Build Costs for a WordPress Site

Here is guide to the costs for build a typical WordPress site. Every site is different, so I will draw up a specific proposal for your site after discussing your requirements. Here is a rough outline of the sorts of things people typically want and the approximate costs.

WordPress installation
WordPress theme installation
Basic Theme Customisation
Advanced Theme Customisation
Customisations for mobile devices
Specialised layout
Number of pages set up5202530+
Basic Blog
Blog customisation
Basic contact form
Advanced contact form
Facebook/Twitter integration, ‘Like’ buttons
Basic image galleries
Customised image galleries
Advanced plugin installation
2 Advanced customisations
5+ Advanced customisations
Integration with Google Analytics
Site map submission to Webmaster Tools
Free initial consultation to discuss requirements
Basic WordPress advice and guidance
Detailed WordPress training and guidance
Implementing a graphic designer’s designPlease conatct me for a quote

Some of the popular advanced customisations include:

  • Fading slideshows
  • Image panels (with integrated hover effects)
  • Carousels
  • Changes to the theme (colours, fonts, layout)
  • Headers, navigation, sidebar, footer customisations
  • Logos, header graphic
  • Integration with Facebook/Twitter and ‘Like’ buttons
  • Registration forms
  • Blog customisations
  • Links customisations
  • Event calenders
  • Forums
  • Webpage designed by a graphic designer and made to your exact specifications

Other Costs

  • Hosting – Starting in the region of £10-£30 per month depending on requirements.
  • Maintenance – Updates should be applied periodically to the WordPress framework.
  • Support – Once the content is there and people are using the site you can better understand how the website should work, so it’s a good idea to build in some budget for this.
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