How Much Does Web Design Cost?

One of the most common questions I get asked by people new to the web design and development space is “how much does web design cost?”. Unfortunately, there’s not really a clear answer to this question, as much of the cost associated with web design depends on the exact services you need.

However, I do believe that it’s important for you to be able to gain at least a basic understanding of the costs of web design, which is why I have put together this short guide. I’m going to touch on some of the most common web design costs, and what you can expect to pay in certain situations.

How Much Does DIY Web Design Cost?

If you have a few design skills, you might decide to put together a website plan by yourself. While this is more than possible – and almost certainly the cheapest way to design a website – it can be hard if you don’t have a lot of experience.

It’s important to note that designing your own website will usually still cost you at least a little. Some of the costs you need to consider include:

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What Is AI Web Design And Should I Be Using It?

In the past, web development was a manual process. Website code had to be written from scratch, and developing even simple sites took a significant amount of time. From there, things like website builders and code libraries grew in popularity, streamlining the web design process.

But, that’s not all. In recent years, the growth of artificial intelligence (AI) has led to something known as artificial design intelligence (ADI). Basically, this technology allows everyone – regardless of their skill level – to create their own websites at the click of a button.

What Is ADI?

To put it simply, ADI uses machine learning to help users develop highly personalized websites that are suited to their needs. Usually, it comes in the form of a guided questionnaire, where you have to specify what sort of website you want, what design attributes appeal to you, and what features you need.

Now, there are different types of ADI technology. Popular website builders such as Wix and GoDaddy include some sort of AI design features with their editing interfaces. However, there are also numerous dedicated ADI platforms, including Bookmark and The Grid.

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