Once your design has been approved, the next step is development. The full extent of development depends on the complexity of your website, however, these are the basics that need to be covered in general.
This includes setting up and configuring your theme and plugins, and inserting product information, and making sure are your branding requirements are met.
These can include integrating with social media, google analytics, email autoresponders, e-commerce software, etc.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Your clients need to be able to find you on search engines such as Google, Bing, etc. SEO gets your website to rank as high as possible so that your site will be visible when clients look for it in a search engine.
Backups and Security
Backups and security systems are vital to keep your website safe. These are required to safeguard your business asset.
Your website needs to be viewable on all types of devices – your website will be optimized to be viewable on phones, tablets, and laptops.
Once everything is up and running – extensive testing is performed to make sure everything is working as it should before your site goes live.