Category: WordPress

How much do web designers charge

How much do web designers charge?

What is the right price to pay for a business website?

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Old Victorian Fireplace website goes up in smoke

Probably one of our oldest web clients, The Victorian Fireplace based in Canterbury have been with us from the very beginning of web design. Their 3rd reincarnation is not only the best but the most flexible design using the WordPress platform for Google and mobile device conformity. The owner Jon Griffith is very particular about the design with a fleet of vans, signage and stationery all using the same corporate design, we had to create as close a match as possible. There is more work to be completed and content changes in the pipeline but with WordPress and our free WordPress training package, Jon will get his perfect match (our...

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Golf Course WordPress Training up to Par

A few days after completing the web design:, Oast House Media attended the second on site WordPress training session in as many weeks (see Ashford Umbrella WordPress Training). St Augustine’s Golf Club are course and club house very active so it was vital that committee members Chris and Brian were fully up to speed on how to create posts and how to edit content on the existing web pages. The 2 hour session covered: WordPress Dashboard overview Creating posts Editing pages Adding images and text content Google SEO best practice and managing the Yoast SEO plug-in We also offer as part of our hosting package, continued office hour support...

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Ashford Umbrella Centre WordPress training

Having just completed the Ashford Umbrella website re-design, Oast House Media met with Mark and Eddie to complete an intensive WordPress training session at the centers Ashford offices. During the 3 hour training session we covered all aspect of WordPress’s dashboard access including: page/post creation and editing adding images to pages/posts creating a Google friendly SERPs snippet editing text to create an attractive web page layout editing CSS fonts and colours editing page widgets general maintenance and security With our office hours support we continue to advise and update remotely to ensure the Ashford Umbrella Centre WordPress website is always at the top of its game see website: [top...

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Make-over for WordPress websites

One of the great things about a WordPress website is you can change its look and feel very quickly. WordPress is a “free and open-source content management system (CMS) written in hypertext preprocessor language with a MySQL database supported HTTPS” wiki. In other words it’s the skeleton that everything hangs from. The ‘skin’ that makes it look like a website is called the ‘theme’. WordPress themes are many and on the whole very professional. When we upload WordPress to your host platform it comes with a range of unsupported basic themes. Here at OHM we use tried and test, fully supported themes offering our clients a big choice. A replacement...

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Welcome to Kent – “DJ Kentastic” Intermix2

Long term client and top London DJ “Kentastic” (Ken) has up sticks and moved to Dover, Kent. With a high Google profile in London, OHM have just re-optimised the WordPress web pages for the East Kent area inc: Dover, Deal and Sandwich. With  the day job and house moving duties taking precedence at the moment, the optimsation will concentrate on the channel towns but Folkestone, Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable will be added later this summer (2022) If you are looking for a top DJ for your party, wedding or kids event, see: Find out more about out Google SEO optimisation services

New web design for Canterbury Electrical business AAPH

Canterbury based AAPH Electrical originally contacted OHM for advice about marketing within the local communities. The conversation quickly turned to 2 key media components for any business Logo? Website? With neither boxes ticked, OHM advised that both needed to be in place before any other promotion campaign could be looked at as both would feature on any future advert, stationery, workwear etc. Logo design A quick and simple design compatible with all future media use (vector format), the new logo can be used by the client for every purpose the business is going to require in the future and forms the most important part of the corporate look and feel...

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WordPress upgrade special offer

We’ve been designing WordPress websites for nearly 10 years now and in that time the WordPress platform, themes and plug-ins have developed, improved and re-generated many times. Here at Oast House Media we continually monitor all elements of the web design package, looking to improve our services. As part of our most recent web design audit, we noticed a few very early designs are using out of date, unsupported themes (the look and feel of a web design). To help our loyal clients, we now offer a discounted re-theme (or re-skin) option and have already contacted the handful of clients that may have an issue in the future. [Updating a...

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Website re-design for Canterbury building company

This is the 3rd reincarnation of the Byford Construction web design as long term client Grant Byford took advantage of our recent web discount special offer. Replacing an old html design in 2015, the client wanted to address some issues highlighted by his customers who noticed that some of the images and galleries were not accessible enough on the 6 year old WordPress design. Not unhappy with the overall performance or design, the discounted prices we offer all existing client were just enough to encourage phase 3. The new WordPress website design fully enhances the home page image slider plus much better gallery rendering. OHM also updated the Google SEO...

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Who is the best website designer in Kent?

Finding the right website designer in Kent for your business can be a daunting task, your search may not reveal the best website designer for your business either, so who is the best website designer in Kent? Here are some check points that will help.