Dipesh Kakadiya, Developer in Pune, Maharashtra, India
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Dipesh Kakadiya

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WordPress Developer

Location
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Toptal Member Since
October 12, 2021

Dipesh is a WordPress expert with over 10 years of experience. He is highly skilled in developing themes and plugins that enhance functionality and user experiences. In addition, he has distinguished himself in Gutenberg blocks. His expertise allows him to craft tailored, dynamic, and engaging solutions that exceed client expectations. Furthermore, his dedication to excellence and passion make Dipesh an invaluable asset to any organization. His managing ability will help you manage your team.

Portfolio

Pixelshrink Limited
BuddyPress, Oxygen Builder, PHP, WordPress, WordPress Plugins, Web Development...
XWP
WordPress, Gutenberg Editor, WordPress Plugins, WordPress VIP, WordPress Themes...
Krautnerds,
WordPress, LearnDash, Composer, Gutenberg Editor, WooCommerce, PHP, Vimeo API...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

WordPress, WordPress VIP, APIs, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, WordPress REST API, PHP, HTML, CSS, Gutenberg Editor

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is based on WordPress, Gutenberg, LearnDash, server-to-server migration, site optimization, custom plugin, and theme development.

Work Experience

Senior WordPress Developer

2023 - 2023
Pixelshrink Limited
  • Debugged the client system to find out the root cause of the system sending too many emails related to BuddyBoss activity.
  • Wrote code to filter those emails, restrict document-related activity emails, and send only required emails.
  • Wrote code to filter document-related activity form group and global activity pages.
Technologies: BuddyPress, Oxygen Builder, PHP, WordPress, WordPress Plugins, Web Development, Content Management Systems (CMS), Security, Technical Architecture

WordPress Engineer

2021 - 2023
XWP
  • Contributed to a migrated project on VIP and used WordPress core and Gutenberg block.
  • Tracked and fixed bugs and managed project progression using Jira as a tracking tool.
  • Played a key role in a large project with a network of over one million users.
Technologies: WordPress, Gutenberg Editor, WordPress Plugins, WordPress VIP, WordPress Themes, WordPress REST API, SQL, Migration, HTML5, GitHub, Block API, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, SEO Tools, Yoast SEO, Google Analytics API, Google Tag Manager API, REST APIs, MySQL, jQuery, PHP, APIs, HTML, CSS, Sketch to WordPress, React, Git, WordPress API, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Gravity Forms, JavaScriptCore, JavaScript 6, Grunt, Composer, Website Performance, WP-CLI, WP JSON, WP Engine, WP Super Cache, WP Rocket, WordPress to PDF, PSD to WordPress, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Multisite, WordPress Management, WordPress Theme Design, WordPress Installation, WordPress Optimization, PHP 7, PHP 5, Google Maps API, Agile Software Development, Linux, MacOS, PhpStorm, Debugging Tools, Memcached, W3 Total Cache, Server Migration, Database Migration, Data Migration, Travis CI, GitLab CI/CD, Software System Architecture Development, PHP MVC, Object-relational Mapping (ORM), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Corporate Websites, Multilingual Websites, MariaDB, Plugins, Optimization, Full-stack, Integration, User Interface (UI), Back-end, Front-end, Twig, Architecture, SCSS, Website Setup, NPM, Performance, Website Optimization, Ajax, Figma, WordPress Design, API Integration, Hosting, Debugging, UI Design, UX Design, Webhooks, Google Analytics 4, Communication, GeneratePress, SSL Configurations, Google AdSense, Automation, Business Requirements, Divi, Event Calendars, Project Management, Team Leadership, TypeScript, Design, Books, User Experience (UX), Web UX, HTML UI, High-load, Website Traffic, Site Speed Optimization, DevOps, Technical Leadership, Node.js, Custom Post Types, Animation, Docker, CSS3 Animation, Theme Customization, On-page SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Amazon Web Services (AWS), ElasticPress, Elasticsearch, Web Development, Content Management Systems (CMS), Security, Technical Architecture

