Building a website can be as simple as one page or more complex with many pages including a shopping cart to enable people to sell product online. Of course the more complex the website the more money and time you will require. Check this comprehensive guide from LinkHelpers Phoenix Web Design Company below.
Take a person who is a wedding planner and wants to be able to sell product online, sell her time and perhaps provide other services such as massage, makeup and wedding planning. An ideal situation here is to have prepaid services so when the service is being provided there is no changing of money. The service has been prepaid. This is often referred to eCommerce.
However let us not get ahead of ourselves. The most important aspect of website design is planning the site. In some ways designing a website is like building a house. Firstly we need to look at location, then we choose the actual layout of the house and from there we work up.
The first thing we need to look at is the website name, so we need to choose the domain name. These can be purchased for around $10 from organization such as , etc. It is preferable to chose the company or business name as this is what your customers will recognize. This may not be available but it is worth checking that first before looking at another name. While you name may be taken with extension there are other extensions you could use such ,.org etc. If you have an Australian business then you could buy extension although this is a bit more expensive and requires more information about your operation. These can be purchased from , etc.
Once you have the domain name then you need to look at where you are going to host your domain name. You can use the same company you bought the domain name from however it is probably a good idea to use a different provider such as .
Other sites for Comparison
So now we have the basics under control. The next and probably the most important thing is to look around at other websites. Look at their layout and the links that take you to different areas of their site. How long does the site take to load? Did you know that in the past if a person doesn’t see what they are looking for or it is too slow to load the click out of the site within 8 seconds. Today it is 4 seconds. So it is important that the site is going to answer a question for the viewer. Here are a few things to be aware of when looking at sites – How much time passes before you see something; what is the first thing I see on the site and does it interest me; how much time passes before I can see any text; how long does it take you to discover …