Below is our web design and web development checklist. We have tried to make it as comprehensive as possilble, however since almost each web project is a unique thing, the best use will be to pick out pieces as needed. Please use this as a starting point and we hope that it is useful to you.
Programming & Code:
Describe your company's programming & scripting tools. ( ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, etc)
Describe your company's proficiency with database technology (MySQL, MS SQL etc)
Do you maintain your proficiencies in house or contract them out?
Describe your html validation process.
Describe your methods of achieving cross browser compatibility.
Security & Ecommerce:
Describe the process by which your company keeps up to date on the latest security vulnerabilities.
How do ensure code generated by you is not vulnerable to SQL injection attacks etc?
What is your knowledge of server security?
Are you aware of how secure the intended host server is?
Do you have experience with shopping carts?
Do you have experience with payment gateways?
Are you familiar with the emerging new rules by Visa, Mastercard etc.
Has any project you have been involved in ever been "hacked".
Are you familiar with local government regulations, taxation etc?
Are you familiar with non-local ( out of state, out of province, out of country) rules and regulations as to content, taxation etc.
Are you bonded or willing to be bonded.
Do you have a criminal record?
If providing maintenance after completion of the project, describe methods for staying secure, updates etc.
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