Custom WordPress Development

Unlike other WordPress focused firms, we ensure your WordPress theme is not a cookie-cutter solution and will collaborate you to create the web experience you, and your customers, are looking for. So take Custom WordPress Development service after knowing more about us.

Expert WordPress Development

The Designors is a WordPress exclusive agency. Our team is comprised of developers who all have 10+ years of development experience, and have worked on 400+WordPress projects. We’ve refined the process of WordPress development down to a science. As a client this means your website will be built in a timely, efficient, and highly collaborative manner.

Custom WordPress themes from The Designors offer significant advantages. Using your personalized marketing strategy as the foundation, we build your website theme from the ground up.

Your Trusted WordPress Partner

With The Designors you have a trusted partner for ongoing custom WordPress development and site management. We’re always available for feedback and advice, and highly responsive to requests for desired site changes and general troubleshooting. Our team is also available to help train yours in the operation of the WordPress backend.

Why WordPress

At Sayenko Design we’ve long realized the benefits of WordPress for web development. That’s why in 2009 we made the decision to specialize in the platform exclusively. What separates WordPress from other web development solutions is its streamlined and modular system that runs on ‘themes’. Our design development team has proven expertise in crafting custom WordPress themes for all types of businesses and organizations.

WordPress websites run on themes that are responsive and mobile friendly. These themes can be customized for design, architecture, appearance and functionality.
An open-source platform, WordPress is a complete solution out of the box for mom and pop shops to use, and robust enough to scale for large sites from major brands like the BBC, Sony, Disney, and Microsoft.
Simple Backend
WordPress operates on a streamlined backend interface. Most content is managed through simple text builders that operate like word documents, and don’t require HTML knowledge to use.
Similar to apps on a smartphone, WordPress runs thousands of plugins from third party developers that add features.
SEO Friendly
WordPress allows for easy changes to metadata and URL slugs, in addition to creating optimized website architecture that makes it easier for Google and other search engines to find your pages and content.
A slow website not only discourages visitors from exploring, it also is a negative ranking factor for Google and other search engine algorithms.

One of the most common reasons for slowdowns in WordPress performance is excessive and overlapping code, also known as ‘bloat’. This can be caused by multiple layers of WordPress plugins, and lack of optimization in the backend of the theme. On each project we look to streamline plugins and reduce coding to ensure fast site speeds and quick page load times.

Page Speed Testing
Minimal Plugin use
Optimized Dedicated Professional WordPress Hosting
Plugin Management
With thousands of third party plugins available for WordPress, it can be difficult to know which collection of plugins to install on your site.

We always have our ear to the ground for the latest plugins available, and have a preferred suite of plugins we use when building custom WordPress themes. Let us take care of the sometimes confusing process of managing plugin updates and functionality overlap.

Premium Plugins with development licenses
Extending Plugins if needed
Custom Plugin Creation
As the most popular content management system on the Internet, WordPress is often a target for spam, hacks, and security breaches.

When partnering with Sayenko Design, you can rest assured that we will always have the latest updates to WordPress in place to combat security risks. We also manage hosting directly and can work with your company to properly protect the sensitive customer and business data that passes through your website.

Software updates on a monthly basis
Compatibility Testing
Daily Backups
Customization and Responsive Design
Nearly all WordPress themes these days are mobile-friendly and responsive. However, this doesn’t mean they are all properly optimized.

Hate visiting a website on your phone and seeing elements overlap or improperly displayed? We provide testing for each major device type and browser to ensure your well crafted web pages are showing as they are intended to. We’ll work with your team to customize your design to meet your unique brand standards and color palette, while incorporating the latest web design trends and interactive elements/features.

Prioritize above the fold on mobile 1-2 focused areas
Improve call to action placement on tablet and mobile
Optimized experience for both desktop and smartphone
SEO & Digital Strategy
We believe that web development should always be tailored to the unique persona of our client and their customers.

Our team will work in a collaborative process with you to ensure we fully understand your business, and your customer demographic, before the first line of code is written. We offer digital strategy services that works to connect customer personas to specific elements of your website, provide quantifiable conversion goals for analytics, and map keywords to site architecture and metadata.

Informational Architecture
Organic Keyword Analysis
Competitor Analysis
Persona Development
SEO Copywriting

Custom WordPress Development Process

We start our projects by understanding the scope and requirements. This is accomplished by working closely with you to make sure we are all on the same page.

Following the initial kick-off meeting, we will outline your project, create milestones, and agree on project priorities. Now we have a strategic plan in place that aligns with your initial vision and makes your goals achievable.


The final design takes shape and, at this stage, the idea comes to life representing the visual concepts. Our creative development team reviews and revises the materials until it aligns with your goals.


Review and testing takes place, which ensures the quality of your project. We value your reputation and want to make sure it is correct. After this, we present your finished custom project and upon approval, your new website will be launched and promoted.

Agile Methodology

The Designors employs the Agile development model for our web development projects, which places an emphasis on creating working software iterations, maximizing transparency and maintaining high levels of interaction between all parties involved. Agile processes allow us to quickly respond to change ensuring we are consistently on course.

What Can a Website Say About Your Company?

A website can be as powerful a branding experience as a storefront, and for many businesses it is a primary way of engaging with patrons. The right web design not only presents a professional appearance, but also attracts and retains customers at all levels of the sales funnel. After all, what good is a new look if it doesn’t grow your business and serve the needs of customers?

Beneath the surface we leverage the WordPress platform to integrate and enhance important aspects of your company like customer data management, lead generation, booking systems, product inventories, and more.

The end result is more traffic, more leads, and more website conversions. Our goal on every project is to provide a final product that both the client, and the design team, can be proud of.

Why Us for Custom WordPress Development Services?

3+ Years of Custom WordPress Development Experience
We are exclusively a WordPress specialized agency. Our expertise with the platform is proven, and we maintain our leading edge by continually documenting and improving our development process with every project. We’ll build your website right, making it flexible, and giving you the ability to scale as your business grows.
No Junior Developers
Our development team is comprised only of seasoned individuals. This experience means our team has the capability to deal with complex technical issues, solve pain points, and complete your project as desired and on-time. Furthermore, our developers are well versed in communicating directly with clients, and are able to work closely with both technical and non-technical stakeholders (without the tech jargon). Most agencies don’t provide direct access to developers, but we believe this is critical to 100% project satisfaction and clearly addressing the needs of our clients.
Ever have to wait for more than a week to get a response? Not here! We pride ourselves on quick response time, usually within the business day. We only work with a handful of clients at a given time, which allows us to focus on your project and provide the level of support you deserve.

Have a WordPress Development Question?

Will you maintain my WordPress website?
Yes, we do WordPress maintenance for our client’s websites. The focus is on WordPress security. We perform critical software updates (WordPress + Plugins) by our development team on a monthly basis in a staging environment (a copy of the live website). Once tested for theme compatibility we push those updates to production (live site).
Will my website be Responsive?
Yes, all the websites we build are responsive in nature. We go the extra step by customizing the mobile experience – prioritizing above the fold content to 1-2 focused areas and improve the call to action placement, making sure it’s not buried at the bottom.
How will you build my website? Altering a template? Building a custom theme from scratch?
We do utilize a pre-built theme to accommodate budget constraints. See our in-depth article on The Difference Between Custom WordPress Theme vs. Template.
Can we migrate our current content?
In most cases, yes. However, if your site is using shortcodes it will have to be a manual process, which is more time-consuming.

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