What affects the cost of your website?

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Table of contents
 of this article.

Introduction. 2
The question is why there is such a difference. 2
What Affects the Cost Of Hiring a Web Designer? 3
Your domain name 3
The hosting 3
The theme of your website 4
Graphic Design 4
Copywriting 4
Subscription, Newsletter 5
Security 5
Multilingual 5
Apps | Plugins 5
Social Media Connection 6
Addition hourly assistance 6
Ongoing web designer contract 6
eCommerce Functionality 6


What is the cost of a website?

This is the result you get on Google 20 February, 2021.

The question is why there is such a difference.

You need to choose the right method for you.

Hiring a web designer is expensive, but it takes the technical hassle out of your hands. Using a website builder is cheap and easy, but you don’t get the same level of control as you do with WordPress. WordPress gives you flexibility, but it’s the most time consuming and hands-on approach.

What Affects the Cost Of Hiring a Web Designer?

Here are some things to think about when hiring a web designer, which will all factor into the final cost of building your website:

  • How complex is your website plan?
  • Do you want the designer to handle hosting, domains, and plugins for you? Or do you just want them to design and build your site?
  • Will you need them to carry out ongoing maintenance on your site? Or will you do this yourself?
  • Do you have a pre-made template you want the designer to customize? Or do you want the designer to build your site from scratch?
  • What sort of features do you need? For example, will you be selling online?
  • How many pages is your website going to be? You’ll need to know this beforehand to get an accurate quote.
  • Who is going to upload the content to your website?

Your domain name

Your domain names is very valuable for you business.
The domain name should reflect your brand and is in that way can be valuable as the value of your brand.
Domain names cost yearly between 20 euro tot 50 euro

The hosting

Hosting can cost from 2 Euro for Shared WordPress to 60 Euro for Managed wordpress.

When it comes to hosting Bluehost is one of the best price quality options.


The theme of your website

Just like plugins, there are both free and premium themes for you to choose from. Free themes are a great way of getting started, and you can find some stylish ones in the WordPress theme directory. Just bear in mind that they might not be as professional or loaded with features as premium themes, which can cause you to rely more heavily on plugins further down the line.

We ask a setup cost from 150 Euro.
This is a one-time charge, after which the theme is yours to customize and edit for as long as you wish.

The upside to using a premium theme is that it usually comes with more support and regular updates, to stop it breaking or becoming outdated, and also has features built-in to save you spending money on premium plugins. Think of it as a theme and plugin bundle!

It’s totally your choice whether to use a free or premium theme – just remember to think about your website and its essential features when choosing.

Graphic Design

  • Is the look of your website consistent?
  • What about the graphics of the composing elements of your website?
  • Are images and buttons personalized?
  • Who does the graphics of the website?
  • At Doutti we adapt the graphic design and align the ‘look’ of the website to the house style through the graphic elements on the website such as pictures, logo design etc.


Once the framework of your site has been designed, you need content for your website.

Designers can charge for content creation by the hour, or by project:
50 Euro – 80 Euro per hour
250 Euro – 500 Euro minimum charge per project.
This may include a minimum of 3 pages, and additional pages will be a slightly cheaper.

Also a fixed price of 75 Euro per page is sometimes possible.

A blog is an underestimated part of a website to inform and connect your subscribers.

Subscription, Newsletter

Do you want clients to register themselves and be part of your community?


Any hosting provider worth its salt will come with security features built into its plans. However, WordPress sites can be pretty vulnerable to online attacks, so it’s worth investing in some extra security measures.

There are free security plugins available – for example, Sucuri is a security plugin that scans, blocks, and removes threats from your site. The plugin is free, but if you want a Sucuri account and access to all its features, then the cheapest Sucuri plan costs $199.99 per year.


There are different plugins available from purely machine translation to manual translation and in between.
We prefer to withhold a price per language and per page.


Apps | Plugins

Plugins add functionality to your WordPress website, such as contact forms, testimonials, newsletter subscriptions, and whatever else you want your site to have! Popular plugins include adding eCommerce or multilingual functionality to your WordPress website.

There are free plugins and paid plugins, so it’s up to you how much you want to spend adding new features to your site. Some plugins come with different plans, so that you can start off using the free plan and then upgrade to unlock a better version.

The cost of plugins range from $0 to $100+ per year.

Social Media Connection

Different plugins are available to interconnect your website to different social media platforms.
The advantage is that you can do one post and everything occurs everywhere you want with one click.

Addition hourly assistance

Also the assistance of a professional will cost a 80 Euro to 150 Euro per hour.


Ongoing web designer contract

The fee you pay depends on the maintenance you need for your website. If the site is super complex, you’ll also need to hire them on an ongoing basis to make edits to your site.


eCommerce Functionality

We integrate eCommerce functionality as a module from 1500 Euro.

E-commerce gives you the ability to track orders, control your inventory, and create new products and deals more quickly. In a fast-paced world this is not only convenient, but essential to the success and growth of your business.