Web Design Help Desk

Web Design Help Desk, help on understanding WordPress, how much does web design costs, which WordPress plugins to use from expert web designers.


What is WordPress?

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. This means your not paying for software to manage and run your website.

What is a WordPress Theme?

A WordPress Theme is the way the site is displayed, without modifying the underlying software. Our preferred them is the DIVI theme, developed by a company called Elegant Themes which constantly updated and new features are added each month; we are DIVI theme experts, take a look at what can be developed with the theme, click here.

How do you make a WordPress website SEO friendly?

All our WordPress sites are installed with Yoast SEO, easily optimise your WordPress site with one plugin which gives you real-time content analysis functionality and many more features to streamline your site. Award winning SEO Newcastle.

How do you deal with WordPress security?

When it comes to security for your website we install iThemes Security Pro. Built by the WordPress security experts. iThemes Security Pro takes the guesswork out of WordPress security. iThemes Security is one of the best and most feature-rich plugins to easily secure your WordPress site.

Web Design Knowledge

How much does a web design costs?

When we give you a web design quote, we believe in breaking down each element of the project, so you understand what you are buying, no hidden costs. You pay for what you get, please contact us for a web design quotation or call 0191 600 0441

What is Search Engine Optimisation?

SEO or Search Engine Optimisation is the name given to activity that attempts to improve search engine rankings, here at Web Design Newcastle we have been involved in SEO business since 1995. We are experts in SEO, both on-site SEO and off-site SEO optimisation.

Web Hosting

Which web hosting company do we recommend

We don’t sell web hosting, all you need to do is find a web hosting company that has WordPress hosting. You have the freedom to go where you want, even on your web server. Our preferred supplier for web hosting in local Newcastle hosting company called Domaincheck. If you have web hosting with one of the other companies we are happy to work with them also.

Domain Names

Where to buy a domain name?

When buying a domain name, pick a company in UK, even better pick a company that trades in Newcastle such as Domaincheck on 0191 261 2252

Transfer a Domain Name

Moving a domain .co.uk, .org.uk or .me.uk domain to new registrar, contact your existing domain registrar
Confirm your domain-name contact details, Request they update your domain’s IPS-TAG to new ‘TAG’.

Moving a .com, .net, .org domain registrar, contact your existing domain registrar; Request your domain is ‘Unlocked for transfer’; Request the EPP or Auth/Transfer code for your domain and forward this code to to new registrar

The registrar will then initiate the transfer from our end and your current registrar will be asked to confirm.

This can 24 hours to happen.