Custom WordPress Development Agency

Ocean Power’s custom WordPress development services are designed to create optimized and scalable websites, enabling easy customization both externally and internally. Our experts collaborate with both large enterprises and small startups to develop custom WordPress websites that effectively address any business challenges and needs.

Building Solutions with WordPress

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Being a powerful and versatile platform, there are almost no limits to what can be built using WordPress. Its user-friendly interface and extensive customization options make it an ideal choice for businesses, individuals, and any organizations looking to create unique and functional websites. Here are just some of the solutions that can be built using WordPress:

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Landing Pages

WordPress provides a foundation to quickly create landing pages and integrate them with a robust CMS. It is ideal for companies looking to swiftly launch a small website, test some ideas, support marketing campaigns, and scale the landing page into a more comprehensive website as their needs evolve.

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Corporate Websites

For businesses, WordPress provides flexibility to develop websites with a wide array of essential features like contact forms, service pages, customer testimonials, etc. This flexibility helps to showcase all aspects of your business and better reflect your brand identity.

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E-commerce Stores

Transforming WordPress into a fully functional online store is straightforward with Ocean Power and plugins like WooCommerce. Now businesses can sell products and services online, manage inventory, process payments, and offer a convenient shopping experience.

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Online Portfolios

With WordPress, artists, photographers, content creators, and freelancers can easily showcase their projects, share testimonials, and attract clients. The platform’s excellent media management capabilities make it easy to upload, organize, and present high-quality images and videos.

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Learning Management Systems

WordPress can be used to conveniently deliver online courses for educational institutions and e-learning platforms. Plugins such as LearnDash and LifterLMS provide functionalities for course creation, student enrollment, progress tracking, and online assessments, making WordPress a comprehensive tool for creating, managing, and delivering educational content.

Pros of Using WordPress

Let’s have a look at the benefits of WordPress development:

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Free License

WordPress itself is free to use, and many themes and plugins are even available at no cost, making it an affordable option for businesses and individuals alike. However, it’s important to note that while the WordPress platform is free, there may still be costs associated with developers’ work, domain registration, and WordPress premium themes and plugins for those seeking additional features.

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Popularity and Community

WordPress powers over 43% of websites worldwide, a testament to its widespread adoption and adaptability. Being so popular, the platform boasts a vast and active community of developers, designers, and other users who share their knowledge and expertise in online communities, thematic groups, and forums.

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Extensive Plugin Ecosystem

With 45,000+ of plugins available, WordPress offers a wide range of functionalities from SEO optimization to e-commerce integration. To put in other words, the platform itself can help enhance the capabilities of a website. For example, Yoast SEO will help improve website visibility on search engines.

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Flexibility

WordPress provides virtually unlimited flexibility through its vast array of themes and plugins. This is especially beneficial for businesses and advanced users who want to build their websites without the constraints of predefined templates. WordPress allows you to scale any project from an MVP to an enterprise-level solution. The platform’s flexibility is further enhanced by the REST API, which facilitates fast and convenient integration of the platform with external applications, making it a powerful tool for developers.

 

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SEO-Friendliness

WordPress websites are designed with search engine optimization in mind, providing a strong base for boosting your online visibility. And with our SEO knowledge, we improve your website’s chances of being found with sitemaps, fast loading times, organized URL structure, schema markup, user-friendly navigation, and other features.

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High Performance

Having a slow website doesn’t just drive away visitors, it can also hurt your search engine rankings. There are a few reasons why your WordPress website might be running slower than it should, such as having poorly optimized or downright messy code. Our team of custom WordPress development specialists are experts at fixing these issues, making sure your site runs quickly and loads pages fast.

Cons of Using WordPress

However, despite being a popular and versatile solution for website development, WordPress does come with a few disadvantages:

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Security Risks

As one of the most popular CMS globally, WordPress is also a prime target for hackers. If not properly secured, websites can be vulnerable to malware and cyber threats. However, the platform regularly releases updates for its components. Our experts use the latest protective tools for added safety and update your site regularly, so that it can stay protected against emerging security risks.

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High Accessibility

WordPress’s open-source nature and accessibility make it easy for developers to enter the field. With a low barrier to entry, there’s a risk of running into unqualified developers or agencies offering cheap and low-quality services. To avoid potential issues when looking for a specialist to work on your WordPress project, carefully choose developers based on their experience, reputation, and portfolio. But in fact, you should apply this advice when choosing any specialist. To make sure of the high-quality work of our team, enjoy our portfolio here.

