Development Services

I’m a highly competent PHP developer with over 20 years experience, around 15 of those working with WordPress and later, WooCommerce.

I’ve worked with businesses of all sizes right across the globe: from small “mom ‘n’ pop” shops to large international companies, and a mix of in between.

Below are some of the things I’ve done for them — and could do for you:

Website Services

Website builds

  • New WordPress websites — from design and build through to launch and post-live support
  • Converting a design or existing layout/idea into a new WordPress or WooCommerce website
  • Updating the look and feel of an existing website


  • Keeping your WordPress website secure & up-to-date
  • Fixing issues with existing themes and plugins, or upgrading PHP to better support your site
  • Taking regular back-ups so that your site is safe, whatever happens


  • Recovering ‘hacked’ or compromised WordPress and WooCommerce websites
  • Security audits of themes & plugins for known bugs and issues
  • Penetration testing of bespoke themes & plugins


  • Improve the position of your WordPress website in Google
  • Full website auditing, keyword research and technical SEO suggestions
  • Ongoing search engine optimisation support

Why hire Jem for your WordPress project?

  • 5 5

    We totally, totally love [our WordPress website]!

  • 5 5

    Jem managed to overhaul our website and provide a user friendly site that we are thrilled with. She is extremely thorough, and knowledgeable – which gives us confidence that we are getting the best care for our site.

  • 5 5

    I can’t recommend Jem enough. She was, and still is, a total pleasure to work with.

  • 5 5

    Jem clearly knows what she is doing with WordPress, and her work showcases her considerable knowledge and no nonsense approach.

Find out more about how I can help you get the most out of WordPress.

WordPress ‘Hack’ Recovery & Security Testing →

Penetration testing and “hacked” / infected WordPress recovery from an experienced WordPress security professional.

WordPress Consultancy →

I’ve been developing websites in WordPress for around 10 years. Let me use my WordPress expertise to advise you on solutions and / or lead on implementation of features and functionality for your new or existing WordPress websites.

WordPress & WooCommerce Plugin Development →

I write bespoke WordPress and WooCommerce plugins for a variety of clients including a variety of features and functionality.

WordPress Search Engine Optimisation →

It’s all well and good having a shiny and professional WordPress website, but how many of your potential customers are actually finding it?

WordPress Theme Design & Development →

Using my years of frontend developing experience, I can turn any design into a bespoke WordPress theme or a child theme for a common WordPress framework, such as Genesis by StudioPress.

WordPress Tutoring, Training and Support →

WordPress tutoring, user training and technical support packages and ad hoc support available for any sized WordPress website.

WordPress Upgrades & Maintenance →

Take the hassle out of keeping WordPress and its plugins up to date with a monthly maintenance package to suit your needs and your budget.

WordPress Agency Support →

Expert WordPress front and backend development for local and national creative digital agencies.

WordPress & WooCommerce Hosting →

I have experience hosting a range of WordPress and WooCommerce websites. Let me guide you on all things hosting, from bandwidth and disk space to optimising resource usage and complex caching.

WordPress Performance Optimisation →

Site speed is increasingly important: affecting conversions, search engine traffic and sales. Find out how I can help improve your WordPress website speed.

Why I love working with WordPress

I've been using WordPress since the heady days of version 1.0 and developing WordPress websites commercially since version 1.5 (released in 2005!)