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List of the Best Canada PHP Development Companies

  • 1
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Kanopi Studios is a strategy, design, and development agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2010, the team of 33 specializes in web development, web design, and UX/UI design. They focus on business services, non-profits, and consumer products and services.

     

    Clients
    Stanford University
    Stanford University
    University of California
    Washington State University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kanopi Studios migrated an obsolete CMS to an updated version of Drupal for a professional grad school. They retained the platform’s content, rebuilt custom modules, and developed a new backend. They also redesigned the site’s UX/UI. The client was impressed with the expertise they brought to the project. 

    “Their expert knowledge of Drupal facilitated a quick and effective migration. They also helped modernize our software development process.” – Sr. Director of IT, Professional Graduate School

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    ImageX is a web design and development agency founded in 2001. They are based in Vancouver, British Columbia and have an additional development center in Kiev, Ukraine. ImageX is a mid-sized, well-established firm with just over 40 employees, all specializing in Drupal development. They have been a Drupal-exclusive agency since 2006 and are considered experts in development for the open-source CMS. ImageX's experience has earned them the business of several globally relevant brands seeking complex Drupal solutions.

    Clients
    Apple
    YMCA
    Adidas
    Samsung
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit community organization hired ImageX to upgrade their website from a poorly managed Drupal 6 build. The community had three goals for the website: improve their web presence as a sales tool, reduce web development and maintenance costs, and integrate Drupal 8 capabilities. ImageX migrated the site to an Open Y platform and integrated the necessary Drupal 8 features to reduce maintenance efforts and enhance the site's functionality. The client was pleased with ImageX's work and now relies on them for other development projects. 

    "We didn’t just build a website together; we built a relationship that has strengthened over time and will contribute to the long-term success of our organization." – Marketing Director, Community Organization

  • 3
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Kalamuna is a web development and design agency founded in 2012. They have 15 employees based in their Oakland, Calif. office. The bulk of their services focus on full-service web development, from visual design to server-side operations. Kalamuna also offers custom software development and digital strategy consulting.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Bay Area media company hired Kalamuna to redesign its website after ending its relationship with a former web designer. Kalamuna focused on migrating the site from Drupal 6 to 7 and updating its visual aesthetics and usability. The site was fairly sophisticated and involved migrating content dating back to 2006. This client praised Kalamuna's project management skills and timeliness and appreciated the visual and functional upgrades to the website.

    "They care about what they're doing, and they'll speak up if they feel like there's a better approach. They have really high standards for user experience and user testing." – Technology Director, Media Company

  • 4
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London Canada

    Northern Commerce is an e-commerce agency based in London, Canada with a second office in Toronto. It was founded in 2015 and has grown to a team of 45 employees. Northern Commerce offers web design, e-commerce development, PPC, and digital strategy services. Their client base is mostly made up of mid-size companies.

    Clients
    Rexall
    Purolator
    tentree
    Stormtech
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A financial planning company had a software prototype but lacked the programming expertise to develop it. They engaged Northern Commerce to create the final product. The team used XML, a PHP database, and various API's to develop and design the software. Upon completion, they began providing reliable ongoing maintenance, digital marketing, and branding services. 

    "Northern Commerce is top-notch in terms of the processes used for anything from project management to code reviews. Northern has a team of incredibly talented people and they find the things I haven’t thought of." – CTO, Financial Planning Company

     

  • 5
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    QED42 is a full service digital agency based in Pune, India, and founded in 2009. Their team of 73 employees specializes in web design, web development, and UX/UI design for primarily midmarket clients in the media, retail, and education industries. 

    Clients
    Nestle
    Stanford University
    World Bank
    Acquia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    QED42 built an app for a real estate listing company. They used Ionic to create apps for Android and iOS that employed Google APIs including Google maps and analytics. The apps gave real estate buyers the information they needed to browse listings and communicate with sellers. The client was happy with the final product and reports that his business is growing quickly.

    “They solve my problems immediately. I have confidence and peace of mind with QED because of their team and attentiveness.” – CEO, Real Estate Listing Company
     

  • 6
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Code&Care is a full-stack software development company based in Austin, Texas, and founded in 2015. With over 50 employees, they offer web development, IT staff augmentation, and mobile app development solutions to small and mid-market agencies alike.

