All websites have 3 elements of Cost.
At Web Clare we believe in transparency of costs so that you know what each section of your new Website will cost. Don't worry if "Tech speak" isn't your thing - that is what we are here in Web Clare to help you with!
"A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet. Domain names are formed by the rules and procedures of the Domain Name System (DNS)."
Or in simple language - its payment for owning your www.yourwebsite.com/ie/net. This is a yearly fee and in the region of €12-€15. The hosting company Web Clare uses offers 1 year free domain registration when you sign up for hosting.
"Web design encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. The different areas of web design include web graphic design; interface design; authoring, including standardised code and proprietary software; user experience design; and search engine optimization."
This is changing your blank webpage into something specific for your needs with your details, photos, contact details and including search engine optimization (SEO). SEO is to help your website show higher on queries in search engines i.e. Google.
"A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible via the World Wide Web. Web hosts are companies that provide space on a server owned or leased for use by clients, as well as providing Internet connectivity, typically in a data center. "
This is where the files, images, words that make up your website are hosted on some internet connected server. At Web Clare we use an external company for hosting and you will be responsible for paying the hosting company directly for clarity of costs. Please see the sections on the side for approximate costs depending on the website you require.