September 2022

Top Web Development Companies in Canada

Web development transforms your vision for a website into a functioning product. Whether you have a website that needs maintenance or you want to create a website from the ground up, hiring a web developer lays the foundation for a value-driving product.

Web development teams follow different development processes like Agile or Waterfall and specialize in various development languages and content management systems (CMS). So, choosing the best web development company depends on the technologies you need.

We suggest focusing on website performance since it plays an important role in how search engines rank web pages. Make sure to ask web development agencies about their familiarity with optimizing for page speed.

Luckily, Canada has some of the best web development agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with web development agency in Canada. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Website Developers in Canada

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Montreal, Canada

    With an impressively robust client list that includes major enterprise brands, Symetris empowers brands with web development. Founded on design-first principles, this Canada-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Symetris’s experience is their work for one of the world’s respected global brands. Symetris helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Web Development
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 10% E-Commerce Development
    • 10% Other
  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Azuro Digital is an award-winning web design agency based in  Canada and was founded in 2018. They have about 10 employees that specialize in web development and web design to small to mid-market businesses focusing on dental, e-commerce, and business services industries.

    AB Electrical Engineering hired Azuro Digital to develop their electrical engineering company's WordPress website which showcases the client’s past engineering projects and also provides them technical writing services. Internal and external stakeholders have provided positive feedback to the website, praising its professional design and functionality. Azuro Digital has delivered the client’s website and requirements in a timely manner, and they’ve managed the project well. 

    SERVICES
    • 90% Web Design
    • 10% Web Development
    InHaus Cooking (Web Design)

    InHaus Cooking (Web Design)

    Web design and development for InHaus Cooking, a private dining experience in Ottawa. InHaus Cooking’s luxurious brand needed a website to match. The design needed to be elegant and simply stunning, with an emphasis on...
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    COCO Tile (Web Design)

    COCO Tile (Web Design)

    Web design and development for a flooring company in Ottawa, Ontario. Coco Tile had a website that was very slow, and the design was outdated. They wanted to make the website look more professional, while also speeding it...
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    Michelle Hojan (Web Design)

    Michelle Hojan (Web Design)

    Web design and development for Michelle Hojan, a real estate broker in Kitchener-Waterloo. Michelle had created her previous website by herself, and she wasn’t pleased with what she created. She wanted to hire a...
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    Gump Training (Web Design)

    Gump Training (Web Design)

    Web design and development for a software training company in Toronto, Ontario. Gump Training approached us with an issue that we hear all too often: they initially hired a different web design company and were left with...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Thorold, Canada

    With over three decades of experience, Computan is a Thorold, Canada-based development and programming company. The Computan team mainly works with small businesses and midmarket players from the advertising, nonprofit, and e-commerce industries.

    Among Computan’s recent projects was with Idea Grove, a PR and marketing firm. The team provided WordPress and HubSpot web development services, delivering solutions that meet the client’s performance metrics and timelines.

    SERVICES
    • 43% Web Development
    • 20% Application Management & Support
    • 16% E-Commerce Development
    • 21% Other
  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    ImageX was founded in 2001 and created work for numerous brands including Disney and Apple. The award-winning agency is based in Vancouver and focuses on creating meaningful digital experiences built on complex and powerful backend architectures.

    When the YMCA needed a powerful but also simple way to showcase locations and regions across the web, mobile and tablet screens, they turned to ImageX. The agency created a complete web presence that automatically optimizes based on the viewing screen to ensure a streamlined experience for any user.

    SERVICES
    • 85% Web Development
    • 10% Web Design
    • 5% Custom Software Development
    Columbus College of Art & Design

    Columbus College of Art & Design

    Full website design and development.
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    Women in Progress

    Women in Progress

    Web design and development.
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    Southwestern Adventist University

    Southwestern Adventist University

    Website design and Drupal development for Southwestern Adventist University.
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Victoria, Canada

    FreshWorks Studio counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Canada-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted mobile app development work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. FreshWorks Studio helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 35% Web Development
    • 15% Custom Software Development
    Workplace Mental Health Hub

    Workplace Mental Health Hub

    In partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association BC (CMHA BC), FreshWorks helped build a digital resource hub that provides access to vital mental health resources. Workplace Mental Health Hub serves employers and...
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    Skip the Ditches

    Skip the Ditches

    This intuitive designated driver application, available on both mobile and web, ensures impaired drivers and their vehicles return home safely. Users can find drivers by location, book rides, and view details such as...
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    MVRB | Online Review System

    MVRB | Online Review System

    FreshWorks helped build the Mackenzie Valley Online Review System, which provides an opportunity for citizens and regulatory boards to participate in the Boards’ public review process. The Mackenzie Valley Environmental...
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    Capital Asset Management System |...