    Clients
    BITFINEX
    Roofstreet
    FrandMe
    RealConnex
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Code&Care provided IT maintenance services for a disability data provider. The provider needed a partner to work on their production system. Code&Care was able to provide sufficient solutions for the provider.

    “Good, they’re aware of what’s going on.” - CEO, Disability Data Provider

  • 7
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded almost 20 years ago in 2000, Net Solutions develops web, mobile, and e-commerce platforms. The team of nearly 800 employees is headquartered in Chandigarh, India but has offices in London, UK and Toronto, Canada as well. They also offer cloud services and UX design.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Xerox
    IMG
    Yahoo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An education tech startup teamed up with Net Solutions to create a mobile version of a pre-existing web-based platform. The client was impressed with Net Solutions' ability to work with the existing website and to redevelop entire parts as needed.

    “They’re eager to deliver good products, which paves the way for business success. From my perspective, the owner runs the company extremely well.” – Founder, Ed Tech Startup

  • 8
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakville Canada

    OPTASY is a Drupal and web development company based in Toronto, Canada with offices in New York, Amsterdam and Romania. Founded in 2005, OPTASY's team of less than 20 specializes in web development, e-commerce development, mobile app development and AR/VR development. OPTASY works with clients in the media, healthcare & medical, education and real estate industries. 

    Clients
    Allard Prize Maple Leafs Toronto Regina School Board LMV
    New York University of Toronto FlippBidd AvivaPartner iLobby DentalQuest
    Industries
    Notable Project

    OPTASY made updates to a digital media agency's Drupal-based platform. OPTASY provided new designs, coding and architectural re-dos to update the site. OPTASY also created custom tracking modules for the site that allowed the administrators to track Google Analytics data and page use. The company also added modules that allow for site administrators to easily change the layout and content on the site. 

    "They [OPTASY] really know their stuff in Drupal, more so than any other development shop I’ve worked with... Based on all the previous projects we did with universities and other media companies, we realized that OPTASY really knew what they were doing." - Director of Digital Design, Digital Media Agency 

  • 9
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Plank is a digital studio in Montreal, Québec. Founded in 1998, Plank's team of around 40 employees specializes in web design, web development, and mobile app development. 

    Clients
    The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
    Centaur Theatre
    The Canadian Encyclopedia
    Women Donors Network
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A museum hired Plank to redesign its website. The client's goal was to improve user experience on the website. Plank improved the museum's online store and donation functionality, and the museum later engaged Plank to build a virtual exhibit. The client appreciated Plank's skill in communicating technical concepts.

    "We received fewer calls about how to get to the museum and you could see traffic increase substantially to the pages that had that information. We definitely saw an increase not only in our online sales but also our online donations." - Former Executive Director, Museum

  • 10
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montreal Canada

    Symetris is a Drupal web development company located in Quebec, Canada. Founded in 2004, Symetris has a team of 18 that specializes in web design, web development, e-commerce development, UX/UI design, and CRM consulting. Symetris works with clients in the healthcare & medical, non-profit, consumer products & services and education industries. 

    Clients
    Innovmetric
    Garaga
    Vidéotron
    Lasik MD
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Symetris worked with a garage door manufacturer to work on web development for the client. The client wanted its existing website to be rebuilt in a Drupal-based platform. Symetris set up the platform server, template pages, and back-end of the new site. Symetris incorporated previous brand themes and messaging when creating the design and layout of the new site. 

    "They [Symetris] were responsive to all our needs and timely with all deliverables. Each week, we had a meeting with the project coordinator and lead programmer for updates on the project status, including hours invested and where, and what’s targeted for the next week." – Multimedia Team Leader, Garage Door Manufacturer 

  • 11
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    Coldfront Labs is an IT services company in Kanata, Canada. Founded in 2011, they have about 9 employees that do web development, custom software development, and UX/UI design. Most clients are midmarket businesses in the IT, government, and business services sectors. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Coldfront Labs did frontend and backend updates for a government agency's Drupal-based platform. They also provided UX/UI design. Coldfront Labs' app development skills impressed the client. 

