What is web design?

Web design is about creating a website. There are 2 main areas to think about when creating a web design, these are:

  • How the website looks (The Design)
  • How the website is created (The Build)

The Design

This is where you create how you want your website to look. The best way to do this is to use a design based program like photoshop or illustrator. Once you know how you want the design to look you need to break that design down and get it ready for the build process.


What is SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)?

SEO is short for Search Engine Optimisation. SEO is about getting your website ranked highly in a popular search engine such as Google. There are 2 different types of search engine rankings:

Creating a Page is a fairly simple action and probably the second most frequent operation, behind Editing a Page, you'll carry out on your new Drupal powered content managed website. When we talk about content we mean the text and images etc. shown on your website. Content is created through Content Types such as a Page. Creating a Page is a simple method for creating and displaying information, such as an "about us" section of a website. Pages can use many different types of content but in this article we will concentrate on adding text.

Steam Multimedia have been nominated for 6 different Awards with the Recommended Agency Register. The Awards are:


The most obvious benefit is lower costs to get your website organically search engine optimised.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) enables the global market to find your website much more easily. For example, if you have an ecommerce website then this means more and more people searching for a specific product can visit your site which will hopefully result in more sales.

Organic Search Engine Optimisation helps your website to be more easily found on the Internet. It generally attracts a low cost since there is not much that is needed to be done to get your website added to a search engine. The real trick is getting to and staying up at the top of the relevant organic search results.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a website from search engines via "natural" search results for targeted keywords. Usually, the earlier a site is presented in the search results or the higher it "ranks", the more searchers will visit that site. SEO can also target different kinds of search, including image search, local search, and industry-specific vertical search engines.

At Steam Multimedia we offer a Basic SEO package and an Advanced SEO package. If you would like more information on how Search Engine Optimisation can work for your company please get in touch.

Accessibility is a growing concern for everyone on the Internet, to make sure that there website is able to be viewed by all. Steam Multimedia has dealt with website that were looking to make themselves more accessible to people, the things that Steam Multimedia has done for the companies to make them easier to view is have a text only page to remove all the images or animation from the pages so that it is only the text on each page that is left, this makes it easier for screen readers to relay the information back to the user.

Here at Steam Multimedia we are here to support you and your website in keeping it up to date and well maintained. We offer a hosting and maintenance package for all website types from a brochure website, ecommerce website to even a content managed website. To find out more about what we offer in the way of hosting and keeping your website up to date go to our hosting page or get in touch.