Happy by Design

Cheltenham Web Design

Web Design Solutions

Effective website design services that meet your needs

Happy By Design specialise in Web Design and offer a completely flexible website design service that is tailored to your small business. We can create a simple online landing page, through to a fully content-managed website.

All of our websites are responsive – designed to work on a mobile device, or tablet, as well as larger screens. Lots of consideration is put into the user’s experience, to ensure an engaging and intuitive website visit for your customers. We use the popular content management platform, WordPress, to enable you to edit your website; it allows us to build sites for scale, and provides a user-friendly system for our clients to edit and update themselves.

As part of every site we build, we ensure each page is optimised for search – increasing website traffic by improving the performance of your site in search engines, such as Google.

Not sure where to start?

If you are unsure of where to start, we can walk you through the website design and build process, to ensure that you get the very best from your website.

We work with you every step of the way, ensuring that you have a well-designed, professional website, that is right for the online marketing requirements of your business; creating a website that strengthens your brand and delivers on expectation.

Get in touch today to discuss your website project

All our website services are completely flexible. Get in touch to find out about our packages and prices, or for a free consultation. We are a small but perfectly formed, friendly team, who would love to hear from you!

Web Design FAQs

Common questions about Happy by Design web design projects.

How much does a website cost?

The price for our websites depend on how simple or complex your requirements are, however, we do have an outline of our general packages, to give you a rough idea on costs. We aim to build good quality websites that can grow with your brand, instead of a cheap website that needs to rebuilt regularly.

What do you need from me to get started?

Prior to quoting for your website, we will ask you to fill in a website questionnaire, so we can establish what needs to be accomplished. Once the quote is accepted, the deposit has been paid, and the contracts signed, we will send you a request for some further information, in order to build your website. Don’t worry if you’re unsure of where to start, we can help every step of the way.

Do you offer website hosting?

We sure do! In fact, we prefer using our own website hosting with our web design builds, as we are aware of the stability and security of our hosting server. If you already have a preferred website host, we can usually build on that platform too, so long as it meets some specifications to allow for a good quality WordPress build.

How do I edit my website?

We build all our websites using the popular content management system, WordPress. If you, have no experience with WordPress, we can offer virtual training and provide support guides. Alternatively, we can take care of your website for you as part of a Website Maintenance package.

How long does it take to build a website?

On average, a website project takes around six weeks. Although, this can be more or less dependant upon the size and complexity of the website, and how quickly the content of the website is delivered.

Do I need to pay upfront?

No. However, we do take 50% deposit upfront, with the rest due on completion. If we will be hosting your website as well, we won’t begin the annual or monthly hosting fee, until the site is completed.

Will you look after my website after it has launched?

We certainly can! We offer Website Maintenance Packages, so you can focus on other aspects of your business.

What about SEO?

As part of every site we build, we ensure each page is optimised for search, ultimately, increasing website traffic by improving how well your site performs in search engines, such as Google. For more advanced SEO, please see our SEO Packages page to find out how else we can help boost your website’s traffic.

Do you offer a charity discount?

Yes! We offer charities a 20% discount on our hourly rate and website prices. We also have a number of fantastic charity-clients’ work as examples in our portfolio.

Our Design Process

Creating a new website can seem to be an overwhelming prospect. To give you a better idea of what to expect during the process, see below the three main steps:

Layout & Design

A big part of designing a website is in the planning and layout stage of the process. First, we’ll sketch out where the pages/sub-pages of your website will be, and then design your Home page for approval. We use a nifty on-screen tool to collate your feedback, making lengthy email conversations a thing of the past.

Build & Develop

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

Edits & Revision

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

Happy By Design are a friendly, experienced and talented team, highly responsive and infinitely patient with those less techy among us! They are a joy to work with and made our new website project a breeze. The website is perfect and we’re so pleased with it.

Happy by Design are a brilliant company run by professional & friendly people! They outlined each step in detail and worked with our vision, which they understood fully from the off. They have produced a fantastic website that far exceeded our expectations and made the process of designing a new website easy and stress free!

The team at Happy By Design are patient, creative and technical! We are very very happy with our new shiny new website and are looking forward to continuing to work with Happy By Design to push our site forward. A big thank you! Will recommend, time and time again.

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