Custom vs Theme WordPress Development

When starting a website on WordPress, one of the first decisions you will need to make is whether to use a pre-designed theme or go for a custom design. This choice will depend on your requirements and goals.

WordPress themes provide pre-made templates that dictate how your website will look and how it will be laid out. They are popular because they are easy to use and you immediately know what to expect. Theme-based websites are faster and cheaper in the initial stages, allowing for a quick website launch.

Custom vs Theme Wordpress
However, using themes has its drawbacks. While they allow for some level of customization, they often lack the flexibility required for more specific or unique needs. Additionally, themes sometimes include unnecessary features and code that may slow down your website. Themes are a good option for businesses that don’t foresee a need for extensive customization in terms of design and functionality.

In contrast, custom WordPress development unlocks limitless possibilities. Our team can develop your website to match your exact vision, giving you total control over every aspect of its structure, design, functionality, and performance. Should you wish to incorporate certain elements from a theme-based design into your custom website, we can integrate these features smoothly and cost-effectively using WordPress plugins.

Moreover, our custom websites can perfectly integrate with various tools and systems, including CRM and marketing automation software, enhancing efficiency even further.

The Ocean Power Way

Here are the key advantages of partnering with us for your WordPress development needs:

The Ocean Power Way
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Years of Experience

We have over 40 successful WordPress projects and a team of talented experts, proficient in WordPress as well as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, and MySQL, just to name a few. Our developers possess a deep understanding of various industries and business processes, ensuring that your project is handled by professionals who know how to deliver optimal results.

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Proven Solutions

Thanks to our team’s extensive experience, we have established and proven solutions and development methodologies. This approach guarantees that your project is executed to the highest standards, using only the most effective practices that work best.

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Impressive Project Portfolio

Our solid portfolio and positive client testimonials speak volumes. We have collaborated with industry leaders such as SOFTSWISS, CoinsPaid, and Merkeleon, delivering exceptional WordPress solutions that demonstrate our capability and commitment to developing high-quality projects.

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Dedicated Project Management

Each project at Ocean Power is assigned a dedicated manager who is not only familiar with your industry but is also experienced in managing similar types of projects. Whether you are looking to launch a small and cozy website or a large e-commerce store, your project manager will provide invaluable guidance, support, and insights throughout the development process.

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Full-Service Agency

Ocean Power isn’t just a WordPress development agency — we are a full-stack digital powerhouse. Our team includes web designers, SEO specialists, digital marketing experts, content creators, and business analysts. This all-in-one approach eliminates the common challenges associated with juggling multiple agencies and ensures a cohesive and consistent project outcome.

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Long-Term Support

Our partnership doesn’t end with building your website. We provide long-term support, which includes regular monitoring of your website’s performance, as well as necessary security upgrades and maintenance. With our ongoing support, your website will continue to perform flawlessly at all times.

FAQ

How long does custom WordPress development usually take?

The time it takes to develop a custom WordPress website can vary depending on the complexity of your project. Typically, our development process from research to launch takes several weeks to a few months. Reach us to discuss your project and get a more accurate estimate of our custom WordPress development services.

Do I have to maintain and update my WordPress website myself?

While you have the option to maintain and update your WordPress website yourself, we offer maintenance and support services to ensure your website remains secure, up-to-date, and running smoothly. Ocean Power’s custom WordPress development team can handle routine updates, security patches, backups, and other maintenance tasks, allowing you to focus on your business.

Can you migrate my current website to WordPress?

Yes, Ocean Power offers website migration services to transfer your existing website to the WordPress platform. Our custom WordPress development team will carefully assess your current website, plan the migration process, and ensure a smooth transition to WordPress while preserving your content, SEO rankings, and functionality.

Will you create a custom WordPress theme or just edit a stock one?

We specialize in custom WordPress development and design, which means we create unique and tailored themes and websites from scratch to meet your specific needs and preferences. While we can work with existing themes and customize them to some extent, our focus is on custom WordPress development services and delivering fully customized solutions that align with your brand and objectives.

Is WordPress suitable for building a large and complex website?

Absolutely. WordPress is a highly flexible and scalable platform capable of supporting large and complex websites with ease. With the right development approach and optimization techniques, WordPress can power anything from corporate websites and e-commerce stores to social networks and online communities. Our experienced custom WordPress development team can leverage the platform’s capabilities to build robust, high-performance websites tailored to your requirements.

Maryia Ksianzheuskaya

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Maryia Ksianzheuskaya

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Alina Tsydik

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Alina Tsydik

Web Developer