Web Design Solutions for Small Business

Web Design Solutions for Local GTA Small Business

WordPress: The Perfect Choice for Small Business

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Are you a local GTA small business planning to launch your first website or do you wish to re-brand an existing site?  Theme-based websites (such as WordPress) are ideal and handy for customers that wish to maintain their own content, posts regular news, manage a photo / media library and even sell retail products on-line.

WordPress was first developed as a Blog tool but quickly expanded to include themes for all types of businesses.  Today, it is a common practice to choose an existing WordPress theme with clients and re-style it to match their corporate identity.

We recommend that clients investigate reputable WordPress theme depositories such as,

17 Designs can also prepare a WordPress theme from scratch.  We are WordPress certified developers and we have the experience / expertise to set up your site correctly.

Dearcroft Montessori is an example of a WordPress theme we developed in-house.

Whatever option you prefer for your small business, your website will benefit from the integrated SEO capabilities and simply to use interface of WordPress.  Contact Us for a demonostration.

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WordPress Original Theme built from scratch

Secure Back-End User Interfaces

Which Hosting Solution is Right?

Shared Hosting

A WordPress website will function perfectly on a shared hosting environment that supports the most current version of PHP and allows for MySQL databases.  WordPress is written in PHP however it interacts with several MySQL database tables.  To keep your WordPress website safe, error free and secure from website hackers we recommend regular site updates.  As part of a regular maintenance service 17 Designs will happily keep your WordPress website current.

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Through efficient design and coding practices, by making code error free and browser compliant, many of our websites achieve naturally high organic ranking on numerous search engines. Other factors also come into play including naming conventions, page descriptions, meta information, .htaccess browser redirection, keyword management and various tags.


17 Designs believes in focusing on what we do best, web design. As such, we will not put a mark-up on another company’s hosting services. If you are looking for the very best in hosting services with a company that is as customer focused as we are, we highly recommend Connected Technologies Inc. – our business partner for over 17 years.

Summary of BEST WordPress Features


Adaptive, mobile-friendly layouts that will resize to fit any screen.


Our customers come first!

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We create designs that are suitable for any business.


Our work is clean and precise.


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