WordPress is an online open source system built by 449 people and used by millions. It’s an incredibly powerful tool that powers 26.4% of the entire internet! It used to be just for simple blogs but now WordPress can be used as a content management system to control your entire website, from blogs to small shops, WordPress is perfect!
At Big Eye Deers, it is no secret that we love Magento - it is a great platform for e-commerce websites. However, if you have a small catalogue of products or need a website as an information hub for your services, then WordPress is definitely the platform for you.
WordPress is a free. Yep, you read right. Free. This mean it is free to download, install and use. It is also an open source platform, which means anyone can view the code and amend as necessary.
WordPress was originally built with bloggers in mind, rather than technical individuals. This means the interface is very user-friendly. Even if you have no clue about how the internet works, WordPress is easy to learn and adapt to with many user guides online.
WordPress is very SEO friendly. The way it has been built and written makes it great for SEO, including faster publishing time, search-friendly URL structure and an SEO plugin to help make sure your pages have good SEO score and read well.
As WordPress was created with the user in mind, they wanted to make sure each user’s website was made exactly how they wanted. WordPress can be customised, extended, and more, and it is really easy to do so.
Don’t know how to code? No problem! WordPress has thousands of themes that people can use to suit their needs. Each theme is easy to customise as well and if you want to add little extras, WordPress has over 20,000 plugins that can be installed.
In comparison to other open source CMS platforms, WordPress is relatively low cost to setup and update. As many people use it, you have more options to upgrade rather than be locked in with a custom CMS platform.
We have built a number of WordPress websites for our clients, from small ecommerce sites to a register for safe non-cosmetic treatments, image based websites and much more. Whatever you want, WordPress can do it!
That is what’s great about WordPress. We can create responsive websites that work seamlessly across all devices and integrate different elements such booking applications, downloadable documents, and members only areas. What’s more, WordPress is easy to use. Our clients are able to upload documents, change and edit information on the front-end and more, with ease.
We’ve been using WordPress for 10 years. We know its ins and outs and exactly how to get the best results out of it.
No two projects are the same and we ensure we work very closely with each client to provide them a unique, tailored service that provides optimal results for their project size.
Our advanced WordPress hosting offers fully scalable solutions with high end features that are designed to make your store run lightning fast! We use a stripped back CentOS 64bit operating system combined with NGINX, PHP-FPM, Percona and Varnish/Redis cache.
We are constantly reading up on the latest trends in web design. We provide proactive advice on how to best update their store in line with and to exceed customer expectations.
Our Technical Director, Zak and Frontend Developer, Ben have multiple years of experience working with the WordPress system customising and creating plugins and themes.
We have worked with a range of clients across many industries producing top results. Take a look below and at our Case Studies page for examples of our fantastic work.
Woocommerce is an open source plugin for WordPress that allows you to create a merchant store to sell items online. It’s a great way to sell for a small catalogue of items, with payment and shipping integrations it makes selling online that much easier!