    Capital Asset Management System |...

    The BC Ministry of Education’s Capital Management Branch manages and allocates $2.4B in capital funding to the K-12 system every three years for the province’s 60 School Districts’ priority capital projects....
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Kitchener, Canada

    A small team of passionate product developers, Datarockets builds custom web and mobile apps mainly for clients in the European Union and North America region. They work mainly with emerging startups in the IT, education, arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    They designed and developed a human analytics platform, BeVital, currently in the MVP stage. The platform allows users to track personal data such as book readings, time spent, daily vices, and rituals, make data tracking social with teams and comments, and provides a simple visualization of the data.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Custom Software Development
    • 45% Web Development
    • 5% Mobile App Development
    Yemen Portal - news website in...

    Yemen Portal - news website in...

    A non-profit initiative helping people of Yemen to access objective and proven information about events related to their country. It became a huge problem for People in Yemen and we built a solution that implies machine...
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    Yemen Portal - mobile app

    Yemen Portal - mobile app

    A non-profit initiative helping people of Yemen to access objective and proven information about events related to their country. It became a huge problem for People in Yemen and we built a solution that implies machine...
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    Evetab

    Evetab

    Mobile apps for Android & iOS, that helps people access the hottest nightclubs in Toronto, Canada. The app allows you to plan your nightlife, make payments via bluetooth, and get VIP access to partnering nightclubs. ...
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    Meyou - a conferencing software...

    Meyou - a conferencing software...

    A conferencing software helping business people meet each other. On the main screen of a particular conference you can see all of the guests and initiate a chat with anyone. Also, there is a special feed with tweets...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    A website design and development firm, Kanopi Studios is praised for their uncanny ability to understand business needs, flexibility, and expertise. Offering Drupal and WordPress design and development services, they work with clients of all sizes.

    As an example, they partnered with Orange Silicon Valley to build a WordPress website, helping increase the visibility of the French telecom company’s Silicon Valley office. The new website helped extend the brand, introducing the telecom giant to the Bay Area as they engaged with the startup ecosystem.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Development
    • 35% Web Design
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    The Berkeley School of...

    The Berkeley School of...

    The Berkeley School of Information (I School) contacted Kanopi Studios with a robust request: a redesign of their website, training on the latest development techniques, and a migration of 10 years of content to the...
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    Orange Silicon Valley

    Orange Silicon Valley

    Orange Silicon Valley, the Bay Area division of the French telecommunications company, noticed the speed at which Internet companies like Google and Facebook acquired new technology and moved into adjacent businesses —...
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    National Council for the Blind in...

    National Council for the Blind in...

    The National Council for the Blind in Ireland (NCBI) is part of the Bookshare project by Benetech, giving those with reading barriers across the globe new opportunities for learning and literacy by making more than...
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    Institute at Golden Gate

    Institute at Golden Gate

    The Institute at Golden Gate (instituteatgoldengate.org) is at the intersection of park lands and social good. Kanopi created a Drupal 8 site that supported the need for park leaders to help solve complex social...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Day Shift Digital has built and designed websites for nonprofits such as Save the Children Canada and institutions like the University of Toronto. They are experts in web development, web design, and e-commerce development for small businesses from various industries, using languages such as JavaScript and PHP.

    WAXON Laser & Waxbar needed help in redesigning their e-commerce platform. As a reputed hair removal service, WAXON needed to match its popularity with its online presence, and Day Shit Digital did just that by implementing an easy-to-use backend and an e-commerce component chosen by WAXON themselves.
     

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Development
    • 30% E-Commerce Development
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Other
    Ontario Public Health Association

    Ontario Public Health Association

    Working in partnership with Argyle PR we created a customized WordPress site for the Ontario Publich Health Association. To help protect children against the rapidly evolving impact of climate change the informational...
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    Save the Children Canada

    Save the Children Canada

    In partnership with Yeeboo Digital we provided the development services for the new Save the Children Canada website. We created several custom page templates that STC could utilize to display their vast amount of...
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    Taking GBC Nutrition to the next...

    Taking GBC Nutrition to the next...

    We were hired by George Brown College to develop a new home for GBC Nutrition. The result was a clean, interactive and scalable site.  View the full site at https://gbcnutrition.ca/
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    Hole in One - Developing Cutten...

    Hole in One - Developing Cutten...

