A WordPress agency built for business
Performance-focused WordPress sites for post‑small, pre‑enterprise businesses using the World’s favourite, open source CMS.
BETTER WORDPRESS WEBSITES FOR UK BUSINESSES
Specialising in WordPress – it’s what we do
We’re a small WordPress agency who are focused 100% on the WordPress platform. We have a deep knowledge of the inner workings of WordPress and we use that knowledge to build sites that perfectly match your business’s needs.
By understanding the WordPress fundamentals, we can build things the “WordPress Way” and solve the technical problems that others can’t.
What does that mean for you?
As your digital agency partner, we’ll provide the best-in-class advice, development and support that your business needs to thrive online.
Why work with us?
Direct access to the experts
Unlike bigger agencies, we don’t hide our experts under layers of management and bureaucracy. You’ll be talking directly to the people involved in solving problems and implementing solutions.
To us, you’re not just another ‘account’ – we’re small, so all of our clients matter.
We don’t churn out hundreds of sites a year. We work closely with a small number of valued clients to produce excellent work. There’s no ‘cookie cutter’ or ‘production line’ development here.
Our relationships are long-term, not ‘fire-and-forget’. They are built on mutual respect, shared goals and valued expertise, on both sides.
Intuitive, robust content management
We don’t try to shoehorn your content into pre-built systems. We take a content-first, goal-based approach to WordPress development.
Logically structuring the data so that it’s where you expect it to be – your content will be reusable where necessary, saving time and reducing frustration. It’s called a ‘content management system’ after all.
A marketing platform built for growth
Your business will change and so will the demands placed on your website.
By investing in the future, and making your site robust and extensible, we ensure that your site can handle new features, functionality and integrations.
Page speeds that Google will love
Conversion rates, user engagement and search rankings are all harmed by slow loading pages.
By building from the ground up, we develop websites that will help you hit your performance targets.
WordPress web design
Your website should be tailor-made to fit your business and your brand.
We design beautiful, user-friendly and effective website designs that will engage visitors and strengthen your brand values and focus on user experience.
From custom plugin and themes, to API integrations, intranets and multisite - we offer the full spectrum of WordPress development services.
With years of experience, we build robust, fast and business-focused WordPress solutions.
Do you need access to WordPress experts who understand the possibilities and limitations of the platform?
We can be your experienced, digital strategy partners - helping you to leverage the potential of WordPress.
On-going care and maintenance
Our consultancy, development and maintenance knowledge supports you to keep your WordPress website and content performing to the best it possibly can.
All WordPress services
See the complete picture of our WordPress services.
WordPress design and development for a global non-profit
We worked with Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) to give them more control over their content, a consistent brand experience, lower bounce rates and faster site speeds.
Bounce rates have halved and downloads have doubled
View the full case study to watch the video and find out what Steve Metcalfe, Head of Communications for WSUP, had to say about working with us.
We're a bit...different...
We’re not like the other WordPress agencies. At Highrise Digital we:
- Take time to understand your goals and objectives
- Will push back if we think there’s a better way
- Value long-term relationships
- Have a deep understanding of WordPress – we don’t have to rely on off-the-shelf solutions
- Take project management seriously
- Are active in the WordPress community as organisers, speakers and mentors
We'd love to hear from you
If you’d like to work with a team dedicated to providing quality, professional WordPress development services, then we’d love to hear from you.
Our WordPress expertise
Writing a detailed specification will help set your project up for success, and allow development teams to give more accurate quotes. Read our guide to help you write a technical specification for your project.
What is the best pricing structure for a web project? It’s a question that comes up again and again.
When developing WordPress plugins and themes it makes sense to allow to them to be extended and modified. To do this you need to write extensible code. I recently presented a talk to the WordPress Cheltenham meet-up group about how to write extensible WordPress code. Watch the video and view the slides in this post.
In this blog, we’re going to focus on how maintenance helps you keep your business asset, in this case your WordPress website, performing to its best.
Over the last few months, we’ve been focusing on improving the way we manage our projects using Trello to communicate and organise our tasks. Here’s how we have been doing it.