Verified Expert in Engineering
Abdullah, a full-stack WordPress engineer, expertly crafts large-scale websites for various industries. Specializing in custom plugins, enterprise applications, and API integrations such as Airtable, Mailchimp, Mailjet, and Google Maps, he also excels in performance optimization, accessibility, Piano.io, Elasticsearch, WooCommerce, and Chrome extensions. Abdullah's tailored solutions consistently meet the unique requirements of clients across different niches.
PhpStorm, PHP 7, GitHub, NGINX, WordPress, SCSS, React
The most amazing...
...custom-built WordPress plugin I've built links subscription and email platforms efficiently, streamlining subscriber management for a news media company.
Full-stack WordPress Developer
- Assisted a marketing agency in creating a university website using WordPress, SCSS, Webpack, and Gutenberg.
- Updated and fixed custom plugins for property tax attorneys. Made old functions work with new PHP and jQuery versions.
- Worked with tax attorneys to smooth out WordPress and DocuSign API integration issues.
- Collaborated with a team to develop Gutenberg blocks, enhancing the editing experience for site managers and streamlining content management.
- Partnered with a design studio to expedite their web projects using WordPress, Gravity Forms, and Timber, ensuring timely completion and high-quality results.
- Collaborated with a web design agency to fix crucial errors in their Sage and Bedrock setup, enhancing speed and reliability.
- Teamed up with a top real estate firm to launch a cutting-edge property search platform. Added advanced filters and map interactions, enhancing user activity and simplifying property search for buyers.
WordPress Plugin Developer
- Developed an interactive LearnDash course builder using React, streamlining course design and administration with a dynamic user experience.
- Crafted a WordPress plugin for displaying notification bars on website front-ends, boosting user interaction, and effectively conveying key information to site visitors.
- Designed a WordPress plugin to display page speed scores in the dashboard, utilizing the Lighthouse API for performance analysis and offering suggestions to improve user experience.
- Conceived and engineered an advanced WordPress plugin that provides users with a sophisticated toolkit for seamlessly integrating intricate sliders and carousels on their web platforms.
- Created an event management plugin for WordPress. It offers tools for event design, promotion, and management, along with ticket sales and attendee registration, to simplify the planning process.
Full-stack WordPress Developer
The China Project
- Developed a custom plugin to integrate Piano and Mailjet seamlessly, leveraging webhooks and a REST API for optimal connection.
- Developed fresh designs for company profiles on ChinaEDGE, a top business research platform, translating their concept into reality.
- Designed automation scripts for Airtable to sync link fields, optimizing data handling workflows seamlessly.
- Migrated the email system from Mailchimp to Mailjet, guaranteeing a smooth transition and enhanced email management.
- Transitioned their premium newsletters from Piano Experience to native WordPress templates, leveraging Ajax and REST APIs for seamless integration.
- Set up Google Analytics and Flywheel for in-depth data analysis and improved performance insights.
- Eliminated technical debt and enhanced code quality, resulting in a more maintainable and efficient codebase.
Squarespace Web Developer
Dry Cleaning Services Company (via Toptal)
- Developed a landing page for their Whitelabel cleaners page.
- Created new pages for their upcoming campaigns from Adobe XD designs.
- Conducted live calls with team members to fix bugs and helped them with analytics and tracking conversions.
- Added a custom form for zipcode search and optimized page speed.
Senior WooCommerce Developer
- Developed new features for auto-syncing WooCommerce orders and inventory within their main platform.
- Optimized plugin speed by caching REST requests in WordPress transients.
- Added custom cron jobs and comped the plugin code with WordPress coding standards.
Lead WordPress Engineer
- Led the development of a WordPress plugin to manage events for over 150 white label businesses.
- Managed the development of an online education platform for medical professionals (LearnDash, WooCommerce, memberships, WP Rocket, Gravity Forms, BudyBoss, and custom plugins).
- Developed a WordPress plugin to block spam entries. The plugin was built using Vue.js and was compatible with Gravity Forms and Contact Form 7.
- Oversaw plugin releases and maintained the backlog for future releases and planned sprints.
- Built a release process and created manual user documents.
- Initiated and participated in code reviews to improve the code quality and help associates level up.
- Developed a Gravity Form add-on integration with Yardi CRM.
- Optimized the website page speed and core web vitals and ensured the website loads were under three seconds.
- Devised custom plugin integration with Zoom, Zapier, and Gravity Forms.
WordPress and PHP Developer
- Developed pixel-perfect and customized websites using the Genesis framework, ACF, Gravity Forms, Gutenberg blocks, and Yoast SEO.
- Boosted web traffic by improving website page speed and performance.
- Developed WooCommerce stores to sell bottles and member subscriptions.
- Developed static and dynamic Gutenberg blocks with React.
- Built pixel-perfect landing pages using Elementor and Thrive Architect.
- Improved website accessibility and met WCAG 2 and WCAG 2.1 guidelines.
Online Freelance Agency
WooCommerce Shipping Integration with MAF Expresshttps://github.com/abdullahsajjad/woocommerce-mafexpress
Tarot Card Spinner for Astrologershttps://github.com/abdullahsajjad/tarot-spinner
Monsters Rolodex (React SPA)https://abdullahsajjad.github.io/monsters-rolodex
WordPress API, jQuery, REST APIs, WooCommerce API, jQuery Plugins, WordPress REST API, Sage, Vue, React, BuddyPress, Node.js
PhpStorm, Slack, Basecamp, GitHub, LearnDash, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Git, Gutenberg Editor, Roots, Screaming Frog, NGINX, Webpack 4, Adobe Photoshop, Google Analytics, WPBakery, Cron, WPML, Piano.io, Zapier, Gulp, Webpack, JSX, Figma, Divi Builder 3, Jira
Templating, Automation, Software Testing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Responsive Layout, Web UX Design, Testing, DevOps
WordPress, WooCommerce, Linux, Shopify, Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Web Development, Software Testing Lifecycle (STLC), Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), WordPress Plugins, Gravity Forms, WP Rocket, Bug Fixes, Code Review, Custom CMS Development, WordPress Themes, Ajax, eCommerce, Core Web Vitals, Site Speed Optimization, Squarespace, Web Speed, DocuSign, HTML Email, Templates, Contact Form 7, Yoast SEO, Full-stack, Local SEO, Web Security, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Themes, Plugins, Responsive Design, Page Speed Optimization, Technical Leadership, Communication, Custom Themes, Product Management, Prototyping, PSD to WordPress, Data Migration, WCAG 2, APIs, API Integration, Elementor, Leadership, API Connectors, WordPress Design, WooCommerce Subscriptions 2, Web UI, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Documentation, Web Scraping, Sage WordPress Theme, Google Search Console, Unbounce, Software QA, CSS3 Animation, Mind Maps, MemberPress, Spam Filtering, Insurance Technology (Insurtech), Airtable, WordPress SEO
MySQL, MariaDB, WP Engine
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
University of Central Punjab - Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Certified WordPress Developer