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We approached LightSpeed because we needed a WooCommerce plugin to integrate our clients into the PayOn payments platform. From the outset LightSpeed made our selection of a development company easy with their friendliness and assistance with requirements gathering. The result was a plugin that was stable, robust, fast and did…
The team at LightSpeed are professional, organised and very good at what they do. It was a pleasure to work with them on a project to create, update and streamline our mailing lists on Mailchimp.
We’ve been keeping a close watch on LightSpeed since they started their Tour Operator project; we were specifically interested in their Wetu integration as we’ve been a long-standing client of Wetu & are using it across the company.
When the time came to re-design GiltedgeAfrica.com, I knew they…
LightSpeed is managing the MailChimp account on behalf LH InTouch. The tasks include, RSS campaigns, List segmentation, Integrate WordPress plugin called AutoChimp – it synchronises the WordPress users with the MailChimp subscriber list – and template design. They offer on going support wherever needed.
LightSpeed initially facilitated the development of our website 7 years ago. They have also hosted our website since inception. Early in 2017 we decided to upgrade our website to a more modern platform. The LightSpeed team assisted Epping Property from start to finish. Their access to specialised people greatly enhanced…
The review brought up some interesting points of improvement. It is clear that you took your time to personalize our site review, and I’m excited to make improvements. I appreciate your clear, detailed instructions, and the follow up links in each section for more information are helpful.
LightSpeed developed our brochure website some years back, we elected to use our own hosting and we didn’t keep our WordPress installation updated.
The site was infected quite badly and the content was replaced with malicious content. We contacted LightSpeed, who responded quickly and helped clean our site….
Safari Hotels has worked with LightSpeed for a number of years. As a referral to us, we have enjoyed the punctual fashion in which our enquiries have always been dealt with and the very thorough approach taken when executing instructions.
I was approached by LightSpeed as we were looking to vastly improve on a website which was not performing at all. Ashley and his team at LightSpeed assisted me effortlessly; understood our needs quickly and offered us intelligent solutions which made complete business sense.
The result is not…
I approached LightSpeed because they were referred to me by Wetu and I also saw some of the great work they had done before.
LightSpeed helped me by designing and developing my travel website from scratch.
The result was outstanding with the final product design matching…
I approached LightSpeed Development because they developed a similar site within our group before and we were satisfied with the job they did previously.
We contacted LightSpeed again to develop a paygated site for Media24’s lifestyle magazine brand Runner’s World. The site needed to host a 12-week weight-loss…
I approached LightSpeed because we were looking for a multi tasks website. first of all it has to represent our brand and the quality we try to put in our products, second point was more technical as we needed a portal that allow us to move, up grade and ad…
Internet trends and technology change apace, and in a matter of a few short years, our pioneering website was little more than a monolithic, top heavy, cumbersome old site, that had great content and poor imagery and that’s if you could find it! We realised we needed a complete rework…
The post-launch feedback from everyone at HOMEMAKERS and our clients is phenomenal, we’re extremely proud of the outcome of this website. The new site is modern and world-class and we believe that it will generate even more quality leads for our exhibitors. From the onset LightSpeed provided us with personable,…
We contracted LightSpeed for the rebuild of our site. The brief included complex adherence to design, SEO and search functionality. The deadline he set was realistic and unlike previous website builds we’ve experienced; they stuck to it. We definitely intend to work with Lightspeed in the future.
It has been a refreshing experience working with Lightspeed. They are committed to find solutions that suit our organizational needs. What we appreciate most about them is their innovative approach and commitment to excellence.
We are happy with the turnaround time on issues reported and the fact that our emails are acknowledged once received. Lightspeed is also always eager to help and will go the extra mile to learn the process & procedures of Media24.
Our WordPress site was falling over due to the increase in our traffic. A very capable programming team told us to speak to LightSpeed. Thank Heavens! Within a few days our site was transferred to them and we were running smoothly again, after months of despair.
Woo hoo!!! Couldn’t have done it without you guys! It really is awesome! The old site didn’t rank as high. I think the move to WordPress/Lightspeed was definitely the right move! Soooo chuffed!
LightSpeed has provided ongoing MailChimp support to us after initially redesigning our website. They have…
LightSpeed developed our site The Ridge Online (www.theridgeonline.co.za) with input from our side on how we wanted the site to look and how we would communicate with our readers. I found their work to be both creative and clean and tidy.
The LightSpeed team never fails to impress me with their passion, geeky interest in their industry, creativity and most importantly, unparalleled customer service. Nothing is too much trouble for Ashley and his team, who are a pleasure to work with.
The Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa (FISA) has utilized the services of LightSpeed for the past 4 years. At all times, I have found the staff of the company to be highly professional and extremely competent in all their interactions with FISA, and I can highly recommend them to anyone….
LightSpeed impressed me with their speed of service, the quality of their work and their regular communication during the project build. I would happily recommend their services.
I had the privilege of mentoring Ashley Shaw on the 2009 VeloCITI business development programme. Under Ashley’s guidance, LightSpeed has established a strong reputation in the market, leading to significant growth in the business.
I am thrilled with the work Ashley and his team at LightSpeed put into creating my website. They fully understood what I needed and designed an extremely professional-looking site.
I just thought I’d take time to let you know that I am incredibly impressed by your teams service. I had an unexpected problem with my website after doing some routine updates at 10:30pm at night. After trying to sort things out myself I emailed you guys at 12:25am. To…
Lightspeed and I recently worked together on the redesign of one my brand’s websites testhouse.fairlady.com. This proved challenging as I had to consult with a number of members on the team and then compile a document which highlighted the look, feel, design and functionality that the team would like from…
Jembi has found the services rendered and working relationship with LightSpeed satisfactory and is pleased with the final product; an improved, more functional and better representative website.
LightSpeed was quick to grasp and help us conceptualise a revamped Jembi website, aimed at better communicating the work we undertake,…
LightSpeed has been FISA’s IT partner for the last three years. During this period they did not only host the institute’s website, but also developed and enhanced it to suit our changing needs. Their ability to always find solutions for our demands makes them an essential resource to rely on….
Meet the Woocommerce TeamOur Woocommerce Experts
Anke van ReethDesigner
Anke is skilled with Photoshop and Sketch and is also proficient in responsive web development, WooCommerce and designing for mobile.
Ashley ShawChief 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.
Barbara Kerr-ShawChief Financial Officer
Barbs looks after the financial aspects of our business, account management, office administration, our fabulous team and the resident 6 felines.
Christian VancoillieSystems Engineer
Chris, our systems engineer, is a computer nerd by heart. His main interests are networking, Internet and administration areas of IT.
Deon is a designer and all round creative guy. Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator, he is rapidly adding skills in Sketch to his repertoire.
Garth GlaumProject Manager
Garth is LightSpeed’s Project Manager. Garth was a project manager in KwaZulu-Natal for several years, before relocating to Cape Town.
Ignatius VermaakTechnical Lead
Iggi develops technical specifications for our WooCommerce projects, manages our developers, handles support requests and ensures an agile workflow.
Jacques v.d HorstWordPress Developer
Jacques is responsible for general theme and plugin configuration, custom site styling and structural development.
Joseph HartWordPress Developer
Apart from co-managing our support team, Joe is responsible for general theme and plugin configuration, custom site styling and structural development.
Virginia GarciaWordPress Developer
Virginia is a Front End Developer with over 5 years’ experience. She is a Systems Engineer with a passion for WordPress and everything related to it.
Warwick BoothWordPress Developer