GETTING STARTED WITH A NEW WEBSITE

Here’s an overview of what we need and a process overview to help guide you along before we begin.

YOUR LOGO

PDF, JPEG OR PNG possible

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HOSTING CREDENTIALS

Your hosting account login

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WORDPRESS LOGIN

An administrator login to current site (if a redesign

IMAGES & PICTURES

Current and/or new images and pictures you’d like to use on the new site.

CONTENT

Page content or any updated verbiage/information for the site.

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STYLE GUIDE

Brand style guide, colors or any specific design requirements.

The Design Process

LAYOUT AND DESIGN

A large and time-consuming part of designing a website is in the planning and layout stage of the process. I’ll create the sitemap (Page/Menu hierarchy) of the website for approval first, then I’ll design the home page and a sub page (or more upon request) for approval.

DEVELOPMENT

Once the site layout and design is approved, I’ll move forward with the designing all site pages and implementing all functionality and plugins. We’ll make sure your site looks great and functions nicely across all devices and web browsers before moving to the final step.

EDITS & REVISIONS

Once the site is ready for final review, you’ll be able to review each page and we can make detailed edits until the site is ready for launch. We ask that you please review ALL pages to make sure all spelling, grammar, addresses and information are correct before going live.

Wrapping Up & Going Live

Once the site is ready to go live, all unnecessary plugins, pages, images and backend files will be removed. The new site will be backed up and saved locally, should it ever need restored. Once live, it may take between 24-48 hours for the new site to pull up on some devices. Your browser may need to be refreshed in order to see the new site and though most will see the new site fairly quickly after the launch.

 

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