Green Web Design + Development

Web Design & Development delivering a positive experience for your customers

Ready to get your small business on the web or looking to update your existing presence?

We’ve got 20+ years of experience to make it happen.

Creating your ideal website involves ensuring we meet your goals, and also deliver a site that converts.

It’s easy to create a pretty website that results in no conversions (sales/leads).

Unlike most web developers, we have experience across a range of digital marketing areas so we can provide you with expertise to help you get the most value from your investment.

Depending on your goals and requirements, you could be suitable for one of these platforms:

  • WordPress
  • WooCommerce (online store)
  • Magento (online store)
  • Squarespace

Good Web Design Principles + 30 Day Warranty

We take a different approach when it comes to web design.

This helps us deliver ethical and green web design that in return drives better results for your small business.

Sam web designer for LYF Solutions applying green web design principles to website projects

Sam – LYF Graphic + UX Designer

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Accessible Web Development

We develop sites for the purpose of creating intuitive user experiences that all users can enjoy, no matter their background, location or device.

By using this principle we meet W3C guidelines, readability, responsiveness and fairness.

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Sustainable Focus

Every piece of content adds to the carbon footprint of a website. We compress images for the web and optimise them to reduce this impact.

We also take the less is more approach to design. From a technical perspective, we find ways to compress content, combine code and suggest eco-friendly solutions.

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Experiences that deliver results

With our visual hierarchy principles and a greater understanding of your business, we combine user experience, user interface and psychology to deliver a website that is focused on driving conversions for your business.

We also help set up and track key actions across your website, so you can have a greater understanding of how your website is performing.

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Outstanding service and the attention to the details that I required for my website was completed seamlessly.

– Debra J Hicks

The designs were perfect - he captured the brief, and produced clean, beautiful pages with clear CTAs. He also helped with other website issues I was having - he was generous with his time and was quick to respond to any questions that I had. I'll be using LYF Solutions again.

– Lyndsie, Targeted Media Services

What to expect with your business web design project

Stage 1: We book a consultation in to discuss your needs. Here we aim to further understand your business, what you like and dislike and ensure we are clear on the objectives before we design your new website.

Stage 2: We build your web design for small business in a test environment. Here you can keep an eye on our progress and raise any questions or feedback along the way.

Stage 3: Once you’ve reviewed the website and are happy, we can make the site live. Here you can choose to have your own web host or decide to join our green web host network to make a positive difference.

FAQ on green web design

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Our team has over 20 years of experience in web design and development. You can see a sample of our recent work on our web design portfolio.

We design websites, as well as code them (often referred to as web development). Our global team are experienced in delivering intuitive experiences that meet your business and target market needs for WordPress, Magento and Squarespace.

A web design project timeframe can vary. In most cases, a minimum of four weeks is required for a new web design project. For larger projects, we recommend a minimum of eight weeks.

All of our web design projects include basic search engine optimisation settings.

We recommend that you add keyword research on your project. This detailed process allows us to further understand your business and map out keywords for your content or blogs in the future. It will also increase the chances of you being found online.

Our global team are highly skilled when it comes to web design and development.

Most of our projects are on open content management systems including We also work on Magento and Squarespace.

Green web design is about reducing your carbon footprint. Many people think that going online is clean and better for the environment. However, much of our online web is powered by dirty fossil fuels such as coal.

If we reduce the size of your content and compress it, not only do we reduce the amount of energy needed to load or store the content, but this can also help to save you costs on disk space limits with your web host.

In addition, compressed and smaller content can prevent slow page loads, which can impact on your conversions.

Yes, all our web design projects are optimised for speed. The amount of time it takes for your website to load is a crucial factor in your conversions such as sales and leads.

We only use lightweight plugins, themes and software to ensure your content loads as fast as it can.

It’s worth noting that as you add more content or plugins to a website, you may need to further optimise it. You can always contact us for a quote to review or optimise your website speed.

Yes, you can choose your own web host if you like.

Yes. We design websites with our Do Good web design principles. That principle includes accessibility, which means you will be able to easily access your content and get full access to make any necessary updates you may need. This access is provided once you have agreed to complete the design project.

For (self-hosted) projects, we often recommend site builders like Elementor Pro, so you can make edits without needing to know complex code. You can also easily add additional features in. We work with a range of other site builders too such as WPBakery Page BuilderGutenberg and Divi to name a few.

We update existing websites usually by copying them to what we call a staging environment. This helps to reduce any bugs or errors on your existing website. Once the project is complete, we can move the staging site for you to your chosen web host or provider.

Yes. Our Do Good principle of Accessible Web Design means we only build responsive web design projects.

Given that more people are shifting to mobile, it makes little sense for us to recommend to small businesses to have a website that is not device friendly. By using responsive design, you can ensure your website will deliver the best experience for users, helping to drive more conversions for your business.

Yes, you can choose another web developer if you like. Our team can design your new website using design files and your web developer can then take this web design to code it into your website.

We do recommend you get a quote from us though, and bear in mind that we cannot do all of our Do Good Web Design principles alone with a static design.

Yes, we can convert a web design file and code this into a website for you. Please remember to let us know up front that this is what you’d like to do, so we can quote you with the right amount.

A website cost will depend on what your requirements are. For example, what platform the website will be built on, how many pages there are, whether we need to write copy for you, source imagery or if you provide it etc.

Typically your budget based on a project needing design, copy and build will need to be a minimum based on these platforms:

  • WordPress/Squarespace 1 landing page site: Minimum $950
  • (self-hosted): Minimum $5500 budget
  • (self-hosted) eCommerce: Minimum $6700 budget
  • Squarespace: Minimum $3200 budget
  • Magento: Minimum $3800 budget


Note the above prices are a guide. Your actual quote may be more or change depending on what you need. We will always quote you for a job first and not start work until the quote is approved by you and deposit made for the project. Prices exclude GST. GST will be added for Australian businesses.

Figures updated January 2024.

We have a 30 day warranty period, starting from the project completion date.

We are a full service ethical digital marketing firm, with years of experience in a range of areas for your online needs.

If you ever need a quote, you can contact our sales team.

Let's begin your website

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The minimum budget for a website requiring design, copywriting and build is $950 for 1 landing page site and $3200 for 5 page websites. Plus GST if you’re in Australia.