Magiboards

I’ve been working with Shropshire-based whiteboard and noticeboard manufacturer Magiboards since around 2006, when in my role of web developer with Shropshire-based digital agency matm I took on the task of creating an entirely bespoke e-commerce website allowing their business customers to buy from the Magiboards website directly. Fast forward to 2015 and the Magiboards… read more »

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the Bike Shed – Classifieds

In 2014, Anthony ‘Dutch’ van Someren from TheBikeShed.cc approached me with a specification for a bespoke WordPress plugin that would allow Bike Shed users to quickly and easily add their bikes to the website to be listed for sale in a new “classifieds” section. He wanted prospective customers to be able to filter the bike… read more »

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RAD Fire Protection

Owner Mark Giddings approached me in 2014 looking for a new website on a tight budget. Using a premium Genesis child theme as a starting point to save on design costs, I worked with Mark to create a comprehensive, clear WordPress site that was both responsive and search engine optimised.… read more »

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Crafty Magpie

A custom made marketplace WordPress plugin for Crafty Magpie, selling homemade British gifts, cards and craft supplies. Integration into the PayPal Adaptive Payments API allowed sale revenue to be split between the site owner and the seller immediately, without any additional admin from either recipient.… read more »

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Pads4People

Released in 2013, I created a bespoke property management plugin for WordPress for Laura, the owner of Pads4People. The plugin allowed registered users to list their properties for sale, for let and rooms to share. The site also automatically scraped approve estate agent websites to list properties. Properties were geographically sorted and searchable by location… read more »

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The Supermums Craft Fair

Sarah was recommended my services in January 2013 by word of mouth. She quickly set about detailing her brief for The Supermums Craft Fair: an “all year round craft fair” — allowing users to “rent” a stall on the site to sell their custom crafted produce — and online craft business directory. Sarah’s passion in… read more »

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Sutton Community Farm

I approached Sam from South London based vegbox delivery company Sutton Community Farm via twitter in 2012 after seeing a tweet from the farm asking to hear from web developers regarding the redevelopment of their existing website. His priority was to create a new website that would allow customers to manage their orders and pay… read more »

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WAHMweb work at home blog

Founded in 2011, WAHMweb is a dedicated UK community and resource site for WAHMs (“Work At Home Mums”) and WAHDs (“Work At Home Dads”). When I first became self-employed, I noticed a lack of information for self-employed sole trader working at home parents. WAHMweb aimed to fill that gap with useful advice on a variety… read more »

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Jem’s PHP Mail Form

In 2007 I wrote a PHP form to email script because the most commonly used alternative, Matt’s formmail, had several security issues that left it open to abuse by spammers. I released my form script to the public and it’s now used on thousands of websites across the world by everyone from fellow developers to… read more »

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A note on agency work

I do a lot of work for local design & marketing agencies that I can't show here: because of NDAs, project confidentiality etc. If you'd like to see the work I can't share publicly, get in touch and I'll pass you on the relevant people.