Web Design by Forth Web
East Lothian near Edinburgh, Scotland

Our Web Designs – WordPress or HTML. You decide.

There are many ways to build a website. It may look exactly the same when viewed using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Firefox. However the way a website is built and the code used to build that site is an important part of how it performs and where it appears in Google.

At Forthweb we do not restrict you to websites built using only one system. We can build websites using handcoded html or WordPress.

Need a website built or changed ?

East Lothian web design, Edinburgh web design, or anywhere web design. We can design you a website wherever you are .

Alterations ….

Many web designers do not understand the HTML code that is used in the background to create a website. Some only know how to build using WordPress and because they do not know the html code behind WordPress they cannot make alterations to the website template. As a result you might be stuck with a layout that looks identical to many other sites who used the same template and you cannot change it.

Some designers do not know how to optimise their sites and if something does not work properly they do not know how to fix it. The basics of web design is knowing how to code. At Forth Web we know HTML code. We can alter that WordPress template. We can handcode an HTML site, we can update a Joomla site.

So if you want a bespoke East Lothian web design, a mobile-friendly site or a responsive template based website for your business in Edinburgh or elsewhere, we can create it using the system that is best suited to your needs.

Static website design ?

Web design is constantly evolving. A static website is a website that fits a standard static desktop computer screen. A couple of years ago all websites were built this way. But a static website does not adapt to fit different screen sizes. There are now more people accessing the internet using handheld devices than desktop computers. To be seen by these people you need to change from a static site to a mobile-friendly site .

Google has said that they want one mobile-friendly website that adapts to all devices and added that they will penalise websites that are not responsive.

At Forthweb all our new East Lothian web designs are built to be mobile-friendly. We build one site that adapts to fit any device.

If you have an existing static website then we can convert it to a responsive mobile-friendly design. Contact us for details.

WordPress – Content Management  ?

When getting a website many people ask for a content management site such as WordPress. A CMS (Content Management System) can be set up to allow the website owner to change some content on their site by themselves. They forget that a WordPress site also needs to be kept up to date and secure or else it becomes vulnerable to hackers.

The danger with a CMS (content management system) is that by changing the site themselves an owner can actually damage the site rankings. Simply ask me and I can change the website for you. That way I can make sure that any changes to not damage where the site ranks.

At Forth Web we have been designing Edinburgh and East Lothian websites for many years. We know what will work for you to appear in Google.


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