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Award-winning web design from UK’s top WordPress agency

Bespoke WordPress development and support services

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WordPress is the world’s most popular CMS.

It currently powers over 40% of internet sites, and its open-source format and active developer community mean that its technology is consistently evolving in line with consumer needs. It’s used by major corporations and enterprises as well as small businesses, startups and freelancers.

WordPress is a highly customisable platform. It has themes and plugins and it can be adapted to meet your website’s needs. When deciding what web layout or functionality is best for your business, you might seek out expert advice.

That’s where we come in. 

Atomic Smash is the UK’s top WordPress agency. If you want to evolve your existing WordPress site to make it perform better, we’ve got you covered.

We are an award-winning web agency with 10+ years of experience. We combine strategic, design and technical talent with a passion for experimentation, pushing boundaries in user experience and web performance to create websites that deliver results.

We’re WordPress and WooCommerce experts

Take the first step towards a flexible, future-proofed website that does everything you want it to.

What is a WordPress agency and what do they do?

A WordPress agency is usually a web design and development agency that specialises in designing and programming WordPress sites.

If you don’t have a dedicated in-house digital team handling your website, you can approach an agency like Atomic Smash. We offer WordPress website design and support services, such as:

  • Website design and development
  • eCommerce growth
  • Conversion optimisation and analytics
  • User experience and research
  • Amplifying reach through SEO

These are our core areas of focus, and other agencies will have slightly different service offerings.

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Do web agencies use WordPress?

There are many web agencies that focus on working with WordPress, due to its flexible and adaptable design that allows for changes to be made with relative ease.

Choosing a WordPress agency like Atomic Smash to build an ongoing relationship with over time means they will be equipped to support WordPress’s ongoing evolution.

It also means you can be reassured that there will always be support available in case of technical issues or to roll out enhancements that will really move the needle for your organisation.

Other benefits of using WordPress include: 

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  • User-friendly back-end

    that allows content to be easily updated by beginner users

  • Highly customisable functionalities

    that can be extended with code and plugins

  • SEO-friendly

    content management system that often ranks highly in search engines

  • Well-suited to ongoing updates and improvements

    through experimentation and A/B testing for conversion rate optimisation

  • What’s it like to work with a WordPress agency?

    No two agencies are exactly the same to work with. Each will bring something different to the table in terms of credentials, expertise and values. 

    Atomic Smash is an award-winning, Bristol-based web agency with 10+ years of experience building WordPress sites.

    We combine design and technical talent with a passion for efficiency. We push boundaries in user experience and web performance to create websites that are intuitive, responsive, and deliver the results you need.

    And we offer customised WordPress development, design and UX guidance, with ongoing web performance optimisation.

    How much is a WordPress agency?

    The costs of using a WordPress agency to build or improve your website varies greatly depending on the:

    • nature of the work being done
    • complexity of site functionality
    • agency’s skills, experience and standards of work

    Every agency works differently, and every client has different needs.

    Your website is an investment

    Your company’s website is an important expense, but it should also be an ongoing investment. Having the right digital partner working on your website over time is cost-effective because it leads to better results and higher conversions. 

    Our ‘Always Evolving’ service model offers different levels of support for businesses of all sizes, as well as a bespoke option for clients in need of a more personalised service.

    When providing cost estimates, we’re upfront and meticulous about breaking down every part of the process. As an agency, we’ll be honest about what to expect and set realistic expectations about what can be completed within the budget and timeline. 

    We guarantee transparency throughout the process, and you’ll have confidence that our work will always be delivered to the highest standards.

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    How can I find an agency that’s the right match?

    Finding the right agency to work with can be challenging. You may start working with a new agency but find your website still isn’t delivering the results you want.

    When searching for a WordPress agency that’s the right fit for you, some key things to consider are:

    Awards and credentials (eg. we are a WooExpert and multi-award winning)

    Referrals from trusted sources such as your marketing agency

    Compatible ways of working and expectations around communication

    Alignment with your values

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    You can use websites like Clutch to search for service providers in different locations, and compare providers to find ones that offer the services you need within your budget.


    Yes. WordPress is an industry-leading CMS offering flexibility, ease of use and the freedom you need to drive business growth and adapt to changing needs.

    It has an open-source structure with a global community of dedicated contributors. This means that WordPress is consistently being improved upon and future-proofed.

    Technology is only as good as the community around it, and with WordPress, you can harness the power of community to get the most out of the platform.

    This depends on your business needs. An off-the shelf theme If you have the budget and resources, a bespoke design will give you a website customised to your needs and easy to scale up as you grow or change direction.

    Although an off-the-shelf theme is handy if you’re a small business that needs to get up and running quickly, they have limitations and clients are blocked from extending their websites as their business needs change.

    Bespoke WordPress themes give you the freedom to extend the feel and functionality of your website over time so it can evolve, cater to organisational needs, and be primed to amplify growth.

    Yes. We can help you grow your existing audience and reach new customer bases by working with you to create an SEO strategy tailored to your business needs.

    Check out our ‘Services’ page to find out more.

    Every website has room for improvement. Digital platforms should always be viewed as a work in progress, and our ‘Always Evolving’ service model reflects that. 

    We’ll work with you over time to understand your needs and provide ongoing maintenance and optimisation services to keep your website working hard for you, getting better and better results over time.

    This will vary on a client-to-client basis. We offer several monthly plans with different levels of support available for businesses of different sizes.

    Yes. We use data analysis, A/B testing and user research to improve websites, increase sales and maximise your conversions. You can find out more on our ‘Services’ page.

    We have deep experience working with eCommerce sites, tourism and attractions businesses, B2B professional services, and non-profits, and we work with a wide range of clients across those sectors and beyond.

    You can check out some of our previous work on our ‘Case studies’ page.

    Why work with a WordPress agency?

    One of the best things about WordPress is its flexibility. With expert guidance from the right digital partner, you can set your website up for success now and well into the future. 

    The relationship between you and your agency doesn’t end when your site launches. Your business will inevitably grow, evolve and change direction and having an agency you can trust and a secure, flexible platform means you’ll be well-equipped to navigate these changes for years to come. 

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    Partnerships, not projects

    We see our clients as partners we can work with long-term. Read more about our services to see if we’re the right fit for you.