Welcome to FutureProof Digital. We provide professional and affordable web design services for businesses of all sizes, as well as non-profits and individuals. Having a strong online presence is crucial for the success of any business, and having a website that is both visually appealing and easy to navigate is essential. We can help you create a website that not only looks great but also provides a seamless user experience.
At FutureProof, we understand that every business has unique needs and goals, and that a one-size-fits-all approach to web design simply doesn’t work. That’s why we take the time to understand your business and your target audience; only then can we create a custom website that reflects your brand and meets your specific needs. Whether you’re looking to launch a new website or redesign an existing one, we can help you achieve your goals and stand out from the competition.
We specialise in creating responsive websites that are optimised for search engines, ensuring that your website is visible and easily found by your target audience. We also offer full training and support to ensure that your website is always up-to-date and running smoothly. If you’re ready to take your online presence to the next level, contact us today to learn more about our web design services and how we can help you achieve your goals.
You, the end user, can easily run your own website. No expensive maintenance fees. Training & video guide included with every FutureProof website.
We don’t use pre-designed themes. We design every website from the ground up, tailored to the specific requirements of your business.
Understanding your business and your target audience | Creating a custom website that reflects your brand and meets your specific needs.
For over 15 years we have a commitment to the WordPress ethos & we believe that’s it’s the best website CMS for 99.9% of web design projects.
Elementor Pro brings your ideas, and our vision for your website, to life. It’s the number 1 design software on the web, and we were there from the start.
Our go-to software for even the most complex of database projects. Literally anything is possible with JetEngine and the Crocoblock software suite.
Millions of E-Commerce websites today are powered by WooCommerce; we use every time, because it does the perfect job… every time !!
Craft a tour guide website that not only showcases the uniqueness of your tour but also pleases visitors with a seamless navigation and stunning visuals.
A website for a musician or band plays a key role in their overall branding, music downloads and connection to their audience, the fans.
A visually stunning, user-friendly, and informative website for your event, large and small. The capabilities of WordPress for this type of project are endless.
Web design is a crucial aspect of any online business or organisation. A website that is visually appaealing, easy to navigate, and optimised for different devices attracts and retains visitors, increases user engagement, and ultimately drives conversions. In contrast, a poorly designed website can turn off potential customers and cause them to leave. A well-designed website can enhance brand credibility and help businesses establish themselves as leaders in their industry.
In addition to aesthetics and usability, web design can also impact search engine optimization and overall online visibility. Google prioritises sites that are user-friendly, fast-loading, and mobile-friendly. Choosing FutureProof Digital ensures that your website is designed with SEO in mind. Investing in quality web design ensures a better user experience, improved rankings, and increased traffic.
Good web design is a combination of aesthetics, usability, and functionality. A visually appealing website captures a visitor’s attention and makes a positive first impression, while a well-planned layout and navigation helps users easily find the information they need. Effective use of typography, colour, and imagery is essential to convey a brand’s message and personality.
Good web design considers the user’s needs and goals; designing the website with their perspective in mind. A website that is optimised for different devices and screen sizes provides a seamless user experience across desktops, tablets, and smartphones. Ensuring that a website is accessible to all users, regardless of their abilities, is also extremely important. Incorporating these elements of good web design provides a positive user experience and contributes to the success of your business.
Responsive web design creates sites that are optimised for different screen sizes and devices. With well over 50% of all traffic now coming from mobile, having a website that is responsive has become essential. Responsive design ensures that a website’s layout, images, and text adapt to the user’s screen size, providing a seamless and enjoyable browsing experience. It can also have a positive impact on SEO; Google has stated that speed and responsiveness are ranking factors. FutureProof Digital websites are designed with “mobile first” front and centre.
Web design trends are constantly evolving, as designers and developers experiment with new technologies and aesthetics. Current web design trends include minimalist designs, the use of bold vibrant colours, the use of animations and videos, hand-drawn illustrations, asymmetrical layouts, and 3D elements. However, it’s important to note that not every trend will be suitable for every website. We can help guide you in choosing design elements that are both on-trend and appropriate for your brand.
