Let’s see how we reinforce project communication at each stage
Phase 1 – Information Gathering
PurposeWhat is the purpose of the site? Do you want to provide information, promote a service, or sell a product?
GoalsWhat do you hope to accomplish by building this web site?
Target Audience What do you hope to accomplish by building this web site?
ContentWhat kind of information will the target audience be looking for?
Phase 2 – Planning
Using the information gathered from phase one, it is time to put together a plan for your website. This is the point where a site map is developed. The site map is a list of all main topic areas of the site, as well as sub-topics, if applicable. This serves as a guide as to what content will be on the site.
Phase 3 – Layout Design
Look and Feel/Design Questionnaire In this the client will be asked few questions, such as color combination of the site, background to be used etc.
Prototype Designs This is typically a .jpg image of what the final design will look like. Often times you will be sent an email with the Mock ups for your website.
Can View Designs and Suggest Allows you to view your project throughout the design and development stages. The most important reason for this is that it gives you the opportunity to express your likes and dislikes on the site design.
Conversion of Approved Designs into actual Web Pages HTML/CSS conversion of designs and Twitter Bootstrap programming for Responsiveness.
Phase 4 – Development Stage
Development StageThe developmental stage is the point where the web site itself is created. At this time, designer will take all of the individual graphic elements from the prototype and use them to create the actual, functional site.
CMS IntegrationCore PHP, Cake PHP, WordPress or Magento based on your project requirements.
ElementsElements such as interactive contact forms, ecommerce shopping carts, third party integration are implemented and made functional during this phase.
ContentPlacing your content and distribute it throughout the site, in appropriate areas.
Phase 5 – Testing and Delivery
We will test things such as the complete functionality of forms or other scripts, as well last testing for last minute compatibility issues in browsers versions such as Internet Explorer (Versions: 8,9,10,11) Mozilla, Google Chrome, etc.
Once it is approved its time to upload the site. An FTP (File Transfer Protocol) program is used to upload the web site files to your server.
Phase 6 – Website Maintenance
One way to bring repeat visitors to your site is to offer new content or products on a regular basis.
We offer maintenance packages based on how often you anticipate making changes or additions to your web site.