As long term Webflow users here at Wakeford Digital, we wanted to pass on some changes regarding hosting that will impact both new and existing clients.
We do this for a few reasons, including:
For the first time since 2016, Webflow are updating their prices to reflect the ongoing costs as well as a range of new features they have, and continue, to release.
Previously, we used Webflow's client billing to handle all hosting payments, however this was phased out in 2022.
Wakeford Digital now pays for all hosting directly to Webflow, and clients are now all on annual hosting plans to reimburse this cost.
Previously on a monthly plan, the cost of hosting was $16 USD per month, and this is increasing to $23 USD per month (on an annual subscription).
For Wakeford Digital, we previously charged $350 AUD per year to cover this hosting cost, which will increase to $440 AUD in 2023 to reflect the changes from Webflow.
While we recognise this is a steady jump in cost, we feel this is justified by Webflow given their new features as well as increase in costs. Some of these new features, which benefit your website now or in 2023, include:
"We know many of you are curious about the future of Memberships and Logic, so we’re glad to share that access to the fully-released version of both features is also included in our updated Site plan pricing," - Webflow team.
New customers looking for a website in 2023 should get in touch immediately to lock in the cheaper price for 12 months. After 31 December, all hosting costs will be reflected as the new cost - currently $450 AUD per year (ex GST).
If you'd like to know when your renewal date for website hosting is or are having financial difficulties, please get in touch as we're always happy to discuss options and opportunities.
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