OX stands out as one of Newcastle's most seasoned and accomplished teams in website design and development. We specialize in crafting exceptional WordPress and WooCommerce websites for Universities, Centres of Research Excellence, professional services, both in Newcastle and across broader horizons.

Our websites are renowned for their user-friendliness, accessibility, top-notch performance, robust security, scalability, and search engine optimization prowess.

Notably, OX is a registered supplier recognised by the NSW Government, demonstrating our commitment to quality and reliability. Additionally, we are proud members of auDA, further showcasing our dedication to excellence in web services.


25 + years’ experience.

At OX, we tailor our approach to ensure that your digital presence is not only customer-focused but also built on the solid foundation of WordPress, a platform trusted by over 43% of web creators globally. We emphasize security, flexibility, and peak performance to surpass your audience's unique needs.

  • Tailored WordPress Web Design in Newcastle: Experience custom website creation that captures your brand's essence and engages your local Newcastle audience.
  • Integrated WordPress Management: Enjoy the ease of content updates with WordPress's built-in Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system, ensuring swift page speeds and a seamless brand presentation.
  • Exclusive Hand-Crafted WordPress Themes: Our themes are meticulously hand-coded, offering unique designs without the complexity of third-party themes or confusing page builder plugins.
  • WooCommerce Online Store Solutions: Leverage the power of WooCommerce, the optimal ecommerce platform for WordPress, to drive sales in the Newcastle market.
  • Newcastle's Premier Web Performance Tuning: Utilize our Google PageSpeed Insights expertise for cutting-edge website performance and page speed enhancements.
  • User Experience Audits with Google Web Vitals: Elevate your site's user experience with our comprehensive performance audits and optimization services.
  • Optimized Website Hosting for WordPress in Newcastle: Benefit from hosting solutions specifically tailored to meet WordPress server requirements for businesses in Newcastle.
  • Accelerated Content Delivery: Integrate a Content Delivery Network (CDN) to ensure your Newcastle-based website loads quickly, anywhere in the world.
  • Accessibility and Usability Expertise: Our testing ensures your website meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), making your site accessible to all visitors.
  • Robust Website Security Services: Protect your online presence with our comprehensive security solutions, including WAF protection, SSL certificates, and proactive monitoring.
  • Dependable Website Maintenance and Support: Trust in our diligent maintenance, patching, back-up, and reporting services to keep your Newcastle-based website running smoothly.
  • Expert WordPress and WooCommerce Training: Empower your Newcastle team with the knowledge to manage and grow your online presence effectively.
  • Local SEO Strategies for Newcastle Businesses: Enhance your visibility on search engines with our tailored SEO services, designed to connect you with the Newcastle community.
  • Targeted Email Marketing for Newcastle Audiences: Engage your customers with strategic email marketing campaigns that resonate with the Newcastle demographic.


Integrity + Value.

Since its inception in 2016, OX has been led by your needs, shaped by the expertise of our founder, Andrew Strong. With over 15 years of professional experience in graphic design and front-end web development, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. His academic background in Visual Communication Design from the University of Newcastle ensures that your vision becomes a compelling digital reality. At OX, we are dedicated to turning your ideas into visually stunning and functionally robust web experiences.


"Andrew is conscientious, polite and responsive to customer requests. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone needing a reliable, honest and professional digital expert on their side."

- Dorothy Kennedy, BA Hons, Senior Corporate Communications, The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

"Andrew has become an integral part of our business. Professional, proactive and genuinely interested in the success of the project."

- Ross Anderson, BSc (Aviation), Managing Director, Aviassist.

"I have previously relied on Andrew for website updates and any arising issues, including potential breaches from adversaries. Andrew was always able to provide an easy to understand solution for any problems I encountered. I highly recommend OX Web Development, a highly professional and welcoming company."

- Sarah Box, Cyber Security Project Facilitator at The Business Centre Newcastle.

"If you want to create a safe and secure website with someone you can trust, I would highly recommend Andrew and OX."

- Tash Ireland, Monsoon Living.

"I have worked with Andrew for a number of years and have always been impressed with his professionalism and high standards of work; I would recommend OX to anyone."

- Todd Williams, MBA, FAICD, B.Bus, Director, NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node.

Some of our clients

  • Logo: Animals Asia
  • Logo: Ansteys Healthcare
  • Logo: Australian Cancer Research Foundation
  • Logo: Aviassist
  • Logo: Bounce Design
  • Logo: Boydells
  • Logo: Coastyle Constructions
  • Logo: Corcillium
  • Logo: Euroform
  • Logo: Hazmat Plus
  • Logo: Hunter Oceanic
  • Logo: Jason Reading Landscapes
  • Logo: Monsoon Living
  • Logo: NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node
  • Logo: Persona Communications
  • Logo: Seahub
  • Logo: 10,000 Bears
  • Logo: Torren Bell
  • Logo: TW Partners
  • Logo: University of Newcastle
  • Logo: University of Newcastle Student's Association
  • Logo: UNSW
  • Logo: Whitakers
  • Logo: Wash Haus