Custom Website Design
We don't dabble in website templates. We design a completely custom website for you. Here's why.
If you're here, it's probably because you're trying to figure out what the difference is between a custom website design and an off-the-shelf solution for your new website or a website redesign.
We can't blame you - there is a lot of information out there and it can be overwhelming and confusing.
So, what do you do?
Do you go with an off-the-shelf solution like Squarespace or Wix?
Their templates look great, but then you start adding your content and you realise that your finished product does not only not look as good as when you first started, but you website doesn't help you to stand out from your competition.
Maybe you need something a little more robust, so you try WordPress.
And of course, why wouldn't you? You can quickly get a WordPress website up and running in only a few seconds.
You purchase a really, really good looking WordPress template for your eCommerce website, install WooCommerce and then try to make some changes... but then the regret sets in.
Our aim is always to create, not manipulate.
The key similarity with the above web design solutions is that they're ready to go, out-of-the-box.
There is absolutely nothing wrong with that, especially if budget is a key concern for you.
The issue with both of them is that because they are ready to go, you're manipulating a web site via the Content Management System (CMS) to suit your needs rather than creating a website to suit your needs.
If you're looking for a completely custom website design solution, read on.
We'll cover some more in-depth features about creating a custom web design with us, to help you see if you're looking for a custom solution.
If not, go forth and may the force be with you.
No templates, ever.
Don't get us wrong, we're not template haters.
If you're looking to create a custom web design, and we mean, really custom, you will not get the result from a template or a CMS that was built initially as a blogging platform (we're looking at you, WordPress).
Bam Creative uses Craft CMS to build its websites.
Craft CMS gives us and you complete design freedom. It means that we're able to design you a website without the confines of what another CMS can and can't do.
It means that you can stop fighting with that template to get it looking the way you want it to, and build something from scratch.
It's easy to edit your website content.
We're not kidding and we are definitely not liars.
Editing your website content should be easy and yet, in 2021, that is still an issue for so many of our new clients that come to us with a website redesign project.
They just want their website to be easy to edit and they don't want to have to call us up and ask us every time they want to add a new page or update the website menu.
Our aim is to empower our clients to be able to edit their own content without feeling lost or frustrated in their own website.
As we build everything from scratch, it means that your content is exactly where you think it should be and you can edit it without checking that manual.
It's lightning fast and secure.
Initially a blogging platform, WordPress still is a blogging platform with many additional features bolted on to make it the most popular CMS today.
Under the hood, all of the components that make it easy to get it up and running out-of-the-box, are also what slows down your website, as it runs scripts that may not even be used in your website.
The plugins are plentiful to really be able to push your website to the limit, but they are also open to vulnerabilities to hackers.
Building from scratch, Craft CMS doesn't actually have any templates like WordPress does. We're able to build the website based around the content rather than the other way around which means your website is lightning fast.
Craft CMS also has its own plugin library that can help you customise your website even further if it's needed.
The beauty of Craft CMS is that because it is a niche CMS and built by developers for website developers, it's far more secure.
Create your web store rather than fighting with it.
Mention WooCommerce to a website developer and the colour from their cheeks may vanish.
WooCommerce is an awesome add-on for transforming your WordPress website to a store in a matter of clicks, but try and customise it to do thy bidding and you will surely be questioning your life choices shortly thereafter.
Craft CMS has its own eCommerce platform that follows the same standard as creating your website - it's all from scratch.
This means that rather than fighting with WooCommerce to get things the way you need it to be (there are plugins for the plugin, just saying) Craft Commerce allows you to build exactly what you need for your store from the start.
About Bam Creative
Started in Perth in 2002 by Miles Burke, the creator of the Australian Web Industry Association.
Our team is located in the heart of Perth for your convenience.
7 Team members
Everything is created in our Perth CBD office. We do not outsource.