About

I have been in the IT sector for the last 17 years. Starting out as a Computer Technician in my early career and working my way up to a Network Engineer. In 2008 I started developing WordPress websites and e-Commerce stores for my own business. I enjoyed it so much I started to develop websites for clients.

I could still remember one of my first websites was for Kathu Gazette, a local news outlet in a small town in northern South Africa. Their site was hacked and only received about 500 visitors a month. After I design and developed their new website for them they started to receive over 15000 visits per month in the first 3x months.

In 2011 I made a career switch to software and website development(Official). Not only did I developed WordPress CMS based websites, but I also developed on Drupal, Joomla, Prestashop, and custom build MVC applications(Desktop and Mobile).

I acquired my PHP, MySQL, C#, C++ certification(with distinction) via the University of South Africa called UNISA for short. My other programming languages I acquired through self-learning which includes Javascript, jQuery(library of Javascript) and the basics like HTML & CSS.

I have just over 16 years experience managing my own businesses in the IT sector from Support to Retail and now Web-based Development.

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While pursuing my career I also worked for a few software companies to enhance my skill set and experiences. One of these companies was WooThemes where I was a WooCommerce Support Ninja.

After WooThemes I became a WooTheme's affiliated WooWorker to provide custom strategic solutions to WooCommerce clients all around the world. I also provided support, maintenance and custom development on existing WooCommerce extensions.

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I later joined Codeable and became a Certified WordPress Expert striving to deliver on excellence and quality. Something I did before I joined Codeable and the reason I got accepted.

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From 2014 up till July 2018, I was doing contract related work via Codeable.io. Codeable.io is a marketplace for WordPress related work. While helping clients through Codeable, I completed over 170 completed 5-star rated projects.