Onur Kocatas, Developer in New York, NY, United States
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Onur Kocatas

Verified Expert  in Engineering

WordPress Developer

Location
New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
January 4, 2017

Onur has been developing sites for over a decade now. He's a back-end and front-end developer with extensive experience on different platforms. His strongest programming languages are PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Onur is a true professional who can work collaboratively or solo and communicates extremely well.

Portfolio

Clients (via Toptal)
LAMP, Ajax, jQuery UI, jQuery, CodeIgniter, Bootstrap, WooCommerce, WordPress...
Lycie
Ajax, jQuery UI, jQuery, Bootstrap, CSS, HTML, CodeIgniter, MySQL, PHP
iwasinturkey.com
Flickr API, MediaWiki, WordPress, Ajax, jQuery UI, jQuery, CSS, HTML, MySQL, PHP

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MAMP, Sublime Text

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded was travel agency software that handles tours, clients, reservations, and other parts of a tour operator business.

Work Experience

WordPress Developer

2016 - PRESENT
Clients (via Toptal)
  • Developed, tested, and maintained various websites for individuals and companies.
  • Created websites, plugins and templates.
  • Integrated third-party APIs.
Technologies: LAMP, Ajax, jQuery UI, jQuery, CodeIgniter, Bootstrap, WooCommerce, WordPress, HTML, CSS, MySQL, PHP

Founder | Lead Developer

2009 - 2016
Lycie
  • Developed travel agency software to handle tours, clients, reservations, and other parts of the tour operator business.
  • Built a standalone version to handle all aspects of a travel agency with multiple departments and user types.
  • Developed a membership version for a single user.
Technologies: Ajax, jQuery UI, jQuery, Bootstrap, CSS, HTML, CodeIgniter, MySQL, PHP

Founder | Lead Developer

2005 - 2014
iwasinturkey.com
  • Created a community website for travelers.
  • Built this initially as a Joomla website then converted into WordPress and MediaWiki.
  • Implemented Flickr and Facebook APIs.
Technologies: Flickr API, MediaWiki, WordPress, Ajax, jQuery UI, jQuery, CSS, HTML, MySQL, PHP

Lead Developer

2011 - 2012
MSLGROUP
  • Managed company developers and vendors on various projects.
  • Created applications for internal use and for clients.
  • Developed for the front-end and back-end; tested and maintained clients’ and company websites.
  • Created Facebook applications.
Technologies: Flickr API, Twitter API, Facebook API, Joomla, WordPress, Ajax, jQuery UI, jQuery, CSS, HTML, MySQL, PHP

Web Developer

2010 - 2011
MWW Group
  • Developed cross-browser compatible websites and their mobile versions.
  • Created and maintained websites using either WordPress or Joomla.
  • Built Facebook applications.
  • Created HTML emails.
Technologies: Flickr API, Twitter API, Facebook API, Joomla, WordPress, Ajax, jQuery UI, jQuery, CSS, HTML, MySQL, PHP

MCR Labs

I created the front end and the back end of a WordPress site.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Ajax

Sapphire Ventures

I created the front end and the back end of a WordPress site.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Ajax

Icon Ventures

I created the front end and the back end of a WordPress site.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Ajax

DirectvNow Blog

I created the front end and the back end of a WordPress site.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Ajax

PureSummer

I created the front end and the back end of a WordPress site.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Ajax

Sports Illustrated

I created the front end and the back end of a WordPress site.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Ajax

Moore Charitable Foundation

I created the front end and the back end of a WordPress site.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Ajax

Casa Dragones

I created the front end and the back end of this company's websites.

Technologies: WordPress, Multisite, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Google Maps API

DiMassimo Goldstein

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery.

WCM

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery.

Collective

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap

United Way

I created the yearly reports for the non-profit organization.

Technologies: HTML, CSS, jQuery, Google Docs API

Ketchum | HTML Emails

I created and tested various versions of HTML emails.

Technologies: HTML, CSS, Litmus

Lycie

I developed travel agency software to handle tours, clients, reservations, and other parts of the tour operator business.

Technologies: CodeIgniter, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap

Havas WW | Microsites for Presentations

I created the front end and the back end of a microsite system that can be used for multiple presentations.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Kaplan | Microsites

I combined company microsites under the WordPress multisite system.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

IDG

I created the front end of a corporate website.

Technologies: HTML, CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap

Canadian Children's Book Centre

I created the front end and the back end of a promotional website.

Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Katie Brown

I created the front end and the back end of a personal website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Wedding Horse

I created the front end and the back end of a magazine website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Dyle TV

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Google Maps API

The Fairthorne Cottage

I created the front end and the back end of a bed-&-breakfast website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Yellow Dot Group

I created the front end and the back end of a company website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Natural Tail Treats

I created the front end and back end of an eCommerce site.

Technologies: Magento, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Nielsen | Connected Partner Program

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap

Clayton MD

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

I was in Turkey

http://www.iwasinturkey.com/
I created the front end and the back end of a community website for travelers.

Technologies: WordPress, MediaWiki, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Facebook API, Flickr API

One Grid Candle

I created the front end and the back end of an eCommerce site.

Technologies: WordPress, WooCommerce, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap

A Pic for a Tip

I created the front end and the back end of a small eCommerce website.

Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Winter Learning Group

I created the front end and the back end of a company website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Monthly Gift

I created the front end and the back end of an eCommerce site.

Technologies: WordPress, WooCommerce, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Safety at Home

I created the front end and the back end of a community website where people can share their safety tips.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Family Dollar

I created the front end and the back end of a holiday promotion microsite where people can submit their recipes to enter the contest.

Technologies: CodeIgniter, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Nutrisystem Blog

I created the front end and the back end of a company blog.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Schepisi & McLaughlin

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Nikon Pros

I created the front end and the back end of the website for professional Nikon photographers.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Nikon my Picturetown

I created the front end and the back end of a holiday promotion website where visitors can submit their photos.

Technologies: CodeIgniter, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

ameriTRAM

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery.

Terra Anatolia

I created the front end and back end of a travel agency website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Clean Edison

I created the front end and the back end of an eCommerce website for the training courses and certification exams of a startup.

Technologies: Joomla, VirtueMart, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Greenwood Energy

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

ICI

I created the front end and the back end of a corporate website.

Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Languages

JavaScript, PHP, HTML, XML, CSS

Frameworks

Bootstrap, ZURB Foundation, CodeIgniter

Libraries/APIs

jQuery UI, jQuery, Google AdSense, Google AdWords, Flickr API, Facebook API, Twitter API, Node.js

Tools

BrowserStack, Litmus, Sublime Text, Git, MAMP, MediaWiki, Gulp

Platforms

WordPress, Linux, iOS, LAMP, WooCommerce, Joomla

Storage

MySQL

Other

WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Ajax, HTML Email, PSD to HTML, Software Development, Subscriptions, Membership Sites, eCommerce, Payment APIs

1997 - 2003

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Marmara University - Istanbul, Turkey

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