Web Design and WordPress Theme Development

Kernix Web Design is a WordPress website design company specializing in custom WordPress themes located in Springfield, PA. We offer responsive web design, custom-built & customized WordPress themes, site maintenance, website performance, and more. Whether you need your existing site improved or are thinking of creating your first site, we can guide you through the process from start to finish. We offer monthly maintenance packages so you can concentrate on creating content for your business. Take a look at our services listed below and contact us to schedule a free consultation.

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What We Do

WordPress Installation & Configuration

Installing and setting up WordPress is not as simple as clicking a button. Plus before you install it you need to buy a domain name and a web hosting package. Then you need to install not only an SSL certificate but also your preferred theme and a handful of essential plugins. You also need to setup up your admin user name and password and customize the admin area and your theme settings. Let us take care of all of that for you.

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Custom WordPress Theme Development

This site was built with our custom theme and we can build a custom theme for your business. Or we can customize your current theme by creating a child theme and editing the template files. All of our themes and websites are responsive. This site is fast and clean because it does not contain all the “fluff” that generic themes contain. Don’t use a theme that your competitors use – let us build a custom theme that is best for you!

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WordPress Maintenance and Support

We install plugins for speed, security, backups, and optimization. We will update WordPress, themes, and plugins on a daily basis, but we will make backups of your website before and after performing maintenance and major updates. This will ensure your site data is protected. We will also test the functionality of your site after maintenance and all updates. And we will fix any problems that occur from maintenance or updates.

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Website Design

We design fully functional responsive websites for all devices and screen sizes for both static HTML or WordPress websites. All we need is a design of how you want your site to look, then we will build it. Whether it is a one-page website or a full WordPress website with blog posts, eCommerce pages, members area, etc. We code markup and stylesheets using HTML5 and CSS3 tags respectively which is important for SEO and page rankings.

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Website Performance

Website performance involves reducing page load time, optimizing images and databases, and ensuring site “health” through various methods. To get an idea of how your site performs, run your domain through the site GTmetrix. If the score is low, we can help you fix the problems such as adding expiry headers, using server-side caching, eliminate render-blocking sources, and more. Poor website performance will hurt your rankings in the search engines.

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Security

We can protect your site by adding code to important WordPress files and securing the wp-content and wp-includes folders. We will disable XML-RPC, WordPress file editing, access to WordPress core, script execution, and directory browsing. We will also limit login attacks and block SQL injections with a database prefix change and by using the plugin WordFence. Wordfence is great for disabling XML-RPC and stopping brute force attacks via their firewall.

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Other Services We Provide

Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization is an advanced topic and we are not experts. There are websites whose business is geared towards getting your site to rank high in the search engine results pages (SERPs). This is not a service we provide but we do have free PDF files that will help a beginner navigate the SEO waters.

Custom Website Logo

If you have a design for a logo but don’t know how to create it yourself, then let us do it for you. And if you do not have a design then we’ll create various logos for you. The cost is $50 per final design.

WordPress Training

We offer beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes on all things WordPress. The topics covered at the beginner level are WordPress installation & setup, singing into & learning the admin dashboard, publishing pages and posts, and other basic settings. Intermediate involves plugin installation and configuration, theme customization, and an intro to page speed optimization. The advanced class covers page builders, WooCommerce, an intro to search engine optimization (SEO), and a deeper dive into optimizing for page speed. The first hour is free and subsequent hours are $75.

Become a WordPress expert and unleash your imagination to create your website!

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We Guarantee Responsive Web Design

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What is responsive web design?

Responsive web design (RWD) is a design method where the content and layout on the page dynamically changes based on the screen size of the device that is being used to view the page.

What is required for responsive design?

Setting attributes in a meta tag, using ems, rems, and %’s, images set to max-width of 100%, the use of media queries, and a lot of testing using the inspect tool in Chrome and Firefox.

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