The Best PHP Development Companies in Beantown

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List of the Best Boston PHP Development Companies

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    Lullabot

    Strategy, design, and development shop Lullabot is headquartered in Providence, RI. With more than 50 employees, Lullabot provides Drupal web development, web design, software development, and digital strategy to mid-market and enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    Lullabot redesigned a Fortune 500 media company's Drupal website. The goal was to better align the site with the client's brand image. The client was impressed with the Lullabot team's communication: They kept the entire company informed about the project's progress.

    "As we began to board new members, Lullabot worked hand-in-hand with them to get them up to speed with the build. During post-launch, they stayed on for several months as we continued adding support staff." – VP of Technology Strategy, Media Company 

    Former clients
    MSNBC
    Turner Broadcasting
    BBC
    The Washington Post
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Providence, RI
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2012 Blue Drop Award

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  • 2

    Third and Grove

    Third & Grove is a web development firm headquartered in Boston with an additional office in San Francisco. Founded in 2013, they have 34 employees and have worked with well-known brands in sectors such as food & beverage and financial services. Third & Grove provides web design and development, e-commerce development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy for primarily midmarket-sized clients. 

    Notable Project

    Third & Grove redeveloped the flagship website for a newspaper in Boston. The client needed a responsive website instead of a mobile app to keep up with their industry, and selected Third & Grove because of their preference for Drupal. Using Drupal 7, the Third & Grove team delivered an enterprise-grade site that now supports approximately half their traffic coming from mobile devices.

    "Our mobile traffic has increased. Prior to this, the experience was seeing the desktop version on your mobile device. We’re now about 50% mobile and 50% desktop and tablet." — VP of Digital Operations, Boston Newspaper

    Former clients
    World Vision
    King Arthur Flour
    Goldwin
    Benefit Cosmetics
    Pernod Ricard
    Mint
    Quicken
    UCLA Health
    Ghirardelli
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Acquia Site of the Year (2015)

  • 3

    Imarc

    Imarc is a full-service digital agency founded in 1997 and headquartered in Amesbury, Mass. Their team of around 40 employees includes engineers, designers, and marketing experts. They specialize in web design, web development, and custom software development.

    Notable Project

    Imarc did a custom redesign of a site for a healthcare nonprofit. They worked with the client to develop a model for the site and built it using CraftCMS to meet the client’s security requirements. The clients were pleased with the new site. 

    “The changes were instantaneous and received positive feedback from clients, sponsors, and our hospital colleagues. The site is professional and makes our branding more cohesive.” – Biz. Dev. and Com. Manager, Healthcare Nonprofit

    Former clients
    JetBlue
    Texas Instruments
    Everbridge
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Amesbury, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    16 Clutch reviews
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    3 Media Web

    3 Media Web is a digital firm with nearly two decades of experience in digital marketing and web design. Founded in 2001 in Hudson, Mass., the team of 20 employees specializes in web development and design, SEO, PPC, social media, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    A health company approached 3 Media Web for help developing a modern website. The project included an online store, so 3 Media Web Solutions used a WooCommerce platform within WordPress. 3 Media Web Solutions was involved in all aspects of the design and development process, including ideation, wireframing, backend development, and SEO.

    "We wanted to meet a particular deadline and they did everything to make sure that everything was working properly and was bench-tested before it went live." – Marketing Manager, Health Company 

    Former clients
    NuPark
    MatTek
    Xytex
    Doble Engineering
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Marlborough, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    22 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 Silver Davey Award , 2017 Top Boston Web and Digital Agency , 2015 Horizon Interactive Awards

  • 6

    Web Design Boston

    Web Design Boston helps businesses in the education, technology, finance, and luxury industries create and execute digital strategies. The small team of fewer than 10 is headquartered in Watertown, MA. Since 2009, the team has offered web design, web development, UX/UI design, market research, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    Web Design Boston partnered with a real estate management company to design a new website on Drupal.The project included embedding video, building a resource center, and creating podcast page. The client was impressed with Web Design Boston's organization and project management skills. 

    "They were pretty clear in each section of the project, from planning and strategy to wireframing and then design and implementation all the way up to launch. They were communicating with us very frequently. If we went dark on them for any period, they would give us a nudge, which was great. " – Director, Real Estate Management Company 

    Former clients
    Harvard;Medical School
    Cambridge Semantics
    Broad Institute
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Watertown, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    OHO Interactive

    OHO Interactive is an interactive agency that provides web development, web design, and digital strategy services located in Somerville, Mass. Founded in 1998, they have a team of about 70 employees who support midmarket clients in a few industries: education, healthcare and medical, and nonprofit. 

