Web design frequently asked questions
Below you will find some of the most frequently asked questions regarding our services. Feel free to use our contact page to ask us anything that is not covered here or if you need any further clarifications. We'll be glad to hear from you.
Asking how much a website costs, is like asking how much a house costs. It depends. There are two main factors that determine the cost of a website. The first is the website’s complexity and the second is the amount of information that needs to be included in it. Therefore we can't have a set price for all websites.
We have created a website quotation form that you can use to determine your website’s cost for free, without any obligations.
The absolute minimum time needed for a brand new website to be up and running is 4 weeks. This time will definitely vary, depending on how large or complex the website is. You can use our website quotation form and we will let you know how much time we need to build your website, as well as how much it will cost.
Another important factor is how quickly the client is able to send to us the necessary content, like text and high-quality images.
95% of the times that a project misses its deadline, it’s due to the fact that the client did not provide us the necessary information on time.
- 1 A Domain Name
First of all you need to decide the address or URL of your website, for example https://www.proteasoft.com. The name should be relevant to your brand and of course must be available. Domain name prices are usually around 10€ per year.
- 2 Hosting Space
If your domain name is like the address to your house, then the hosting space is the piece of land that your house will be built upon. Hosting prices can vary considerably according to your specific needs and the server’s quality and speed.
- 3 Design and build your website
Absolutely! After we collect the final payment for your website, you will have full ownership of it. That's why we require you to buy your own domain name, and that's why we use the open source platforms Joomla and Wordpress to create our sites. There are many developers and many companies out there that can easily work with Joomla or Wordpress. If at any time, for any reason, you wish to continue the development of your website with someone else then you are free to do so.
Other developers or companies might use their own proprietary, closed-source platforms to build your site and therefore they create lock-ins for their clients. You can't transfer your site to another developer without completely starting from scratch!
We want you to stay with us because you are truly satisfied and not because you have to!
No we don't offer such a service. We can of course walk you through the process should you need so, as well as recommend a trustworthy domain registrant.
We strongly recommend that you register your domain names by yourself. You shouldn't pay someone else to do this for you. The domain name of your website is similar to your brand name and no one else should have any access to it. If you lose control over it, it can be very damaging to your business.
We don’t create any kinds of lock-ins for our clients and we believe that this is important in order to build a relationship of trust from the very beginning.
Yes we do. As a matter of fact if you choose to host the website we created for you at our servers, then you get your 1st year of hosting completely free. Our servers are located in Amsterdam and everything (files, database and operating system) will run on SSD drives for maximum speed and reliability.
We require a 50% deposit in order to begin the development of your new website. The rest of the amount can be paid after the delivery of your finished website.
We use PayPal for all of our transactions. You can still use PayPal even if you don’t have a PayPal account.