Lead WordPress and LearnDash Developer

2022 - 2022
Krautnerds,
  • Created the architecture for a learning platform, ensuring industry-level coding standards for custom themes and plugins. Developed a system to connect lessons with Vimeo videos using Vimeo API and sync its cover photo as a lesson feature image.
  • Tracked and handled project requirements and Scrum planning using Jira.
  • Helped the editor team easily manage and enter data with this project. Used the Vimeo API that supports Chapter for Vimeo videos, allowing site visitors to form a chapter-to-chapter quickly.
  • Created a system to fetch news for the external site's feed, avoiding the external request loading time and increasing site performance.
Technologies: WordPress, LearnDash, Composer, Gutenberg Editor, WooCommerce, PHP, Vimeo API, RSS Feeds, Architecture, NPM, CSS, SCSS, Website Setup, Agile Software Development, Back-end, Front-end, Performance, Website Optimization, Ajax, Figma, WordPress Design, API Integration, Hosting, Debugging, UI Design, UX Design, Webhooks, Communication, GoDaddy, Automation, Business Requirements, Project Management, Team Leadership, Design, Books, User Experience (UX), Web UX, HTML UI, eCommerce, High-load, Website Traffic, Site Speed Optimization, DevOps, Technical Leadership, Product Owner, Custom Post Types, Animation, Docker, CSS3 Animation, Theme Customization, On-page SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Web Development, Content Management Systems (CMS), Security, Technical Architecture

Technical Consultant and Trainer

2021 - 2022
BuddyBoss
  • Provided support to the product team by consulting on technical issues and training the technical support team to debug issues and provide solutions.
  • Trained an 8-10 member team on the BuddyBoss platform and supported the React Native app.
  • Provided support team reviews and code reviews on solutions.
Technologies: BuddyPress, WordPress, WordPress API, PHP, CSS3, REST, REST APIs, HTML, HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript, IT Support, App Support, MariaDB, Plugins, Optimization, cPanel, Full-stack, Back-end, Front-end, Architecture, SCSS, Website Setup, Performance, Website Optimization, Ajax, Figma, WordPress Design, API Integration, Hosting, Debugging, UI Design, UX Design, Webhooks, Communication, GoDaddy, SSL Configurations, Automation, Business Requirements, MemberPress, Event Calendars, Project Management, Team Leadership, Design, Books, User Experience (UX), Web UX, HTML UI, eCommerce, High-load, Website Traffic, Site Speed Optimization, DevOps, Technical Leadership, Product Owner, Custom Post Types, Animation, Docker, CSS3 Animation, Theme Customization, On-page SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), WordPress Plugins, Web Development, Content Management Systems (CMS), Security, Technical Architecture

WordPress Engineer

2020 - 2021
New Variable
  • Developed a theme and plugin for the client that provides custom functionality and Gutenberg block as per requirement.
  • Tracked and fixed bugs for the ongoing maintenance projects and created a robust website.
  • Assisted in the website's security scanning and migration of WordPress.
Technologies: WordPress, Gutenberg Editor, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, React, Gravity Forms, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), SQL, Migration, HTML5, GitHub, Block API, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, REST APIs, MySQL, jQuery, WordPress VIP, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, APIs, HTML, WordPress REST API, Sketch to WordPress, Git, WordPress API, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Elementor, Yoast SEO, Google Analytics API, Google Tag Manager API, JavaScriptCore, JavaScript 6, Grunt, Composer, Website Performance, WP-CLI, WP JSON, WP Engine, WPBakery, WP Super Cache, WP Rocket, WordPress to PDF, PSD to WordPress, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Multisite, WordPress eCommerce, WordPress Management, WordPress Theme Design, WordPress Installation, WordPress Optimization, PHP 7, PHP 5, Google Maps API, Agile Software Development, Linux, MacOS, PhpStorm, Debugging Tools, Memcached, W3 Total Cache, Server Migration, Database Migration, Data Migration, GitLab, Travis CI, GitLab CI/CD, Software System Architecture Development, PHP MVC, Object-relational Mapping (ORM), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Corporate Websites, Multilingual Websites, MariaDB, Plugins, Optimization, Integration, User Interface (UI), Back-end, Front-end, SCSS, Website Setup, Ajax, Figma, WordPress Design, API Integration, Debugging, UI Design, UX Design, Webhooks, Communication, GoDaddy, SSL Configurations, Google AdSense, Automation, Business Requirements, Design, Books, User Experience (UX), Web UX, HTML UI, High-load, Website Traffic, Site Speed Optimization, DevOps, Technical Leadership, Custom Post Types, Animation, Docker, CSS3 Animation, Theme Customization, On-page SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), ElasticPress, Elasticsearch, Web Development, Content Management Systems (CMS), Security, Technical Architecture

