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Do you need a website but wondering about the cost to create a website in Singapore?
Perhaps you may already have a website and wondering about the redesigning cost.
Don’t worry. You’re not alone!
Yes, that’s true!
Since there is no standard rate that Singapore web developers follow or charge, you may get different types of quotes & estimates from different website designers and companies. Sometimes these quotes may confuse you too.
Some of them may quote you as low as $1000 while others may quote you more than $5000.
If you want to know how much your website development should cost, you should read this blog post to the end.
Here you will get an idea about how much does it cost to hire a Singapore website developer for building your website.
In order to find out how much does it cost to hire a website developer in Singapore, you must first know about the different types of websites.
Here, you will find:
Usually, website developers take a 50% down payment to start the work and the remaining 50% upon work completion.
Not all the website builders in Singapore follow any standard norm. While some developers may ask you for a 50% down payment, others may ask for a 25% down payment. The payment terms totally depend on the policies of an individual website developer.
We charge $1200 to create a basic business website and for developing an e-commerce website, our plan starts $2800 only.
You can easily get a domain (.com) for just $15-$20 per annum. For the website hosting, you may end up paying between $100 to $200 per annum for a shared server.
We always suggest our clients to use WordPress to create a website affordably. You can also use WordPress themes & plugins to save on your website development cost.
There could be some recurring costs to maintain your website such as:
Although these are not hidden costs, you must know about these recurring charges before creating a website.
For a basic business website, it may take 2-3 weeks however to build an e-commerce store, it may take more than a month.
For a simple business website, you may end up paying between $1000 to $2000 however for an e-commerce website you may have to pay more than $3000.
Other than the development charges, you may have to pay some recurring costs such as:
Although you may get different quotes from different designers in Singapore to create a WordPress website, the average cost to build a basic website using WordPress should be between $1000 to $2000.
Well, there is no fixed price. The website design cost may vary depending on the scope of work (SOW) of your website. Some web developers in Singapore charge on an hourly basis however others may charge on a project basis.
In order to determine the cost to hire a web developer or create a website, you must first understand different types of websites and the effort required to build them.
What’s the estimated cost to build a corporate website?
For building a corporate website, you may consider hiring a PHP developer or a WordPress developer who may charge you somewhere between $800 and $2000.
This price may vary depending upon the complexity and scope of your work.
Lets’s take 2 instances.
Case 1: If you want a corporate website for your business with below features, then your developer may charge you between $800-$1200:
This basic package usually doesn’t come with web hosting plan.
Case 2: If you need a website for your business with below features, then it should cost you between $1500-$2000:
Another type of website is e-commerce, wherein you can setup an online store & sell your products online.
The e-commerce developers in Singapore may charge you between $2000 and $5000. This cost can go up to $15000 or more depending upon the complexity of the work involved.
Again, let’s take 2 instances.
#1 Basic e-commerce website development cost ($2000 – $5000)
If you need a basic e-commerce website with below features, your website developer may charge you between $2000 and $5000:
#2 Advance Ecommerce website development cost ($5000+)
If you need an advance e-commerce website with below features, it may cost you more than $5000:
Do you want to showcase your products on the website and let users send enquiry? Then this type of website is for you.
These kind of websites don’t have payment gateways and are usually built to receive enquiries from the customers.
In other words, if you don’t need a comprehensive e-commerce website but just a product catalog to display the categories and products, this website will fulfil your needs.
Since there is no need to integrate e-commerce features on a product catalog website, your web developer may charge you between $1500 and $2500 only.
In a product catalog website package you can get below features:
Now, this kind of website is not standard or have any pre-defined features.
Usually, these websites have features like users signup/login, profile creation, profile searching, seeking quotes etc. They are also known as web portal.
To develop web portals or user-based websites, you must always hire a highly experienced developer who can build a robust website for you.
Also, there is no fixed charges that a website developer may charge for development of a web portal. But in this blog post, we will share an example of a web portal and discuss about its costing.
If you need a web portal for tuition agency, cars buying & selling, property searching, buying & selling or job search with below features, a website developer can charge you between $10000 to $20000 for development of such websites. The cost may vary depending upon the complexity of work involved.
A directory website has two major sections.
First section is for the businesses to signup & showcase their company details there.
The second section is for the users who are searching for a specific product or services in their local area.
You can also charge businesses to pay you a monthly subscription fee along with the additional charges to showcase their company on homepage or top of the listings.
For this kind of website, your web developer in Singapore may charge you between $5000-$8000 however the cost may vary depending upon the complexity of the work involved.
A directory website may have below features: