Web Site Basics
With every web site we design there are basic elements
that are either necessary or highly recommended. Here is a short description
As part of your design package from Under
Watercolours we offer a variety of web hosting plans. Our typical
design package includes one year of hosting unless otherwise requested.
Our prices are very competitive. Our web hosting services and reliability
is unmatched in the industry.
Domain Name Registration
We will take care of the domain name registration
for your web site. It is our policy to always register domain names
to their rightful owners and not to us. You will be the registered
owner, the Administrative Contact who has control over your domain
name, whether you continue to work with us in the future or hire
someone else to maintain or upgrade your web site.
Email POP or IMAP Mailboxes
Email can be retrieved from POP or IMAP mailboxes
using programs like Eudora, Outlook, Internet Mail or others. You
have access to one master POP account and ten (or more, depending
on hosting plan) additional POP mailboxes. Your email address for
these accounts can be "email@example.com".
When you can't be there to check your email
let your email come to you. Forwards allow you to redirect any emails
sent to an address at yourdomain.com to be forwarded to any other
Whether you are responding to an inquiry or
you would just like to add an automatic response to e-mails sent
to a specific domain address, you can accomplish such a task using
the "autoresponder". An autoresponder will send a standard
response email message (based on a text file you specify) to anyone
who sends an email to a specific email address (which you specify)
at your domain.
A fill-in-the-blank email form that can be
modified to serve as an order form, reservation form, inquiry form
or whatever suits your needs. Form content is forwarded to a designated
Search Engine Submissions
So that you can be easily found, we submit
your website to all the major search engines and keep checking until
we have successfully listed with each of them. Additional search
engine submissions are available for an additional fee, as well as
Yahoo & Google keyword bidding.
As part of the success plan for your web site
we carefully monitor site hit rate with several popular statistics
applications. These stats are also available to you online so you
can review them yourself anytime you wish.