    " At Coldfront, they're real application developers. There really aren't that many developers that can create such high quality applications on the Drupal platform. " — Systems Chief, Government Agency 

  • 12
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Parachute Design Group is a web design company based in Toronto. Their small team of around 5 has been specializing in web design, web development, and branding since 2003. Parachute Design Group Inc. works with different industries such as business services, healthcare, and information technology.  

    Clients
    The JUNO Awards
    Government of Ontario
    SickKids Hospital
    integrate.AI
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Parachute Design Group managed two different web designs for a law firm, integrating existing content and making the most recent version mobile responsive. The client felt that Parachute Design Group was extremely responsive.

    "The design entices people to call us. We’ve gotten more referrals since this redesign." —Partner, Law Firm

  • 13
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    OpenConcept Consulting is an enterprise platform developer in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 1999, they have about 7 employees that do web development, custom software development, and IT consulting. Clients are in the nonprofit, private, and public sectors.  

    Clients
    CUPE
    CSCB
    Amnesty
    Notable Project

    OpenConcept Consulting overhauled a nonprofit's Durpal website to increase functionalities and improve the design. The CMS solution created an informative and engaging UX.

    "They can design an accessible website like it’s nobody’s business. They’re probably the best there is out there." — CEO, Canadian Nonprofit

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Forge and Smith is a web design and development company based in  providing a full range of digital strategy services for businesses of any size. The team is located in New Westminster, BC and specializes in web design, UX/UI design, and web development. Forge and Smith is made up of 8 employees and was founded in 2012. 

    Clients
    Olympics Canada
    United Way
    Knowledge Network
    Discovery Channel
    Notable Project

    Forge and Smith built and designed a website for a law firm. The team oversaw the firm's rebranding campaign and assisted with web and general media strategy. The firm received positive feedback from users.

    "We are really pleased with the look and feel of the new design." – Communications Coordinator, Law Firm 

  • 15
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brampton Canada

    TEQTOP (formerly Xcelance) is a web development, web design, and marketing firm based in Mohali, India. Founded in 2013, the team of 79 specializes in web development and design.

    Clients
    Opends
    Artstream
    Beared
    Merakium
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TEQTOP (formerly Xcelance) developed an e-commerce site for a food marketplace, with content produced through Joomla. They provided strategic advice and developed the website from the wireframe to the finished product. The client was pleased with the positive feedback the project received.

    “Among the food producers who took up the offering, they were very pleased with the functionality and the ongoing training TEQTOP (formerly Xcelance) provided to food producers who had set up stores on the site.” – Owner, Food Marketplace  

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Vanntechs Web Studio is a website development agency based in Montreal with more than two experts. Founded in 2020, they specialize in web development and SEO services for small businesses in the fields of both retail and e-commerce.

    Clients
    Purattan
    Skillshub
    SpaGroomtopia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vanntechs Web Studio designed and developed a website for a Vietnamese restaurant. The goal was to have a new platform for potential customers to browse their menu. Vanntechs Web Studio helped develop an easy-to-use website for the restaurant.

    “Vanntechs seems to be a young company dedicated to helping SMEs for their marketing and web needs.” - Family of Owner, Vietnamese Restaurant

  • 17
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Thorold Canada

    Computan is a creative agency based in Thorold, Canada. Founded in 1987, the team of 34 specializes in digital strategy, e-commerce development, mobile app development, PPC and web development.

     

    Clients
    Palmer Ad Agency
    openkey
    Remarkable Sales and Marketing
    Hero Certified Burgers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Computan worked on marketing collateral for a data center provider. They provided a range of digital marketing services from designing videos, flyers, and landing pages to develop an interactive platform. The client appreciated the quality of work they provided.

    “The quality of their work is impeccable. They have continuous education training twice a year to stay in front of the constant changes in the digital marketing world.” – Director of Marketing, Data Center Provider 

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Digital media agency Box Clever is based in Edmonton, Canada. Since 2005, their team of 27 has been specializing in web development and design, mobile app development, SEO, and more for clients in the education industry.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Box Clever developed a website for a community box office. The new database helps with the selling of tickets. The client prides Box Clever on being great to work with.

    "Michelle, their project manager, keeps on top of things very well."–Manager, Community Box Office

  • 20
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Design company Eggs Media is based in Toronto. Since 2013, their small team of 4 has been specializing in web design and development, UX/UI design, mobile app development, and more for small businesses. They primarily serve the business services industry. 

    Clients
    University of Toronto
    SendtoNews
    The Poirier Group
    Astra Fertility
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Eggs Media was hired by a security company to create a brand-new website. The agency also performed SEO and Google Analytics, as well as social media marketing. The client prides the team on their reliability. 

    "Since we started doing SEO with Eggs Media, our monthly hits have grown to 1,500. Now, we have more regular transactions, and we know which areas to target and capture because we have some substantial evidence we can use." – Business Development, Security Company

  • 21
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kelowna Canada

    Twirling Umbrellas is a web development agency based in Kelowna, Canada. Since 2014, their small team of 5 has been specializing in web design and development, SEO, branding, and more for small businesses.

    Clients
    AinslieWear
    BlueSky Organics
    A Year of Boxes
    Kinetic Evolution
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Twirling Umbrellas developed a website for a small graphic design agency, along with SEO services. The website emphasized the agency's unique offerings. The work has led to a successful collaboration.

    "The quality of their work is excellent. I’m very happy with what they did."– Creative Director, Graphic Design Agency

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Winterwind Inc. is a software development agency founded in 2018 in Vancouver, Canada with more than 10 experts. They specialize in web, e-commerce, and mobile app development solutions for small and mid-market businesses in the fields of nonprofit and government services.

    Clients
    Prosperty (Greece)
    The PushUpChallenge (Australia)
    Sapphire Apps (USA)
    Amon (Italy)
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Winterwind Inc. developed a trading stats software for a trading and betting service firm. The software was to make use of a stats API combined with the firm’s own calculations. The app is currently under development, but progress so far has been smooth.

    “Feedback so far has been very good and aim to launch very soon.” - Owner, Trading and Betting Service Firm

  • 23
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Anyday (formerly Limn Design) is a design agency based in Toronto. Founded in 2012, the team of 7 specializes in graphic design, logo, and print design. They work primarily with small businesses and midmarket businesses.  

    Clients
    University of Guelph
    Canadian Red Cross
    Mondelez International (Oreo
    Cadbury
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Anyday (formerly Limn Design) worked on branding, web design, and web development for a customer service provider. They developed the front and back end of a website for the client. They also helped with additional content and color edits, designing apparel, and curating social media. The client was impressed with their project management skills.

    “Their project management is top notch. They send me updates on what is done and still in the queue every single week. They send recommendations and integrate themselves into our company’s requirements. They make sure that my brand is the best that it can be and suggest ideas that even I don’t think of.” – CEO, Customer Service Provider

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Locomotive is a web agency in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2006, they have about 23 employees that do web design, web development, and branding. Clients are in a variety of sectors. 

    Notable Project

    Locomotive built a corporate website for a games developer. The agency provided design, development, and CMS services. The website earned positive feedback, high traffic, and a design award. 

    "If you want a really good looking, clean website, the Locomotive team will build you something interesting." – COO, Video Game Development Company 

  • 25
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Day Shift Digital is a web design and development agency that offers custom web development, web designs, and e-commerce development services to a variety of industries, including small businesses, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. Their team of 5 - 10 employees is remote-based, but operating out of Toronto. 

    Clients
    MoneySense
    Aurora Importing
    Dark Slope Studios
    Friends of Ruby
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Day Shift Digital recently worked on a Shopify site for a large food services company based in Canada. With the development of the site, the client was able to dramatically increase online sales (500%) of their goods across Canada. 

    “We were impressed with how little guidance they required and only made suggestions to help make our site better. They are excellent to work with.” — VP Operations, Food Importer

  • 26
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    247 Labs Inc. is an information technology company based in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2013, 247 Labs Inc. has around 30 employees who focus on mobile app development and web development for small and midmarket enterprise businesses, startups, and partner agencies.

    Clients
    Motorola
    Rogers Communications
    FidoJohnson & Johnson
    Davis & Henderson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Canadian military nonprofit partnered with 247 Labs Inc. to build a job search platform for veterans integrating back into civilian life. 247 Labs Inc. was hired as a subcontractor responsible for delivering backend development with a focus on analytics, as well as longterm maintenance. 247 Labs Inc. used MongoDB and MySQL to develop the backend of the platform, including an automated matching functionality and improved on-site search. Following 247 Labs Inc.'s work, the military nonprofit noticed significant audience growth. 

    "Initially, we migrated around 7,000 candidates to the new platform. It reached 10,000 users by February 2018, which was a confirmation of the site’s design and usability. Our employer count also increased, from 300 at the time of migration to 450 by February 2018." - Program Manager, Military Nonprofit

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mississauga Canada

    DOTh Inc. is a web design company based in Mississauga, Ontario. Founded in 2010, DOTh Inc. provides web development, web design, and mobile app development services.

    Clients
    Sitebildz
    IATC Enterprises
    MCIS Languages
    Travel Papers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DOTh Inc. worked with a charity donation platform to build the minimum viable product to show to the client's potential investors. DOTh Inc. developed both a mobile app and a web app using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS Plus. Working with an accelerated timeline that was shorter than the client originally anticipated, DOTh Inc. met the client's deadline. The charity donation platform appreciated that DOTh Inc.'s assistance allowed it to grow from 36 clients to 1,200 clients within the first month of launching.

    “We were able to secure $1.5 million in seed funding based on what DOTh Inc. built for us.” - CEO, Charity Donation Platform

  • 28
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Established in 1999, Red Cherry is a software development and digital marketing company based in Canada, with offices in Calgary and Kelowna. The team of about 15 specializes in web design and development, software development, SEO, and various branding services. 

    Clients
    AT&T
    Shell Oil
    Welltraxx
    Origination
    Notable Project

    Red Cherry built a custom iOS and Android compatible app for a telecommunications company that detailed staff locations, various assets, and inventory information. The system became integral to the company’s day-to-day business operations. The client speaks positively about Red Cherry’s ability to communicate and collaborate.

    “A commitment to excellence keeps them on time and on budget. They nailed down the scope and completed all the technical aspects properly.” — COO, Telecommunications Company

  • 29
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Myplanet is a software studio headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, with additional offices in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Chicago, Ill. Founded in 2009, Myplanet's team of around 90 specializes in web development, web design, and e-commerce development, primarily for midmarket and enterprise clients in financial services and media.  

    Clients
    Acquia
    CenturyLink
    Cisco
    Cleveland Clinic
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A cloud platform developer hired Myplanet for assistance with digital strategy, information architecture, and user experience. The client's goal was to rebrand and reposition its digital presence as it moved away from providing hardware to providing cloud services. The client appreciated Myplanet's "customer-centric" approach to project management.

    "From day one to January 2015, we experienced a 300% increase in site traffic and 200% increase in leads coming from the web. Our bounce rate went down and our net promoter score went up." - Chief Marketing Officer & SVP of Business Operations, Cloud Platform Developer 

  • 30
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Therefore is a digital agency that is located in Toronto. Founded in 2003, Therefore's team of 20 employees has nearly two decades of experience in Drupal based web development. The firm also offers UI/UX design and digital strategy services to its clients. The firm primarily works with mid-market sized clients from the entertainment, financial services, and government industries.  

    Clients
    Longo's
    Second Cup
    Rocky Mountaineer
    National Gallery of Canada
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Therefore built a framework and CRM for multiple websites. They then migrated the system to a Drupal-based site. The client, a public sector union, was impressed with Therefore's transparency and project management skills.

    "The project manager certainly kept the project on track and allowed us to participate in their morning stand up meetings on a daily basis. Generally, when working with a project manager or client service specialist, all the interaction is done through that person. However, we had a level of comfort that allowed us to work directly with the developers as well – which really helped. "  —Communication Specialist, Public Sector Unit 

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