WordPress is a very popular open source platform which is the easiest and most powerful website content management system (CMS) by far.
Clients ask for Wordpress by name, it's no surprise as it's the market leader in managing website content. WordPress powers around 76 million websites across the world, that's 26% of all websites.
What makes WordPress so great? WordPress security, community of other WordPress Developers, search engine friendly, mobile friendly, and ease to use are the main advantages of using and developing WordPress.
The WordPress community is an global collection of thousands of passionate developers who work tirelessly to help evolve the platform in line with modern web standards, search engine requirements, combatting security threats and changing user expectations at the same time. No other CMS platform is able to say the same.Contact us
Fresh install of WordPress platform onto server. I will be able to optimise your WordPress website so that it is secure, and fast loading.
Hand-coding of WordPress theme and templates from your supplied PSD designs. Naturally optimised for Search Engines and accessible for all devices.
Bringing content over from an old ecommerce site? I'll import the correct content into a fresh install of WordPress using Woocommerce ecommerce as the new shop.
Plugins give a WordPress website it's custom features, I can use an existing WordPress plugin or write our own.
Optimise a customers visit by creating a flexible and responsive web page, optimised for the device that is accessing it.
As with any other system there are potential security issues that may arise if some basic security precautions aren't taken.
Web Standards Love - Projects start with pixel perfection and web standards best practice. Designing and developing carefully hand-crafted web code, using HTML5 and CSS3 - the buidling blocks of the web. Resulting in lean, future-proofed, search engine optimised code.
Open Source Specialist - Using the very flexible and robust content management system Wordpress and the supercharged ecommerce platform Magento.contact us
Here are the steps that we follow to deliver a robust, future-proofed, fast and accessible website:
Magento is a turbo-charged ecommerce platform built on open source technology which provides online merchants with a flexible shopping cart system, as well as control over the look, content and functionality of their online store.
WooCommerce is an open source e-commerce plugin for WordPress It is designed for small to large-sized online merchants using WordPress. WooCommerce has attracted significant popularity because the base product, in addition to many extensions and plugins, is free and open source. In addition, there are thousands of paid add-ons for fixed prices.
Both solutions above provide powerful ecommerce features, essentially for free! They are also great for inventory, price and order management, as well as being great for search engines and mobile friendly.
The services that I provide as freelance ecommerce designer and developer are to take these solutions, work the templates into the required look and feel by hand-coding into a custom Magento or WordPress theme. Then populating the site with the required products. Testing the entire payment process. Then optimising the sites so they work super fast which increases conversion rates.Contact us
Latest versions of Magento or Woocommerce.
Pixel perfect coding of custom theme from designs.
The correct steps to make server deliver the web content correctly.
If you have an existing site you want to migrate, I can do as part of the build.
I can recommend and deliver custom functionality using extensions based on your requirements.
Seamless integration of the leading payment gateways to securely complete orders.
Website Performance Optimisation, is focusing on increasing the speed (and delivery) of how a website is delivered to a user's browser. Fast loading pages improve user experience, increase your pageviews, and help with your WordPress SEO.
Studies show that from 2000 to 2016, the average human attention span has dropped from 12 seconds to 7 seconds. A slow website means users will potentially leave your website before it even loads.
I'm passionate about optimising the delivery of your website to your customer. There are many factors that can make a website slow, hosting, page size, WordPress configuration, and external scripts being the main issues.Contact us
~Automated and manual testing to find key areas on website that need improving.
Finding bottlenecks in front end code, and fixing them with instant improvements in page load time.
Whether on shared, VPS or dedicated hosting. There are lots of things to improve here.
Databases can grow to a large size if not regularly audited. Typically reducing database size by 50%.
Users will benefit from fast loading web page, especially mobile users. Resulting in increased conversions.
Page load time is an key Google ranking factor. This work can improve search engine result listings.