WordPress Development


We are an established WordPress development agency in Cape Town with over Twelve years’ experience in design and developing WordPress web sites.

Do you want to take control of your own website content?

With WordPress you can easily update text, videos, images or add new pages & blog posts with just a few clicks. WordPress is a flexible and easy-to-use Content Management System that allows you to create simple or complex bespoke websites with the right knowledge and expertise.
As a Cape Town WordPress agency Big Web Media uses this CMS to develop websites that are great looking, feature rich and SEO friendly. We can provide a fully customised website based on WordPress as a solid flexible and powerful framework.

We integrate Drag & Drop into all WordPress development sites we build, allowing you to customise pages without writing any code.

WordPress recognises if you’re viewing a site through a mobile device and configures how the content is viewed.

Our WordPress developers will optimise your website for search engines and digital marketing integrations.

Easily turn your website into an eCommerce store with the WooCommerce extension. Click to learn more!


See more about WordPress Design

WordPress is the most popular and widely used content management system in the world. It makes the process of web design simpler, easier and more affordable – which means as a business you get a lightning fast website at a price that won’t break the bank.

At Big Web Media we specialise in custom WordPress theme development and design, theme customisation, and bug fixing. Let’s take a look at some of its impressive benefits.

A Universal Platform

With over 60% market share it is the most widely used content management system powers millions of websites across the globe. Its functionalities are easy to understand and the fact that it has a standard WordPress dashboard makes it a universal platform that can be effectively used by anyone. It also comes with tons of themes, tools and plugins, that aids in making a beautiful website.

Easy to Use

WordPress is a user-friendly platform that even the most non-technically minded users can learn how to use. Ease-of-use is the primary reason why many new businesses have taken a liking to WordPress.

Once your site is developed, you don’t need our expert web designers to manage it, as it requires zero programming & coding skills.

Easy to Update

For security reasons your website needs to be kept up to date regularly with latest versions of WordPress, plugins and any security patches, improving your site’s functionality and keeping your site safe & fresh. However, unlike other CMS, updating WordPress and its themes & plugins is a breeze and can be done at a single click of a mouse.

Easy to Manage

Maintaining a WordPress website be it a blog or a full-fledged eCommerce website is pretty straight forward. Because of its Open Source nature WordPress is ever-evolving with developers continuously testing and enhancing its various components, features and functionalities, providing you with the best resources that will help you to manage your WordPress website effectively.

WordPress is Reliable

WordPress was first released on May 27, 2003 and is a mature platform that uses technology like PHP, SQL, and JavaScript, which meets the strict International coding standards set by the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium.) Powering over 60% of websites in the world is a testimony in itself of the power and reliability of WordPress.


Compared to other CMS’s, building a website with WordPress allows you to choose from a wide array of WordPress plugins that are either free or priced at an affordable rate or we can develop it for you. As a flexible CMS it can power all kinds of websites and you can practically build anything, be it an event management site, a simple blog, a personal website, or full-fledged eCommerce website.

WordPress Can Handle Different Media Types

WordPress is not just limited to writing text. It comes with a built-in media uploader to handle images, audio, and video files, which means you can embed YouTube videos, Instagram photos, Tweets, and Soundcloud audio by just pasting the URL in the WordPress post editor.

Search Engine Visibility

Because WordPress is written using standard compliance high-quality code Google and other search engines love it. This is why WordPress sites tend to rank higher than others in search engines. It allows you to update your website design on a daily basis and search engines love fresh content.

View some of our work


One Visa World, Sandton, wanted to update their website which had become out of date. We designed a beautifully minimalistic platform to showcase their diverse visa facilitation services, aimed across many different continents.

We decided to make their website visually appealing, which can be easily viewed across devices, due the nature of the subject matter.

We love the simplicity, cleanness and elegance of the design we created for them.



We were asked to develop a new responsive website for HSDC which would act as a reference tool for both clients and consumers in the healthcare industry. The website design is clean and professional using a limited colour palette. The main attraction of the web site design are the unique illustrations. If you would like to find out more about using illustration in your next web design project, please contact us.



We developed the online brand identity for Cirrus Water, a manufacturer and installer of Atmospheric Water Generators for Residential and Commercial use throughout South Africa.

Using an elegant and modern design approach, we created a timeless visual language which has been used across all sectors of the company.


Our Cape Town and Johannesburg WordPress development services enable businesses to build their web site over time and keep costs under control, the ability to install plugins and widgets makes it a very flexible platform.


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Get in Touch

Phone: +27 (0)86 110 6450
Email: info@bigwebmedia.co.za