering.  All they had was a logo, I designed the website based on the colour scheme in that logo.  If you don’t have a logo or letterhead, that’s something...Read more

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