I am a PHP developer, system administrator, and overall jack-of-all-trades engineer. I have over 10 years experience combined in numerous languages, platforms, and technologies.
I have special experience in automation, game development, web hosting/vps hosting/cloud, and web scraping. I have been in the hosting sector for over 5 years and know every major system there is outside of windows.
Specific to WordPress I have special experience with the Pods plugin, W3TC (caching), WP-Rocket (caching and minify), and I prefer using roots.io for building themes from scratch as it uses proper tools like grunt, frameworks like bootstrap, and languages like SASS. I have personally been a contributor and bounty hunter for pods for over 6 months and use it for every site I can.
However even if I do not have extensive or any prior experience to your plugin or theme, I am a very quick learner and will have no issues resolving or building anything you require.
The one thing I unfortunately can not take on is any design work. If you give a mock-up or a visual reference, I can create it in most cases. I can also fix UI’s if there is an issue and do minor changes, and sometimes even major. But the heart of my skill set lies in engineering as a backend engineer despite being a full stack engineer.
What I do is my passion and I take pride in doing it properly. I have been a developer and learning since I was 10 and I have never stopped. I love learning and most importantly I love and thrive on a challenge to learn more.
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THANK YOU xo
He was very fast and responsive and was able to explain his progress and findings clearly.
Derrick was superb. From the very first communication right through to completion. He always tried to explain things as clearly as possible and answered every question I had (and I had a LOT of questions).If you are wanting to migrate your website I cannot recommend him highly enough. Absolutely brilliant.
Derrick is thorough and extremely responsive. Looking forward to working with him again.
Very helpful review of my current set up with actionable recommendations. Thank you for the support and feedback!
Derrick provided great advice and guidance about the poor speed performance with my site. He migrated the site seamlessly and increased speed performance tremendously. Very happy with the results. Derrick is incredibly knowledgeable. Very responsive and attentive; made himself available as needed. Would absolutely work with him again and highly recommend him.
I think Derrick is very knowledgeable and honest. He was very responsive and attentive.
Derrick was great to work with. He is knowledgeable and helpful. I highly recommend.
Awesome experience, responsive and the work is very professional!