Website development is vital for a succesful website launch and to keep it updated with the latest web technologies.
What Is Website Development?
The website development process includes web design, web content development, client side or server side coding and network security configuration.
Website CMS content management systems such as WordPress and Drupal and especially e commerce platforms like Opencart and Magento require updates for enhanced performance and security.
It’s not just about website looking appealing and attractive to the human visitors (important as this is), it’s about adding functionality and keeping your website secure from cyber attack.
What Are The Advantages of Website Development?
- Enhanced security
- Avoid or minimise hacking and malware risks
- Keep up to date with latest technology and tech benefits
- Website speed optimisation – new tech is quicker
- Keep relevant for SEO purposes
- Attractive design
- More user friendly
- Reduced website bounce rates
- Increased website conversion rates
How Do You Do Website Development?
The practical stuff:-
– Client side coding
-Server side coding
-Database technology use
For an established site that requires for some additional development, try a website audit.
Audit the website current design
- Check bounce rates
- Time on site (seconds)
- Conversion rates
- Mobile friendly test
- Website speed test
- Website theme audit
Improving Web Design
The aim is to find any web design blockages, then improve them through relevant website design updates.
For example, the current website design theme may look outdated or not be mobile friendly. The required website development is then web design related.
You may have noticed your website appears “slow” and takes longer than expected to upload pages on your desktop (and even longer on a smart phone or tablet device). This indicates that speed optimisation development is a priority.
Often additional functionality is required. This may occur after your initial design, when you realise you want to add some extra features, such as social media sharing buttons, an e commerce shop or a chat box facility to your site. All this is possible with web development.
For a recruitment website, it may be adding a custom job application form or a jobs feed to the initial website design and jobs board set up.
For a travel website, this mean mean adding a blog and newsletter facility to the original design.
A finance website set up 5 years ago and not mobile responsive, so website visitors cannot click on the website buttons and call the company directly. They cannot easily find relevant pages or work the menu navigation as the fonts are too small. This may seem a small issue to the website owner, but search engines reward websites that are mobile friendly with higher keyword rankings. More website visibility on Page one of Google, Yahoo and Bing when visitors for your products and services.
Done For You Web Development
To make things easier, quicker and more convenient for you, we offer a comprehensive website development service.
This covers all the web development work.
So whatever your development requirements, we would be delighted to help.
Interested? Drop us a quick message. We’ll get right back to you.