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What Our Clients Say

SiteHatchery was recommended to us by one of our local print vendors Creative Composition.  We liked the user friendly aspect and clean design of the Creative Composition site and Duckback was in need of a complete website overhaul.  We desired a site that would be [...]

— Duckback Products
Sitehatchery did an excellent job designing my new blog, The eBay Life. I wanted to improve the look and functionality of my site in order to take my blog to the next level. Jason and his team designed a site that’s clean and easy to [...]

— The Ebay Life Blog
Our business is grounded on a commitment to offer great service and products to our customers.  Our goal was to create a website that would effectively mirror our values, our brand, and  bring Bidwell Perk’s online presence to life. SiteHatchery did just that!  The website [...]

— Bidwell Perk
The challenge for Creative Composition in envisioning a new website was that it would need to speak to two very different audiences; print newbies, who have a vague idea of what they want and no knowledge of how to ask for it; and [...]

— Creative Composition
I think you have done a fabulous job on our website. And, not only that, you actually speak like a normal person (!), so those of us who haven’t cut our teeth on “computer-eze” (translation: old farts) can actually understand you. It’s such a welcome [...]

— CSI Food Pro

Things We Do...

Website Design

Cookie-cutter templates are out. Our attractive custom website designs will communicate your brand well and speak loud to your audience. Designing beautiful websites that work is our specialty.

Website Development

Nothing against your cousin, but you need a professional web developer. Using the latest web design and development standards, we build custom websites that compel visitors.

Web Programming

Need a customer portal, company intranet, or web-based business application? We have what it takes to pull off any custom website or web-based project - enormous or minuscule.

Website Marketing

We know the ethical tricks and techniques that make search engines such as Google “happy” and bring traffic (and dollars) your way.

Chico Dental Care

Chico Dental Care wanted a natural, Chico feel to their website.  We designed it the way the client was requesting and used our custom Content Management System, allowing the client to easily update their content on their website.

O’Laughlin & Paris*

O’Laughlin & Paris are a law firm based out of Chico and Sacramento. They specialize in water rights and wanted that represented on their website.  We designed the website to have a wave feel to it to bring out the water look.  The website features a transitioning banner, and is built on the SiteHatchery custom Content Management System.

Duckback Products

Duckback Products are the makers of Mason’s Select Concrete Stain and Care Products and Superdeck for Wood products. They are located in Chico but are a national brand.  Expectations were high but we were able to give the client exactly what they wanted.  This site features a dealer database giving dealers access to upload and download files, as well as a store locator, and a very clean look and feel.

Rabo Chiropractic Center

We recently did a re-design for Rabo Chiropractic Center.  We updated with a new look and feel as well as made it more interactive and user-friendly for visitors.

Davis Ranch*

Davis Ranch is a family owned farm that has a wildlife conservation and a Sebia Duck Club. The Sebia Duck Club is an outdoor recreating waterfowl hunting club. They’re located in Colusa, CA. Check them out soon!

Edwards Property Management

Edwards Property Management offers apartment rentals in Chico, CA. Check out their new website!

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Who We Are

Owned by , is a small Chico web design and development company. SiteHatchery employs and works with the best site designers, website developers, web programmers, and quality control experts available to deliver a top-notch product. Though Chico, Northern California is our hometown, we've leveraged the virtual nature of the web to serve businesses throughout the US.

We design and develop high-quality websites, build business applications, develop portals and intranets, and provide custom programming and website designs in Chico, California and abroad. Our custom websites, dynamic programming, and multimedia solutions are typically created using PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX.

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Overcoming The Struggle To Create Great Content For Your Blog
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Years in Review
A few days before Christmas, our office environment is typically humdrum with hardly a few phone calls and emails.  As the 18th century poem Twas the Night Before Christmas goes, “Not a creature was stirring”, except for my programmers, who were clicking and scrolling and [...]

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A Life of Meaning
If we are proactive and passionate about personal growth and continuous improvement, then we can achieve the unimaginable.  It is the determination to grow, and the consistent application of knowledge and values that fuel a sense of purpose and ignites the same spark of faith [...]

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Should You Use a Ghostwriter? 5 Things To Consider
If you’re like me, you have moments where your time feels so stretched, you want to clone yourself: just step into some contraption from a science fiction movie and generate two yous. I know I’d enjoy a having a second Jason around to mow the [...]

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Web Design and Development Services

Whether you're looking for an experienced web developer to build your online presence from the ground up, or you need to improve the look, functionality, or search engine traffic of an existing site, Sitehatchery can customize its suite of services to fit your needs. From professional web design to custom programming to traffic-building search engine optimization (SEO), our Chico-based web development company continues to expand its portfolio in Northern California and beyond.

Web Design

A striking and well-organized website will greatly enhance your appeal to customers, especially if it is visually and logically connected to your brand. You need to capture and hold people's attention from the first glance and communicate your brand to your audience. Sitehatchery builds attractive, interactive web sites with dynamic features such as e-commerce, customer portals, forums, and custom PHP.

Cookie-cutter design and page templates are not our thing; with Sitehatchery you'll be getting a truly custom design at an affordable price. We work one-on-one with businesses of all sizes as well as nonprofits and individuals to develop sites that serve customers, draw search engine traffic, and build revenue. We can also help with redesigns, site upgrades and maintenance.

Web Development

Sitehatchery uses dynamic web development tools to custom build your website from the ground up, or redesign and add functionality to an existing site.

If you require an ecommerce solution, we can start or expand an online store and shopping cart or inventory display module. Do you need a build a blog, add multimedia functionality, or ensure your site is optimized for Google and other search engines? We have the knowledge and tools to make it happen. Do you need an administrative interface, portal, data management application, or online directory? We do that, too.

At Sitehatchery, we're happy to do it all for you, but we also enjoy creating useable, accessible sites that our clients can manage themselves. And our sites are scalable, with the ability to add pages and other navigation functions later. You won't be stuck with one design forever; your site can expand as your company grows.

Blogs, Carts, and More

If you need a blog, photo gallery, multimedia, forum, or an e-commerce solution such as a shopping cart, Sitehatchery can make it happen. We can leverage existing software for speedier development, or we can custom-build whatever you require.

Our web development company can set up virtually any tool you need to make your site interactive and compelling for your customers and readers.

Search Engine Optimization

When it comes to websites, serving customers, and online revenue, there's no such thing as too much traffic. Sitehatchery is well-versed in the last search engine optimization (SEO) techniques. We can help you develop an online marketing plan and take the steps needed to make sure your site ranks high in search engine results.

We can also combine these organic search-boosting techniques with a Pay Per Click campaign that will lower your overall advertising costs because it is so highly targeted.


Does your website need a customer portal, forum, blog, intranet, business application, or other custom, dynamic feature? Sitehatchery can tackle projects of any size, from installing and implementing Zen Cart or osCommerce modules to custom-building shopping cart and inventory software.

We are skilled in custom websites and dynamic programming and multimedia solutions using PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, AJAX, Flash, and XML.

When you choose Sitehatchery, you can be confident that your sites will not only look good to the customer, they will be built on solid coding techniques that comply with strict CSS and XHTML standards. This means your site will run fast, be well-indexed by search engines, expand easily as your business grows, and be a breeze to update, maintain, and even redesign as needed.

Web Hosting

If you don't have a host or need help finding one, we can set you up with reliable, affordable web hosting on our fast, secure servers. We can make sure your account is set up for offsite backups as often as you need them to feel secure that your important business data is protected. From multiple domains and subdomains to ftp accounts, we can customize a hosting package to suit your personal or business needs.