How Much Does It Cost To Make a Website? [Website Price 2021]

What Is Average Cost To Develop a Website?

  • online shops
  • corporate sites
  • educational platforms
  • information resources
  • service companies websites: legal consulting, brokerage service, beauty industry, etc.

What Does Website Creation Cost Consist Of?

  • UI/UX design
  • backend
  • frontend
  • amin panel

UI/UX design

  • product research
  • personas development
  • information architecture setup
  • wireframes creation
  • clickable prototypes development
Design concept of the wholesalers’ app by Softensy (Source: Behance)



How website works

Admin Panel

Admin panel in the SPHERA app by Softensy

Total Development Costs Of a Website

Total website costs

How Does the Price Change According To Website Types?

  • single-page site
  • multiple-page site
  • web application

Single-Page Site Examples

  • Landing page. However, a landing page may also exist as part of a multi-page site but not as a standalone solution.
  • Brochure website. Again, it is not necessarily a one-page site always. Depending on your wants and needs, it can be implemented on several pages.
  • Personal website. Such a site gives information about the specific person — usually, a self-employed specialist: author, doctor, barber, etc. Just like the previous two website types, it can be transformed into a multiple-page solution.

Multiple-Page Site Examples

  • Blog
  • News
  • Portfolio
  • Business website
  • eCommerce website

Web Application Examples

  • Social media app (Facebook, Twitter)
  • eCommerce marketplace (Amazon, eBay)
  • Education platform (Wikipedia, Coursera)
  • Streaming platform (YouTube, Netflix)
Different types of website

Additional Costs To Make a Website

  • Domain name. You will need it to give your site a unique address by which users can find you on the Internet. Price — $5-$20 a year.
  • Hosting. It is a disk space on which your site is located. It keeps your site available 24/7 and has a direct impact on site loading time. Price $80-$200 a year.
  • Site maintenance. This includes maintaining a high level of site performance and ensuring all site functions are working properly. Price varies from $1000 to $15000 a year.
  • Marketing costs. If you want your website to bring you money, you should constantly improve and promote it. For this, various marketing tools exist, such as pay-per-click advertising (PPC), search engine optimization (SEO), copywriting, etc. The total price starts from a few hundred dollars and may reach several thousand dollars a month.
Website costs structure

How Much Does It Cost To Make a Website? Final Word

  • The simplest single-page site can be developed in a few weeks with minimal investment — up to a few thousand dollars.
  • The multiple-page website development can take several months. The price may reach tens of thousands of dollars.
  • Web app development may last for years, with a price reaching the million-dollar mark.



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