    In partnership with Sway Advertising we built a custom WordPress site to take Cutten Golf's web presence to the next level. Full site at https://www.cuttenfields.com/
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    247 Labs’ work in web and mobile app development has earned them partnerships with Amazon Web Services and IBM. Their mobile applications are the award-winning products of a certified team of experienced developers and designers.

    When Johnson & Johnson’s recruiting team contacted 247 Labs for help attracting medical students to their internship program, 247 Labs created a website with a unique logo and branding. Applications increased by 40%, all due to the project, which was completed with three weeks to meet deadline.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 10% Application Management & Support
    • 20% Other
    Motorcycle Online Learning Course

    Motorcycle Online Learning Course

    We created a web-based easy-to-use motorcycle learning course. The course was created with quizzes, videos, various types of interactive learning activities to engage the learner. 
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    Autobiography Making Mobile App

    Autobiography Making Mobile App

    We took over a half-built broken app from an existing provider that went out of business. We facilitated the transfer of the source code and app assets to the client's ownership. Then we fixed the app and finished it, and...
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    Multi-lingual AODA and WCGAC...

    Multi-lingual AODA and WCGAC...

    Multi-lingual AODA and WCGAC compliant web app that is mobile optimized with client login and payment and custom client registration and post-login exclusive content access made for a non-profit. 
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Based in Toronto, Canada, MobileFolk is a software development company that has amassed extensive experience since its inception in 2008. The team is dedicated to helping small businesses and midmarket companies from sectors like hospitality, consumer products, and entertainment. 

    Among MobileFolks’ long-ongoing projects is its development staff augmentation partnership with LyricFind Inc., a music company from Toronto. The team serves as the client’s go-to outsourcing partner for web development and app development projects. 

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 50% Web Development
    Encounter: Shop the world around...

    Encounter: Shop the world around...

    Encounter lets you buy interior design items of your favorite venues. Use Encounter when you’re visiting a favorite venue. Encounter lets you browse and discover items around you, and purchase them directly through the app.
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    JuiceShark: Premium Subscription...

    JuiceShark: Premium Subscription...

    JuiceShark is a premium subscription service for Canadian e-cigarette supplies. JuiceShark uses an in-depth “flavour profile” to provide a customized subscription service tailored to individual tastes.
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    Shuffle: 2nd Phone Number VoIP App

    Shuffle: 2nd Phone Number VoIP App

    Shuffle provides multiple phone numbers on your iPhone, with a focus on privacy and ease of use. Use Shuffle to get secondary phone numbers for business, classified ads, website signups, dating, and any other use where...
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    ShowSlinger: Live Music Booking...

    ShowSlinger: Live Music Booking...

    The ShowSlinger platform connects artists, venues, and fans with powerful financial, promotional, and booking tools. ShowSlinger is a rich platform for artists, venues, and fans. Venues and artists can discover each other...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Kelowna, Canada

    With clients that include the Drupal Association and Corban University, Cheeky Monkey is quickly growing its agency profile. The web development agency was formed in 2008 and currently operates from two locations in Canada.

    SportMedBC, a sports medicine organization, enlisted Cheeky Monkey to create a complete web and mobile interface for users to get knowledge, communicate with doctors and manage their health. Cheeky Monkey updated their administrative themes and fix nearly all of their web management issues along the way.

    SERVICES
    • 85% Web Development
    • 10% Web Design
    • 5% UX/UI Design
    NLC CLIMB Centre Web Development

    NLC CLIMB Centre Web Development

    The Northern Lights College Continuing Education department needed to create a user-friendly microsite on WordPress for the CLIMB Centre. The site would primarily have users complete surveys and collect sensitive data...
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    ELI ProBono Clearinghouse Web...

    ELI ProBono Clearinghouse Web...

      The ELI Pro Bono Clearinghouse connects environmental attorneys with communities and organizations looking for pro bono representation in environmental matters. The Clearinghouse was created to ensure that no...
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    City of Armstrong Website...

    City of Armstrong Website...

    The SituationThe City of Armstrong was in need of an updated website that had a fresh new look, while staying true to their country roots. Their old site was packed with information which was organized in a way that made...
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    Project with DrupalCon 2017 –...

    Project with DrupalCon 2017 –...

