HostGator strives to provide all the tools necessary to accomplish a successful online presence. We know that the first step to that success is a beautiful and high functioning website. With that in mind, HostGator now offers a design service to help accomplish all of your online goals!
You can choose from a number of premium themes and work directly with your designer to ensure you're getting the results you want! To submit a request for a callback from a designer, please click here.
We have several design packages that are tailored to fit your unique needs. If additional services are needed, our dedicated design coordinators will work with you to meet those needs. Upon completion, your design coordinator will walk you through how to add/change pictures, posts, etc. as soon as the site is live.
Standard Design PackageA dedicated Design Coordinator. A premium template of your choosing from our collection. A full professional site built on an industry leading Content Management System (CMS). Up to 10 pages of content (additional pages may be purchased). Two revisions beyond the first draft. Full control and ownership of your site upon completion.
E-commerce Design PackageA dedicated Design Coordinator. A premium template of your choosing from our collection. A full professional site built on an industry leading CMS. Up to 10 pages of content (not including product pages). Up to 10 products added to your shop (additional product bundles can be purchased). Integration of all major payment/shipping method(s). Two revisions beyond the first draft. Full control and ownership of your site upon completion.
Additional ServicesE-commerce integration. Ongoing monthly maintenance. Onsite optimization (meta tags, title tags, sitemaps, robot meta configuration). Note: In addition to full site builds, we can also help maintain sites built on other CMS platforms. If your site is not built on WordPress or on a script we are familiar with, we can do a full rebuild of your site into WordPress. Don't get stuck in proprietary sitebuilders and don't settle for unfinished projects from unreliable developers! We can pick up wherever they left off and leave you with full control.
We offer two SEO services at this time.Organic Search Engine Optimization (Link Building)
This includes content creation, link building, blog post generation, and suggestions on site content changes. Pay Per Click (PPC)
Google Adwords and BingAds are used to send targeted traffic to your site. We can start new advertising campaigns or take over existing PPC campaigns.
If you plan to take payments on your site, you'll need to set up a payment processor. Once you have a merchant account we'll help configure your payment gateway to work with the payment processing company of your choice.
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Design Services FAQ
What is your average turn around time?
We strive to complete each project in no more than four weeks time. This is accomplished in three phases and is contingent on you, the customer, providing all the needed material to complete the project in a timely fashion.
What platform are your websites built on?
We use WordPress and Open Cart, two highly versatile Content Management and E-commerce systems. This allows for flexibility and easy management of each site.
When will my designer first call me?
You will receive a phone call within 2-3 business days of purchase at your pre-selected time from your designer to begin the process of creating your website.