How Much Does it Cost to Design a Website?

A difficult question! So much depends on what you require. Below you'll find a breakdown of general costs will give you some idea of how much you might pay for a fully functioning website.

Basic Website Components and Costs

On average, the following figures can be applied to estimating the cost of a small business web site:
Domain Name – £10 a year
Hosting – £10 to £100 a year (depending on traffic & hosting services)
Web planning, design and development time – 60 hours and up
Continued website Maintenance – £500 a year and up (depending on number/type of updates required)

Important Factors that Contribute to Website Cost

When trying to budget web design costs there are a number of factors to consider:

Is this a brand new site or a redesign?
How prepared are you – do you have a detailed requirements document?
Do you need a blog or content management functionality (CMS)?
Do you have graphics already created for the site?
Do you want the site to automatically resize for mobile and tablets?
Do you need multimedia (Flash, video, etc.) on the site?
How much content do you have and how much do you need created?
Do you need other special features like social media channels, SEO, ecommerce, or something else?
Who is going to maintain the site after it has been launched?

Below we go into greater detail regarding these items and an estimate of how much you should budget for them. The prices listed are based on 10 years of experience. Prices will most probably be higher or lower depending on your specific requirements. Please contact us for an estimate. 

Interested and want to know more? Read our detailed costs breakdown.