FAQs School Site Press
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How much does School Site Press cost?
- School Site Press costs $475 per month including GST.
- The first month is free.
- On sign up you can choose monthly, quarterly or yearly payment frequency.
- Optionally, you can enter a purchase order number.
- Pay by bank transfer or by direct debit.
- Control automated subscription payments via your account.
If you require any help at all please contact us. We provide customer service via a ticket system you can access when you login.
We provide assistance via the following methods.
- Google Meet online meeting.
What happens if I loose my login details?
If you loose your login details simply contact us and we’ll get you back into your website asap after we have verified your identity over the phone.
Do you provide refunds?
We only provide refunds for unused months paid in advance by quarterly and yearly subscriptions.
Your sign-up subscription fee includes:
- The setup & design of your website.
- Its own 10GB LiteSpeed web hosting account.
- Website updates, maintenance & security.
- Website backups.
- On-going upgrades & support.
Is my subscription locked-in?
No, your subscription is not locked-in. You can cancel your subscription at any time. If you cancel, we will contact you to ensure this is what you intended to do and provide you with a date when your account will be removed and subscription cancelled.
How long does it take to create a website for my school?
Once you have signed up, we'll work together to create your website. We focus on the design & functionality. You will focus on adding the page content.
If you have your content prepared, it's possible to have your new school website built in as little as 2-4 weeks.
Can we link to online enrolment forms and external sites like Compass?
Yes, you can link to external websites using text links or button modules following our tutorials. You simply need the URL you want to link to.
How do we make our school website School Site Press?
Once we have completed developing your new school website and you are happy, you simply point your domain A Record to our servers.
We correspond with your IT department to ensure this is done correctly.
Will our email accounts be affected?
No. your email accounts will remain intact. Most schools use an external provider for email accounts such as Office 365 or Google Workspace. Please note that we do not provide email accounts.
How does it work? Example:
- Your domain's MX Records are responsible for email accounts. They most likely point to Office 365 or another similar provider.
- Your domain's A Record is responsible for displaying your website. You point the A Record to us when your site is ready to be made live.
Please don't worry about updating your A Record. We correspond with your IT department directly to ensure everything is done correctly.
Where are the web hosting servers?
We have servers located in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom & United States. Each site comes with its own 10GB LiteSpeed web server. When we begin working together we will ask for your preferred server location. SSL certificates are installed on every account to ensure all content is encrypted between the server and web browser.
- DDoS protection.
- Hourly backups taken by the server.
- 99.95% Uptime.
- 6GB Memory Limit.
- 400% (4 cores) CPU Limit.
- Unlimited bandwidth.
- Latest stable version of PHP.
Who applies website updates, backups and security?
We look after everything. You never need to worry about keeping your site up to date again. Your monthly subscription includes updates, maintenance, backups & security.
Can our existing site stay live while we work on our new School Site Press website?
Yes, you can keep your existing website live while you develop your new School Site Press website on a staging platform. Your new site will replace the old one only when your IT department points your domain's A Record. toour servers.
Do I have access to the CPANEL & FTP?
No. School Site Press is a fully managed service. It has been designed to allow you to focus on adding content to your school website.
Can I install plugins?
No. School Site Press is a fully managed school website promotion platform.
If you require additional functionality please let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate you.
Can I migrate / copy my School Site Press website away from you?
School Site Press is a fully managed platform we provide on a subscription basis. Unfortunately, it is not possible to clone your site and move it away to another web hosting provider.
Can I display forms on my website?
If you need to display a form, we recommend using Google Forms to create your form. You can then display the form code on your site using the Code Content Module.
Do you keep a copy of my School Site Press website if I cancel?
If you decide to cancel your subscription we will take a final backup of your entire site before your subscription ends. We keep backup files for upto 3 months, should you change your mind and want to come back to School Site Press. After 3 months the file will be deleted.