WordPress Senior Lead Engineer

2016 - 2021
BuddyBoss
  • Provided solutions for social networking and online courses by working on a product that generated mobile apps for WordPress.
  • Participated in several client projects that provided platforms for social networking, online courses, and eCommerce.
  • Created and maintained the REST API for bbPress, BuddyPress, and LearnDash API; acted as a lead developer for launching the product to the mobile market.
Technologies: APIs, WordPress, WordPress Plugins, HTML, CSS, PHP, WordPress Themes, WordPress REST API, WordPress API, SQL, Gravity Forms, Migration, LearnDash, HTML5, GitHub, Block API, BuddyPress, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Elementor, SEO Tools, Yoast SEO, Google Analytics API, Google Tag Manager API, REST APIs, MySQL, jQuery, Sketch to WordPress, Gutenberg Editor, Git, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), WooCommerce API, JavaScriptCore, JavaScript 6, Grunt, Composer, WP-CLI, WP JSON, WP Engine, WPBakery, WP Super Cache, WP Rocket, WordPress to PDF, PSD to WordPress, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Multisite, WordPress eCommerce, WordPress Management, WordPress Theme Design, WordPress Installation, WordPress Optimization, PHP 7, PHP 5, Facebook API, Google Maps API, Agile Software Development, Linux, MacOS, PhpStorm, Debugging Tools, Memcached, W3 Total Cache, Server Migration, Database Migration, Data Migration, GitLab, Travis CI, GitLab CI/CD, Software System Architecture Development, PHP MVC, Object-relational Mapping (ORM), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Corporate Websites, Multilingual Websites, WPML, MariaDB, Plugins, Optimization, cPanel, Full-stack, Integration, User Interface (UI), Back-end, Front-end, Architecture, SCSS, Website Setup, NPM, Ajax, Figma, WordPress Design, API Integration, Debugging, UI Design, UX Design, Webhooks, Communication, GoDaddy, SSL Configurations, Google AdSense, Automation, Business Requirements, MemberPress, Event Calendars, Project Management, Team Leadership, Design, Books, User Experience (UX), Web UX, HTML UI, eCommerce, High-load, Website Traffic, Site Speed Optimization, DevOps, Technical Leadership, PostgreSQL, Product Owner, Custom Post Types, Docker, CSS3 Animation, Theme Customization, On-page SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Development, Content Management Systems (CMS), Security, Technical Architecture

WordPress Back-end Developer

2014 - 2016
rtCamp
  • Developed several products such as rtHelpdesk and rtIdea.
  • Participated in one of the high-traffic projects—the Bollywood Hungama website.
  • Acted as the lead developer while engaging in the project for the rtBiz products.
Technologies: WordPress, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, APIs, WooCommerce, Sketch to WordPress, SQL, Migration, Gravity Forms, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), HTML5, GitHub, BuddyPress, WooCommerce API, Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics, MySQL, jQuery, PHP, HTML, CSS, WordPress REST API, Git, REST APIs, WordPress API, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Elementor, Yoast SEO, JavaScriptCore, JavaScript 6, Grunt, Composer, WP-CLI, WP JSON, WP Engine, WPBakery, WP Super Cache, WP Rocket, WordPress to PDF, PSD to WordPress, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Multisite, WordPress eCommerce, WordPress Management, WordPress Theme Design, WordPress Installation, WordPress Optimization, PHP 5, Facebook API, Google Maps API, Agile Software Development, Linux, MacOS, PhpStorm, Debugging Tools, W3 Total Cache, Server Migration, Database Migration, Data Migration, GitLab, Travis CI, GitLab CI/CD, Software System Architecture Development, PHP MVC, Object-relational Mapping (ORM), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Corporate Websites, Multilingual Websites, MariaDB, Plugins, Optimization, cPanel, Integration, User Interface (UI), Back-end, Front-end, Architecture, SCSS, Website Setup, Ajax, Figma, WordPress Design, API Integration, Debugging, UI Design, UX Design, Webhooks, Communication, GoDaddy, SSL Configurations, Google Calendar, Google Cast API, Automation, Business Requirements, Team Leadership, Design, Books, User Experience (UX), Web UX, HTML UI, eCommerce, High-load, Website Traffic, DevOps, Custom Post Types, Docker, CSS3 Animation, Theme Customization, On-page SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Development, Content Management Systems (CMS), Security, Technical Architecture

