About PLATFORM35

Who we are:

BRAND SMIT is a writer and teacher, and since March 2006, master of this domain and freelance web services provider.

South African by birth, he has spent most of his time since 1996 in North East Asia, teaching English and writing extensively on the possible meaning of human existence, and whether or not he will ever return to the country of his birth.

Find out more on his personal sites: BrandSmit.NET (Afrikaans) and AssortedNotes.COM (English).

What we do:

WordPress set-up and premium WordPress theme installation.

What is WordPress?

WordPress is used by millions of webmasters and other website owners to put their content on the web, in website form, and to manage their websites in an efficient and convenient fashion. WordPress is what is known as a content management system.

What is a WordPress theme?

A WordPress theme is a pre-designed layout that can be used on any website where WordPress has been installed. Themes can be modified – colors and fonts can be changed, headers can be replaced, backgrounds can be replaced, etc.

What is the difference between a free WordPress theme and a premium theme?

Very few free themes are ever updated (sometimes code needs to be changed when WordPress updates its code). Most good quality premium themes are updated whenever necessary to maintain optimal performance.

Another difference: although it is always possible to find good quality free themes, premium themes are usually in a class of their own, and assures that your online presence makes the best impression it possible can.

Do you design these premium WordPress themes?

No. I purchase them from developers, together with a license to install them on websites owned by my clients.

What is a domain?

A domain is an address on the Internet, like www.facebook.com or www.google.com. A domain can be registered at registrars like GoDaddy or Namecheap.

What is hosting?

Your website consists of files, usually in folders – similar to the files and folders on your computer. These files have to be stored somwhere where they can be retrieved every time someone visits your website. The large computers where these files are stored, are usually owned by webhosts, like HostGator.

Can you help me register a domain and setup web hosting?

Yes, although that will cost a little extra.

How can we contact you?

You can email me: webmaster [AT] platform35.com

How do I pay, and in what currency?

You can pay in US dollar through Moneybookers/Skrill, in South African rand by EFT or direct deposit, and in New Taiwan dollar via direct deposit or cash.

Where can I see all the available themes or designs from which I can choose?

Links to all the themes/designs plus descriptions and example graphics or demo sites can be found on this page:

ALL AVAILABLE WORDPRESS THEMES/DESIGNS