Frequently asked questions
Do I own my website?
YES! Everything that we build will be 100% owned by you. Most of our clients stay with us for the life of the website. Our team is just irresistible that way. But if for any reason you decide you want to take your site to another hosting service and get another company to service the site, we will happily assist you in making the transition as effortlessly and efficiently as possible. The website is yours after all, and we want you to take it wherever you go.
What platform do you build websites on?
We build all of our websites on the open-source Content Management System (CMS) platform called WordPress.
Who will I work with during the project?
This is a great question to ask and you should ask it of any web design and development firm you are considering. Many firms will farm out work to freelancers or interns. Some firms give little or no access to client’s who want to speak directly with their designers or developers. Our clients work directly with our designers. Who that will be depends on your project needs and what stage of the process you are in during the project.
How long does it take to build a website?
Our standard websites take approximately 14 days to create. Our E-commerce (online store) websites take approximately 30 days to create. This time will vary from project to project.
How does the payment process work?
The project starts with a 25% deposit. After design sign off and before we move into programming, we collect 25%. Once we have completed and fulfilled our scope, the final 50% is collected and your website is then scheduled for launch.
How much will my website cost?
The cost of a website can vary depending on various factors, just like the cost of a house may vary. Though our website projects generally start from £100 for basic business sites and range upward depending on your unique needs.
We endeavor to be extremely competitive and we haven’t yet lost a job due to price. Why not give Webterior a try. Get a website quote today!
Do you provide email accounts?
Yes we can offer you professional IMAP email and webmail accounts that work seamlessly with your domain name. All accounts are virus scanned at the server level so your risk of catching a virus is greatly reduced.
Can you host/upload my site?
Yes we provide full hosting facilities. We recommend you host your website on our servers as they are optimised for the languages we use but we also appreciate that some customer already have hosting contracts in place with their current providers and if required we will deploy them to the third party provider. We have a number of dedicated web, email and dns servers. All our servers are co-located in mission critical high security data centres in Manchester UK.
What is an intranet?
An intranet is an internal website that is generally hosted within your companies private local area network (LAN). The intranet is usually a database driven website that has been developed to streamline internal services, customer management, product and stock systems etc. Intranets can vastly improve workforce productivity, they can help employees to quickly find and view information and applications relevant to their roles and responsibilities. Via a simple-to-use web browser interface, users can access data held in any database the organisation wants to make available, anytime and – subject to security provisions – from anywhere, increasing employees’ ability to perform their jobs faster, more accurately, and with confidence that they have the right information.
My business is small and/or not computer related, what will a website do for me?
This is a common misconception. Many people overlook the various products, services, or business processes they can include on a website. Any communication or interactions that happen within your business can be made easier and more efficient by the web. Your business will save money and time while appealing to a much greater audience, the world.
Does it really matter if my website looks dated?
When you receive a visitor to your site, they will instantly perceive the quality of your services or products. The first impression a customer or potential customer gets depends on the appearance of your website. A visitor will be interested and explore your site if it is appealing, easy to navigate and offers useful information. You are marketing yourself and your business to the world over the Internet and it is important to show your best.
Do I really need a website?
A website can reach millions of people that might not otherwise be available to you, think of it as a store front on a global level, open 24 hours a days, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Secondly, customers can view products, services, or whatever you want to share from the comfort of their own home and in their own time. Your website empowers your current customers and maximises marketing potential for future ones. No matter what type of business you are in, there are ways to grow and make money on the web for you.