What is the difference between custom design websites and wordpress templates? Well, there are a few differences…
Firstly, with a custom designed website – YOU help create the website. You get to tell us what you want. We take your vision and transform that into a fully functional website, using HTML and CSS styling. With a custom designed template we provide you with two versions to choose from. This gives the client some control over the direction of their website. Perhaps there are other elements you would like to include – like a blog? Or online gallery? Don’t like the first version? Look at the second? You can mix and match, throw in an extra element or two… and then we take all that information and create the final website design.
With WordPress templates – the layout basically stays the same. We can change the colouring, add your logo and all the information specific to your business… But that’s it. The BIG plus to predesigned website templates – is the price! Because the design has already been create – we don’t charge you a design fee. All we charge is the time it would take to customise your WordPress template with your company brand. WordPress templates can be free or purchased and are very popular amongst our clients. Purchased website templates gives us more access and control over the design layout. But again, this depends on your budget.
Examples of free WordPress websites:
Examples of paid WordPress websites:
At the end of the day – it is up to you.
If you have something specific in mind for your website – a custom designed template is the way forward.
If you are in a rush and need something quick, but don’t have the money for a customised website design – a WordPress template is just what you need!