Web Design

Web design.

  • Web design is a crucial aspect of establishing an online presence for businesses and individuals alike. From basic start-up websites, through to complete bespoke solutions, MALO consistently deliver for our clients...


  • With extensive experience in building eCommerce websites, CMS (Content Managed Systems), such as WordPress and Joomla, and a skilled team of backend developers behind us, we have every aspect of web development pretty much covered.


Selecting the right web design agency.

We work to a ten-point plan to ensure your web development goes as smooth as possible. With many years of experience, it is vital you select the right web design agency when looking to grow your online audience.

  1. Understanding our clients’ needs: We begin by thoroughly understanding your needs and goals. What is the purpose of the website? Who is the target audience? What features and functionalities are required?
  2. Responsive design: We ensure that all websites we create are responsive. This means they adapt and function well on various devices and screen sizes, from desktops to smartphones
  3. User experience (UX): The aim is to focus on providing an excellent user experience. This includes intuitive navigation, fast loading times, and user-friendly interfaces
  4. Visual design: Create a visually appealing and cohesive design that aligns with the client's branding
  5. Content management: We’ll discuss which content management system (CMS) you'd prefer to use. As outlined above we offer options include WordPress, Joomla and custom-built solutions
  6. eCommerce functionality: With all our eCommerce solutions, we ensure secure payment processing, an easy-to-use shopping cart, and robust product management features
  7. SEO-friendly: MALO always implements the best practices for search engine optimization (SEO). This includes optimizing content, using the correct HTML tags, and ensuring fast loading times – for more information please click here to view our SEO page
  8. Security: All our websites are protected by SSL (Secure Socket Layers). Regularly updated software and implement security measures to protect against threats like hacking and data breaches
  9. Testing: We thoroughly test each website across different browsers and devices to identify and fix any issues
  10. Maintenance and support: We offer ongoing maintenance and support services to ensure the website remains up-to-date, secure and functional
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Web design & development FAQs.

Web design focuses on the visual aesthetics and user interface of a website. Designers work on elements like layout, color schemes, and typography to create an appealing and user-friendly experience. Web development, on the other hand, involves coding and programming to bring the design to life. Developers handle the functionality of the site, ensuring it works smoothly and efficiently.

The time required to build a website varies based on factors such as the complexity of the project, features needed, and client responsiveness. A simple website with basic functionality may take a couple of weeks, while a more complex site with advanced features could take a month or two. Effective communication between the client and the development team is crucial to streamline the process and meet deadlines.

Responsive web design is an approach that ensures a website adapts and displays correctly on various devices and screen sizes, such as desktops, tablets, and smartphones. It's important because it improves the user experience and helps with SEO. Google prioritizes mobile-friendly sites in its rankings, making responsive design essential for reaching a broader audience and providing a consistent experience across different devices.

Website maintenance is crucial for ensuring optimal performance, security, and a positive user experience. Regular updates to content, plugins, and security measures help prevent vulnerabilities and ensure that the site remains compatible with the latest technologies. Monitoring for issues, fixing broken links, and making timely updates contribute to the longevity and effectiveness of a website.

Optimizing a website for search engines involves various practices, including keyword research, creating high-quality content, optimising meta tags, improving website speed, and building quality backlinks. A well-optimized site increases visibility on search engine results pages (SERPs), driving organic traffic and enhancing the chances of reaching a broader online audience. Regularly monitoring and adapting SEO strategies to algorithm changes is essential for sustained success.

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