Developing professional grade web presences since 2000. With over 20 years experience we can get you set off on the right path for success on the internet.
Website and Web Application Development and design: We believe in building on tried and true platforms, leveraging Open Source projects where appropriate. We can guide you through the entire process from concept, development and design, deployment, and scaling. We aim to make your site rich, modern, usable, responsive and accessible. Our sites are designed from the start to be as fully compatible with all the devices your visitors are accessing your content from, be it traditional computing platforms, screen readers and large print displays, or mobile devices and tablet computers.
We can work with you to:
- Support and Migration of Existing Drupal 7 and 8 sites
- Drupal 9 Site Development
- Wordpress Site Development
- Top Level Domain Acquisition
- Hosting Services
- Email, Collaboration, and Sharing Systems
- Development of Enterprise Class web presences, built for reliability, visibility and scalability.
- Improving your existing site:
- Security and usability code modifications
- Complete website overhauls
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and submission
- Web Analytics and User Tracking
- Content monetization
- Social Networking integration
- E-Commerce sites
With technology being a rapidly changing field, it is even more critical that your business have web visibility. We understand the importance of creating a professional, easy to use website to help you attract the most customers and give them a positive experience with your business.
Who We Are:
Townsend Consulting Service, Owned and operated by Benjamin Townsend, was started in 2006. With 15 years of web design experience, Ben has the knowledge to create a fantastic web presence for your company, club, or orginization.
We believe what sets us apart from other "website in a box" companies is our personal touch, no form letters, no impersonal web forms, no cookie cutter/one size fits all solutions. We will start from the ground up to work with you on building a solution that is 100% you and won't stop until it's right.
We believe in the power of Open Source. When possible we build on tried and true Open Source platforms which allow us to focus on your specific needs rather than "reinventing the wheel". We partner with you through the entire process from concept, development and design, deployment, and scaling. We aim to make your site rich, modern, usable, responsive and accessible. We design sites to be as fully compatible with all the devices your visitors are accessing your content from, be it traditional computing platforms, screen readers and large print displays, or mobile devices and tablet computers. We strive to have our products meet or exceed all current standards including Accessibility, HTML CSS and others as defined by The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
DevOps: is a software development method that stresses communication, collaboration, and integration between software developers and Information Technology (IT) professionals. DevOps is a response to the interdependence of software development and IT operations. It aims to help an organization rapidly produce software products and services
MySQL: ("My Sequel") is the world's most used open source relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. MySQL is used in many high-profile, large-scale World Wide Web products, including Wikipedia, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube.
Apache/HTTPD: The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows NT. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards. Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996.
Debian/Ubuntu Linux: Secure, fast and powerful; Townsend Consulting preferes Linux over any other server operating system. However if thats not quite your thing, we have plenty of experience with other platforms as well.
Drupal: Drupal is a free software package that allows you to easily organize, manage and publish your content, with an endless variety of customization.