I am a freelance web developer working from home in Cardiff, South Wales.
My speciality is mainly back-end coding using PHP and MySQL etc – the techie stuff that makes your website work the way you want it to, and which people don’t even notice until it goes wrong!
I have worked with the JShop eCommerce system for many years, and although it is no longer supported or updated by the publishers I have continued to develop the code myself and have it working reliably on newer PHP versions. I have also made numerous modifications and additions to the system to suit clients’ specific requirements.
I have coded and built website systems from the ground up to suit specific requirements. However for future requirements I would probably look to build on an existing system as there is so much more available now than there was a few years ago.
For more straightforward website requirements I use WordPress, however only for its main intended purpose for pages and blog etc.
For front-end design (the pretty stuff that visitors see) I normally work with other designers and developers who specialise in that aspect, and between us we can create exactly what you want.
I also offer hosting but only for websites I design or maintain. For hosting I use and recommend Guru who are a UK company offering fast and reliable cloud hosting packages.