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Website Hosting and Maintenance

By 14 May 2012No Comments

British Design Experts offer an unrivaled hosting and maintenance package with all of our website design packages. Hosting is necessary to make your website available on the web. Although many hosting providers are available, it is extremely important to host your site on a high quality reliable server. Maintenance and Support is also essential, we make sure we are there to support your company’s website needs and ensure you have the most appropriate solution.

British Design Experts recommend hosting your website on our server. This will make our support and upkeep of the site safe and problem free:

  • High Quality reliable servers
  • 99.9% Guaranteed uptime.
  • 1 GB of monthly Bandwidth
  • 150 MB of Storage
  • UK Based data centre/server location*
  • Annual renewal of your Domain Name.
  • Unlimited support
  • 2 Mailboxes with 100MB storage on each
  • Unlimited email forwards

*Hosting your website in the UK is important as it will be optimised for UK traffic making your website faster. Google takes into account the speed and location of your server so it helps with SEO too!

Resolve any bugs with your website caused by new browser releases

As technology evolves and new browsers and browser versions are released on a regular basis, the way they treat code changes and can cause inconsistencies in site layout.  British Design Experts will make sure your website looks acceptable on all major browsers and operating systems. When a new version is released we will check your website and make any needed code changes.

Resolving issues caused in the event that your account is hacked

Your website will be hosted on secure servers only accessed via SFTP (secure file transfer protocol) however hack attempts can happen. British Design Experts will correct any issues caused by hacks and do all we can to avoid a second attempt.

Fixing any issues to ensure your site remains W3C compliant

After significant updates are made to your website rogue code may sneak through. British Design Experts resolve any compliancy issues to ensure the site’s usability. You can read more about W3C mission at

Make an hour worth of changes to the site on a quarterly basis

Banner creation, content updates, upload of imagery etc. British Design Experts will be on hand to design and update the site.

Setup of Website Google Analytics

Advanced statistics on the people viewing your website.  British Design Experts will supply web login to these stats and where required arrange for a report to be set to you on a weekly basis.

Professional Backups

If there are any issues we can restore an older version of the website at any time.

Creation of Google Sitemap

An XML sitemap will be created and submitted on website launch. It will be recreated and resubmitted following any major changes in the site structure following work carried out under our hosting and maintenance agreement.

Verify site with Google

On launch of site, after the creation of above Sitemap, we will verify your site with Google. This will make Google crawl your website, listing your web pages in its result pages.