Choosing a web design company or agency can be a daunting task; Weighing up their experience, portfolio of previous work, pricing, and communication skills. It’s also important to find a company that understands your business and industry and can develop a website that meets your specific needs and goals. Look for a company that has a strong reputation and positive reviews from previous clients, as well as a clear process for designing and developing websites. FutureProof Digital ticks these boxes.
While web design and web development are closely related, there are some key differences between the two. Web design typically focuses on the visual aspects of a website; its layout, colour scheme, typography, and images, with the goal of creating a visually appealing and user-friendly website. In contrast, web development focuses on the technical aspects of a website, including server configuration and database management, with the goal of creating a functional and reliable website. We have both covered, UI and UX.
Our commitment to quality in web design starts with software, we cut no corners, we only use the best. Our software is extensively tested for speed, compatibility and optimization. We take great care to choose the suite of software your business needs, not because of cost, but to maximise the performance of your website…
WordPress powers 40% of all websites on the internet, and 300 of the top 1000. But that’s not why we use it, we use it because of you. WordPress web design is faster and better than any other platform; Wix, SquareSpace or Shopify are not in the same bracket. Faster means efficiency and value for money. Every client asks, “can I easily update the website myself ?” and the answer, most of the time is YES !! Some websites require a little training but in most cases a WordPress website is as easy to run as a Facebook page.
Elementor is a professional web design tool. It is known as a visual website builder, but it does so much more than that. Used in conjunction with WordPress every aspect of your website is designed, not using a theme or template, but with your business branding. Menu, header and footer, single pages, single posts and archive pages. If you run an online store, Elementor is used to create your shop page, the product pages, the checkout pages and the customer account. Elementor is the magic that brings your website to life.
Crocoblock, the new kid on the block. It has changed WordPress, changed web development and changed web design. It’s a database management system and much more. It offers endless customisation and dynamic content possibilities. In plain English; we can develop ever increasing complexity, in half the time, whilst offering our clients a user experience and editing simplicity that was science fiction only a few years ago. Your website, powered by Crocoblock functions with the intelligence that in the past only large corporations could afford.
User experience (UX) refers to the experience a user has while interacting with a website. Good web design takes into account the user’s needs and goals and strives to provide a seamless and enjoyable experience. Factors that contribute to a positive user experience include easy navigation, fast loading times, clear calls-to-action, and intuitive design. Web designers may conduct user research, such as usability testing and focus groups, to better understand their audience and improve the website’s usability and functionality.
User Interface (UI), refers to the elements of a website or application that allow users to interact with and use the system. In web design, the UI includes elements such as buttons, menus, forms, icons, images, and other graphical and textual elements that users interact with to perform actions or access content on the website.
The primary goal of UI in web design is to create a seamless and intuitive user experience that enables them to complete tasks efficiently and effectively. This involves designing the UI in a way that is easy to understand, navigate, and use, and that meets the user’s expectations and preferences. We believe that YOUR UI is just as important. That’s why we build websites just as much for those running them as those looking at them.
In 2022 customers expect your business to have an online store. They love your business, and they want to order your products online and have them delivered to the door. E-Commerce website design requires expertise and experience. Yes, platforms like Shopify tell you that it’s easy, but they use templates and themes; your websites will look just like all the others. A FutureProof Digital online shop is bespoke, no templates or themes, designed for your business from the ground up.
There’s so much to consider in the design of an E-Commerce website, and we are with you every step of the way. Payment gateways, PayPal and Stripe, product database and stock management, delivery options, customer accounts, discounts codes. And what’s most important is the system we give you is quick and easy for you to keep updated, leaving you free to do what you do best… run your business.
WooCommerce is the #1 WordPress E-Commerce solution, powering more than 12% of all web shops. We use it because it’s the best software available. WooCommerce, and its custom addon software, allows for any type of financial transaction online. If you run a charity you can take donations, a hotel can book rooms, a therapist can book appointments, and of course every type of product or service can be sold with ease.
Web design and SEO go hand in hand. A well-designed website that is optimised for search engines improves a business’s online visibility and drives traffic to their website. FutureProof Digital incorporates SEO best practices into the design of your website, ensuring that the site’s structure and content are easy for Google to crawl and index. We optimise page titles and meta descriptions, we use header tags to structure content, and we create a logical site hierarchy. Good web design should also focus on creating high-quality and relevant content that appeals to your target audience; we can help with this too.