How Much Will a Website Cost Me?

Never had a website before? Don’t know the costs involved when building, maintaining and hosting a website? Read below to find out more.

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What is a Domain Name?

Domain name is the address of your website that people type in the browser URL bar to visit your website.


In simple terms, if your website was a house, then your domain name will be its address.


A more detailed explanation:

The Internet is a giant network of computers connected to each other through a global network of cables. Each computer on this network can communicate with other computers.


To identify them, each computer is assigned an IP address. It is a series of numbers that identify a particular computer on the internet. A typical IP address looks like this:


Now an IP address like this is quite difficult to remember. Imagine if you had to use such numbers to visit your favorite websites.

Domain names were invented to solve this problem.


Now if you want to visit a website, then you don’t need to enter a long string of numbers. Instead, you can visit it by typing an easy to remember domain name in your browser’s address bar. For example,

Google Domains start at $12.00 per domain name.

Examples of a Domain Name

What Is a Host?

Web hosting is a service that allows organizations and individuals to post a website or web page onto the Internet. A web host, or web hosting service provider, is a business that provides the technologies and services needed for the website or webpage to be viewed in the Internet. Websites are hosted, or stored, on special computers called servers. When Internet users want to view your website, all they need to do is type your website address or domain into their browser. Their computer will then connect to your server and your webpages will be delivered to them through the browser.

Hosting plans begin at $15.00 per month

Website Development

Web development is the building and maintenance of websites; it’s the work that happens behind the scenes to make a website look great, work fast and perform well with a seamless user experience.


Web developers, or ‘devs’, do this by using a variety of coding languages. The languages they use depends on the types of tasks they are preforming and the platforms on which they are working.

Complete website development begins at $2,500.00. One time fee.

Support Plans

Your website runs off of software. Software needs updating periodically to make sure it stays up to date. Why does it need to stay up to date? Software is never 100%. It constantly needs updating because of security fixes, optimization to how well it runs, new features which help the functionality of your site and many more reasons. 


Think of it this way. Take your smart phone. Every so often, you get software updates for your phone and the apps that run on it. This is EXACTLY the same case for your website. 

Pricing starts at $40.00 per month