Features and Pricing WordPress Websites

WordPress is a very popular open source content management system that uses themes to create the look of the website.

Anyone with the required codes (and a bit of training) can go online and add or change content.

My professional WordPress website design includes the standard features listed:

  1. WordPress theme using your brand’s colour and images
  2. installation of WordPress
  3. 2 hours WordPress training in Southampton, Port Elgin, Paisley, Saugeen Shores, Sauble Beach or Owen Sound. Not local? I will conduct training sessions over the phone.
  4. contact forms
  5. event calendar page
  6. security plugin
  7. photo galleries
  8. video galleries
  9. responsive design (site is mobile friendly)

Google Account Setup:

  1. Google Analytics
  2. Verify site in Google Search Console (submit sitemap and fetch as Google)
  3. Google+ Brand Page
  4. Google My Business Page
  5. Published on Google Search, Google Maps and Google+

Search Engine Optimization (SEO):

  1. installation and configuration of SEO plugin
  2. keyword research
  3. site design following the best practices outlined in Google’s Search Engine Optimization Guide

Social Media Branding:

  1. custom Facebook page
  2. custom Twitter page
  3. custom YouTube page
  4. custom Google+ page
  5. link website to social media pages
  6. add Facebook and Twitter feeds to website
  7. automatically post blog posts to Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
  8. add Facebook Messenger to website
  9. email newsletter account set up

Design price: $700 + HST (on SALE until Aug. 31, Regular price $800)

Copy, logos, and images are supplied by the client. (I can provide suitable stock images at $10 each)

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Specialty Features WordPress Websites

E-commerce With Product Catalog and Shipping:

Includes: product catalog, tax calculations, shipping, and payment gateways

$800 + HST

E-commerce for Event Registration/Downloads/Online Booking:

Have your customers sign up and pay for events or book appointments online!

$500 + HST

Business Directory:

Have a beautiful location based business directory like Yelp, Tripadvisor or Yellow pages.

$600 + HST

Online Booking for Hotel, Motel or Rental Property:

Professional WordPress booking system for managing a property rental website. Present any number of accommodations and services, accept direct online reservations. Perfect for running any hospitality business establishment regardless of the size: a hotel, a vacation rental, an apartments agency or a hostel.

$600 + HST

Automatically Display Listings on Your Real Estate Website:

Seamless integration of the CREA DDF® (Data Distribution Facility). Your listings are automatically fed to your site from the Canadian Real Estate Association’s Direct Data Feed and are updated every 24 hours.

 $700 + HST

Maintenance WordPress Websites

WordPress Maintenance Package:

Your WordPress website needs regular maintenance to perform as it should. Updates are always being made to WordPress itself as well as themes and plugins, and keeping your WordPress installation up-to-date is extremely important, especially since so many WordPress updates are security fixes and patches that will prevent potential exploits of the vulnerabilities of your website or blog.

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Includes:

  1. Monthly plugin maintenance
  2. WordPress theme updates
  3. WordPress updated, when appropriate

NOTE: this does not include managing your domains and hosting (you are responsible for making sure your domain names and hosting are paid for each year).

WordPress Maintenance Package: $300 + HST per year

Changes and Updates:

Although WordPress has a user-friendly backend made to be as easy as possible to use many clients choose not to perform updates themselves. I will update your site and/or add more features (plugins) for $40 + HST /hour.

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