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What do website development companies do?
Website developers typically work on the back end of a website. They focus on functionality and user experience. Whether you need social plugins or e-commerce facilities, a web development agency will work on all the technical coding to ensure it meets your business objectives.
Web development agencies can build your website from scratch or improve your existing website. The work they do often includes but is not limited to:
- Client side coding
- Browser plug-ins
- Content management
- Database management
- Server side languages/frameworks
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What’s the difference between web developers and web designers?
If you thought web development agencies and web design agencies was more or less the same thing than it might be helpful to know that although the two are often used interchangeably, they do have key differences. This is why not all website development agencies will take care of a website’s visual look.
For website development agencies, their main priority is to ensure that the coding and programming of your website is set up correctly and that it functions smoothly. They are more technical in nature than web designers and are the backbone of websites.
Website design agencies are more focused on what your potential and existing customers see when they arrive at your website. The design, structure, image placement and layout are their main priorities that they want people to navigate through your website with ease.
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Why should I hire a web development agency as opposed to handling it myself?
With website programmes and platforms constantly changing and evolving, you website needs to be able to keep up with changing demands and the latest technologies being used particularly by your direct competitors. It’s a job that needs more time than you can imagine.
Also, it’s important to remember that professional web development agencies have a massive skill-set, several key qualifications along with years of experience in building and implementing websites. This is what ensures that the work they do is of high quality.
While there are many website building platforms available to you on the internet, the lack of advanced knowledge in key areas if often visible to people who reach your website. A poor quality website gives a user a negative interaction with your brand and they are likely to turn to your competitors instead.
By hiring a professional agency, you’re paying for their advanced knowledge and experience both of which can help your business achieve results in a short amount of time. Read our article on Web Development costs to get a clearer idea of how much you will need to pay an agency.
5 things to ask a web development agency
- What types of clients, particularly in my sector, have you’re worked with? Do you have any client testimonials or case studies I can look at?
- Do your web developers work in-house or do you contract them out?
- Which of your team members will be working on my account and what are professional qualifications? Is it possible for me to meet the team before we make a deal?
- Do your services also include web design and optimised copy?
- How do you measure results of the work you do? Will you be able to publish and verify these results with me?
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