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Web design, web site support, web hosting and optimsation of web sites for search engines. Website audits and digital marketing support. Based in Stonehaven we cover Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and the entire North East.

Web Design

From a simple page or two through to a complete site including discussion forums, blogs, shopping carts, photo galleries, social media integration and much more; we create stunningly fast, engaging, functional and, above all, secure sites.

Web Design


QD Design can get your business trading on line much faster than you would imagine. From setting up the eCommerce platform, to connecting it with your preferred payment system and even uploading your entire product range.

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WordPress underpins around one third of the internet. QD Design create fully customised WordPress sites that don't rely on stock Themes, or need a raft of Plugins to function. Simple, effective and affordable.


Web Hosting

For sites that we create, we also offer fast, secure UK based web site hosting on the same platform that houses the QD Design site. Great value hosting for simple and complex sites alike. We will even manage the site maintenance for you.

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A selection of recently completed customer sites. To see more about these and other projects check the Portfolio Gallery below.

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Web Design Promote YOUR business

Don't under-sell your business or group by presenting anything less than your very best on the web.

Whether this is the first web site your business has considered, or you have had a website for a while and it needs a refresh, we can help. We are passionate about providing web designs that meet your every need and allow you to engage with your customers, clients and colleagues successfully.

Already have a website but it needs some work doing? Get a Web Site Tune Up. If your existing web site has been around for a few years, it may be in need of a refresh or the adoption of responsive design to cater for mobile visitors. We can bring it up to date for you.

Google Analytics, Search Console, Sitemaps, page speed optimisation are all included to get you the fastest feasible loading speed and search engine prominence for your website.

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eCommerce Start Trading Online

begin trading online - today.

We specialise in building eCommerce sites using the WooCommerce platform for WordPress which offers numerous payment integrations, PayPal, Payment Sense, Stripe etc to give your customer a confidence building way to pay.

Whether you are selling hand made items, digital downloadable products, online services or drop-shipping custom clothing designs, we can get you set up in no time.

Focusing on your customers needs, we work with you to create a custom store that will really stand out and deliver results for your business.

We always build fast, secure eCommerce sites that perfectly represent your brand - whether you are quirky, personal or corporate.

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WordPress website development

The world's most frequently used Content Management System (CMS).

First impressions are critically important. We provide stunning, polished WordPress websites optimised for speed, mobile display and search engine readiness.

We provide a complete service from setting up a fresh WordPress website on your or our servers, creating a custom theme (or customizing your existing theme) to suit your business needs, securing the site with SSL, and managing updates and backups as frequently as you need.

WordPress Support & Training - got a WordPress site but not quite sure how to keep things updated? Want to add a Plugin but need guidance on setting it up? Taken over the Admin role from someone else and discovered the Dashboard can be a bit intimidating? No problem, QD Design can help. We can run individual and group session (in person or virtually) to help you get comfortable with WordPress, the Admin role and almost every aspect of looking after a WordPress site.

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Web Site Hosting a safe, secure home for your website

UK based servers running the latest Linux server software for peace of mind.

This is a special offer only for QD Design web design customers and not available to others. Fast, ultra-modern, reliable servers that ensure that your website is there when you need it.

The hosting package is feature rich and includes many options such as a free SSL certificate, MySQL databases, PHP scripting, Wordpress integration, webmail, daily backups. You want it, we can deliver it!

Web Site Hosting Price - per year
Basic html website £35
Large html website (greater than 20 pages) £50
Advanced website - shopping carts, discussion forums, Wordpress integration etc £70
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Below are a selection of web design projects we have worked upon recently. Click the site name to open it for a larger view.

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Legends Aberdeen

We took over management of this site in 2020 after the owner found the previous developer unresponsive. We moved the site to our server, created a new Theme, rationalised the Plugins used and shaved seconds off its loading time.

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Gordon Art Exhibition

We undertook a complete 'ground up' redevelopment of this site based around a custom Theme. New features included an on line exhibition and eCommerce area to replace the COVID hit physical exhibition.

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AB Intervention Services Ltd

a HTML / CSS based site for a recently launched business offering Well Control courses for the Oil and Gas Industry. Fast, secure, responsive and flexible - the site is designed to grow as the business develops.

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Montrose Hot Tubs

An eCommerce site for a local business selling and hiring Hot Tubs. Custom WordPress Theme, deposits as well as full payment options, plus many other customisations. All completed in 2 weeks.

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Millennia SC Consultants

Another WordPress site. Incorporating a lot of technical information regarding the businesses range of services and area of activity. Lean, simple and clear. Naturally it is fully responsive too.

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India on the Green - Ballater

a HTML / CSS based site to give the fastest page loading speed possible. Image rich with parallax scrolling effects and a rather unique 360 video tour of the restaurant incorporated into the site.

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Blackburn Garage - Aberdeen

Website for an Aberdeen based garage offering MOTs, servicing and repairs. Incorporating a FAQ 'accordion' feature and a series of 'roll over' reveals on the Services page. Built in HTML for fast loading.

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Stonehaven Art Club

Developed in WordPress, QD Design completely redesigned this website including making it responsive and added a Exhibition and eCommerce function allowing on-line sales of members art works.

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Rodir - Rotating Equipment

WordPress based website for a rotating equipment consultancy. Using a large amount of custom imagery and user editable content, this site allows the owner to maintain it themselves.

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360 Video Pro

360 degree video production company in Aberdeen, Scotland. This website design shows off their latest work and demonstrates the effectiveness of 360 video. The site includes an embedded video, rollover effects and parallax backgrounds to give a sense of depth.

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GM Flow Measurement

Recently refreshed website for a long term customer. A new Theme was created to cater for their rebranding along with new content covering staff member bio's, a News section and new content around renewables.

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Carron to Mumbai

HTML & CSS Bootstrap 4 based website for award winning Indian restaurant. Large scale imagery, booking form, location map and fully responsive across all screen sizes.


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More about QD Web Design...

QD Design

QD Web Design is based in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire and provide professional web design in Stonehaven, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Angus / Tayside. We specialise in working with small to medium sized businesses as well as start up ventures looking to take their business or organisation on line.

Having assisted numerous businesses establish and grow their presence on the web. We know exactly what it is like to be a small(er) organisation and can help you every step of the way; from initial scope, through design, development and deployment of your ideal website. We can even host and maintain it too!

We can help steer you through the website development process so that you end up with a stunning, customer focused website that will really attract attention.

Nick Hyatt - web designer at QD Design

Nick Hyatt

Nick took his first steps in web design 2 hours after first getting onto the web. He was immediately captivated by the power of the web and could see the potential for businesses and organisations to connect with their customers in a way that printed material could never achieve. His fascination with the web as a communication tool has not diminished in the intervening 20 plus years.

He has experience spanning two centuries (well those first steps were back in 1996).
As well as a web designer he has spent time as a management consultant and business coach and brings these skills to help customers excel in their field through refining their message and sharpening their customer focus.
Outside of work he is often found in the mountains, be it skiing, climbing or just taking photos of awe inspiring scenery.



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