Basic Website Costs

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There are three basic costs involved when setting up a website:

  • design and build fee
  • hosting*
  • domain name** 

*Hosting is space you rent on the internet on which to put your web pages
**the domain name is the


Domain names are leased for up to two years at a time, you cannot buy a domain name. The cost of domain names varies from around £15 to £35 per year or two years depending on the extension to the name, for example or .com, .net etc.  Usually a name costs around £15 for two years and a .com name costs £15 per year.


Hosting is charged according to the functionality you have ie databases, email accounts, installation of programming languages, bandwidth etc.  For many websites the hosting cost is around £54 per annum.


What’s  included:

  • Initial consultation and web design advice
  • Design and build of agreed number of web pages
  • Design and drafting of graphics, banners and logos
  • Set up of email accounts plus auto redirect
  • Preparation of photographs
  • Photoshoot if required
  • Visitor counter plus stats report
  • Basic search engine optimization
  • Minor changes to web pages free within the first 30 days
  • Code validation to ensure compliance with W3C standards of accessibility and usability
  • Cross browser compatibility check
  • Uploading of web site onto internet


Video Production

A video produced for the five page website package can be up to 5 minutes in length, the content of which is subject to agreement in terms of the work involved. Longer videos on quotation.


Additional Costs

  • Registration of domain name and hosting.


An initial discussion is free and informal and is a useful opportunity to review your needs and help you decide which option is best for you.  Please see my portfolio for examples.


NB: The complexity of designs and the work involved on each page varies, some pages may attract an additional cost. All costs to be discussed and agreed at initial consultation.


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