Common Questions About the World’s Leading CMS

Common Questions About the World’s Leading CMS

In this blog post, we answer the most common questions asked by our clients. Hopefully, you find answers to your questions too! However, if you don't find the answer to your question, give us a shout! We'd love to hear from you and answer any potentially WordPress questions you have.

Let's get started with the rundown of WordPress FAQs!

What is WordPress?

WordPress is a “CMS” which is shorthand for “content management system”. These solutions allow you to create and manage websites through an interface as opposed to coding, which is less daunting for the non-coders amongst us. 

Why should I choose WordPress for my website?

We would be biased, but of course, we believe there are many benefits to using WordPress such as: 

  • The flexibility - WordPress has a wide range of options, themes, and plugins that provide a vast range of combinations that can be changed to create different websites that perform different tasks and look unique to the brand. 
  • The scalability - Additionally, WordPress has a large and supportive community that provides resources, updates, and security patches meaning it is fit for now, and the future. 
  • It's easy to use - You can easily create a unique website tailored to your specific needs.
  • It’s mobile-friendly - Nowadays WordPress websites are generally mobile-friendly and adapt and display well on different devices and screen sizes which is common with today's wide range of devices on the market. 


What services do WordPress agencies offer?

WordPress agencies provide support services to brands such as; designing, developing and rebuilding your website in WordPress. Migrations, Maintenance, Consultation, Training, and more. The best agencies provide a range of services designed to help brands, whatever their requirements. 

How much does it cost to hire a WordPress agency?

WordPress costs vary depending on various factors. Generally costs increase when more time is involved, or more specialist skills are required. 

How long does it take to build a WordPress website?

A WordPress website design and build takes several stages. Each of these stages would at least take 1 day, and with many stages such as; (a) Initial consultations (b) Designs (c) development (D) testings (E) delivery you can imagine it will take more than 1 week to complete a website but could take several months depending on the size of the project and availability of teams to meet up and review each stage of the project. 

Can I update my WordPress website content myself?

WordPress website content can be easily updated in most cases. Websites can be maintained by a WordPress maintenance company, or managed in-house by trained team members. 

Can I migrate my existing website to WordPress?

WordPress migrations need to be handled carefully to ensure no loss in SEO rankings and that the project goes smoothly, otherwise much time will be needed to fix any issues which are time-consuming. However, with the right knowledge, it is possible to migrate an existing website to WordPress

Do WordPress agencies provide ongoing website maintenance?

WordPress agencies provide more than just design and build services. They offer ongoing support after the website is launched. Support services include backing up your website, and security checks. And general support services to ensure the website stays “live” and performs well. 

What is the process for working with a WordPress agency?
Our agency uses the following process when working with WordPress clients 

  1. Consultation - An initial call or meeting to find out more about your requirements. 
  2. Proposal - We put together a proposal on the WordPress website we can build for you 
  3. Design - We design beautiful WordPress websites, and send over the designs for you to approve 
  4. Development: - We then get to work developing the website according to the designs we sent over 
  5. Revisions - We make final edits to finalize the design. 
  6. Testing - We test the website to ensure it functions correctly. 
  7. Launch - We set the website live!

Do WordPress agencies offer training on managing WordPress websites?

If you want to manage the website yourself then our WordPress agency can offer training yes. Otherwise, we can look after the website on your behalf. 


What are the benefits of using custom WordPress themes?

We love custom WordPress and believe it brings many benefits to business over template WordPress designs. A custom WordPress design: 

  • Ensures your designs are unique and tailored to your specific branding
  • Custom functionality means it performs exactly how you want it to 
  • Control - Custom WordPress brings more control 


Is it possible to add e-commerce functionality to my WordPress website?

WordPress websites can be enabled with e-commerce functionality by installing WooCommerce. Then you will be able to add products to your site, manage stock, and take payments through an online store.


How secure are WordPress websites?

WordPress can be secure, but only with correct security measures in place, 

Our professional WordPress support ensures your WordPress site is up-to-date and regularly backed up, you can protect against potential security vulnerabilities and malicious attacks.


Do WordPress agencies offer website hosting services?

Yes, they do! Managed WordPress hosting typically includes automatic updates, dedicated support, and specialized features like caching, staging environments, and enhanced security measures tailored for WordPress sites.

What support options are available after the website is launched?

WordPress agencies may offer various support options after your website is launched. This can include ongoing maintenance and updates, troubleshooting, security monitoring, and technical support. Some agencies offer support through email, phone, or ticketing systems. The specific support options and their availability may vary between agencies, so it's best to discuss this with the agency you choose.

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