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Websites and Web Apps

If you're looking to sell your products and services online, improve customer relations or enhance your business productivity, then you've chisen the right path. A custom Website or Web App will help you compete in the big league even if you're just a rookie.

Go on a small tour and find out how we deliver our top-notch web projects, from the moment we embark on the design phase up until we get to the deployment phase.

Web Design

All our clients are drawn to our design services. Web design is not something that we compromise on. A lot of time and labour go into the Web Design process until we get things right. Our designers will take your logo, along with all the information supplied to them by the client, and conduct research and produce an original design. We produce two separate designs with one inner page each for the initial "look and feel". Once our client approves the design, we will then go on to tweak the preferred design until final design approval. Due to our understanding of Web Principles, User Interface, User Experience and responsive design, we make sure that your website is user friendly and easily compatible with all browsers and mobile devices.

Web Development

Once the design phase is completed, we then move on to develop and/or programme the website. We have three major methods of doing this:

  • The 1st method involves simple Web Development Technologies and Practices which use HTML, CSS and Javascript. However, this method is not easy to update without a specialist's knowledge.
  • The second method is using a Content Management System (CMS). This is simply a software which facilitates the creation, publishing, distribution, organisation and management of digital content. It provide you with all the necessary tools to populate content on your site after the provided training. We work with WordPress and Joomla!, two of the most popular and well supported Content Management Systems in the World. These systems allow you to purchase pre-built themes which are quicker to set up and less expensive but are also less flexible in terms of design and functionality.
  • The last option is to build the site from the ground up on the CMS, thereby allowing for a custom build but using a robust system. Most of our clients prefer the custom CMS development method.

Web Maintenance

We are well versed with website maintenance tasks for most sites. Many businesses/ individuals have websites but dont have a reliable, trustworthy and efficient website maintenance team to complete either small or large updates. After we complete a web audit we can comfortably give you the number of hours for set tasks. We keep you abreast of where we are, pop the changes onto a test server and when you are happy we make the changes live. Clients enjoy that detailed logged files are kept. We are happy to negotiate on rate depending on the nature of the project and its long-term potential.

Features and Benefits

Customer Portals

Customers get to have their own private interface to manage their own services online.

Reduced Costs

Less time spent talking to customers over the phone; eliminate printed materials; allow users to update their own details.

Wider Reach

You can broadcast and publish your products all over the world without having to set foot there.

24/7 Access

They are web-based, they can be accessed 24/7, provided you have an internet connection. They are also flexible, offering access from almost any device or browser.

Easily Customisable and Scalable

It’s completely flexible and scalable to your business’s demands and growth.

High Levels of Security

You have the peace of that should your computer equipment be damaged or stolen, it can very quickly be back to ‘business as usual’.

Frequently Asked Questions

01. How long does it take to develop a website?
It usually takes anywhere from a 1 – 6 weeks to develop a new website. However, this is dependent on the complexity of the project. The average timeframe for building a website is about 14 days.
02. How much does it cost to develop a website?
The cost can vary greatly depending on the requirements and functionality of the project. For example, a standard 5 page business website won’t cost the same as an ecommerce store with a listing of 100’s of products.
03. Will my website be mobile-friendly?
Yes. All our websites come mobile-friendly as standard.
04. What happens if my website breaks or gets hacked?
We take special precautions to secure your website by using various technologies to provide layers of security. We also create a backup of you website before it goes live. If you prefer having ongoing maintenance, updates and monthly backups we recommend you opt for our Website Maintenace package which starts at R200/month and goes all the way to R500/month with different maintenace requirements with each package.
05. Can you help me write content for my website?
Yes. As part of the process we will provide a template with guidelines on how you should write content for your website. If you want professionally written content, we can include the cost of a copywriter in our price quote.
06. Can I change anything after the website is finished?
Absolutely! If you think there’s some elements that need to be added or removed, it’s your call. When we build your website, unlike other companies it is 100% yours to use as you see fit. You can change the content, add a newsletter option, update the plugins…whatever. It’s important to always understand what it takes to maintain both the website itself and the software that comes together with it.
07. How do I get more traffic and visitors to my website?
There are many techniques, including search engine optimization, search engine marketing, social media optimization, guest blogging, influencer marketing, and many more. You can also find out more from our Digital Marketing department.
SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer and is a security protocol which enables you to access a website securely. When you access a site which has SSL you will notice that the web address begins https:// rather than http:// (note the additional “s”). This means your interaction with that website is encrypted and that the information you enter can’t be stolen or seen by hackers.