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Jake

Hi, I’m Jake.


I’m in love with this wonderful website called Codeable, and I have a long history with WordPress and Wordpress Security and Speed Optimization on large sites. I began my journey into software 13 years ago. Back then, I was a wide eye doe, eager to soak up anything web related. I made my home in the beautiful city of Austin, the silicon valley of Texas. I was going to school at UT, where I eventually gratuated from with my bona-fide Computer Science degree.

UT Austin

A lot has changed since then. I’m seasoned now, peppered and easy-going — not salty.

Not Salty

I’ve got a wife, a cat, and my computer. Soon, the three of us will be traveling the country in our house-on-wheels. What more can a man ask for?

RV

My passion is WordPress. They call me the exterminator, because I love hunting down your pesky bugs. I’m a predator, and the code is my prey. No bug is safe.

Terminator

One of my favorite aspects of web developent, is the sheer number of technologies one can use. Nowadays, WordPress is being mixed with other frontend and backend tools. I’m familiar with most of them — so if your WordPress website has any other techs involved, rest easy knowing that I can handle anything you throw my way.

Techs

My clients are my life. I am here to solve your problems. I want to make your WordPress website better, faster, harder, stronger.

WordPress

mbba.net – a non-profit based in Massachussets

Pre-Optimization time: Over 13 seconds!
Before

After Jake Optimized: Not even 1 second!
After


Want to get a feel for how I work? Recently, I created a WordPress plugin that allows you to showcase your Etsy items on WooCommerce. Check out this little timelapse video I put together of my session, from start to finish:

Live Coding


As you can see, I keep my code clean. I use MVC architecture to keep the logic separated from the views, which is good code organization. I comment my code well, as a road map for anyone else working with it in the future.

Well, have you seen enough? My fingers are tingling — hurry up and hire me for your WordPress project!


Top 3 Skills

1 Site Migrator – I’m able to get your site from point A to point B in point 0 seconds flat :) Ok ok, that’s impossible, but I’m quick!

2 Speed Demon – Slow websites are painful to me. Let me turbo-charge your website and let it be the speed demon we all know it is!

3 Bug Hunter – I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for bugs like you. I will find you, and I will kill you.


Portfolio

Wish Upon Movie

Wish Upon

Grieving Dads

Grieving Dads

ACD Audio

ACD Audio

Colorful Hearing

ACD Audio

Be A Great Woman

ACD Audio


Customer reviews

Jake C 2016-10-23T11:13:33Z 5
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super easy to work with. extremely knowledgeable and explained everything along the way. very fast and thorough and solved some unexpected hurdles/detours we did not see coming. i highly highly recommend.

Nicky Whistler
Jake C 2016-10-19T05:32:27Z 5
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Very easy to work with, made all changes to my liking. Top notch quality with a fast turnaround time!

Zi Yang Lai
Jake C 2016-10-16T23:07:30Z 5
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Very helpful the whole way through! Well worth the money :)

Xavier Wing Hing
Jake C 2016-10-12T21:54:24Z 5
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Very Responsive, efficient and completed a special wordpress work around I needed. A+

Jacob Court
Jake C 2016-10-12T00:53:07Z 5
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Good Job, nice looking explained what was happening, couldn'y ask for more. Thanks Jake.

Gregg Luhring
Jake C 2016-10-10T15:40:10Z 5
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Awesome work by Jacob! Worked until early morning to make sure my task was completed before the next morning. Very competent with software on wordpress and third party softwares like CloudFlare. Definitely will use again

Michael Maponga
Jake C 2016-10-08T08:30:06Z 5
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Great developer! stayed focused on hitting target despite my additional requests added on and also took time to ensure I understood what we were doing. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

Christian Skoglund
Jake C 2016-10-04T01:06:19Z 5
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Jake did very fast and efficient work and was easy to work with. Very pleased.

Craig Curry
Jake C 2017-09-16T02:10:13Z 5
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Can not thank you enough for helping us clear all of this up!! Fantastic Job!

Jeannie Rose
Jake C 2017-08-31T04:05:12Z 5
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Deepak Ramkrishna
Jake C 2017-07-31T10:17:27Z 5
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Jake's communication skills for someone like me, who has only reasonable dev skills, were indispensable. He works quickly and we were super happy to see our page speed jump after he migrated and optimized our site. Thanks, Jake!

Chris Breuer
Jake C 2017-06-30T19:27:32Z 5
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Health Carousel
Jake C 2017-06-29T06:43:25Z 5
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Karla McLaren
Jake C 2017-06-12T23:28:50Z 5
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Great talent!

Nibin Varghese
Jake C 2017-06-09T05:34:00Z 5
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Jake did a fantastic job for me. I was under a lot of pressure to migrate old blog to a new theme. Jake was able to meet the dead line and completed ahead of time. It looks great and I will be using Jake again in the future.

Kelly Farley