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About Me

My name is Mike, I’m 34 and I live in Lincolnshire in the UK. I’ve been a website designer for 15 years and I’ve used WordPress for over 10 years.

About My Skills

I am most experienced with front end development and love to work in the following areas:

  • WordPress install and config
  • Theme install and customisation
  • Bespoke theme development
  • Plugin installation, configuration and customisation
  • WooCommerce(and extensions) installation and configuration
  • Converting PSD, AI, PNG, etc to WordPress themes
  • Monthly support and maintenance
  • Website fixes and cleanup after hacks
  • …and more

About My Experience

Speed is very important, if a website takes too long to load, visitors get bored and leave. I love squeezing every last bit of performance out of a website, I’ve helped lots of clients improve the speed of their website and reduce size and load time.

I also have a lot of experience with the following products and technologies:

Themes:

X Theme (and extensions), Avada, Divi and many more

Plugins:

Gravity Forms (and extensions), Contact Form 7, Yoast SEO, WooCommerce (and extensions), Divi Builder, Cornerstone (X Theme Builder), Visual Composer, and many more

Languages:

HTML, CSS, PHP, SQL, JavaScript/jQuery

About My Clients

La Montañosa Villas

I built a website for Steven’s main business and he was so happy with it that he wanted me to create this second website for him. It was built using OpenRealty and using a lot of custom HTML/CSS/PHP

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LN4 Architectural Design

George is an architectural designer. His two WordPress websites were hacked and after invoicing issues with his host his account was terminated with an incomplete backup provided. I restored his websites as they were, cleaned up the hack and then hardened them to prevent it happening again.

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Greenstone Financial Planning

A few years ago, I was contacted by Martin, a graphic designer who had designed a website. He supplied Photoshop designs and was very clear that he wanted the final website to match the design exactly, it had to be pixel perfect.

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Many more

There are some more examples of websites I’ve designed and built on my personal website (PLNT) including a few custom built WordPress themes, some heavily customised themes and a few OpenRealty websites too.

About Finished

You’re just about finished reading my profile now. Thank you so much for taking the time to learn a little about me.

Hopefully after reading this page it’s clear to you that I do what I love, and I love what I do. So if you choose to work with me, I will do everything in my power to exceed your expectations and give you a result that you will be proud to show off!


Customer reviews

Mike Copestake 2020-04-18T19:30:37Z 5
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Mike is amazing, I really value strong communication with anyone who I work with and I was pretty quick to work with Mike because I could see he had great communication skills. I did take a chance to be Mikes first buyer on here, but boy was I glad. He did an incredible job, was extremely responsive and detailed in his approach. The task was quite complex on a website with over 750,000 monthly visits and even though I developed my own website it was quite a bit beyond my level of comprehension but Mike helped me through it all and broke down everything he was doing (although most people probably wouldn't need the nitty grittys, I wanted to understand myself as I have a certain degree of knowledge on the topic). I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Mike to anyone, and I'd be more than confident that you'll be happy if you hire him too :) 5 stars! Thanks Mike, looking forward to working with you again! :)

Jamie Harrison
Mike Copestake 2020-04-18T13:46:53Z 5
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I was VERY happy with the service provided by Mike. He was quick to help me with my issues and got my site to a super fast speed! Thanks, Mike!

Melissa Byron
Mike Copestake 2020-04-13T18:35:54Z 5
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I was blown away by the wonderfulness of the job Mike did for me. I feel very happy to have such a professional making my site work better. I am overjoyed about the results of working with him as well as the process. I hope to hire him again in the future so I can make my site what it really should be. More details: First and foremost Mike solved my problem (huge database) in record time and at a very reasonable price (under $200). Second, his communication was top-notch. Third, I felt confident in his process as he let me know how he was going about troubleshooting to identify and fix the problem. Fourth, he did extra checks and updates to make sure that the problem really was fixed. Fifth, I felt like he really cared about the success of my site. What a find!! Thank you Mike.

Liat Gat
Mike Copestake 2020-06-03T22:52:20Z 5
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MRD Dev Team
Mike Copestake 2020-05-31T18:31:39Z 5
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Mike is great to work with!

MRD Dev Team
Mike Copestake 2020-05-29T20:43:06Z 5
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Great work! Was prompt and willing to help on a short notice. Thanks Mike!

MRD Dev Team
Mike Copestake 2020-05-28T09:22:33Z 5
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Mohamed ibrahim
Mike Copestake 2020-05-27T20:14:48Z 5
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Mike responded to my messages quickly and efficiently and was very easy to work with. I would definitely like to hire him again.

Brittany R
Mike Copestake 2020-05-23T17:51:45Z 5
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Mike delivered everything really quick and as promised. He was great at explaining everything briefly to me before he starts the project. One of the greatest at his field! Definitely recommend this guy!

Stelios Kamidis
Mike Copestake 2020-05-22T12:49:35Z 5
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Mike took on the project earlier than expected and delivered on all areas where I needed help. He communicated clearly and was incredibly responsive. A true pro! I hope to work with him again.

Cameron Conaway
Mike Copestake 2020-05-20T23:36:09Z 5
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This is my first experience with codeable and had an amazing one with Mike. He was very responsive and got things done quickly. He went above & beyond in getting optimization done. Will definitely recommend him and will be glad to work with him on my future projects. Thank You Mike for all the work you did.

Arun Ramanathan
Mike Copestake 2020-05-20T19:07:37Z 5
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Mike was thoughtful and generous with his responses. It was obvious he did his research and had the experience to guide and help me problem solve.

Martha Diaz
Mike Copestake 2020-05-19T03:18:31Z 5
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Shashank Thakur
Mike Copestake 2020-05-18T17:11:22Z 5
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Mike was knowledgeable, fast, and was great communicating what was going on.

Matthew Edwards
Mike Copestake 2020-05-16T16:12:42Z 5
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Excellent working with Mike. Timely, efficient, and patient with my questions, The page speed was improved.. THANKS

Mustafa El Ju