At On the Grid Web Design we specialize in streamlined websites and software. We work with existing websites and software along with creating new ones. We are 100% US based.

Our Services


We specialize in WordPress sites. We have experience with page builders including Divi, Beaver Builder and WP Bakery. We also know the basic plugins that most sites need. Besides site setup, we build custom themes and plugins.

Website Repair & Maintenance

We Fix Ugly Websites!
Do you have a website that does not look right or have the wrong info? Do you have a SquareSpace or Wix site that you want turned into a real website? We have seen some pretty bad sites. We can get your site cleaned up both the look and the HTML and Javascript code used to create the site.

Website Recovery

If you website was hacked, we can clean it up or rebuild it. Having backup copies makes it easy, but we can still get the site fixed without them. We even also have recovered websites that have been deleted.


We work on websites that use small or large databases. From creating to restructuring databases, we can take care of your data. We believe in streamlined databases and code to keep your website running fast. We also can build an interface to your database to suit your needs. It can have multiple users with multiple access levels. Let us know what you need and we’ll see what we can build for you.

Mobile Apps

We develop both Android and iOS apps. We can build both the app and an admin interface to support it. Currently we are using the Flutter framework to be able to minimize development time on multiple platform apps.

Software Development

We are also a software development company that builds mobile apps (Android and iOS) and Java programs. Our software programmers have experience in Java, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, C/C++ and Dart.


We work on WordPress/Woocomerce, Magento and custom eCommerce sites. Have something else? Ask us; we probably can work on it. We build and debug eCommerce websites. Also we can build themes, plugins and extensions for them.

Small Business Websites

We can build a website for your small business that is easy for you to update. Our small business websites are usually built on the WordPress platform and are customized for your business. We can even setup the website hosting and domain registration for you.

Latest News

New Software Section

The programming page has become the custom programming and software page in the new software section on this site. This is part of getting ready for the launch of the Trails Status WordPress plugin. Other software will be added to this section. Some will be free;...

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Trail Status 2.0 Coming Soon

Trail Status 2.0 Coming Soon

Our WordPress plugin Trail Status 2.0 is getting closer to being done. Here's a screenshot from the admin. It has received numerous enhancements from other custom WordPress plugins we built for various...

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Basic SEO Work

Just finished doing a basic SEO work package on an abstract artist website. Besides optimizing keywords and text, it included submitting the website to Google, Bing and

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Our Portfolio

PuraVida on Main Website

This multi-page website with most of its content on the home page. The contact page was the only other page when this site was launched, but it may get some pages for special events and promotions. - The First Thing Visitors See - The Top...

Cabin Fever Maps

This website was a Magento e-commerce store selling high quality maps for hanging up on walls. This was the first website running Magento that we built from the ground up including the theme. Alpine Designs in Tahoe did the layout and design and we converted into a...

Scientific Research Software – Icy Moons

Project Abstract: The research seeks to increase knowledge and understanding of Europa's atmosphere. This will be accomplished by developing a three-dimensional atmospheric Monte-Carlo simulation where individual atoms, molecules and ions are generated and tracked...

Multisite Website and SEO Management – Comet

Comet is an admin only software that interfaces with websites that have the Stagecoach software installed and allows the admin to make changes to it. Like Stagecoach it was named after a chairlift at Heavenly, it was custom designed for Alpine Designs and Rank High....

Javascript Unit Converters

This was the first set of unit converters Chris built. There is a webpage for each type of unit and all calculations are done on the browser using Javascript, so the server doesn't do any of the work. They were built in 2000 and 2001 and haven't been worked on since....

Store Listing WordPress Plugin

This is a custom WordPress plugin designed to display a list of stores on a website in a random order. The store owners pay the website owner to get their stores listed. They are displayed in a responsive format that can be easily changed via CSS. As the page gets...

Trail Status WordPress Widget (1.0)

This WordPress widget plugin displays the status of three trails as Good, Fair or Poor along with a text description that is shown underneath the trails. This widget was custom designed for Tahoe Snowboards. It lets visitors know how the trails are in the area near...

Project Stagecoach

Reviews, Portfolio, Emails/Forms, Updates and Link Management Software This project started as several separate programs for handling emails, other forms and a update feed. Since they used the same basic functions and to make them easier to use, they were merged. On...

Rental Reservation WordPress Plugin

This web app was custom designed for Shoreline of Tahoe's Tahoe Snowboards Web Site. It is used to reserve snowboards, bikes and skis to rent. The site it was installed on uses WordPress, so a plugin was developed for a smooth integration. A guest can store the...

Sundance Filmguide

While at the Sundance Institute, Chris worked on many projects including the Film Guide for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival which was written in PHP. Some of the work he did included: Updated import from a Filemaker database into the MySQL database the site used....

Rapha Massage Park City

The Rapha Massage Website was rebuilt based on the old look done by another company on the their proprietary software. We put it on a new responsive theme so it is mobile friendly and can adapt to a range of screen sizes. Then it was enhanced for search engines (SEO)...