We also work outside the box for other media Even with our core doing film websites, you can benefit from our creative direction, front-end design, back-end development, SEO, and UX to help with your creative, business, and user goals
Our process begins with strategy, scope, structure, skeleton, and then surface, which means creative briefs, project management, information architecture, beta testing, and a comprehensive marketing communications launch plan
We rock object-oriented PHP, scalable MySQL databases, user-generated content, multi-server Linux/Apache administration, and cloud-based Amazon S3 integration; we also comment and backup our code
We go the extra mile with quality assurance testing, user scenarios, detailed procedural documentation, and testing for 4 platforms: mobile, tablet, laptop, and desktop
Part of every job
Superior Web Hosting
We can securely host everything for you
We wrote our own CMS, but can also rock WordPress and other custom work
You Get Support
Managing your online brand can be tricky — we're here to help
Expertise On Call for Your Next Site
Your site runs via MediaTemple dedicated and shared servers, known for solid uptime, support, and security
Your work can be served by the Amazon S3 cloud-based content delivery network and its Cloudfront CDN
Your site is reviewed with Google Webmaster Tools, YSlow, and other SEO audits to get the most out of your content
Your site can be set up with an SSL certificate to securely enable integrated e-commerce transactions
We can integrate with credit card payments (Stripe, PayPal) and checkout applications (WooCommerce)
Here's what you can expect when you hire FWD:labs to provide you a custom site.
We start with a conversation. We have a handful of basic questions to get the ball rolling, but we also listen and collaborate.
We begin Phase 1: Design Directions. This step provides lo-fi ideas about what you and your brand can embody based on our chat.
We dive into Phase 2: Beta Site. This step explores the user experience within the FWD:labs Pro paradigm, giving you a clickable proof of concept.
We rock Phase 3: Final Site. This step gives you a site ready to launch, pixel-perfect and well-tested.
We wrap with either training or on-call support. Once launched, we can either train you on updating the site, or provide that service for you to keep your site fresh and engaging.