Hello! I am an enthusiastic web developer who would love to help build or improve your WordPress site. I have experience working with a variety of sites, large and small, using almost every major WordPress page builder, including: Elementor Pro, Divi, WPBakery, Beaver Builder, Thrive, Avada, and Gutenberg. I have experience working with hundreds of different WordPress themes and plugins.
If you’re starting from scratch, I can help you choose and setup the best WordPress hosting provider, domain name registrar, CDN, and email hosting provider for your project. If you already have a WordPress site and need it updated or modified to conform with the latest speed, security, and SEO best practices, I can do that. If your site is suddenly not working and you need to fix it, I can dig into the WordPress core and troubleshoot.
I pride myself in my attention to detail and my ability to keep an eye on the big picture and make suggestions for optimizing your website that you hadn’t thought of before. When I’m not obsessing over a WordPress project, I am painting, reading, or enjoying a good hike. I look forward to helping you provide your users with an exceptional online experience.
This fantasy author and “herbal alchemist” had an Etsy store but she was frustrated with the fees, so I helped her build a WooCommerce store to sell her novels, eBooks, and other products to her international audience.
WordPress • WooCommerce • Elementor • WPBakery • Bluehost • HTML • CSS
“I cannot say enough about working with David, his professionalism, kind demeanor and expert knowledge have made working with him a delight. David was the only person who had clearly read my request and responded with a definite understanding of my project and thoughtful ways how he could help. David worked at my pace, making suggestions and helping a project that had languished for years come to a resoundingly successful launch. David was the most valuable investment I could have made on my project. I utterly cannot recommend him enough.” – Melissa Herold
This company had an old Joomla site that they needed updated and converted to WordPress, so I did just that. Rather than using a bulky page builder, I used the built-in WordPress block editor for maximum site speed. I also collaborated with OM Incorporated Marketing to create the unique selling propositions and other SEO-optimized content on the homepage. Finally, I had to iron out how to make their CRM-based contact forms and chat widget work with WordPress.
WordPress • Joomla • Gutenberg • MarketSharp • Yoast SEO • HTML • CSS
This large wealth management company had an old, glitchy website built in Hubspot. I helped transfer their site content to WordPress, get them set up with a better host, and implement a more modern design while also maintaining their connection with Hubspot forms, tracking, analytics, etc.
WordPress • Hubspot • Elementor Pro • Siteground • Yoast SEO • HTML • CSS
Simply Resilient Life Coaching
I built this site for a “military wife life coach” based on her notes and feedback. I helped her move her blogs from an old Blogger blog to the new site, build a directory of her podcast episodes, etc. I am especially happy with how fast the site ended up, earning a 98 on mobile and 99 on desktop according to Google PageSpeed Insights.
WordPress • Gutenberg • Siteground • Kadence Theme • HTML • CSS
“David did a fantastic job! He was extremely prompt and professional. He has great ideas and gave me helpful feedback throughout the project. He was very kind and patient as he educated me in areas I needed to understand in order to make decisions about what we were working on. I will definitely hire him for my next project.” – Jessie Ellertson
I converted XD designs into a functioning website for this biosystems company, including video backgrounds on the homepage, entrance animations, and other custom CSS work. I also did quite a bit of back-end work troubleshooting DNS records to point their domain from their old site to the new site.
Adobe XD • WordPress • Elementor Pro • GoDaddy/CPanel • CSS
“A+ for speed, communication, gentle nature, and fun to work with. David is truly a hard worker who never complains. He has the right attitude and skills for WordPress. He is an honest guy who made it easy and saved the day. He is also affordable. 100% using David again.” – Carter Bolick
My Cause Brand
I converted this former Shopify store to a WordPress store using WooCommerce. The store contains hundreds of products with dozens of variations. I also implemented a site search, background videos, and many custom coding features.
WordPress • WooCommerce • Wordfence • Elementor • GoDaddy/CPanel • HTML • CSS
The Millionaire Next Door
I was tasked with modernizing and speeding up this WordPress site for the bestselling book The Millionaire Next Door and their other publications. I built a staging site and then migrated it over to the live site once everything was completed.
WordPress • Elementor • GoDaddy/CPanel • HTML • CSS • Nooz
“It was a pleasure to work with David! He was very attentive to our requests and communicated through his work for us. He was creative when solutions were challenging and helped us whenever we needed. He is a problem-solver and helped us tremendously!” – Sarah Fallaw
Medicare with Melanie
I built this insurance agent’s site from Adobe XD designs using Elementor Pro and helped her configure everything from her domain name to multiple email inboxes for marketing purposes. I also had to take special steps to secure her site with WordFence because her domain name attracted bot attacks.
WordPress • Elementor Pro • WordFence • Pair Networks • HTML • CSS
Kid Cards Club
I was brought on to create a WordPress site for this card collecting membership startup. I started with some pictures and a general idea of the pages we’d need, and I built it from there. I used MemberPress to create three plan tiers.
WordPress • MemberPress • Elementor • GoDaddy/CPanel • HTML • CSS
“David was amazing to work with! I am so pleased how my site turned out. He built it not only for desktop but also to be responsive for mobile version. He was very responsive, providing consultation and insight along the way. He was able to turn this project around in a week to meet a tight deadline. Thanks David for the help and it was truly a pleasure working with you. “ – Andrew Heath
Lighthouse Homeschool Solutions
This homeschooling curriculum site brought me on to build out and launch their online homeschooling services, which included a store for different academic courses and membership plans.
“David was very helpful with our project. He was always professional, knowledgeable, and handled everything. He researched when needed, was easy to communicate with, always quick to respond, and produced great results for our business. We would recommend him highly.” – Lisa Batchelder Hetrick
I built this film podcast website from scratch with no provided design. I used Advanced Custom Fields to add custom fields such as movie ratings, combined ratings, and episode embeds. I also created archives with custom sorting and custom shortcodes.
WordPress • Elementor Pro • Yoast SEO • Advanced Custom Fields • Custom Shortcodes • PHP
This client had an old Wix site that just didn’t have the flexibility that she wanted, so I converted the site to WordPress, added features such as a booking calendar and a WooCommerce shop, and made further optimizations to the site.
WordPress • Wix • GoDaddy/CPanel • WooCommerce • Elementor • HTML • CSS • Booking Calendar
This waterproofing chemical company needed to restructure their WordPress site from several separate subdomains to one unified site, so I was tasked with rebuilding the pages and sub-pages with Elementor, linking the new structure together, then optimizing for speed.
WordPress • Elementor • Siteground • CSS
“David has excellent WordPress skills and was able to quickly distill information from our wire frame, and make all the necessary web changes seamlessly. Great communicator, too! Will hire him again.” – Joan Ghiglieri
First Responder Family Life
I built this landing page for a financial advising firm from scratch using the WordPress block editor (Gutenberg), and stepped them through the entire process of starting their web presence, from domain registration to SEO. I’m especially happy how fast the site turned out.
WordPress • Gutenberg • Siteground • Kadence Theme • HTML • CSS
I converted this small business’ site from an old, glitchy, hard-to-maintain WPBakery design to a new, responsive, Elementor one.
WordPress • Elementor • WPBakery • CSS
“David is truly a hard worker who never complains. His communication skills are fantastic. He has the right attitude and skills for WordPress. He is an honest guy who made it easy and saved the day. He is also affordable.” – Carter Bolick
Florida Final Expense Pro
This insurance firm needed a landing page to advertise specific insurance plans. I used the WordPress block editor (Gutenberg) to quickly create a simple but elegant landing page from scratch, including scroll-triggered entrance animations.
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