In today’s digital world, your business does not exist if
it’s not online. Either you have online or offline business website is
There are many web
developers in Nepal and their cost
of website development varies. One can charge more than NPR. 50,000/- and other for Free
How to find
the right cost of development in Nepal?
Here is a quick summery for you.
design and maintenance cost in a year
to NPR. 60,000
NPR. 0 to
Registration and hosting
NPR. 3000 to
This wide range of price depends on hours spent for the website development.
Let’s look at the cost of website development in Nepal in
There are 3 factors that define the price of your website
3. Domain and Hosting
The use of tools / platforms is determined based on your objective of the website. Based on your need platform for website
development is determined. There are 3 major categories of the platforms /
Before we move ahead let’s look into these types or tools.
(Content Management System)
You might have heard most of the
developers talk about CMS for website.
But what is CMS?
In simple terms, it is a software
that helps you create, maintain and modify your website with basic technical
Website made in CMS do not require
any assistance of web developers. You can do it on your own.
We will talk about few popular CMS.
It is worlds mostly used free CMS.
According to an article, “ How WordPress Ate The Internet in 2016... And The World in
2017” published on Forbes, 25% of
website in the world is powered by Wordpress.
Internationally popular brands
like Sony Music, BBC America, Bloomberg Professional and many more include in the list of
Wordpress site can be created
easily within a day. Download and install the Wordpress
theme, update the content and you are ready to go
live. Its matter of an hour’s even if
you need to change the entire theme.
But you will require regular
updates, else the problem might go beyond your reach. In most of the cases even
developers who delivered the website might not be able to solve it.
Therefore, Wordpress site will
not cost will range from Nrs. 5000/- depending upon your requirements and
expertise of the developers. You can go
for Wordpress free themes or buy a
premium or ask for custom Wordpess website.
Theme: Developers service charge.
Theme: NPR. 5000/- + Developers Service charge
Customized: NPR 20,000/- (the price might vary depending
on developer’s experience)
If you are not planning to make a
website too heavy and you need to update the content frequently then it might
be the right choice.
It’s not only Wordpress there are
100’s of CMS being developed. SquareSpace, Wix, Joomla and Drupal to name few.
The cost of developing on these
CMS might be slightly higher in compare to Wordpress. Still they are equally
Interface has also launched its own Bow CMS. The CMS system has not yet been
released for free download but they are
already on use for clients. The CMS is made on Php
Laravel Framework and is equally cost effective as Wordpress.
The cost of developing on BOW CMS
depends on the package you choose.
Basic Website development
Localized developers help you
solve any issue.
Equally cos-t effective as Wordpress.
Much safer due to its Laravel
The developer team of the CMS
themselves look into your website.
File size smaller as each theme
is customized for single user.
Programming Language is the communication tool of computer
system. It is used to instruct and control the machine. There are thousands of
such languages and many are being created every year.
The cost evaluation will be focused on 4 major languages like
php, .net, python and Java. Based on their features and availability the price
of the website varies. Like developers specialized in php and python might
demand less in compare to .Net and Java.
website of a corporate office.
*Note: This is expected price of average website developer.
The actual price of website might vary depending on developer.
I recommend to go for these platforms when you have a long
term goal with your website. Also, if your website is heavy with the data. In
these case using CMS might not be a good idea because many CMS like Wordpress
are not built for it.
This type of website is also stated as a static website. It
is a simple website with no database. All the information is written on the
front end of the website.
Low cost of development
Loads faster than any CMS website.
Almost no risk of being hacked.
10 Pages website: Nrs.
5000/- to 10,000/-
We suggest clients to go with static website if you do not
need to make frequent changes. For example, you need website for corporate office.
In this case, the content of the website hardly changes.
You don’t use
sword to cut vegetables because knife works better.
Therefore, static website works better than CMS or any core
developed your website?
Every month hundreds of developers join the job market at as
an employee or a freelancer. Whoever does your work, there is two things you
should keep in mind.
Website has a direct effect on business and its reputation. It not like a
bottle of beer, drink it and you are done. System might have some issues as
time passes and it needs to be solved.
Therefore, a web developer or and IT company must be available
responsibly for support.
2. Maintenance: Website delivers valuable
information about your business. Also, Google requires regular updates on
website to rank higher in the search engine. Hence, it’s better if you could
assign staff or outsource website maintenance task.
Developers might charge you collectively or may provide you
the segregated cost. Even if you get it for free think twice for their support.
*Note: This is expected price of average website developer.
The actual price of website might vary.
Registration and Hosting
The cost for domain registration and web hosting are charged
Many mistakenly consider domain
name and web hosting as one.
Domain is the name of the website which is used in browser. With the name an
extension (like .com, .edu, .co) is added to be used in browser.
Web Hosting is the
space where all the files and codes are kept. Whenever a domain is typed, the
stored files are extracted from hosting via internet and displayed in the
Both domain and space cannot be owned permanently, therefore
it must be renewed every year.
for (10 pages website)
cost may vary
Website is not a onetime service. The cost of website
maintenance and support might be higher than its development cost. But it’s
necessary to keep going.
Website and web portals are the major source of information
these days. Therefore, be prepared with its maintenance as user loves updated
and well managed web content.
You can also get support from Global Interface for your
website maintenance if needed. The negligible cost