Website Design & Development

Black Cap Design – specializing in Mobile-Responsive Design & Development, WCAG 2.0 Accessible websites,  WordPress Development, and building standards compliant hand-coded websites. Located in Peterborough, Ontario. Providing Web Design and Development services to clients in the Kawartha Lakes region, Southern Ontario and beyond since 2005.

Black Cap Design is an independent Web Design & Development studio located in Peterborough, Ontario. For the past 19 years, Black Cap Design has been designing and developing beautiful and engaging websites for clients throughout Peterborough and the Kawartha Lakes, and the Greater Toronto Area.

Whether you are looking for a custom Web design or a stock theme, a hand-coded static HTML website or a Content Management System allowing you to manage your own content and images, Black Cap Design will ensure your site is search-friendly and works well on desktops AND mobile devices.

Increasingly people, organizations and companies want the ability to manage their own website content. Web management software like WordPress make this possible. If you are interested in managing your own online presence, contact us for a free consultation.

Whether you are looking for a mobile friendly site, a website that is accessible for persons with disabilities, or you’re concerned about search optimization (SEO), Black Cap Design can help.  Since 2005, Black Cap Design has produced over 100 Web Standards compliant websites, making our ‘corner of the Web’ more accessible regardless of your abilities. In fact, in January 2014, Web accessibility became a legal requirement in Ontario for new websites, or major revisions to existing websites (see Web Accessibility for Everyone: AODA and WCAG).

A lot has changed since we started out 19 years ago. What hasn’t changed over the years is our commitment to our clients. We continue to see Website Design and Development as a partnership. We listen to you so that we can translate your vision and message into an attractive, engaging and accessible space on the Web.

What our clients say…

  • “From domain name registration, to web content, to setting up my email account, Black Cap helped me through the process and made it easy”.
  • Pat “explained next steps very clearly and his email follow-ups were so helpful in keeping us focused on the objectives.”
  • Black Cap Design “delivered on budget and their quick turnarounds ensured that work was completed as promised.”
  • Pat “has an excellent eye for design and also has the needed tech savvy”.
  • “I highly recommend Black Cap Design to any business or not-for-profit organization.”

Contact us for a free consultation by e-mail at or by phone at 705-927-2308.

Newsletters: Playing It Safe

A frequently requested service at Black Cap Design is website integration with a newsletter campaign, often through MailChimp or MailerLite.  In simple terms, this involves adding a newsletter sign-up form to a website.  The form automates the process of subscribing an interested visitor to the website owner’s newsletter mailing list. It’s a great way for…