One Page Love Transparency

Currently being updated. Here are the monthly running costs so long that might be of value if youโ€™re considering building a similar site.

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Project Scope:

Before breaking down the costs it will be good to understand the skeleton of the whole project.

Location Description
onepagelove.com One Page Love home page
onepagelove.com/gallery Website inspiration (over 7000 One Page websites collected since 2008)
onepagelove.com/refs UI references (eg. team sections)
onepagelove.com/templates Website templates (around 350 free and premium, majority not built by OPL)
onepagelove.com/articles Website-related articles and round-ups

Running Costs:

Approximate figures based on recent invoices.

Cost/mo Item Provider Notes
$100 WordPress Hosting Flywheel Shared with Email Love and my personal website
$50 Image CDN IMGIX This is for archive & review screenshots + social share images
$15 Email Marketing EmailOctopus Newsletter sent every two weeks
$15 Music Epidemic Sound Royalty-free music for YouTube videos
$10 Commerce Gumroad Online transactions for a few items on the site
$10 Social Media Management Later Shared with Email Love on the $20/month plan
$5 Search Plugin SearchWP WordPress suggestive AJAX search plugin. Shared with Email Love on the $119/year Pro plan
$5 Email G Suite One primary acc for [email protected] then have a few aliases
$5 WordPress Form Plugin Gravity Forms All submission forms. Shared with Email Love on the $99/year legacy developer plan
$1 Domain & DNS Hover Amount averaged from $12/year
$216/mo      

Website Content

Current content published (updated real time) but note I’ve removed hundreds of discontinued templates over the years.

Inspiration UI Refs Templates Articles
7198 37 344 151

Building One Page Love series

Behind-the-scenes vids. Please let me know what else you want to see?

Date Topic
23.01.2019 The 2008 moment I thought up One Page Love
31.03.2018 3 Lessons Growing OPL from Side Project to Full Time Job
28.03.2018 How One Page Love monetizes (2018 Edition)

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Milestones

Launches and noteworthy features

Date Milestone Link
28.12.2019 Soft-launch of Author Profiles Visit
27.12.2019 Soft-launch of Typeface taxonomy Visit
04.09.2019 Official launch of sister-site Email Love Blog
30.08.2019 Suggestive AJAX search now integrated with SearchWP Visit
22.08.2019 Soft-launch of design references like team sections Visit
01.08.2019 Beta launch of sister-site Email Love Blog
20.03.2019 Launch of the One Page Love v3 with new red branding Blog
13.03.2019 Archive thumbnails now include longer screenshots  
12.02.2019 Archives now infinite scroll  
31.03.2018 OPL turns ten Blog
31.03.2008 OPL launches Screenshots