I'd love to keep adding to this list we put together here, it's really useful for our customers. Please comment or message me if you've got someone at an agency you suggest that I should consider speaking with.
One of the biggest benefits of using the WordPress content management system is the enormous development community supporting it. Whether you need a new WordPress site with custom functionality or a nifty new plugin, there’s hundreds of web development companies ready to take on your WordPress project. But, having so many options presents a challenge: which WordPress agency is best for your project? Below these are broken down by agencies we partner with, and agencies we don't partner with, but reccomend.
OUR AGENCY PARTNERS:
As the world's #1 managed WordPress host, we’re deeply involved with the WordPress community so we have access to some of the best WordPress design and development companies in the world. These are companies we’ve carefully vetted and worked closely with on shared projects. If you’re looking for WordPress development, you cannot go wrong with any of these agencies. And, as Pagely partners, they’ll be able to build and host your project on our advanced WordPress hosting platform.
Founded in 2010, Devrix is a technical WordPress development agency with a full menu of services. They employ developers, designers, systems engineers, and marketing professionals so they can help with everything from migration to social media marketing. No project is too large or complex. Devrix can create a WordPress-based SaaS app or website then help you host and maintain it. With their digital marketing background they also double as a marketing agency helping you grow your site traffic and community after its launched.
- Custom WordPress development
- Design and frontend development
- Custom Wordpress plugin development
- SaaS application development
- Third party API integration
- Marketing assistance and business consulting
- Server management and website maintenance
Valet’s goal is to handle every aspect of your WordPress website so your company is free to focus on other aspects of managing and growing your business. They have unique systematic approach to website optimization they call their Website Health Hierarchy. This unique framework covers everything from website security to conversion so you can be sure you'll end up with a website that is not only beautiful, but effective.
- Host selection and site migrations
- Expert level WordPress site support
- WordPress development services
- Long-term WordPress website management
10up is a full-service digital creative agency with strategy, design, and engineering services. 10up has a large team distributed around the world allowing them to leverage global talent. They create “digital experiences that advance business and marketing objectives.” They're committed to open source software and recently established an official Open Source Practice.
- WordPress site design and development
- Design services
- Motor Trend
Since 2003, Creative Slice has been focused on creating websites that reflect the best of every organization they serve. This agency is a diverse team with specialists in everything from business topology mapping to advanced 3d modeling. And, of course, they’ve assembled a stellar group of programming and development, design, and marketing professionals capable of end-to-end service for your WordPress project.
- WordPress development
Reactive Studios is a WordPress development company that specializes in complex integrations and custom development work. Focusing on simple solutions to complex problems, Reactiv’s unique skillset was summarized well by Chris Lema, “When you have a project no one has ever tried before, you need a different kind of smart. You need Reaktiv.”
- Bespoke website design and development
- Strategy & consultancy
- API & integrations
- Platform migration
- Code review
- Harvard Business School
- Rainmaker Digital
You can think of WP Site Care as your outsourced development team for high-quality WordPress web design projects. If your company isn’t quite at the point where you can hire inhouse WordPress developers, WP Site Care might be the perfect solution.
- Ongoing management and maintenance of your WordPress site & hosting
- Quality assurance
- On-demand development
Performance Foundry builds better websites for better businesses. Usually operating on a retainer, they’re able to help with ecommerce websites, corporate sites, lead generation, blogs and publishing platforms, and more. They use a unique 7-step process to ensure their clients end up with a stellar, completely customized website that perfectly fits the bill.
- WordPress site development
- WordPress speed optimization
- Malware removal and security hardening
- The Manila Times
- School Food Handler
- 5 Day Deal
Webdev Studios offers solutions for any size business, from small startups to world-class Enterprises. These guys literally wrote the book on WordPress with three books published so it's fair to say they have valuable expertise that could benefit your WordPress-based business.
- Data migration
- API integration
- Performance and security consulting
- Website design and development
- Ongoing website maintenance
Other recommended WordPress agencies:
Outside of the digital agencies we’ve partnered with, there are many excellent WordPress development companies to partner with. While we don’t have an official partnership with these premium WordPress agencies, these companies have stellar reputations and are an excellent choice for a new website, redesign, or app development.
Whole Grain is a WordPress agency that’s focused on a caring, attentive approach. They’ve developed a unique approach to web development they’ve dubbed “efficient by design” that produces sites that “are performant, accessible, optimised for search and friendly to the environment, so your website looks good and is good at the same time.”
- UI/UX design
- Frontend development
- WordPress websites that leverage the Granola framework
SAU/CAL is focused strictly on building the best ecommerce sites using WooCommerce. Their ecommerce specialization gives them unique expertise. While WooCommerce is a WordPress plugin, it’s its own animal with unique design and development challenges. SAU/CAL can help you design and develop a unqiue online store that converts and help you maintain it with customization options as you grow.
- WordPress ecommerce with WooCommerce
- Ongoing support
- Managed maintenance
Codal is a large, global agency with WordPress development expertise. Their mission is to “work with the best, design with a purpose, and engineer your company for an innovative future.” Headquartered in Chicago, they have offices in England and India for a global presence.
- Fully responsive web and mobile development
- Digital strategy
- Emerging tech like Internet of Things, Machine learning, and AI
- Brand development
Human Made focuses on large publishers and Enterprise clients. They leverage open source solutions to create user-friendly, dynamic sites with advanced custom functionality. Their namesake tells you everything you need to know about their focus on user experience.
- Custom WordPress development
- Strategy and consultancy
- Hosting infrastructure
- USA Today