Webglu

Web Design In Cheddar

Being located near Cheddar, we can visit you and your staff at your place of work - be it an office, home, farm, warehouse, or any other location - and see first-hand what you do.

In this way we can most effectively understand how you'd like to supplement your services with a web presence, and how we can best present your company and services.

 

This also means that you can drop by our offices and meet the team in a friendly and informal environment, discuss your project with our designers and developers in-person, and receive personal training in the use of our commerce and content management systems.

We can also assist with configuring your laptops, desktops and mobile devices to use your new mail services and web management facilities.

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About Cheddar

Cheddar is a large village and civil parish in the district of Sedgemoor in the English county of Somerset. It is situated on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills 9 miles north-west of Wells.

Cheddar Gorge is the largest gorge in the United Kingdom and includes several show caves. It has been the setting for a major centre of human settlement since Neolithic times, including a Saxon palace. It also provides a unique geological and biological environment which has been recognised by the designation of several Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

The village gave its name to Cheddar cheese and has also been a major centre for Strawberry growing. It is now a major tourist destination and large village with several cultural and community facilities.

Cheddar Gorge is the largest gorge in the United Kingdom near the village of Cheddar in the Mendip Hills in Somerset, England. The gorge is the site of the Cheddar Caves, where Britain's oldest complete human skeleton, Cheddar Man, estimated to be 9,000 years old, was found in 1903. Older remains from the Upper Late Palaeolithic era (12,000-13,000 years ago) have been found. The caves, produced by the activity of an underground river, contain stalactites and stalagmites.

Cheddar Gorge, including Cox's Cave, Gough's Cave and other attractions, has become a tourist destination, attracting about 500,000 visitors per year. In a 2005 poll of Radio Times readers, following its appearance on the 2005 television programme Seven Natural Wonders, Cheddar Gorge was named as the second greatest natural wonder in Britain, surpassed only by Dan yr Ogof caves.

Information & text gathered from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved October 6th, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheddar

Our Services

Thanks to a team of multi-skilled web developers, designers and multimedia editors, Webglu is able to offer a wide range of web and multimedia services in the Cheddar area.

Web Site Design & Production

Our primary focus is the design, construction and maintenance of web sites and web applications.

All of our designs are bespoke to you and your company - we do not use templates or off-the-shelf designs. This allows us to tailor your site to your exact needs.

We can work with any size of project, from small 2-3 page promotional micro-sitesMicro SiteUsually consisting of a small number of pages, these sites are often used for promotional purposes, either to raise awareness of a new product or service, or as an ancillary to a much larger site, targeting a specific group of customers., to large database-driven corporate systems.

The majority of our web sites are integrated with our web-based content management system, which allows you to easily update your site without our intervention.

Outsourcing To Us

We have long-standing relationships with a number of design and marketing studios whom do not have their own in-house web expertise. We often build and implement designs produced by these studios, and offer technical consultation where required.

Graphic Design & Branding

Often as part of our web site design & development package, we will create a new brand for our clients, incorporating a full corporate identity (logo, colour scheme, livery & stationary).

Close ties with local print experts allow us to take care of all aspects of the printing process.

We can also offer branding and print marketing services independent of a web project.

Audio & Video Editing

As multimedia has become more prevalent in modern web sites, we have found the need to work with both video and audio material on a regular basis. We now have a great deal of experience in preparing such material for web use, and can offer video editing and post-production services to our clients.

Flash video integration has become very popular in particular, as it offers high-quality video streamingStreamingA method of delivering multimedia content, such as audio or video. Rather than downloading an entire video or audio file before beginning playback, a file may be streamed to the user, playing as it downloads. This can allow videos on sites like YouTube to begin playing almost instantly. video with no requirement for further browser plug ins or software downloads other than the Flash player.

Commerce & Sales Systems

Many companies are looking to online sales for a cheaper and lower-risk avenue for product and service sales.

In many instances we can utilise open-sourceOpen-SourceA classification of software. If an application or system is 'open-source', it means that the code and resources behind it is freely available to anyone whom wishes to use or modify it, for no fee. technology as the basis for your commerce project, keeping the cost to you low and the flexibility of your store high.

However, we are not bound to the use of off-the-shelf commerce solutions. We have created many bespoke sales systems for our clients, and can implement a number of payment gatewaysPayment GatewayOnline transaction services operated by banks and other third parties. Whenever a customer places an online order for a product or service, their card details and payment information are sent to and processed by a payment gateway. to suit your business.

Interactive Games Production

Using our experience with FlashFlashA popular method for adding animation and interactivity to web pages - Flash is commonly used to create animation, advertisements, various interactive components, integrate video, and to create web-based applications. technology, we have created many bespoke games and interactive entertainment products.

Online games are a great way to encourage new and repeat visitors to your site, and may be used for promotional or viral marketing purposes.

Games may also be used as a learning tool for younger audiences.

E-Mail & Digital Marketing

Digital direct marketing is a cost-effective and environmentally friendlier way of introducing new and existing clients to your latest products and services.

We have created a bespoke contact and mailer management system which allows you to control your e-mail content and recipient data.