A content management system (CMS) is online, web-based software that helps you write and manage the content (text, images, and media) for your website. The CMS on which we design our sites is called WordPress.
Passion Platform Media uses WordPress because it has a very user-friendly interface which makes it easy for you to learn. When your site goes live you want a simple interface that makes it easy to manage your content. WordPress does that for you – if you can use MS Word…you’ll have no problem with WordPress.
Some of the largest websites in the world run on WordPress. It is powerful, secure, and customizable. We are confident that using WordPress is the best platform to build on!
When you host with Passion Platform Media, we do all the work for you! It’s an affordable way to make sure your website runs smoothly. Our hosting is fast and reliable and employs the latest security to keep your site online and safe from viruses and hackers.
Our webhosting server is:
- Located in Canada
- VPS: Virtual Private Server
- Has only our clients hosted which makes the server faster and more secure
- Installed Firewall
- Installed LightSpeed software for faster bandwidth
- Is monitored 24/7
- Cpanel interface
- SSL Certificate available for $20 per year and we install them for you
- Cloudflare available upon request
A premium template makes the design process more cost effective and they speed up your site development than if you were to custom code the entire website from scratch.
There are literally hundreds of thousands of free WordPress templates available…however…they come with a myriad of problems in their coding, security, and design. We will only build your site on a premium (paid) WordPress template. This ensures the template is well coded and continually revised to ensure security and compliance with the latest versions of WordPress software.
The WordPress templates we build on integrate contemporary CSS coding that ensures that your site is “responsive”. This simply means that the code in the site will automatically adjust the screen size, menus, and images so that your website will display well on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.
It is all about security.
Backup: We add this set of features/service on to every site we build. This ensures that your site is automatically backed up every day so that should something happen and your site becomes infected with a virus or it gets hacked, we have a backup from which we can reinstall.
Firewall: In addition to the firewall that is in place on the hosting server, we install a secondary firewall around your website. You can never have too much protection against hackers!
Site Maintenance: We do all the heavy lifting for you. We take care of keeping your site compliant and updated with the latest versions of WordPress, your template, and all software plugins and modules. You never have to worry – we do all the updates for you!
Every website on the internet has its own unique domain name or website address. If you have not already purchased one, we can take care of that registration process for you and we will do all the setup to sync it with our servers to get your site online.
An average website will take anywhere from 6-9 weeks to build, depending on how quickly you provide content and feedback.
SEO or Search Engine Optimization is the process where we code your site with keywords and phrases, create an XML sitemap, and register it with Google, Bing, and Yahoo so that your site will be more easily found when people go searching for your product or service.
Google Analytics is free software that provides you with statistics on the number of visitors and the activity they perform on your website. We will set up your Google Analytics account for you and sync it with your website. Then you will receive a PDF via email every month so you can see how effectively you are reaching people.