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
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Our Capabilities

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.

Development

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.

Integration

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.

Flexible Layouts

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

Seamless Integrations

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

We have proven experience delivering WordPress websites of all shapes and sizes for clients ranging from luxury travel, high-end property developers, charitable foundations and technology startups.

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

“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.”

Jos Davies, Global Head of Marketing & PR, Black Tomato

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Our Projects

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.

Black Tomato is an award winning, creative and cutting-edge luxury tour operator and are experts in creating tailor made luxury holidays and honeymoons around the world.

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Benjamin Pollock's, Covent Garden has been selling toys and games for over 100 years. Benchmark developed the new WordPress website with seamless Shopify integration.

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SmoothRed specialise in tailor-made wine travel across Europe. Benchmark designed and developed the new SmoothRed website with an intuitive CMS based on WordPress.

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Tillman Domotics is an innovative home technology specialist offering seamlessly managed packages of advice, design, supply, installation and aftercare.

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Timothy Hatton Architects is a London based architectural practice. Benchmark created an eye-catching new website to showcase a range of exciting portfolio imagery.

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Benchmark created the Robo4Hire website on WordPress for 360Globalnet to give a taste of their unique life-sized humanoid robots' personality and appeal.

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Our Technology

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

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.

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Simple Grid

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.

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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.

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