BuddyBoss Platform

https://www.buddyboss.com/platform/
BuddyBoss Platform is a fork version of BuddyPress providing modern functionalities based on BuddyPress.

I worked on several modules in this product, but I led one major module moderation that allowed users to report the content and block and suspend functionalities.

BuddyBoss App

https://www.buddyboss.com/app/
I developed the plugin to support converting BuddyBoss to a mobile app. Additionally, I created the API for BuddyPress, bbPress, and LearnDash as part of the team.

This plugin allowed rebranding, building, and publishing the mobile apps and syncing data with the apps.

Woo Custom Email

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woo-custom-emails/
My friend and I developed this plugin as a helpful addon to the popular WooCommerce plugin that allowed creating the custom WooCommerce order emails using the WooCommerce default email settings functionality.

Languages

PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, HTML5, JavaScript 6, PHP 7, PHP 5, SCSS, Java, Java 9, CSS3, TypeScript

Frameworks

JavaScriptCore, PHP MVC, Divi, CodeIgniter, Twig

Libraries/APIs

WordPress REST API, REST APIs, Block API, BuddyPress, jQuery, Google Maps API, React, WordPress API, WooCommerce API, Google Analytics API, Google Tag Manager API, Facebook API, Google AdSense, Stripe, Stripe API, Google Cast API, Vimeo API, Node.js

Tools

Git, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), GitHub, LearnDash, Google Analytics, Grunt, Composer, WP-CLI, PhpStorm, GitLab, Figma, Gutenberg Editor, WPBakery, Travis CI, GitLab CI/CD, NPM, WPML

Paradigms

Agile Software Development, Object-relational Mapping (ORM), Automation, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Hosting, UI Design, UX Design, DevOps, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), REST, On-page SEO

Platforms

WordPress, WordPress VIP, WordPress Theme Design, Linux, MacOS, Docker, WooCommerce, cPanel, Shopify, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Storage

MySQL, Database Migration, MariaDB, WP Engine, Memcached, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL

Industry Expertise

Project Management

Other

APIs, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Gravity Forms, Migration, Google Tag Manager, Learning Management Systems (LMS), WP JSON, WordPress to PDF, PSD to WordPress, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Multisite, WordPress Management, WordPress Installation, WordPress Optimization, Debugging Tools, W3 Total Cache, Server Migration, Data Migration, Software System Architecture Development, Corporate Websites, Plugins, Optimization, Integration, Back-end, Architecture, Website Setup, Ajax, WordPress Design, API Integration, Debugging, Webhooks, Communication, Business Requirements, Team Leadership, Web UX, HTML UI, eCommerce, High-load, Website Traffic, Custom Post Types, CSS3 Animation, Theme Customization, Web Development, Content Management Systems (CMS), Security, Technical Architecture, Elementor, SEO Tools, Yoast SEO, Website Performance, WP Super Cache, WP Rocket, WordPress eCommerce, Multilingual Websites, Full-stack, User Interface (UI), Front-end, Performance, Website Optimization, PayPal, Google Analytics 4, GoDaddy, SSL Configurations, Google Calendar, MemberPress, Event Calendars, User Experience (UX), Site Speed Optimization, Technical Leadership, Product Owner, Animation, ElasticPress, Sketch to WordPress, IT Support, App Support, RSS Feeds, GeneratePress, Design, Books, Oxygen Builder

2012 - 2014

Master of Science Degree in Information Technology

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology - Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

2009 - 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Application

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University - Surat, Gujarat, India

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