Professional WordPress development from a London digital agency
We work with WordPress day in and day out, create our own tools that we share with the wider developer community and provide ongoing hosting, support and maintenance for WordPress sites.
- 13+ years of WordPress experience
- 100% in-house development
- A fully London based team
- Proven experience across sectors
Our WordPress services are designed to be fully flexible. We often develop WordPress websites designed by client’s in-house designers, maintain and support websites that were developed elsewhere and provide UX and design expertise for other WordPress agencies to follow.
UX and Design
We create high fidelity wireframes to chart the experience of your key user types through the new website, ensuring content is structured and laid out in an intuitive way.
Our development practices focus on creating fully responsive sites to the latest standards with an emphasis on clean, sustainable and flexible code that enables growth into the future.
We’re experienced in integrating WordPress sites with CRMs and ecommerce system, from Salesforce to Shopify along with the bespoke booking systems that we create ourselves.
Hosting & Maintenance
Our fully managed hosting and maintenance packages provide total peace of mind that the uptime and security of your website are being monitored and maintained by an experienced team.
Why use WordPress?
WordPress is a truly ubiquitous CMS, powering over 53% of the web. The way we work with WordPress is unique, creating fully flexible, bespoke and intuitive content managed websites that are designed around a client’s needs, focussed on empowering in-house teams to take control of their online presence.
We've progressed past rigid page templates in favour of a flexible modular structure that gives full control of page content both now and into the future
SEO and Performance
We create bespoke WordPress themes from scratch using clean code which is free from bloat and ensures sites are optimised for speed and search engine indexing
We've integrated WordPress with leading CRMs such as Salesforce, ecommerce platforms like Shopify and bespoke booking systems that we develop in-house
Not to mention…
WordPress provides full SEO control including sitemaps and meta data, media management, permissions-based user roles, content versioning and much more.
What our clients say
What we offer
- Plain-speaking advice, consultancy and support
- An owner-run business with accountability
- A close-knit studio working as an extension of your in-house team
- Over 13 years’ experience of working with WordPress
- Fully managed hosting, maintenance and support plans for peace of mind
Jos Davies, Global Head of Marketing & PR, Black Tomato
“Benchmark has been an extension of our own in house team and a pleasure to work with. Always prompt to respond and offer useful advice, they are always bringing new ideas to the table and they’ve been a great agency to grow our group’s online presence with.”
Past and Present Clients Include
While no two projects are ever the same, we have highlighted below some examples of our experience creating high quality, fully bespoke WordPress websites from across a wide variety of industries including luxury travel, high-end property, ecommerce and more.
Over the years, we have honed the methods and techniques by which we develop high quality WordPress websites. As a result of this process, we have also created tools and technology which help us follow a streamlined and efficient workflow that creates the very best WordPress-powered websites.
Barebones is our lightweight WordPress boilerplate theme that we’ve tailored over the years to provide the tools for rapid and efficient development of websites. And since we believe it’s the best way to build all WordPress sites, we’ve Open Sourced the code for other developers to benefit from.
Simple Grid is our fluid, flexible and responsive grid structure built in SASS and using the BEM Syntax. Simple Grid is at the heart of many of our projects and is built into our Barebones framework to provide a consistent method of working that streamlines the development of all our projects.
How can we help?
We are a close-knit, experienced team creating high quality WordPress websites for clients of all shapes and sizes. If you have a project, whether in the early stages or a fully-formed brief, we’d love to discuss how we could help.