1 - We give you a quote on your web site needs

2 - We create a mock-up of the site and you sign-off on it

3 - We set up the site and include the content into the CMS

4 - You review the web site and give us feedback

5 - We release the web site and hand-out 'your keys'

6 - We offer 1 year free support and optional management

Advantages of moving your website to the Joomla Content Management System (CMS)

What do you benefit from moving your hard-coded website to a Content Management System?

  • Mature and secure open source software
  • Enormous add-ons base (free or commercial extensions)
  • Fast set up
  • Dynamic content managed by adding new content, editing exiting content or publishing new content with great ease
  • Better integrated website with great functionality and accessibility
  • No help needed from third party except for added functionality
  • No licence fees to pay (whenever free extensions are used)

What do you get out of the box?

  • Internal search
  • Optimization for search engines (use of Meta tags for all content)
  • Integrated tools for editing of content
  • Web site backup for easy re-install
  • Secured forms, avoiding spam content (use of captcha)
  • Statistics about the visitors of the site
  • Cross-browser compatibility

What are the steps involved?

Step 1 - Quote

  • look at requirements for the project + time and budget
  • research (existing content, structure, competition)
  • specific add-ons inventory
  • estimate
  • hand out of all credentials (login/pwd) by the client - confidentiality agreement
  • validation of the technical requirements

Step 2 - Web design development & testing

  • creation of design mock-up (wireframe)
  • choice of color scheme
  • choice of graphics (handed out and/or in-house)
  • client review and feedback
  • CMS template creation
  • cross-browser and web standards compliance testing

Step 3 - Web site development & testing

  • CMS install and setup on development server
  • CMS template install
  • custom coding (add-ons)
  • CMS add-ons install (for existing and added functionality)
  • web site setup (users, contacts, links, menus, categories for contacts, content and links)
  • re-organization of the content (old and new text and images)
  • content is dispatched in template place holders
  • verification that everything works correctly

Step 4 - Customer review

  • access to demo server
  • incorporate changes/modifications

Step 5 - Release

  • DNS creation (optional)
  • ISP space rental (optional)
  • install and configuration on the ISP server
  • testing of functionalities
  • documentation (step by step doc of functionalities)
  • invoicing

Step 6 - Support

  • one year free support on existing website
  • backup setup
  • DNS/ISP renewals (if not handled by client)
  • free CMS and add-ons security updates

Sample Project

It is my pleasure to recommend
these services to anyone who wants to free themselves from the chains of a website they cannot change by themselves.

- Bernard Liebowitz