Since 2006, Ohio Web Technologies has been on the forefront of WordPress theme development. Our highly skilled developers can expertly take your current design format and develop a custom WordPress theme for your business or organization.
We’ve got mad skills
Some business owners are skilled at designing layouts using Photoshop or other design layouts. However, most are unfamiliar with how to apply them into a WordPress theme. Fortunately, our team is all about WordPress theme development. Trust our experienced team to take your current design and apply into WordPress.
We start designing websites using Photoshop. After client approval, we cut up the design and integrate it with WordPress. Our developers provide a 1 for 1 identical functional version of the static Photoshop mockup.
Now of course, we prefer to create our client websites from scratch. However, not everyone has the resources available to cover this cost. Perhaps, you were visiting one of those template sites and fell in love with one of the designs. This is where we come in. If you provide us with the design, we will convert your design with our proven WordPress theme development techniques in a way that won’t break your website whenever you do an update.
Ohiowebtech develops WordPress themes using the standard WordPress Codex. The WordPress Codex system provides protection from theme break when you update your website. Now of course we can get into the fancy stuff and do whatever you’d like. But we’ll let you know if your limiting yourself by doing so before we start your project.
WordPress Theme Development – Using WordPress as a Content Management System
WordPress is a powerful content management system. It gives our clients the ability to publish their own content as easily as updating a Facebook profile. Using the WordPress dashboard, you can easily edit, create, or remove pages or posts from your website without affecting the design.
Additionally, WordPress enables multiple employees to edit your website simultaneously with the ability to track who made the changes. Then, when your team feels ready, you simply click “publish” and your changes are live.
Ohiowebtech understands most clients want to update their site without having to call a website designer. Especially for simple changes like text or images. WordPress provides our clients this ability, which ultimately leads to saving money. These savings can be applied to those times when you want to make more advanced changes and need some professional assistance with your WordPress theme development.
Finally, for those clients that want nothing to do with updating their own website, WordPress still provides advantages. Your requested changes can be implemented by our developers more easily because of the content management system. Simply put, faster and easier means lower cost.
Let me give an example . . .
Let’s say you have a traditional HTML website with 40 pages of content. You need to change the copyright date at the bottom of each page. With the traditional HTML you need to go to each page separately and make the change.
On the contrary, once your website is loaded to a WordPress content management system, you can simply make ONE change, and then apply it to all forty pages. VOILA, you have just saved time and money.
Extending the Functions of your WordPress Theme Development
One of the best benefits of WordPress theme development is its large plugin database. These plugins are available through the administration dashboard. With a quick search and the click of the button you can add a complete new set of functions to your website.
The plugins offered are nearly endless. You can add an event calendar, SEO tools, analytics tracking, or a newsletter feature to your website. There are over 150,000 plugins available. WordPress plugins can save you thousands of dollars because the functions you want to add don’t have to be custom programmed. They might already exist and you can get them for free.
WordPress Theme Development, WordPress Plugin Development, and Premium Providers
While there are many free plugins available, Ohio Web Technologies is here to assist in development of new or altered plugins. Ohiowebtech partners with several premium plugin providers. Our business partnerships with these providers enable us to help bridge the gap between our clients and the developers for premium plugins.
Premium plugins must be purchased. In return you enjoy the benefit of a polished plugin. Premium plugins have a team of developers working constantly to keep their product updated and extend its functionality.
A premium plugin we often recommend is a newsletter plugin that gives you the power of Constant Contact. This plugin has consistently helped our clients boost their marketing campaigns and drive business. We work closely with the developers of this plugin. In fact, we have given this developer feedback from our clients that resulted in plugin updates directly benefiting our clients.
Still have questions?
There is a lot to understand when it comes to website design and WordPress theme development. Ohiowebtech has almost 15 years of experience, and we are happy to answer your questions. Call our team today and let’s discuss your project.