Websites

Construction

Website Development

If you have a business, a website is important to verify to your clients you are a legitimate operation.

support@smallpond.com.au
Phone: 0473 272 678

FREE Website Builders

These are great for building a modern looking website.
Standard Design and Marketing rules apply

Most site builders to not offer any Email services based on your domain name.
We fix this by hosting your MX (Mail Exchange Servers) on SmallPond.
Simply obtain the "A" record of the website you have built and take out Mail Box Hosting - $AU  66.00pa
Email Only Hosting Plan click here

 

Content Management Websites

D.I.Y. Websites
There is 1 SQL database allocated to the $75 Starter Hosting.
Each of these CMS Programs uses 1 SQL Database
The programs listed below can be automatically installed using your cPanel.

This is automatic installer that helps you with CMS (Content Managed Programs)

When installing with Softaculous, applications (eg Word Press) will update when a new version comes out.

- Vunerabilities

  • If you use of old versions of Word Press, you WILL get hacked. Use the latest stable version. Recent Word Press Versions have plugged security vunerablities of the older versions
  • Word Press, because of its widespread use, is one of the internet's most popular target for Spammers and Hackers. They are contantly seek exploits to get into your Word Press site.
  • Basic WP installation does not hide the Admin login page. This enables brute force attacks on the password.
  • There are plenty of reputable plugins available. Use WordPress recommended/reputable plugins. Do not use obscure plugins as they could contain malicious code.

WordPress Hardening Plugins

You can search for these plugins and install them via the WordPress Management Console.

SmallPond Built Websites

All Sites Include:

Clear navigation and ample opportunities to elicit a contact from a potential client. Your logo and design recommendations will be incorporated into the overall look of the site. You are given the opportunity to preview and approve the design prior to applying it to your website.

Your site will be Google verified. Tuned to Google Key Phrases to give your the best chance of recognition possible. An xml site map submitted to Google to assist the crawler robots.

Email:
POP3 Email Boxes : accessible from your email program.

Unlimited email forwarders

The pricing includes Page Construction, Clear Navigation, Consultation, Emphasis on Google Search Engine Recognition, FTP uploads and Site Testing.

Hosting Packages:
$75pa for a Starter Pak - this will fit all the packages above

What is needed to build a website:
You are to provide domain name, logos, pictures and text.
Clear instructions on the look of your site - A4 Page size.
Usually this is emailed through to SmallPond as attachments.

Web Site maintenance:
DIY : There is a simple HTML editor found in your Control Panel.
SmallPond maintenance is based on time spent - once an hour is reach, work is charged out at $88 per hr.
Adding or altering text and graphics is not time consuming.

Responsive Websites

Google is promoting all websites to be Mobile friendly.

There are 2 ways to accomplish this.
1. Create a seperate Mobile friendly website as a sub domain eg. m.yourdomain.com
2. Rebuild the existing website into a responsive format


Mobile Friendly Google Check

Website Examples

Cairns Weddings  Abba Caravans  First Response

Head Bumpa  Gama Projex  Outback Weddings

HWild Discovery  Oz Perspective  Internet Security

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