Typical Web Project Pricing

Typical Web Projects and Corresponding Pricing
  • Basic
  • "Online Brochure" Website
  • $350*
  • A basic website which offers general content and a contact form.
  • Site Owner Provides Hosting
  • *One Time Setup Fee
  • More Info
  • eCommerce
  • Basic to Advanced "eCommerce" - PayPal
  • $650* - $1250*
  • $650... "Online Brochure" with basic eCommerce (PayPal). Multiple item, single category shopping cart, contact form.
    $1250... Advanced eCommerce (PayPal) with multiple categories, eNewsletter, contact form.
  • Site Owner Provides Hosting
  • *One Time Setup Fee
  • More Info
  • Custom
  • Custom Site with Advanced Capabilities
  • $1500+*
  • Advanced websites with multiple features, shopping carts, social sites, eNewsletter, contact forms, etc. Price varies based on complexity.
  • Site Owner Provides Hosting
  • *One Time Setup Fee
  • More Info
Offline Page
Sample Maintenance Mode Page

How to Take Your Joomla! Website Temporarily Offline

There may be occasions when you will make your Joomla! website completely unavailable to visitors for a short time. There is a simple switch in the Administrator back-end that enables you to take your website offline very quickly. It can be returned to service at a later time just as easily.


To make your Joomla! website unavailable to visitors, replacing it with a simple message, do this:

  1. Log in to the Administrator back-end.
  2. Click on the Global Configuration button in the main Control Panel or System → Global Configuration in Joomla 3.x.
  3. There are so many configuration options that they need to be divided into separate groups or tabs. The Site tab, it should be the default first view displayed, if not click on the tab.
  4. Find where it says Site Offline and click the Yes button in Joomla 3.x.
  5. Optional: Change the Offline Message to give your visitors some explanation about why your website is unavailable.
  6. Click the Save toolbar button to implement the new settings:
    • The Save toolbar button will save your changes and but leave you in Global Configuration.
    • The Save and Close button will save your changes and return you to the Administrator Control Panel.
  7. You should see a message confirming the settings have been changed.