Services

I specialise in providing no nonsense, low cost, easy to use websites. The service consists of building a website to your requirements and then hosting it on the Internet. This service includes a domain name if required. Or you can register a domain name yourself elsewhere and use that. Annual charges will then be reduced by £9. All websites are individually designed. Commercial templates are not used. General information for all websites

Standard websites:

For those who need a website but do not require regular or frequent updating of its content. Details and prices

Websites with self-updatable sections:

For those who will need to make regular or frequent changes to the content of their website. Details and prices

Websites with a self-updatable availability calendar:

For owners of holiday lets, villas, guest houses, B&Bs, caravans, or anyone needing to display the day-to-day availability of a service. Visitors to your website are more likely to contact you if they can see that the dates that they want are still available. Details and prices

Website design. Security and SSL. Conditions. Payment.

Website design

Security and SSL

Conditions

Payment

 

General information for all websites.

Websites will be designed to your requirements. You will be able to view progress right through the design and build stage and I will change anything that you do not like. A security login will ensure that the website remains hidden to all others until you have approved it. Once it has been approved and paid for it will be made live for all to see.

Hosting.

All websites are hosted on servers protected against interruption of service. These are located in a secure 24 hour UK data centre. A backup copy of your website is also held at a separate location.

Domain names.

Websites need a domain name. Part of my service is to register and maintain the domain name that you have chosen. If so, it will be registered in your name and will then become your property. You may already have or may want to register a domain name yourself at one of the many domain name registration websites. If so you can use that and then your annual charge will be reduced by £9.

UK domain names: The most popular are the .co.uk, .org.uk and .uk names.

Other domain names: The most popular are the traditional .com, .net and .org names but there are many more available, such as:
.art, .business, .bar, .blog, .biz, .band, .builders, .click, .club, .cricket, .camera, .cleaning, .design , .center, .city, .company, .cab, .cafe, .care, .catering, .co, .construction, .cooking, .cool, .digital, .directory, .dance, .earth, .eco, .education, .email, .equipment, .engineer, .engineering, .events, .express, .farm, .football, .family, .fun, .games, .gallery, .graphics, .green, .group, .guide, .help, .holiday, .house, .how, .info, .kitchen, .link, .live, .life, .love, .ltd, .limited, .name, .network, .news, .organic, .online, .pet, .photos, .pictures, .pink, .promo, .pics, .photography, .plumbing, .pub, .report, .reviews, .repair, .review, .restaurant, .solutions, .studio, .supplies, .systems, .salon, .services, .show, .social, .site, .tech, .toys, .ventures, .website, wedding, .work, and many more.

These domain names are more expensive than UK domain names and prices vary considerably. Prices depend on what the domain name registrars charge. Contact me with an idea of what you want or go to a site such as 123reg.co.uk to see complete lists of the name types that exist and to check the availability of names that are suitable for you. If you prefer, you can register your chosen domain name through them or another company. I will still be able to design, build and host your website.

Emails.

If you require an email address it will be based on your chosen name such as you@chosenname.co.uk or mail@chosenname.co.uk or anything@chosenname.co.uk in fact. This is a webmail account (maximum capacity 512MB) that can be managed on-line or via the email app on your computer, tablet or smartphone. The account includes anti-spam protection and anti-virus protection.
You may prefer to use your existing email address or obtain an email address from your existing email provider, for example chosenname@gmail.com or chosenname@btinternet.com. This option is best if you want to take advantage of your existing providers services. Whatever you choose, links or buttons can be provided on your website to allow visitors or customers to email you directly.

Online Forms.

Instead of displaying your email address on your website you might prefer to use an Online Form. These can be useful because they can be designed to request the exact information that you may want from the sender. The sender will simply fill in the required boxes and press the send button. The contents of the form is then sent to your email address. Online forms can help to reduce SPAM because the sender of the form cannot see the address that the form is being sent to, so spammers cannot add it to their automatic spamming lists.

Internet searches

Search Engine Optimisation methods will be used to help your site to be found by customers searching for you or your services. Once your site is live, requests will be submitted to Google for the inclusion of your site in their search listings.

SSL

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is a process used to encrypt communications between a computer or other device and a website. Banks, on-line retailers and any website that handles sensitive information or money transactions will use SSL. The closed-padlock icon and the prefix https:// displayed in the address bar of a browser denotes that SSL is being used. If you are using an on-line payment provider such as PayPal, your transactions will be protected by their SSL.

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Standard websites

For those who need a website that does not require regular, frequent or planned changes of website content. The hosting charge includes the cost of small, unforeseen or occasional content changes.

Design and build, including UK domain name - first year:
Up to 4 pages - £159.
Extra Pages - £10.
Online form - £10.

Hosting, including UK domain name - per year - second year onwards:
Up to 4 pages - £59.
Extra pages - £5.
Online form - £5.

Domain names:
UK domain name - .co.uk, .org.uk, .uk - included.
Other domain names - prices vary - contact me or go to General Information.

EXAMPLE:
A 4 page website with a UK domain name would cost £168 for the first year then £68 per year.

Also available:
Email address - Included.
Extra email address - £10 per year.
Embedded Google map - £10 per year.
Individually designed location map - one-off charge - £20.
SSL implementation - one-off charge £20.
SSL certification - £20 per year.

Examples of individually designed location maps:

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Websites with self-updatable sections

For those who need to make regular, frequent or planned changes to website content. You will have an easy-to-use update system that will allow you make changes to the content of sections of your website from your computer or tablet at any time and as often as you like. The cost of small, unforeseen or occasional changes to the content of non self-updatable sections is included in the hosting charge.

Self-updatable section - This could be an information page, a sales page, a catalogue page, a price list, a notice board, a news page, a diary, etc. On-line shopping buttons* can be added if required.

Updatable click-to-enlarge-pictures gallery - Displays a page of small images which enlarge when clicked on . Suitable for photographers, artists, sculptors, art galleries or any business that needs to display items that they have for sale. The enlarged pictures can also display detailed information for each item. Online shopping buttons* can also be added if required.

*On-line Shopping: If you do not have a merchant account and would like to be able to receive on-line payments, I can advise you about the option of a secure on-line payment system provided by PayPal that will allow your visitors to order and pay for items by credit card, debit card or PayPal. Contact me to find out more.

Prices: Websites with self-updatable sections

Design and build, including UK domain name - first year:
Up to 4 pages - £159.
Extra Pages - £10 each.
Updatable text section - £20.
Updatable pictures section - £20.
Updatable pictures-with-text section - £30.
Updatable click-to-enlarge-pictures gallery - £50.
Online form - £10.
Extra updatable sections and forms - 50% less.

Hosting, including UK domain name - per year - second year onwards:
Up to 4 pages - £59.
Extra pages - £5.
Updatable text section - £10.
Updatable pictures section - £10.
Updatable pictures-with-text section - £20.
Updatable click-to-enlarge-pictures gallery - £30.
Online form - £5.

Domain names:
UK domain name - .co.uk, .org.uk, .uk - included.
Other domain names - prices vary - contact me or go to General Information.

EXAMPLE 1:
A 4 page website with updatable text section or pictures section and a UK domain name would cost £188 for the first year then £78 per year.

EXAMPLE 2:
A 4 page website with updatable pictures-with-text section and a UK domain name would cost £198 for the first year then £88 per year.

EXAMPLE 3:
A 4 page website with an updatable click-to-enlarge-pictures gallery and a UK domain name would cost £218 for the first year then £98 per year.

Also available:
Email address - Included.
Extra email address - £10 per year.
Embedded Google map - £10 per year.
Individually designed location map - one-off charge - £20.
SSL implementation - one off charge - £20.
SSL certificate - £20 per year.

Examples of individually designed location maps:

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Websites with self-updatable availability calendars

For owners of holiday lets, villas, guest houses, B&Bs, caravans, or anyone needing to display the day-to-day availability of a property or service, I can supply a website with a simple Availability Calendar. Visitors to your website are more likely to contact you if they can see that the dates that they want are still available.

The easy-to-use Availability Calendar will display the availability of your accommodation or service for the remainder of the current year and for the whole of the following year together with an optional pricing information section for each year. The calendar can be quickly and easily updated from your computer or tablet as soon as a booking is confirmed. The pricing information section can also be revised at any time.

For a choice of other self-updatable options - see websites with self-updatable sections above.

Prices: Websites with updatable availability calendars

Design and build, including UK domain name - first year:
Up to 4 pages including 1 calendar page - £169
Extra calendar - £10.

Hosting, including UK domain name - per year - second year onwards:
Up to 4 pages including 1 calendar - £69.
Extra calendar - £5.

Domain names:
UK domain name - .co.uk, .org.uk, .uk - included.
Other domain names - prices vary - contact me or go to General Information.

EXAMPLE:
A 4 page website including an availability calendar and a .UK domain name would cost £178 for the first year then £78 per year.

Also available:
Email address - Included.
Extra email address - £10 per year.
Embedded Google map - £10 per year.
Individually designed location map - one-off charge - £20.
SSL implementation - £20.
SSL certificate - £20 per year.

See an example of an availability calendar

Examples of individually designed location maps:

 

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