Frequently asked Questions
- How much does a website cost?
You might expect a price immediately, but unfortunately the price really does depend on a few factors such as, what type of website fits the need, would you like to manage the website yourself, do you have written content and photos ready, how many pages do you want on the website, etc.
When you request a quote from a web designer, the needs and requirements for the website will be established and the web designer will be able to assist you more accurately.
2. How long does it take to design a website?
If a web designer could have a magic wand, we would like to magically build a fully functional website within a day.
But, there’s a few factors that also has an affect on the delivery time. The web designer will determine the timeline and ensure that you as client are updated on a regular basis.
Smaller websites may take up to 3 weeks to build, should there not be any delays.
Thus is it important to supply all information, pictures, content and what ever is required as quickly as possible to prevent delays.
3. What is the differences between a static website, dynamic website, e-commerce website etc?
A static website is created with all necessary information, photos, contact details, etc.
It is a fixed website and stays the same until you decide to change some of the content.
A dynamic website can display different content, and it is more interactive. Thus if you prefer visitors to interact and do blog posts and weekly updates etc, your website will be dynamic and not static.
E-commerce websites are specifically designed for online sales.
The website will have options of products to choose from, and payment integrations which allows visitors to pay for the products online.
Examples of e-commerce sites will be Takealot, online clothing stores, online grocery stores etc.
4. What is hosting and why do I have to pay for it?
As Google explains Web hosting is a service that allows organizations and individuals to post a website or web page onto the Internet. … Websites are hosted, or stored, on special computers called servers.
When Internet users want to view your website, all they need to do is type your website address or domain into their browser.
5. What is SSL?
SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer and is a security protocol to enable you to access a website securely.
When you enter a secure website, a lock icon will be showing in your tab with the domain/website details.
If the website is not secure, you will either receive an error and not be able to visit the website, or “not secure” will be showing in the tab with the domain/website details.
It is important to ensure that your website is secure, it may affect the visitor count, and you as blogger/business owner would want to have many website visitor to create brand awareness and to get leads.