If you are looking for a professional yet affordable website design, you have come to the right place. We love working with small to medium-sized businesses and organizations. We get to know you and your business. By doing so, we can establish a true business partner for successful online and offline endeavors.
We don’t just build Websites; we offer 24+ years of web knowledge and experience plus all of the supporting services you need including SEO, SEM, Website Maintenance, Hosting and consulting.
Web design Austin creates device responsive, search engine friendly websites based on the WordPress content management system that allows you to edit your site anywhere using your browser. We also offer complete Website maintenance packages for those who prefer to take a more hands-off approach.
All of our WordPress sites are scalable so you can start small and grow the site as your business grows.
There is no reason to overpay for a professionally designed Website. A basic 5 page WordPress website starts at $800.00 and goes up from there.
Since every website can have unique requirements, prices will vary based on the requirements we receive.
We know that starting and running a business is expensive so we offer payment plans to help lighten the load. Contact us for more details.
Web Design Austin – WordPress
WordPress is a popular open source content management system that we regularly use for Austin Website Design.
The most cost-effective way to implement a WordPress site is to customize an existing theme to make it your own. The other option is to develop a complete custom theme that functions exactly like you need it to. Have a look at our portfolio and Contact us for a free consultation.
What is WordPress?
WordPress is the most popular free open source content management systems (CMS) or Website creation tool in use today. Statistics show that 25% of all websites are running on the WordPress platform. WordPress most commonly utilizes open-source technologies such as Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
How our WordPress Implementation Differs from the Rest
There are thousands of “Themes” that are available for free and to purchase but choosing a well-developed theme can be a difficult and time-consuming process, to say the least. Many themes have a great-looking front-end design but are very difficult to develop outside of their intended scope and next to impossible for the average end-user to edit.
After testing many themes, we have found the perfect match for us as developers/designers and you the customer. This allows for:
- Faster design and development process
- Flexible Framework
- Theme updates and support
- 100% Responsive design
- Easy, Customer friendly editing
All of our WordPress themes are device responsive so your website will scale and display properly on phones to desktop computers. Statistics show that 65% of the traffic to your website in 2017 is from a mobile device so having a device responsive site is imperative.
Our WordPress implementations come with:
- Security Plugins
- Caching Plugins
- WooCommerce – eCommerce integration
- SEO Plugin
- Plugins that are specific to your business needs are also added
- Automatic core and plugin updates
- Sucuri Security services, CDN and Firewall
Extending the functionality of your WordPress site can be accomplished by using a variety of pre-designed plugins that are available online. If you can think of an application that you need, there is good chance a plugin has already been developed for it. Some are free and some must be purchased.
We highly recommend our managed hosting solution as it’s scalable and optimized for WordPress. We utilize the latest stable versions of PHP, MySQL and NGINX.
NGINX increases content and application delivery, improves security, facilitates availability and scalability even for the busiest websites on the Web.
- Nightly backup
- Domain email accounts
- Dual Spam Filter
- Plesk Control Panel
- Log File Analysis tools
- SSL certificate ready – Free installation
Web Design Austin doesn’t get any easier than this. Contact us and let’s talk about your plans.
Can I edit my site using WordPress?
Yes. The themes that we use are easily edited by the customer. All aspects of the editing process have been simplified for you.
Is WordPress Secure?
Wordpress is an open-source software and is constantly being updated. Most vulnerabilities lie in outdated or poorly designed plugins. It is important to keep WordPress core and plugins updated when new versions are released.
If you host your site with us, we keep your plugins and WordPress core updated. We also add security plugins that help keep your site secure. Furthermore, we offer Sucuri as an option.
Can the design be customized or changed?
Sure. Our designs are made so you can customize the look and feel of the site.
How does the blogging feature work?
The blogging feature is flexable and very easy to use. In its simplest form, you just need to log in and start writing. Once finished, click the publish button and it’s live.
Can you update and maintain our site?
Yes. If your site is hosted with us, we offer hourly based maintenance plans. If it is hosted elsewhere, we offer retainer based maintenance plans.
Do you offer WordPress Hosting?
Yes. Our hosting platform allows you to easily install WordPress from your control panel. We also offer NGINX to help speed up delivery of heavy WordPress sites. If you are a web design customer, we set up everything.
“Keith Hickman has done an outstanding job with seo and design of my law firm website for a decade. He is highly skilled, thorough, and (most importantly) patient with the requests of a demanding client like myself. A significant part of my success I owe to Keith. I recommend him!”
Keith Hickman at AWSP created a very attractive, professional and functional website for our property owner’s association. He took a handful of ideas and turned it into exactly what we needed. Keith was always responsive, putting me at ease with the status of the project. He naturally knew how to switch gears to achieve the result we needed. Excellent experience and HIGHLY recommend AWSP.