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Here are the typical web design steps:

1. Planning
2. Design
3. Implementation
4. Content Load
5. Staging
6. Delivery and Launch
7. Post Launch and Maintenance


How long does it take?

It typically takes 4 to 8 weeks for simple sites and can take as many as 18 weeks for more complex sites. Some projects may get interrupted when we are waiting on decisions or instructions from you or your stakeholders, it happens. Rest assured that time is always of the essence and our team works hard at meeting deadlines.


The web design process in details


Planning - 1 to 2 weeks

  1. Requirement analysis
  2. Current website audit
  3. Third party software audit
  4. Domain registration audit
  5. Search Engine Optimization audit
  6. Branding assets assessment

Design - 1 to 4 weeks

  1. Kick off meeting
  2. Site map review
  3. Wireframe and design elements planning
  4. Mock-ups based on requirements, with initial messaging and tag lines
  5. Review and approval cycle

Implementation - 1 to 4 weeks

  1. System provisioning
  2. Build templates for each page type
  3. Develop content: copywriting, infographics, maps, photo shoots, video shoots
  4. Develop and test special features and interactivity
  5. Adjust mobile responsiveness (smart phones, tablets, small browsers)
  6. Cross browser testing (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera)

Content Load - 1 to 4 weeks

  1. Integrate third party tools and analytics
  2. Import content from existing material, photo, blogs, store, database
  3. Configure 301 Redirects
  4. Configure SEO Settings
  5. Test and verify links and functionality

Staging - 1 week

  1. Testing
  2. Polishing
  3. Final cross browser check
  4. Phone, tablet and Desktop responsiveness check
  5. Client Training - this defines delivery.

Delivery and Launch - a few days

  1. Connect DNS
  2. Final Handoff to Client

Maintenance - ongoing

  1. Ensure proper search engine indexing
  2. Monitor form usage
  3. Monitor traffic
  4. Adjust according to user feedback
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