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Design & Development Our dynamic design process is an agile take on the Four Ds. A strategic approach that paves the way to a productive prototype we call the “First-Look” delivery. The First-Look deliver has expedited the delivery of hundreds of satisfied clients while engendering care and confidence in their handcrafted website from 10TH DEGREE.
In the initial phase, we aim to understand your goals, audience, competitive set, and unique value. Through discussions and research, we gather insights that lay the foundation for your website’s success. In this first and most important step, we define the goals, the target audience, and the desired look and feel.
This is where our agile design approach truly comes alive. We introduce a paradigm shift with a live Homepage and a secondary page to present the website’s look and feel. This includes the header, footer, typography, and the overall creative direction. This dynamic showcase empowers you with a hands-on experience of the design possibilities, igniting collaboration and precision.
Building upon the chosen creative direction, our adept development team takes the reins. Infused with innovation, we transform concepts into reality, implementing the latest technologies and code practices. The fusion of design and development ensures that your website is not only visually captivating but also seamlessly functional across devices and browsers.
This is where the website is made live and available to the public. With a full suite of website services, the delivery and deployment can become the launching pad for ongoing support and services. This includes things like managed WordPress support, hosting, and security updates. See the full list of ongoing website services above.
Tech Town, Digistate USA
Let’s use the analogy of a bustling town to explain DNS, website hosting, email services, the associated records, and website management,:
DNS (Domain Name System)
Imagine this bustling town where everyone knows each other by their names. But there’s also a central directory that translates those names into actual addresses, ensuring you can find anyone’s house. This directory is like DNS – it translates user-friendly website names into the numeric addresses computers use to locate websites on the internet. Just as you rely on the directory to find your friends’ houses, your browser relies on DNS to find the right server for the website you want to visit.
Email Services, MX, and A Records
Consider the town as having not only physical locations but also a postal system for communication. The central post office handles incoming and outgoing mail. Similarly, email services have MX records, which are like the town’s post office addresses that specify where emails should be sent. Additionally, imagine each house has a unique mailbox number – these are like A records, which point to specific addresses for websites and mail servers.
Think of the town as having plots of land where people build their homes. Each plot comes with different sizes and features. In this analogy, website hosting is like purchasing a plot of land to build your website’s house. You have control over the design and layout, and you can fill it with your website’s content. Just as homeowners personalize their houses, website owners configure their hosting space to suit their website’s design and purpose.
Managed Website Services
Now, imagine the town offering a concierge service where experienced assistants handle all sorts of tasks – from maintaining homes to managing the post office. Managed website services work similarly. It’s like having a team of experts who take care of website maintenance, updates, security (home upkeep), and email server management (post office). This frees up the website owner to focus on their content and business growth, while professionals handle the technical aspects.
Imagine you’re the mayor of the town, responsible for keeping everything in order. You ensure the roads are well-maintained, businesses are running smoothly, and public spaces are attractive. Website management is similar – it involves tasks like creating and updating web pages (businesses), optimizing content (maintaining roads), and ensuring the website’s functionality and security (keeping the town safe and operational).
Putting it all together
In this town analogy, DNS acts as a central directory translating names to addresses. Website hosting is akin to owning a plot of land for your website’s house. Website management is like being the mayor, ensuring the town runs smoothly. Email services have their postal system with MX records, and A records function like house mailbox numbers. Managed website services are like having expert assistants to handle technical aspects, leaving the website owner to concentrate on content and growth, just as the town thrives with a well-run community.