Website design contract

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You are a software house. This is a "full version" website design and coding agreement. It is suitable for any software house to use with any client in any country. Flexibility allows for negotiation or present as final version. Protects you, the software house, fully.
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What this document does

This is a full contract website coding document drawn to be presented to a client by a software house, There may be negotiations over the detail or you may insist on your client taking it as it is.

It covers graphic design, records, testing and all other areas of your work. No professional can afford to risk the misunderstandings and possible disputes that arise so commonly in this area of work.

This agreement is in plain English so that your client can never say it was not clear.

This document will protect you from many legal pitfalls at the same time as it will provide a thorough framework for the legal relationship and the progress of the work.

It includes an example specification of work, but note that this is not in technical terms. Technical material will be entered into the specification by you, the technical expert.

Extensive drafting notes explain even more.

What is in this website design and coding agreement

Here are some of the most important provisions. Of course there is much more:

  • Your customer will approve the website design in stages but pay for additional work on an agreed basis.
  • Procedure concerned with writing of a "Detailed Specification" covering all elements of the website design work, to provide a precise instruction to you and a record of the work for your client.
  • Regulating customer changes to the specification.
  • Providing concisely for responsibility for search engine strategy and other matters where you require certainty.
  • Lists excluded matters for client's separate attention - e.g. names, hosting; payment service provision.
  • Testing and acceptance.
  • Alternative payment arrangements.
  • Clear and strong identification and protection of your intellectual property.
  • Appropriate legal provisions - exclusions, indemnities, etc.
  • Regulating customer changes to the website design specification so that it is clear what work is "extra".

Alternatives to this website coding agreement

If your client requires either a technically simple site or merely re-structuring of an existing site, you may be better suited to our Website write or edit agreement: coder's version.

We have a set of associated documents at Website design agreements.

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