Website Development Process Explained

Web development process explained

Website Development Process

The image layout we think at the time of design and developing it, is the messy task. We should follow process steps for design and development to get the finish line for the project.

Similar to the traditional software development life cycle, the website development process too can be subdivided into different steps. A detailed website development process can boost up your work and help your client understand your role in the project.

If you’re a client or a business owner, this post is for you! After the 7+ years of experience, WebPixel Technologies knew the all the confusions and problems commonly happen during the development. So we wanted to share our website development process that will set your expectations on next website projects you might have and make the whole process easier to understand.

Innovative requirement

If the client has an idea, we determine the needs with providing custom innovative suggestions and let know client the whole process of development.

Input:

  • Potential interview with the client, initial emails, proposals and supporting docs by the client, discussion notes.
  • Recorded telephone conversations and Skype Chat
  • Estimated Budget
  • Portfolio Showcase

Output:

  • Development process
  • Estimating cost
  • Team requirements (No of designers, developers, BA, QA, SEO etc)
  • Hardware-software requirements
  • Report documents
  • Final client approval for the project.

Information Gathering

We define goals, analysis the requirements and make the project schedule

Input:

Reports from clients and documentations from Business Analyst

Output:

Complete final project documentation with requirement specifications and individual work define to the designers as well as developers.

Strategies & Planning

Planning the project is an essential step and it’s even the most critical step more than development.

Input:

Final project documentation

Output:

clickable prototype and sitemap containing all WebPages

Tools: Invision

Web Design

We design the website that supports good look, feel and makes different from others

Input:

Wireframes

Output:

Site design with layout templates and images

Web Development

We build HTML templates and CSS, Code programming functionalities with developing new content data that appear on the site.

Input:

Website with forms and complete requirement specifications

Output:

Website with database driven functions, Coding docs

Tools:

Dreamweaver CS6, Bootstrap, Jquery, AngularJS, CoIgnitor, PHP, CSS3, HTML5, Javascript

Testing

For review purpose, we launch the beta release and check the page speed and w3c validation

Input:

The site, Requirement specifications, supporting documents, technical specifications, and technical documents.

Output:

Complete website testing and error logs reports, frequent interaction with the developers and designers.

Tools:

GTmatrix, Google Page speed tool, W3c Validation, Screaming Frog

Launch & Maintenance

We get the final approval and go live.  It’s not over yet! We keep up to date website with updated content & latest technologies.

Input:

Live Website, Analysis reports.

Output:

Updated Website, Maintenance reports

We’ve been using and improving better and better this process for the last 7 years, through the websites we’ve designed and developed for our clients. If you are in the market and looking for a new or re-design the website, just check out our portfolio and let us know your requirements with contact us – We would love to hear from you!