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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.

You may view my past work below
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Derrick Hammer 2018-12-02T19:18:35Z 5
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Richard Kopittke
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-28T15:04:36Z 5
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Michael Burroughs
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-27T03:09:24Z 5
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Great communication and great work

Nicholas De Fazio
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-23T18:00:40Z 5
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Andy Marcoux
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-21T17:21:10Z 5
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I have got all the answers I wanted to have answered.

Tomas Palurik
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-21T11:52:55Z 5
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Pascal Moise
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-20T10:04:58Z 5
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Excellent advice and recommendations.

Sam Holland
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-19T19:12:25Z 5
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Derrick was superb to work with. Quick and to the point. Ideal for people like me who know very little about the backend of Wordpress. He is The Doctor!

Paul Velasco
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-19T04:54:50Z 5
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Derrick understood the task and completed it per spec in just a few days

Matthew Rochow
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-17T01:32:03Z 5
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Derrick was awesome! He completed this project in a timely manner and met our expectations. I would hire Derrick again for future projects.

Molly Soltesz
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-12T20:59:00Z 5
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His recommendations worked like a charm!

Obinna Ossai
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-09T01:42:03Z 5
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Derrick is wonderful!

Andrea K
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-05T16:24:50Z 5
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Ultra responsive and a very smart developer. Great work and I would hire again.

scott turner
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-01T22:46:05Z 5
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Derrick responded quickly to my project, which was encouraging as it reflected his ability to troubleshoot and resolve my problem.

Scott Steik
Derrick Hammer 2018-11-01T20:39:35Z 5
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Stuart Radmore