Acute SEO Portland WordPress Web Design & Development company which employs Website Designers specializing on the WordPress platform for businesses in Portland, OR as well as nationwide. Additionally, we do our web hosting on dedicated servers and provide ongoing maintenance, content & plugin updates. Our goal is to provide affordable websites to our clients to position them for better brand awareness, customer acquisition, and online visibility through Search Engine Optimization.
Because our parent company, Acute SEO specializes in SEO, we ensure to design and develop all our WordPress websites with Search Engine Optimization in mind. It is critical for being found in the first positions of search engine result pages (SERPs) on search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo. We write the website copy with industry-specific keywords as well as clearly answering the following questions:
This creates a great user experience and helps search engines to determine the website’s relevancy. As a result, making it easier to match your website with what was searched for and positioning it accordingly.
If you have an existing website that may be dated or needs to be converted to mobile-friendly or responsive, we have you covered. We can give it a facelift by rebuilding it on a more robust WordPress platform with the latest designs.
We will work with you to create a website that perfectly fits your business. This includes collecting images, content, and logos from you to make the process seamless. If you do not have the mentioned digital assets, we can create them for you.
WordPress is an open-sourced web platform, blogging tool and content management system (CMS) which has enabled web developers to build thousands of plugins and beautiful website themes to choose from. This allows us to make your website mobile responsive, functional and robust. As a matter of fact, it is quickly becoming one of the most popular website development platforms, with over 70,000,000 websites and counting.
While many web designers and developers will tell you to avoid WordPress themes because it isn’t custom HTML, this is often an excuse to charge an exorbitant amount for your website only to get similar results. Unless you need a complex e-commerce website, in most cases it isn’t necessary to have your website custom coded.
Because the WordPress platform is opened sourced, many web developers have created thousands of themes options to choose from. Thus, giving us the ability to create very appealing and functional websites, without the hours of coding that a custom website would require. As a result, we can make our websites affordable, while still elegantly representing your brand and business.
These WordPress plugins range from simple contact forms to full-on E-commerce plugins like WooCommerce which allow you to sell products on your website. One of the most common plugins we use is Yoast SEO because of its ability to help us structure your website for ranking on search engines.
Web hosting is an integral part of makes your website work and is also a key component of how fast and secure your site is. In order for your website to be seen at your web URL, it must be hosted on a server by a hosting provider. There are two types of hosting services: Shared and Dedicated. Dedicated hosting is the Most Ideal.
Many websites are hosted on the same server which is called shared hosting. This can be problematic because other websites can load down the server, making your website slower and creating a poor user experience. In addition, if a website sharing a server gets hacked, it puts the other websites at risk. Examples of shared hosting providers include GoDaddy and Hostgator.
On the other hand, dedicated hosting is much faster and more secure because your website is the only website on that server. One of our preferred dedicated hosting providers is Cloudways. Their hosting is very affordable and works seamlessly with WordPress. In addition, they allow you to choose from very trusted hosting services: Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Digital Cloud, and Vultr.
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