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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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Customer reviews

Derrick Hammer 2018-05-19T09:12:09Z 5
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Derrick has been very helpful with this project and is clearly very knowledgeable in what he does. Very good at communicating throughout the project.

Jo Berrington
Derrick Hammer 2018-05-16T23:43:01Z 5
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Derrick did everything that was asked of him and accomplished it quickly. He was very knowledgeable and communication was quick and easy.

Chris Pew
Derrick Hammer 2018-05-08T11:33:04Z 5
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Ramon van den Ende
Derrick Hammer 2018-05-02T16:09:25Z 5
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Steve Sugden
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-27T23:11:20Z 5
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He was/is great to work with--very knowledgeable and patient!

Brendan King
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-27T21:49:26Z 5
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Because I can’t give six stars, especially for Responsiveness.

Brian Combs
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-26T01:06:07Z 5
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Nice to work with, clear and concise on solution.

Jacob Court
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-24T23:55:42Z 5
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iona Elwood-smith
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-20T22:54:34Z 5
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Luke Peterson
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-20T15:41:53Z 5
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Great job.

jon rydberg
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-16T11:59:53Z 5
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Great communication and knowledge.

Synlighet AS
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-15T23:13:53Z 5
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Derrick is very knowledgable and informative. I found him to be easy to work with, he gave solid advice, and pointed out issues for our site that I needed to address. I would highly recommend him!!!

Jason Brady
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-15T18:35:11Z 5
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He's da bomb

Alan Bondy
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-15T11:33:36Z 5
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jon rydberg
Derrick Hammer 2018-04-11T17:26:00Z 5
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Caroline Waters