Block Editor

The new Gutenberg editor for WordPress has arrived and we are ready to build around the block!

Why LightSpeed?

We’ve worked with WordPress for over 10 years and are passionate about open source. We are perfectly positioned to help you and your business make the most of WordPress and Guteneberg

Over 10 Years
Gutenberg block
Theme and plugin
Open source
Flexible CMS

Our Wordpress Services

If your just starting out and need to claim your presence online then WordPress is the ideal platform to build on. Perfect for a simple and easy to maintain business website or blogging platform

Block Editor Ready WordPress Websites

From R 15,000 ex VAT

We’ll get you started with our Gutenberg ready LSX theme, and then its over to you… With the power of WordPress and Gutenberg at your fingertips!

  • 3 pages
  • Homepage design
  • Contact page
  • 1 hour of training
  • Gutenberg ready website
  • Gutenberg demo page
  • Free SSL certificate
  • 3 Months free hosting

** Additional Training Available at R850/hour

** Existing website upgrades and redesigns – POA

LightSpeed cares about your success

Our experienced team understands the intricacies of building a WordPress websites

LightSpeed’s Gutsy Guarantee

We pledge to deliver your website on-time, within budget, and as scoped. If we break any of our promises, we will work diligently until your requirements are met.

Verified WooCommerce Expert company

As proud members of the WooExperts directory we can fulfil your e-commerce vision, no matter how unconventional or complex it might be. We LOVE WooCommerce!

What they sayClient reviews

Penny Travena
Role & Company: Online Editor @ Runners World

Thank you for absolutely EVERYTHING you’ve done for me and for our brands over the last few years. I have…

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Carmen Botma
Role & Company: Events Director at Media24 (Pty) Ltd

We have sold our first dress! . . . and learned so much. SARIE launched SARIE BRUID: (ver)koop my rok…

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Izak Van Heerden
Role & Company: Development Manager

We approached LightSpeed because we needed a WooCommerce plugin to integrate our clients into the PayOn payments platform. From the…

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Richard Laburn
Role & Company: Londolozi Marketing

The team at LightSpeed are professional, organised and very good at what they do. It was a pleasure to work…

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Julien Perreard
Role & Company: Group Head of Digital & Online for Giltedge Africa

We’ve been keeping a close watch on LightSpeed since they started their Tour Operator project; we were specifically interested in…

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Eva Sittig
Role & Company: Head of Global Communications | Lufthansa InTouch

LightSpeed is managing the MailChimp account on behalf LH InTouch. The tasks include, RSS campaigns, List segmentation, Integrate WordPress plugin…

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Tony Bales
Role & Company: CEO | Epping Property

LightSpeed initially facilitated the development of our website 7 years ago. They have also hosted our website since inception. Early…

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Kate Bergh
Role & Company: Owner | Cedarberg Africa

The review brought up some interesting points of improvement. It is clear that you took your time to personalize our…

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Stephan Sliwensky
Role & Company: Marketing Director | DOCaddress

LightSpeed developed our brochure website some years back, we elected to use our own hosting and we didn’t keep our…

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Recent Wordpress Projects



Giltedge Africa

Tour Operators

African Safaris NZ

Tour Operators, WordPress

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Southern Destinations

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12 Weeks to Sleek

Health & Fitness, WooCommerce

Fight the Flab

Health & Fitness, WooCommerce, WordPress

SARIE Draf dit af

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Walk Yourself Fit

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Some of the team you’re likely to meet

Ashley Shaw
Chief Executive Officer

As founder and CEO of the company, Ashley’s time is split between generating or nurturing leads around the world, client consultation and managing his team.

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Barbara Kerr-Shaw
Chief Financial Officer

Barbs looks after the financial aspects of our business, account management, office administration, our fabulous team and the resident 6 felines.

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Ignatius Vermaak
Support Manager

Iggi develops technical specifications for our WooCommerce projects, manages our developers, handles support requests and ensures an agile workflow.

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Warwick Booth
WordPress Developer

Warwick is the lead developer at LightSpeed and takes care of any back end work where he works mostly with HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript and SQL.

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Christian Vancoillie
Systems Engineer

Chris, our systems engineer, is a computer nerd by heart. His main interests are networking, Internet and administration areas of IT.

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We understand what it takes to build beautiful, efficient and easy to navigate WordPress websites