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Creative WordPress Web Design + Development for Small Businesses,
Serving London, St. Thomas, Southwestern Ontario, and The Rest of The World Too!

Communicate your vision to the world with simple, elegant web design and fluid functionality.

The WordPress Stylist is a boutique web design + development firm, located in St. Thomas, Ontario. Currently serving customers in nearby London, throughout Southwestern Ontario, and internationally.

Carving out your online presence is a time and resource consuming task. As an entrepreneur, or a community organizer, you need your website to be effective, impressive, and appealing to potential customers, and your readers. As a small firm, The WordPress Stylist’s customers are most often, either start ups, (looking to create simple, and clean websites), or they are medium sized businesses, (well established in their field) who are looking to re-fresh their web design, and develop a more modern website.

Want to know more about The WordPress Stylist’s web design process? Check out what’s involved here.

What’s WordPress?

No idea what the heck WordPress is?  You are not alone!  So many people ask that question.  Without getting too involved in the nuts and bolts of the system, essentially, WordPress is a platform for website design + development.

Let’s use an analogy to get the point across. Building a website is a lot like building a house. In this case, your foundation is WordPress. Now the architecture of your home is akin to a pre-designed or a custom designed + developed theme framework, that can be installed onto your WordPress foundation. Now plugins are specialty coded functions. They allow websites to perform certain very specific functions. And just like themes, there are thousands of plugins available, both free and paid. Are you with me so far?

WordPress = foundation
Theme (pre-designed/custom) = architecture
Plugins = finishes & functionality

You might be wondering just why do so many people choose to use WordPress as their foundation? Well, WordPress truly offers amazing flexibility for personal and business applications. It is a modular system, that is easily adaptable and can be changed relatively easily. WordPress websites can be as simple or as complex as needed.

A WordPress website can evolve and adapt to accommodate brand identity changes and expansion.

Countless themes and plugins have been developed at a variety of price points, and with varying degrees of complexity and functionalities. Choosing a theme design that will represent your business {whether customized, or existing} requires vision and integration. More…

Accolades

“I am so excited about the launch of my website!”

I have no website experience and spent a few days trying to teach myself on WordPress. I had heard that novices could create something pretty and functional in very little time. Well, not true for me! After many hours and some late nights I had a very ugly site and still no idea how to make it look how I wanted it to look or do what I wanted it to do.  Although I am starting a new business and need to conserve money, I knew my time was precious and it would be worth my time to find a web designer. I am so thankful that Christine answered my post asking for recommendations.  She was very prompt in getting back with me and knew the right questions to ask to quickly turn around and give me a quote.  We set a start date for her to start the site and I was able to spend my time creating content, getting professional photographs taken, and getting my logo designed as well as just focus on the business aspect of my business (beyond the website). She was wonderful in giving me resources for things that were unfamiliar to me.

Christine was prepared and ready to go on Day 1.  Although I had a lot of content, there were still tweaks and I didn’t know exactly where I wanted what.  She did a fantastic job of taking my content and putting it where it made sense.  She was also very patient with me as I had different ideas, changes, and tweaks as we went along (I’m a little perfectionistic and OCD:-) She was patient when my life got busy and I wasn’t prompt in responding to her messages.  She was always responsive to me, though.  There were things I had not thought through and if I didn’t know how I wanted something to look or didn’t get back quickly she would often design something for me to give me a starting point. She was knowledgable and would let me know when my uneducated ideas wouldn’t be the best option.

I think I got a bang for my buck and am thrilled with the outcome.  I hope to keep working with Christine as my website continues to develop.  I highly recommend her services!

Kristi Ketz, PhD. Psychologist & Rodan + Fields® Consultant https://DeeperThanSkincare.com

“Wonderful!”

Christine offers a clear plan for improving sites that fits not just immediate needs but takes growth into consideration. Equal parts professional and personable, she is highly responsive and over delivers on what she offered. Highly recommend!!  Jackie Hauer, Haute Mess Life www.HauteMessLifes.com

Wordpress Stylist customer Melissa Eston

“I am very happy with my new website!”

Christine is great to work with!  She is professional, knowledgable, creative and offers tremendous value. Monica Sharman, Owner & Principal Designer, IN Design Associates Inc. www.INdesignAssociates.ca

Ways to Work With The WordPress Stylist

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Style Packages

The WordPress Stylist offers 2 style options to design and develop your website.
The Be●Spoke (fully customizable website) & Prêt à Porter (pre-packaged themed website) style packages were created to meet the most frequently requested websites.  More…

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Creative Consultation

Communicating your message to potential clients clearly, effectively, and passionately, can be a stumbling block for even the most creative entrepreneurs. The WordPress Stylist specializes in developing creative concepts that will set a spotlight on your business.  More…

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