FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is a domain name?
A domain name is your address on the internet. Typically this would be something like yourcompany.com.
What is web hosting?
Web hosting is a service that allows your website to be viewed on the Internet. It’s basically a computer housed in a data center that runs your website and email.
Where will my website be hosted?
Your website needs to be hosted by a hosting company that specializes in WordPress hosting. YAP is not a hosting company, but we are happy to make a personal recommendation if needed.
What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)?
Search Engine Optimization is all about getting your website higher up in the search results on search engines such as Google. The higher up the results you are, the more traffic (and customers) you’re likely to get.
There are many aspects that go into achieving good SEO, and one of the most important is the copy (words) on your website. Focusing on well written, keyword rich and appropriate content is the key.
What is a Content Management System (CMS)?
A Content Management System — such as WordPress — is a tool that allows you to maintain the pages of your website yourself, without the need for any technical skills. A CMS allows you to edit and add pages, images, products or blog entries to your website. No additional software is required – all you need is a web browser and an internet connection.
Do you use WordPress and why?
Yes! WordPress is open source content management software (CMS) and currently powers around 32% of all websites on the Internet. The project is contributed to by tens of thousands of developers all over the world and is growing from strength to strength. WordPress allows us to develop flexible and customizable websites to modern standards and observes web development best practices.
Furthermore the community of web developers that use WordPress reaches far and wide and allows us to tap into this collective intelligence and bring that wealth of experience to your project.
What happens after a website is launched?
Once your website is launched, we will provide 30 days of support to make sure any bugs have been ironed out. After this you will need to subscribe to one of our ongoing Website Care Plans to make sure your website is looked after and maintained.
These website care plans include updating your software, regular backups, security checks and making sure your website is online and open for business 24/7/365.
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How will I know if anyone is visiting my website?
We will install Google Analytics software on your new website and show you how to log into your Google Analytics account where you can see a wide range of statistics about your website including number of visits, pageviews and the amount of time people are spending on your website.
Once you subscribe to one of our Website Care Plans you will also receive more detailed analysis about your website performance and recommendations on how to improve.
How long does it take to design and build a website?
The time it takes to produce a website depends on the size and complexity of your site. A basic website typically takes around 6 – 8 weeks from beginning to end.
How much does a website cost?
The cost of a website can vary depending on various factors, just like the cost of a car may vary. However, our website projects generally start around $4,000 for a basic business site and ranges upward depending on your unique needs.
Do you offer in-house video or drone services?
Yes! Video is an excellent way to showcase your work, products or services. Let us know if you would like more information about how this service could enhance your website.
Why is your company called YAP?
YAP stands for YOUR. AMAZING. PLAN. We believe God has a plan and a purpose for each of us. Our mission is to use our gifts and talents to bless others. And our goal is to help you reach your goals and grow your business. As we set out to develop an amazing plan for your website—from start to launch—we strive to make the process seemless and enjoyable. Otherwise, 6 – 8 weeks might seem like an eternity.
And what's the deal with the dog?
He represents us well. We are a scrappy little company who will get the job done—on time and within budget.
Do you have a project in mind?
Tell us about it!