HOPA Ports

Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports)

We helped the HOPA Ports team transform their website into a modern, user-friendly, and high-performance digital hub. Our comprehensive approach involved enhancing website speed, improving user experience (UX), implementing advanced website analytics tools, and meticulously addressing any bugs or glitches.

Services Provided

  • Web Development
  • UX/UI Design

Technologies Employed

  • WordPress
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • MySQL

About HOPA Ports

Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) is a Canadian port authority that manages and operates ports in the cities of Hamilton and Oshawa in the Golden Horseshoe region of Ontario. With over 1,000 acres of land, 140 tenant companies, and 40,000 workers connected to them, HOPA plays a pivotal role in facilitating the transportation of goods for thousands of businesses.

Project Duration

How we help HOPA Ports


The old HOPA Ports website was plagued by several issues that hindered its

  • Cluttered and disorganized design
  • Inconsistent design elements due to contributions from multiple individuals
  • Poor user experience and navigation
  • Outdated appearance and design layouts
  • Slow loading times and performance bottlenecks


To address these challenges, the Orthoplex team embarked on a comprehensive website revitalization project, encompassing the following steps:

  • Deep Website Cleanup: We meticulously reviewed and removed outdated or irrelevant content, ensuring the website remained fresh and relevant.
  • Image and Graphics Optimization: We replaced low-quality or outdated
    images and graphics with high-resolution, modern visuals, enhancing the website’s visual appeal.
  • Bug and Error Resolution: We diligently identified and fixed broken links, errors, and glitches to ensure a seamless user experience.
  • Website Code Optimization: We optimized the website’s code, improving its performance, speed, and responsiveness.
  • Plugin and Theme Updates: We updated all plugins and themes to their latest versions, ensuring compatibility, security, and optimal functionality.
  • Enhanced Website Security: We implemented robust security measures to protect the website from cyberattacks and data breaches.


The revamped HOPA Ports website emerged as a modern, user-friendly, and high-performance digital gateway, delivering the following tangible benefits

Improved User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX):

The intuitive and streamlined UI/UX design made it easier for users to navigate the website and discover the available solutions for transporting their goods efficiently.

Enhanced Website Performance:

The optimized code and streamlined structure resulted in significant improvements in website loading times and overall performance.

Increased Inquiries and Engagement:

The user-friendly design and improved performance led to a surge in inquiries and engagement on the website, generating valuable leads for HOPA Ports.


Our comprehensive website revitalization project transformed the HOPA Ports website into a modern, effective, and engaging digital platform, empowering the organization to better serve its vast network of businesses and stakeholders. The project highlights Orthoplex’s expertise in website development, UX/UI design, and performance optimization, enabling us to deliver exceptional results for our clients.

Michael Salib, P.Eng, MBA

CEO & Co-founder

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