12 good reasons to choose Pacific Coast Online
Elegant design and layout is key to a successful web site.
Pacific Coast can quickly deliver a look you will like; a look that will impress your customers, using professionally designed themes ranging from ultra-modern minimalist to bold and classic.
For something a little bit different from the rest, we can customize many elements to give you a really personalised design.
Sell your products online; accept payment by credit card or Paypal. Your customers can checkout without even leaving your site.
Photo & Video
We make it easy to show off your photos in beautiful, professional photo galleries and slideshows
Easily embed videos from YouTube and other video sharing sites onto your Pacific Coast website. The built-in video player options give you expert control over your website's media elements.
You can also upload video files directly to your web site. Direct uploads will automatically convert for playback straight from your website. Visitors won't have to download any files or open a separate media player to view your video.
You can host the content through Pacific Coast and serve up high-quality media confidently to your visitors.
Tired of having to wait for your web site to be updated? And then paying someone through the nose to do it? Now you don't have to.
All our sites come with online access to a quick and easy Content Management System (CMS), putting control firmly in YOUR hands.
You can change as much or as little as you want to. Sound scary? It needn't be, but if you prefer with our Premium Plus package we will make any changes for you.
See 'Training & Support' on our 'Services' page for more.
Is your blog a photo journal, video diary, literary review, or maybe all three? We can make it all work for you with ease.
RSS and social sharing features are built into every blog to help amplify your message across the channels that matter. A blog is about a unique voice and opinion, and getting those ideas to a new audience every single day.
Pacific Coast blogging will help you get there.
What is Responsive Design? Well, it means that your Pacific Coast web site will look right on any screen. The plethora of different devices from desktop through tablet to cell phone means screen sizes vary a lot, and old-style web sites won't cope well.
Increasing numbers of internet users are going mobile, so its essential that your site looks great no matter how, when or where they visit you online.
That's why our web sites are responsive; optimised for all forms of mobile and desktop access.
Gather, Review, and Collect Information Easily
Pacific Coast can build custom contact forms, RSVP lists, and surveys. We will integrate these elements into your website for a variety of unique engagement and data gathering options.
The Pacific Coast system makes it easy to store and access your form responses.
When a form entry is submitted by a visitor to your website, an email is sent to the address of your choice with the data.
A powerful file drop box element also accepts documents, pictures, or other file uploads from your visitors.
How will you know how your site is doing? How many visitors does it get? Who are they? Which pages attract the most interest?
Pacific Coast sites come with a free Dashboard view included, giving up to the minute yet simple, easy-to-understand statistics.
For those wanting more, we can include Google Analytics, the internationally respected analytical tool that will give you a powerful view of how your site is performing.
Search Engine Optimised (SEO)
Nothing matters more than making it easy for your customers and business partners to find you online.
We automatically setup your website to be well optimized for search engines through the use of sitemap, automated pinging of new content, proper HTML formatting, and meta descriptions.
We routinely use advanced search engine optimization settings as well, such as alt tags on images and page-specific descriptions.
Sound confusing? Don't worry – just leave it to Pacific Coast Online; we will help you get your website highly ranked in search results.
Pacific Coast provides several domain hosting options.
We can publish your site on a free subdomain of Weebly.com, register a brand new domain for you, or import a domain you already own from another domain provider.
If you’re concerned about security you can now get your own SSL certificate for your Pacific Coast site. SSL ensures that visitors navigate your site over a secured 128-bit encrypted connection.
When using eCommerce, this feature enables customers to checkout directly on your domain rather than being redirected outside it. All sites are also protected by a DDoS mitigation service for advanced cyber attack protection.
We can enable password protection to stop unauthorized visitors from seeing your website. You can require a password for your whole website, or just individual pages.
Focus On The Important Stuff
Experience exceptional site speed and reliability with our website hosting service.
The data centre redundant, cloud based hosting infrastructure ensures optimal performance and provides a fluid online experience for visitors to your Pacific Coast site.
With a traditional web host, your site shares disk space and CPU power with dozens or sometimes hundreds of other customers on a single server. If one of those websites experiences a notable traffic spike, all websites on the server can slow to a crawl.
With Pacific Coast, your website is served across the entire server infrastructure that powers millions of websites and pageviews per day. If your website is featured on CNN.com, it won't cause as much as a hiccup in your site's performance, or the other websites hosted by Pacific Coast.
Pacific Coast's powerful hosting system provides valuable peace of mind. Your site loads fast and remains live under any condition.
With performance and availability guaranteed, you can focus on other things.