FAQ

Below are answers to frequently asked questions regarding our services and solutions. If you have any questions not covered here please contact us.

Why use WordPress?
WordPress is more than just a blog, it’s a fully customizable content management system. WordPress provides you with a platform that can be altered for any need big or small and with the huge number of developers working on the platform, you are sure to find just what you need. Most importantly, WordPress has been designed to be extremely user-friendly. Whether you are a novice or a skilled user, WordPress’ administrator panel makes it easy to manuever your website.

Why use Open Source Software?
What are the major benefits of using open source software? Is open source software secure? How can my company benefit from open source software?

Why is Search Engine Optimization important?
How do search engines (like Google, Yahoo, and MSN) rank my site? What is an Alexa Ranking and why should I care? How do I improve my site ranking?

Why choose WebDevStudios?
Founders Brad Williams and Brian Messenlehner are highly experienced in working with open-source software and are avid contributors to the open-source community. We work hard to assure that everyone at WebDevStudios is well-educated in the features of open-source software. Brad is also the co-author of the WROX book Professional WordPress and Professional WordPress Plugin Development.  You are also welcome to click here to view our recently completed projects.

What are your rates?
Our rates vary depending on task or project. Our standard hourly support rate is $150 per hour, however we provide Development Packages for most projects that are billed at flat rates.  We also provide discounts for large projects and preferred partner sign-ups.

What’s included in your development packages?
Each package is tailored to provide the basic needs of your particular website.  However, we know that no two projects are exactly the same. Our Development Package list outlines the major tasks included in each package.

What are Maintenance Packages?
WebDevStudios offers multiple support packages for your WordPress powered website. These packages assure your website stays protected with updates, backups, and a support staff that truly understands WordPress, WordPress Multisite and BuddyPress.

I’m not sure what I want, can we discuss my project?
Phone consultations regarding your site plans and design are available. Due to the sheer volume of requests for consults, the fee for the phone consultation is $99.00 per hour. This fee is non-refundable, but if you choose to work with WebDevStudios, we will deduct the consultation fee from the total project cost.