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There are over 300 web development companies around the UK.  We can help you to get quotes from 5 local website development agencies.  

Many companies ask what web development is, confusing it with design.  A web development company can help you create and develop your website.

They build the website via the coding on different web platforms (see below).

Rather than spending hours on google trying to find a web development company, let us help.

Just fill in the form to get free advice and quotes from 5 local web development companies that know your industry.

What Website Platforms Are Available?

Not all websites are the same, they are all built on different web platforms.

Some popular web platforms that website developers use to build on would be:

  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • Wix
  • Shopify
  • Webador
  • Squarespace
  • Weebly
  • GoDaddy

There are also web development companies that can create/code a bespoke website for you with is geared and suited to your own requirements.

WordPress is the most common web platform with around 30% of websites using it, but above shows just the most popular ones.

No UK web development companies work with all web platforms, some specialise in just one, others can work with a couple.

Choosing the right web platform for your website is important, talking to a web developer to get advice on which web platform is wise.

What Do Web Developers Do?

A website programming company will 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.

They 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
  • Utilising older tech like CSS and new tech (technology moves quickly)

They may also help with SEO, website design and app development.

If you’re looking for an agency or specifically need an app development agency, simply select your desired service on our quote form and we’ll provide you with five free quotes from professional agencies.

What’s the difference between web developers and 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.

Why should I hire an 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.  Also 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 web development 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 prices to get a clearer idea of how much you will need to pay an agency.

5 Things To Ask A Web Development Agency

  1. What types of clients in my sector have your worked with?
  2. Do your staff work in-house or do you contract them out?
  3. Are you local to me, can I visit your offices?
  4. Do you provide other marketing services?
  5. How much do you charge per month?

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