Bathcomms Web Services Price List
At Bathcomms we like to be upfront about costs from the start. Website design and build quotes, however, are unique to each individual design specification so what follows are 'ball park' figures to give an idea of the kind of costs involved.
Website Design & Build
Community Portal sites (Joomla!)
E-commerce sites (Joomla!)
Simple Brochure Site
Included in the build cost is site user training, hosting for the first year (up to our Silver package), domain name, reasonable content and other website modifications needed in the light of experience once the site has gone live and a month's worth of helpline and maintenance support.
Maintenance and Support
Whilst we can achieve high reliability with Joomla! software, the software is sophisticated and the web, regrettably, is far from a benign environment. Maintenance and support are a feature of living with Joomla! websites. From time to time software upgrades are released for core systems and extensions. Essential upgrades relate to security issues, others cover functionality, usability and performance.
Ongoing Support: Where Joomla! sites are used for 'business critical' purposes we recommend the client sets up an ongoing support arrangement with us which enables us to efficiently provide pro-active and prompt support that ensures maximum website availability. Ongoing support includes: prompt software upgrades, priority telephone support and any corrective maintenance if and when required. Ongoing support costs vary from £50 to £200 per month depending on client website specification and other requirements.
As needed support: Where a site's functionality is not business-critical we recommend an ad-hoc approach to support where support and maintenance work is charged on an hourly basis following specific authorisation by the client. Security related upgrades are strongly recommended to be done. (Note that considerable self help in the form of bulletin boards etc.is available from this site's user's area.)
Design and Build Terms
Payments - 50% of cost is payable up front with the remainder due following successful launch of the site.
Time scales - Where input from the client is required (text, images, logos, product data etc) mutually acceptable timescales for this are agreed in advance. Should these be missed by the client we reserve the right to make a reasonable re-start cost and in extreme situations where we have done the majority of the work we reserve the right to charge a proportion related to the work done of the final 50% at the initially agreed launch date.
Website Hosting and Email Packages
These are as follows. Included is telephone support, webmail, administrator control panel and site statistics. Backing up is also available subject to sufficient hosting webspace being free.
UK Domain Name Purchase and Registration
Whilst initial domain name purchase (registration) is easy, subsequent management, configuration, transfer etc. can be very problematic. Our service covers all these issues so the client is free to make the most of their domain name(s).
All prices exclude VAT at the standard prevailing rate which is applicable on all orders.