DW Tips

Website Design and Development

February 3, 2015 by Paul

Own your destiny.jpgDesigner Websites is full service Auckland web design and development company.

One of the most common questions we're asked though is, "Do you build websites or just design them?". The answer is, yes we do both - and very well actually! But the question comes about because of the confusing terminology often used by web companies. So I thought we should try to clear up the confusion, although I suspect this is unlikely!  

Website design (or web design) is the process of creating the look and feel of a website. This is usually the job of a graphic designer (it certainly is at DW anyway). The skill of the designer is to follow a brief and use their creative flair to select the colours, images, font styles, heading styles, linked text styles, etc. So on our website, for example, our headings have been designed to look like this:

Heading one

Heading two

Heading three

Headings are also important for search engine optimisation (SEO) as well as looking pretty.  

Website development (or web development) is the job of a web developer (i.e. a programmer).  They take the designs and convert all the various elements into computer code. In other words, they turn the designs into a website. They lock down the font styles, colours and so on so that when you add new content via the content management system (CMS), the website maintains it's overall look without a proliferation of different styles creeping in over time.

At Designer Websites, we're both a website design and a website development company, meaning we have the capability to both design and build your next website. This means we can guarantee that our designs will work in the real world as functioning websites.

Website design in Auckland just got a whole lot better

Today, there are many agencies, government departments and organisations, tasked with driving innovation and transforming the local economy so the region of Auckland stays at the top of the list for success and prosperity. Is your company ready for this stimulus, to win some of this new business? 

Get your business ready to seize this success by improving your web presence through your new website design with Designer Websites. 

What do you want your website to do?

Do you want your web design to be the information hub for your business or the shop front for your online purchasing?  Designer Websites customised website design hits the mark with all your customers.  Tell us what you want your website to accomplish and we will turn your words into a successful website that highlights what your business is all about.

Your business, on-the-go, everywhere!

Is your current website mobile friendly?  More and more people are searching the web on the go and if your website can’t be seen, they will go to your competitors.  You don’t want that and the team at Designer Websites don’t want that.  We want you at the top of your game and performing on all cylinders with a website that is fresh and looks great on any device - mobile, desktop or tablet.

A website with more…

A website isn’t just designed to have pages of information about your business, it is also a link with your social media channels to improve your customer service and to contact with those that matter the most to your business.

Come on Auckland, let’s create some unique and successful website design for your business.

Find out more about our customised website design process, and if you like what we do, then we'd love to hear from you.

Designer Websites, Auckland. For all your web design, website development, SEO services and social media needs.

Getting Started with Google Ads

18th September 2019

Our Google Ads seminar will cover the basics of running paid promotional campaigns through Google's advertising platform and will help you get the best return on your advertising spend...Read more»

Digital Marketing For Beginners

16th October 2019

Our digital marketing seminar will show you how to promote your website online to increase its visibility & demonstrate how to measure your results...Read more»

Most people want to "go digital," but they don't really know how. On the face of it, it seems pretty easy. All you have to do is…   Read more »

Optimizing a website for SEO in 2019 can be complicated. Google seems to change its' algorithm on a daily basis. That being…   Read more »