    Notable Project

    OHO Interactive designed and developed a website for a university. They later redesigned the platform, migrating the site to Drupal 8.  They conducted market research, developed brand collateral, and managed initiatives to support a successful site launch. They produced high-quality code, which results in an intuitive website.

    “They work with us through any issues and produce a good final product.” – Former Director, University

     

    Former clients
    Dartmouth College
    Harvard University
    Columbia Law School
    Norwich University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Somerville, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 8

    kevinleary.net

    Kevin Leary is a freelance web developer based in Boston who specializes in single page app development. With a background in Angular, data visualization, and analytical UX/UI, Kevin helps build web applications and websites for clients across the U.S. Founded in 2007, kevinleary.net creates custom WordPress themes and plugins for clients and writes code for large brands.

    Notable Project

    Kevin helped a major travel agency create a blog on WordPress. The custom WordPress website included APIs that pulled information from the travel agency's main website – translations, images, hotel ratings. The client saw an increase in web traffic and was able to grow its social media audience by sharing content from the blog.

    "Kevin was responsive throughout the project. He’s been available anytime we needed him. Most of the communication was done through email or Trello for managing specific tasks and items which needed to be built." – Marketing Manager, Travel Site

    Former clients
    TripAdvisor
    MIT
    EMC
    Tufts Medical Center
    Boston Magazine
    Not Your Average Joes
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    SERPCOM LLC

    Founded in 2015, SERPCOM is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Boston, Mass., with an additional location in Quincy, Mass. With a team of 7, SERPCOM focuses on SEO, web development, and web design. The travel company appreciated that SERPCOM was proactive in proposing website upgrades, including improved security features. With SERPCOM's assistance, the travel company experienced a 100% increase in web traffic.

    Notable Project

    An international travel company partnered with SERPCOM to strengthen their online presence. Serpcom created an ongoing digital marketing strategy including platform migration, advertising campaigns, and improved SEO.

    "They’ve made everything very affordable for me as a small company from the very beginning and provided a level of scalability that I’ve been comfortable with. They’ve proved their worth and made me feel confident about increasing my marketing budget." - Owner, International Travel Company

    Former clients
    Faneuil Hall Marketplace
    The Beacon Hotel
    Gallagher Landscaping
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    G2 Crowd Leader (2017)

  • 10

    Wakefly, Inc.

    Wakefly is a digital marketing agency founded in 2002 and headquartered in Marlborough, Mass. The team of nearly 50 employees supplies clients with personalized digital marketing programs. Taking a holistic approach to digital marketing, Wakefly blends design, development, and online marketing strategies such as web development and design, SEO, and PPC.

    Notable Project

    Wakefly worked with a Raleigh, NC-based technology company, to expand its online reach and increase its visibility. They restructured the technology company's website, identified the highest converting landing pages, and began a YouTube advertising campaign.

    "Wakefly built us the foundation for success online. We will now be working together to plan our next period of aggressive growth." – Marketing Programs Manager, Technology Company

    Former clients
    Space Coast Credit Union
    CyberSheath
    Total Quality Logistics
    Saint-Gobain NRDC
    Alliance Laundry Systems
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Marlborough, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    15 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2016 Davey Award , 2016 & 2017 Communicator Award , 2017 Horizon Interactive Award , 2017 Summit International Finalist Award

  • 11

    AMP Agency

    AMP Agency was founded in Boston in 1995 and has grown to more than 400 employees in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, and Austin, Texas. AMP Agency serves mainly enterprise clients on web design and development, UI/UX design, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    A medical protective wear company hired AMP Agency to create a media campaign targeted toward a college-aged demographic. The partnership has continued for more than nine years.

    "They’re very good...Things are on time, on budget, and they’re very flexible. We have had to change in the middle of a project or we have had to freeze our spending very often, and they have worked very well with us." – VP of Sales and Marketing, Protective Wear Company

    Former clients
    Maybelline
    Patagonia
    Dole
    Nike
    Starbucks
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Ad Age: Small Agency of the Year , Cannes Lions Finalist , LA Addys Award , Webby Award , London International Award

  • 12

    GoingClear Interactive

    Founded in 2001, Going Clear Interactive is a web design and development company based in Boston, MA. With fewer than 10 employees, GoingClear Interactive has nearly two decades of experience working with mostly small and mid-market businesses. Their services include web design, web development, and e-commerce development.

