Web Design Process

From launching your website to ongoing marketing and support we are with you every step of the way.

Having a detailed web design process can speed up work and help clients understand their role and responsibilities. Client involvement in the web design process is extremely important.  Interaction, communication, and collaboration are key factors to launching a successful website.  We listen, we discuss, we advise, we design.

Typical Web Design Process

What are the 8 Basic Web Design Process Steps?

Extensive Consultation and Guidance

Before we start your web design project, we talk to you extensively.  We discuss your requirements, goals and target market. What is the purpose of the site? Do you want to provide information, promote a service or/and sell products?  We explain the web design process in detail.

Once you hire us we will help you buy a domain if you do not have one already.  We will set up your hosting and SSL Certificate.

Visual Design and Site Architecture

At this stage of the web design process, the blueprint for the site is defined.  A sitemap/wire frame is created.  The visual style is created. Typically the home page is developed.  The main navigational structure for the website is created.  A shell is created for the interior pages.

Site Development

Once the design is approved by the client it is time to develop the rest of the pages.  At this state the web site itself is created. The web designer puts together all the content provided by the client and creates the actual, functional site.

At this stage of the web design process, elements such as interactive forms, e-commerce shopping carts, sliders, videos are implemented.  This entire time, that your designer is working on your web site, it will be available to you for viewing.

Site Testing

Before the site is launched, it is imperative to test it.  The designer will review the site for any broken links.  The contact forms will be tested.  The site will be reviewed on multiple browsers (Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer) and multiple devices (laptops, tablets, and mobile) to see if and where breaks occur.

Site Launch

This is an exciting day for your Business. The website has been tested and it is ready to be launched.

Site Training

One the site is launched. For eCommerce websites we give you 45 mins basic training to manage your store.

Basic SEO

We install SEO plug-ins, google analytics and other SEO related products for your website.

Website Maintenance and Technical Support

Websites need constant care and maintenance.  We offer a range of continuing support options for on going maintenance.

Web Design Process

Web Design Process FAQs

What is Web Design Process?

A Web design process is an outline of the steps that need to taken to complete a website.  It categorizes the work, breaks high-level sections into tasks.  It can be used as a roadmap to website completion.

Why should I follow the Web Design Process?

By following the web design process you will ensure that you get a website that you like.

Whether you need a new website, or refresh an existing one, or need something altogether different we can help you. We form long-term partnerships with our clients. As a web design & SEO agency, we collaborate closely with customers to develop custom web design solutions.

NetQwik has offices in Northern Virginia at Ashburn, Fairfax, Norfolk, Spotsylvania and Richmond.