The website design option offers a complete, tailor-made, easy-to-use website package with plenty of customisation features along with great security. WordPress provides an excellent range of tools for creating and running a modern website with excellent search engine ranking, social network integration, and more.
Working with WordPress
A WordPress-powered website delivers an accessible and highly usable site with excellent visual appeal, great features, regular updates, outstanding navigation, and good information architecture. WordPress sites are easy to use and can be updated quickly and easily, often with just the click of a mouse button.
The WordPress content management system currently powers over 40% of the top 10 million websites as of February 2021. A showcase of top WordPress sites, across sectors including news, business, fashion, entertainment, music, government, and more, can be found here.
A website can be quickly developed with the freedom to build anything you want. There are all sorts of website designs to choose from and responsive themes that provide visitors with a superb viewing experience on phones and pads. Integrate smoothly with social networks like Twitter and Facebook.
Best of all, you have the option of managing your own website and keeping control of your own online content. Daily website backup services and security systems are available to help protect your site and keep the downtime to a minimum.
The website design service provides:-
One price packages
Modular website design. Include only what you need.
Responsive themes to create mobile-friendly sites
Excellent website security protection
Search engine optimisation for better ranking in Google, Bing, etc
Construction of Facebook, Twitter and other social network pages
Social Media integration for Facebook, Twitter and more
SEO Friendly to help with ranking on search engines
Friendly advice and problem solving for existing WordPress websites
Support and website management
Reliable high-quality hosting
Slingsby Village Website
The Slingsby Village website launched in March 2011 for the Yorkshire villages of Slingsby, South Holme and Fryton. As a WordPress powered community website, edited and managed by a number of volunteers, the site provides news and events updates, village information, galleries and more, receiving over 40000 page views a year. An events calendar page was recently added. Social network integration enables the site to distribute news and events automatically to Twitter and Facebook. The Slingsby Village website can be found. HERE
Last Wishes Funerals
The Last Wishes Funerals website is a simple website design that provides easy navigation and a clear layout to visitors. Using many of the resources (images, text etc) developed for the old website, the new design also added a reviews section where customers can submit or view testimonials. A news section was also added so that any events could be publicised on the site. Visit the Last Wishes Funerals website. HERE
The Dudziński Family History Archive
The Dudziński Family History Archive brings together years of family history research to create a detailed history archive and ancestry reference website. The site provides family members with easy access to the research including contact information hidden behind password-protected pages to retain privacy. A PDF viewer provides an easy to read/use solution for maintaining, viewing and downloading the family tree document. Visit the Dudziński Family History Archive website HERE
York’s Dead Good Festival
York’s Dead Good Festival takes place each year in May, to coincide with Dying Matters Awareness Week, with the aim of encouraging people to be more open about dying, death and bereavement. Events take place throughout York including performances, informative talks, crafts, discussions and more, many of which are free. The website used resources from the old site moved across to a WordPress powered site. Visit the York Dead Good Festival HERE
Website Design Prices
Prices start from £295 for a small website that comprises of several pages through to £950+ for larger, more sophisticated websites. Packages come complete with a domain name and hosting for one year. Additional elements can be added that can include website photography, video and audio, news and events sections, mobile device compatibility, additional search engine optimisations, sitemaps and lots more.
Prefer to look after your own website? No problem. The website can be constructed and handed over to you to manage every aspect when completed.
Building a website is only the start. Maintaining and updating the website is important to keep the site secure and relevant to viewers. Richard Flint Photography provides an excellent support service that keeps an eye on your website for an affordable yearly fee. Support can include adding new content or can just focus on maintaining the technical elements of the website.
If you do later require assistance with some of the technical aspects of running a website (i.e. security, updating software, themes and plugins etc) then help can be provided whenever it is needed.