    The Situation In 2017 the Drupal Association looked once more to Cheeky Monkey Media to brand and design DrupalCon. 2017 would see Baltimore as the chosen host city. The conference needed a partner experienced in handling...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    BragDeal has provided digital strategy and e-commerce solutions for huge names like BlockVue Capital as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Canada based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When HealthVue Medical needed a powerful way to supercharge their digital strategy, they turned to BragDeal. BragDeal completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Web Design
    • 35% Web Development
    • 20% E-Commerce Development
    • 10% Other
    Finzat

    Finzat

    Finzat was referred to us for a major website revamp from the ground up. They struggled with getting an edge on the design and flow. Creating a design layout that captures the interest of shareholders was beyond coding...
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    Le Petit Belge

    Le Petit Belge

    Our client requested to have a website that gets attention and brings customers through their doors. We design a website that is very visual and simple to use while directing the customers to a decision.
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    KTS Enterprises Ltd

    KTS Enterprises Ltd

    Our client from KTS Enterprises wanted a website that will present all of their past work to their potenial new clients. Our goal was to create a website that is structured in a way that is visually easy to understand...
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    Block One Captial Inc.

    Block One Captial Inc.

    When our client from Block One Captial came to us for a website, we knew the focus is going to be geared towards investors. This meant preparing a design that is an elegent transition from luxury to credibility and trust....
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Calgary, Canada

    What do Johnston’s Grain and Snapbets have in common? They’ve both turned to Vog for mobile app development expertise. This Canada-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When eJourney Manager launched a platform targeting their unique users, Vog analyzed the entirety of their approach to refine their mobile application, create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Mobile App Development
    • 35% Custom Software Development
    • 30% Web Development
    ER Retail

    ER Retail

    About ER retail is a customer loyalty and appreciation tool created by auto dealers, for auto dealers. Challenge ER retail asked Vog to create an engagement and reward platform that connects auto dealers with their...
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    Quilt

    Quilt

    About Quilt is a crowdfunding platform that pays out directly to service providers. It allows users to raise funds for their desired cause, and gives donors confidence that the funds will be used as promised....
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    TapLabs

    TapLabs

    About TapLabs makes lab work easy. Through a simple and convenient app, you can order a lab technician to your place of comfort.  Challenge TapLabs wanted an on-demand app that would bridge the gap between healthcare and...
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    VIP Golf

    VIP Golf

    VIP Golf provides access to hundreds of golf courses and offers discounted tee times to VIP Golf members. The Challenge VIP Golf was in need of a new system that would support the growing demand for new customers and the...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Mississauga, Canada

    Wise4dev started in 2017 with a team of passionate and talented web experts, designers, and developers to help businesses achieve their goals. This company focused on industries such as e-commerce, membership, education, and more. They are regarded as one of the top web developers in Toronto and their projects can vouch for their success.

    One of their recent partnerships showed wise4dev’s e-commerce development prowess. Gulfissimo hired the team to help create its online platform. They handled the frontend and backend, product pages, and the team is also in charge of support and maintenance.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Web Development
    • 20% Web Design
  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Parachute Design Group clients include Wysdom AI, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to web design for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Parachute Design Group was founded on forward-thinking principles in Toronto.

    When Intact Insurance needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Parachute Design Group. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 20% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Other
    Village Juicery

    Village Juicery

    Custom WordPress design and development, logo and brand design.
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    Government of Ontario

    Government of Ontario

    Custom WordPress design and development.
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    Tom&Sawyer

    Tom&Sawyer

    Custom brand design, website design and package design.
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    SickKids Hospital – Boomerang...

    SickKids Hospital – Boomerang...

    Custom WordPress design and development.
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What Are the Differences Between Front End vs Back End vs Full Stack Web Development?

Front-end web development includes website and mobile app development (what users see on the front end); back-end web development includes databases and servers (those things users do not see), and full-stack web development refers to both front- and back-end development.

Identifying the differences between front-end, back-end, and full-stack development is similar to understanding the difference between an engine manufacturer, a tire manufacturer, and an automobile manufacturer. Work done by an engine and tire manufacturer comes under automobile manufacturing. Similarly, work done by front-end and back-end developers comes under the full stack developer discipline.

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Website?

The cost to build a website varies wildly. It can cost as little as $300 to as much as $50,000 or more. To determine how much a website costs, you must first determine what kind of website you need.

For a website that merely acts as an online brochure, featuring information about you or your company, an article or blog, and the ability to contact the site owner, the $300 price tag would suffice. If you use a turnkey solution, such as a WordPress template offered by a low-cost hosting service, you can build the website yourself and not pay a developer anything.

The challenge with building a website yourself using a WordPress template is the lack of flexibility. If you want your website to feature capabilities beyond the basics, you will need a website developer.

If you require a comprehensive e-commerce website that functions as an online mechanism to help manage your products, customers, and more, your budget will grow to tens of thousands of dollars.

If you require more functionality with your site, hiring an offshore web developer helps keep your costs down. A site developed domestically for $50,000 could easily cost only $10,000 if developed by offshore web developers.