Glossary

Explanation of Some Commonly Used Terms in Website Development

Some Web Development
Terms Explained

Website Development Glossary

Process
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Website Design

This is the overall design of your new website. This includes:
∙ Wireframes and site architecture
∙ Creating the sitemap
∙ A detailed view of the content and layout for each page
∙ Incorporation the visual brand of your organisation
∙ Visual design
Process
10 min read

Website Development

This includes:
∙ Approval of the websites design
∙ Fleshing out of pages
∙ Development of website content
∙ The complete building of your website in Webflow
∙ Provision of domain name and website hosting
HTML
10 min read

Responsiveness

Responsive web design is about creating web pages that look good on all devices. A responsive web design will automatically adjust for different screen sizes and viewports. All of our websites are fluid-responsive.
HTML
10 min read

Mobile Friendly

The meaning of mobile friendly is that your website performs well on a mobile device like a phone or tablet. Our websites are always mobile friendly.
Functionality
15 min read

Content Management Systems

A content management system (CMS) is a software application that enables users to create, edit, collaborate on, publish and store digital content on their website. We can provide content management systems for you to manage your own website.
Hosting
15 min read

Domain Names

A domain name is the physical name of a website, and it's arguably the most important part of your website. Like your physical address or a phone number, there cannot be two identical domain names. Every web address has a domain name, and it's completely unique to that site. Domain names are available from us for a yearly fee.
Hosting
20 min read

Website Hosting

Hosting is the business of housing, serving, and maintaining files for one or more Web sites. More important than the computer space that is provided for Website files is the fast connection to the Internet. We can provide Amazon Web Service hosting.
Hosting
15 min read

Security Certificates (SSL)

This provides the green padlock on your Internet browser. An SSL certificate is a file installed on a website's origin server. Without an SSL certificate, a website's traffic can't be encrypted with TLS. Our website hosting packages come with security certificates as standard.
SEO
20 min read

Search Engine Optimisation

SEO means Search Engine Optimisation and is the process used to optimize a website's technical configuration, content relevance and link popularity so its pages can become easily findable, more relevant and popular towards user search queries, and as a consequence, search engines rank them better. Basic SEO is included with all of our websites.
SEO
20 min read

Link Building

Link building is a search engine optimisation technique that increases your search engine ranking. Links are one of the primary ways that search engine algorithms determine the relevance of a page. Having a good number of links to a website indicates that the content is there is valuable. We can provide a link building service.
Process
5 min read

Website Maintenance Service

Websites live and breath and need constant care and maintenance this is why we offer maintenance contracts when we make websites. Maintenance may include: Updating content, Making changes to the backend, Fixing things like broken links. We can provide full website maintenance contracts.
Service
5 min read

Business Email Accounts

Email accounts with names such as name@businessname.com can be provided to authenticate your business to customers. Microsoft business email accounts can be purchased from us.
Design
20 min read

Logo Design

Have a new logo made for your business. Please get in touch about our logo and business card design services.
Development
20 min read

Webflow Development

Aimed at designers and marketing people, Webflow is a no code web design tool invented for visual web design. It can be used for designing responsive websites, landing pages, eCommerce sites, blogs, and more. Beyond a web design tool, it also has CMS (content management system), and it's also a hosting platform. Pennine Website Development now exclusively make websites using Webflow.
Service
15 min read

Search Engines

A search engine is a software program that helps people find the information they are looking for online using keywords or phrases. Search engines are able to return results quickly—even with millions of websites online—by scanning the Internet continuously and indexing every page they find. Get your website listing highly on search engines with our SEO packages.
Service
20 min read

High Quality AWS Hosting

AWS hosting uptime is about 99.95% so its very reliable and serves up your website quickly. This is the service we now use for any websites made by ourselves.

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