    Notable Project

    GoingClear Interactive worked with a dental organization, redesigning its website and organizing its database. They merged two databases, resulting in a single, easy-to-use platform on WordPress. 

    "We now have a much better presentation of the information that we wanted. We can just go to a section and find what we need. Things are better organized, and we can manage our information much better." – Founder, Dental Organization 

    Former clients
    Harvard;University
    Sal's Pizza
    Massachusetts Port Authority
    J Derenzo & Co.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lynnfield, MA
    4.8
    4.8
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    MESH Interactive Agency

    MESH Interactive Agency is a full-service content marketing agency based out of Boston. Founded in 2006, the team of 11 specializes in advertising, branding, and content marketing. 

    Notable Project

    MESH Interactive Agency worked on rebranding and marketing for a telecommunications company. The team helped a company rebrand to include new service offerings. They led brainstorming sessions, updated a website and its messaging, and created a HubSpot profile to run marketing campaigns. The client appreciated their dedication to the project.

    "Their team genuinely understood our project goals and adhered to our requests as meticulously as possible. They produced high-quality deliverables—including graphics and packaging for both Mac and Windows platforms—on time and at reasonable rates." — Sales and Marketing Director, Telecommunications Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Arrow
    ECS
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Accomplish

    Create + Conquer is a digital agency that specializes in web design and development, as well as UX/UI design and digital strategy. Based in Boston, MA, Create + Conquer is composed of fewer than 10 employees and is committed to serving mostly mid-market businesses in the business services and non-profit industries.

    Notable Project

    Create + Conquer redesigned an audiovisual company's website on WordPress. The project included wireframing, developing, and testing the new site. After the site's launch, Create + Conquer assisted with marketing using social media and content development.

    "I think they’re pretty innovative. They have a great eye for design. I’ve gotten thousands of compliments on how the site looks, so I’m really pleased." – Director of Communications, Audio Visual Company

    Former clients
    MSPCA
    Propel Marketing
    Historic New England
    Sapience
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Quintegro

    Quintegro is a web design and development studio founded in 2014. Based in Boston, the team of more than 10 employees specializes in UX/UI, mobile app development and product design. 

    Notable Project

    Quintegro provided development services to a car insurer; they worked on a web platform and iOS and Android mobile apps. They developed a system that allowed owners and renters to communicate, and integrated several third-party processes. The client was impressed with the team's dedication and work.

    "They’ve been very responsive to new changes and things that we need to incorporate into the platform because as we grow, we learn more and more about our customers. They’re very accommodating and can make changes on the fly." – Director, Car Insurer

    Former clients
    Briggs Capital
    Tuna Coast
    Classics and Exotics
    MEGA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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    Infront Webworks

    Based in Colorado Springs, CO, Infront Webworks specializes in web design development, and hosting services. Its marketing department provides SEO, marketing, and advertising assistance. A Google Certified Partner, Infront Webworks aims to boost website traffic for small, mid-market, and enterprise businesses.

    Notable Project

    A local PR firm hired Infront Webworks to optimize its website with organic SEO and paid media. The campaign helped the PR firm increase its ranking in Google search results, and the partnership is ongoing. The President of the PR firm lauded Infront Webworks for its flexibility, relationship-building, and SEO knowledge.

    “They had a whole team meet with us in-person, via conference calls, or in our office. They are very professional.” – President, PR Firm

    Former clients
    YMCA
    Goodwill
    The National Museum of World War II Aviation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Hampton Falls, NH
    5.0
    5.0
    48 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    US Search Awards Best Small SEO Agency Finalist

  • 18

    Aitoc Software

    Aitoc Software is a Magento custom solutions provider based in Minneapolis. Since 2001, its team of 13 specializes in e-commerce development and web development. Aitoc Software focuses on clients in the information technology industry. 

    Notable Project

    Aitoc Software developed a custom management system for a cycling product company. Aitoc Software designed the system and made it easier for an expansion into the German and Austrian markets. The platform has led to an increase in sales.

    "I’ve had many communication problems with outside vendors before, but Aitoc felt like working with an in-house developer. It was very pleasant and we will continue to use them as long as we’re on Magento." - Development Manager, Cycling Product Company

    Former clients
    Kaspersky
    MoroccanOil
    123 Greetings
    Washington State University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Newark, DE
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Temper And Forge

    Temper and Forge is a web solutions company based in Boston. The company, founded in 2014, has a team of less than ten that provides web design and development, SEO, UX/UI design, and IT managed services to small and larger-sized companies and institutions in various industries.

