Web Design

Our wordpress web design package includes the following outlined features:


FRONT END FEATURES



CUSTOM DESIGN:

Custom design based on the framework/structure of an existing theme, including homepage and Secondary page design.

CONTENT STYLING:

Feature rich content styling that can include short codes for multiple columns, tabs, boxes, buttons, sidebars, charts, tables, light boxes for images, easy image and video adding, etc… Multiple sidebars on secondary pages available.

HERO SLIDER:

We can incorporate an extremely robust hero slider that has both text and image content, carousel system, thumbnails, playlist of images, complex transitions and multiple sliders on different pages.

IMAGE GALLERY:

A robust, responsive gallery with thumbnails from a range of sources (site, flickr, instagram, Facebook, etc…) with titles, ability to reorder easily, with image sliders, light boxes, categories for multiple galleries, customization for borders, effects, and colors. Galleries are non flash based for easy viewing on mobile devices.

ROBUST NAVIGATION:

Multiple navigation (super nav, nav, footer, and secondary page navs). For an extra cost, we can incorporate rich dropdowns with widgetized menus that have images, forms, thumbnails and even maps in the drop down mega menu.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTEGRATION:

Social media buttons, twitter and Facebook feeds. social media counter, social media easy share buttons (share/like content easily to Facebook, interest, twitter, etc…) For an additional fee we can create graphics for social media such as twitter backgrounds and facebook headers, and even add Facebook connect to the site.

BLOG/NEWS SYSTEM:

Robust blog system with homepage or separate page feed, featured image, filtering system with categories and tags, similar/recent/popular article widget, instagram/flckr/post thumbnail widget, twitter/facebook follower counter, twitter/facebook feed, ad integration for monetization. Blog comment spam blocking with optional captcha system.

SMART GRAPHICAL POPUPS:

Popups with smart configuration. Great for discounts, product deals and sign up boxes. Configuration can be set for specific pages, amount of times a visitor has visited, limited time, only after X number of pages visited or seconds on a page, etc…

MOBILE OPTIMIZED:

Optimized ipad/iphone viewing, either through mobile version or through responsive design. This means the site will resize and be easy to use on mobile devices, as well as on extra large screens. Currently over 20% of internet sites are viewed on mobile devices, with this percentage growing every quarter. Now more then ever, sites need to be optimized to not alienate these users.

FORMS:

Site includes forms for contact (sidebar or in page content area) and email newsletter capture that integrates with mail chimp/constant contact, or client's choice of newsletter provider. Contact form entries are can be forwarded to email addresses, as well entries logged on site. Form builder included for creation of forms.

EVENT CALENDAR:

Event calendar system that can integrate with google calendar, and allow for users to subscribe.

BACK END FEATURES



WORDPRESS FRAMEWORK:

Built using the WordPress content management system that is both incredibly rich and expandable.

SEO OPTIMIZATION & SITE MAP:

Yoast Plugin, pdf guide to using increasing your ranking. Google web masters account created, and site map uploaded to increase google indexing, visibility and ranking.

VISIT STATS & TRACKING:

Track site visits and sources through google analytics integration. Conveniently located stats right in site dashboard.

GOOGLE INTEGRATION:

Integration with valuable google features such as mail, analytics, web masters, adwords, and calendar.

EXTRA BACK END FEATURES:



SITE BACKUP - $60/YR:

Monthly backup of site to remote, secure location. This service is complementary 1st year, and billed at $60/yr starting the second year. Not required, but highly recommended.

QUARTERLY MAINTENANCE WITH SPAM & HACKER PROTECTION - $120/YR:

This service is complementary 1st year, and billed at $120/yr starting the second year. I patch and update the wordpress install and all plugins every three months. Not required, but highly recommended.

DOMAIN REGISTRATION & HOSTING - $150/YR:

Virtual private server hosting on a fast, reliable server. Higher performance than standard shared hosting. Unlimited emails included with account. Emails can be checked via browser, integrated with google gmail or used with imap/pop email client (thunderbird, imail, outlook, etc…) This service is billed at $150/yr. Not required, but highly recommended.