Hosting and theme
- 6€ – 12€/month (hosting) -> 100% will go to GEN Europe
- 2€ – 5€/month (Theme development) -> 100% will go to GEN International
- Total: 8€ – 17€/month
- 100€ – 300€ one time payment -> 100% will go to GEN Europe
- 300€ – 500€ one time payment -> 100% will go to GEN Europe
This is not included in the calculation.
We’re not providing any website design (graphic creation, etc) in the basic package.
Detailed cost breakdown
Based on an hourly rate of 20€ (real cost for GEN Europe).
Hosting with theme
- Implies permanent usage of some disk space, computation power, backup and bandwidth.
- Implies troubleshooting of hosting related issues (up to 10h/year)
- Regular theme update deliveries (~4 times a year)
- Eventually this also allows for access to corresponding plugins and new funcionality
- The theme has been developed and fine tuned by GEN over several years. This time also needs to be honored. Both GEN and GEN EU will continue contributing to the theme and developing plugins that will be usable by the members.
- Purchasing and setup of new domain DNS redirection (1h)
- Price of domain registration is not included
- Deployment and setup of wordpress website and database on our server. Plus backup initialization (2h)
- Ecovillage theme installation (1h)
- GEN EU Consultation (communication in order to get requirements, prepare offer, iterate, etc) (~4h) (tentative estimation. Depending on the complexity of the website, more or less meetings might be needed)
- Staging website access and development (~2h)
Between 20 and 30h (based on number of initial pages and styles) distributed in
- Web settings + theme installation (1h)
- Logo + favicon upload and resizing if needed (up to 1h)
- Homepage (up to 4 hours, depending on complexity and customization)
- Menu (up to 1h with secondary menus)
- CSS (colors + font + other customizations 1h)
- Creation of five pages and three posts (1h)
- Page content introduction (15’ each page with text + images if it is a simple page) OR (1h if there is CSS customization needed for each page)
- Contact form + page (1h)
- Blog page creation (1h)
- FAQ page creation (1h)
- Google Analytics basic setup (1h)
- OpenStreet Maps basic setup (1h)
- Basic SEO (2h)
- Further GEN EU Consultation (communication in order to get requirements, prepare offer, iterate, etc) (~4h) (tentative estimation. Depending on the complexity of the website, more or less meetings might be needed)