    Notable Project

    A medical device company hired Temper and Forge to improve server performance by migrating its mission-critical live website to a new web hosting service with no downtime and optimize that website to refine its performance. The resulting website's performance improved significantly based on Google PageSpeed.

    "Temper and Forge accomplished our objectives swiftly, efficiently, and professionally." - Communications Director, Medical Device Company

    Former clients
    Tobin Law Office
    KeynectUp
    New England Development
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    15 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    MTC Labs

    Founded in 2001, MTC Labs is a full-service web and mobile app development firm based in Boston, MA. Proficient in everything from product design to social media strategy, this 10+ team offers a robust and award-winning skillset.

    Notable Project

    MTC Labs designed and developed a platform to help medical professionals access resources and submit reports. The client appreciated the team’s accommodating demeanor and flexible work ethic, as well as their deep insights into the unique solution required.

    “So far, the platform is working well. ... We have about 1,300 users. Of that group, we had maybe 500 people recertifying this year, and they all recertified without any issues.” – Director, Medical Services Company

    Former clients
    Harvard University
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Partners Healthcare
    rEVO Biologics
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    MITX Awards Finalist 2016 , MITX Awards Finalist 2015 , Inc. 5000 Award

  • 21

    UX Studio

    UX Studio is a web design and development company located in Warwick, R.I. With about 1 team member, they provide UX/UI and web design as well as web development services. They work with small businesses in the education, non-profit, and e-commerce sectors. 

    Notable Project

    UX Studio managed full stack development of an e-commerce website for an apparel brand. They developed a business strategy and integrated third-party software into the platform to support e-commerce activities. Their impressive creativity ensured the website realized the client's vision. 

    "UX made us feel like a top priority." — Founder, Apparel Company

    Former clients
    Cape Life Brand Company
    Innovo Storage
    TaskRuler
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Warwick, RI
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Potick

    Potick is a software company founded in Cambridge, Mass. in 2020 with no more than 50 employees. They offer web development, e-commerce development, and UX/UI design services for small and mid-market businesses alike.

    Notable Project

    Potick provided digital marketing and web solutions for a nonprofit. The nonprofit lacked an internal marketing team and needed a scalable partner to work with. Potick has so far provided satisfactory services for the nonprofit.

    “Whenever we give them a list of work they need to do, they really finish it.” - Director, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    The Infinite Mind - Dementia Project,
    Hooga Homes and Gardens
    Alama Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cambridge, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    Hook 42 - Out of Businness

    Founded in 2012, Hook 42 is a digital development company that offers web design, web development, and application testing services to their enterprise, small business, and mid-market clients in the hospitality, business services, and education industries. Their 50 employees are based out of multiple offices in San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Calif., Asheville, N.C., Miami, Fla., Portland, Ore., Phoenix, Ariz., Detroit, Mich., Richmond, Va., Montreal, London, and Dublin.

    Notable Project

    Hook 42 recently worked on web development for a programs reviews platform. They developed a multi-faceted search feature and migrated a site to Drupal for that client.

    “They're great across the board, and they really helped educate us throughout our partnership.” — COO, Programs Reviews Platform

     

    Former clients
    Advance America
    Amphenol
    Autodesk
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Manchester,
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Uhray

    Uhray is a software development house based in Kansas City. Founded in 2014, their team of around 40 services midmarket and small business clients. They focus primarily on custom software development, mobile app development, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Uhray became the in-house development team for an ad firm. They handled smaller projects, like integrating Google AdSense, as well as larger projects, like fully creating a mobile app and custom CRM.

    "Overall, I have been very happy with the level of service that Uhray has provided me with.  The results they deliver to me have allowed me to grow my company substantially over the years and as a result of my work with them, they grow in unison." — President, Logistics Media Company

    Former clients
    CDLlife
    University of Notre Dame
    Little Hoots
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 25

    Pixelon Studios

    Pixelon Studios is a web desgin firm based in London, UK. Their team of 5 serves clients in the hospitality, government, and IT sectors. Services include cloud consulting, SI, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Pixelon Studios provided web dev and hosting services for an HR service provider. The project was delivered on time. They excel at treating all of their clients with care and attention.

    “We got prompt replies.” – Managing Director, Education Management Company

    Former clients
    Yaddoo Switzerland
    GoSafr Primary Healthcare Department
    Government of Punjab, Pakistan
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Roxbury, MA
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
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