Has your website outgrown itself?
Many websites reach this stage after a time.
Your first website is a beautiful thing:
It brings in the first clients, it looks great and it’s served you well.
But as the business grows, your website has to grow too.
Maybe you want to start taking bookings, collect user information, or maybe just expand the information you offer.
By developing your website, you can add any bespoke functionality to your website, and improve the service you offer to your customers.
When do you need web development?
Is your website built on a CMS platform such as WordPress, Wix, or Squarespace Websites?
If so, you should be able to easily manage and update basic content such as images and text.
You should also be able to add or edit pages to your website.
But eventually, when you hit the limit of your knowledge, and find that there are changes you don’t know how to make.
That’s where bespoke development can add extra value to your website:
What does custom development and Coding include?
Bespoke development can mean any functionality that you might want to add to your existing website.
Some examples include:
- Blogging and Posts
- Search Functionality
- Newsletter Signup
- Basic Contact Forms
- Advanced enquiry form with conditional logic
- Online Bookings
- Event Management
- Ecommerce online shop
- Online Payments
- Members Areas
- Downloads sections
- Interactive Maps
- Social Media Feeds
One area which frequently needs custom development are E-Commerce websites.
These sites sell online goods and services and can be hugely profitable for many businesses.
They can also be very complex and need an expert eye to make sure that the website is run properly.
There are many out of the box options such as Woocommerce, BigCommerce, Shopify.
Even these will need to be customized to suit your business for things such as:
- Product details
- Product Pricing Rules
- Discounts and vouchers
- Custom product relationships
- Payment, checkout rules
- Shipping and Postage
What kind of development does Design Hero offer?
I offer full-stack development, which means:
- CMS customization
- CMS development
- HTML & CSS coding
- PHP coding
My fee proposal is based on your needs, and if you’re not sure what to ask for, I will guide you through the process of preparing a brief.