Our Purpose

We believe in tackling each project with care, passion and purpose. By planning before designing we’re committed to bringing the best possible online experience to your user. We build something that can grow with you by putting your user first, while taking into account future iterations of your website so it can evolve as you need it to.

What We Do

  • WordPress CMS Development

    WordPress makes it possible for us to build your site and equip your team to manage content. Empowering, right? Something we love most — and we know you will, too — is the intuitive WordPress dashboard.

  • Future-Friendly Web Development

    We work hard to stay on the leading edge of development best practices. HTML5, grid systems, page load optimization, script minimizing and more. Yes, it is as impressive as it sounds. We embrace the ever-changing online landscape to ensure we’re future-friendly.

  • Responsive Web Design

    It’s not just a buzzword. It’s about accessibility and it’s here to stay. Ready or not, your audience is interacting with your site on devices that likely didn’t exist when your site was originally made. The easier it is for users to get your content how and where they want it, the better your site will perform.

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Brands We've Worked With

Here's a sample of some pretty cool brands who've trusted us with their websites.

Case Studies

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We Believe in Community

The Places We Go

Saturhack is a weekend gathering of web developers looking for a collaborative atmosphere to work on their personal projects. Co-founded by some Forge and Smith developers, we hit up some friends on Twitter to see if anyone wanted to hack their code in a shared space, and Saturhack was born!

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What We Support

We live and breathe everything WordPress, so when WordCamp comes to town we immerse ourselves, not only as sponsors but also as organizers, volunteers and full-on participants.

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    Upcoming Events

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    Canadian Internet Marketing Conference

    Catch Forge and Smith at the Canadian Internet Marketing Conference March 28-29th where our Principal, Shawn Johnston, will be joining a panel of experts to discuss web design.

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From The Shop

4 Post-Launch Concerns You Shouldn’t Lose Sleep Over

You’ve just bought a brand new vehicle and you’re about to drive it off the lot. You’re stoked about your new wheels and can’t wait to show it off.[...]

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Getting penalized with Google’s latest algorithm update? Not if your site is mobile-friendly.

People love their smartphones. There’s something about the feel of a wi-fi enabled gadget in hand that’s really comforting. People today think mobile, and they live with a smartphone[...]

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Testimonials

“Working with Forge and Smith enabled us to take our set of offerings and create a specific set around it to help with sales conversions. As a result we have an easier to use, versatile and responsive site that we’re very happy with!”

Jay Friedman Distrix, President
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Our Results

Could your business benefit from a 40% increase in organic search? Our sites achieve that and more. It’s worth a conversation to set you apart and make you hard to forget. Together, we’ll get your business where it needs to go.

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