Rakesh Kumar, WordPress Developer in Dhuri, Punjab, India
Rakesh Kumar

WordPress Developer in Dhuri, Punjab, India

Member since June 10, 2021
Rakesh is a web developer with 10+ years of experience, building web applications, using WordPress, Drupal, and Shopify. He specializes in developing full-stack web applications, microservices, and third-party integrations, and his full-stack experience includes PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript. Rakesh excels at helping customers achieve their goals by solving complex, real-world problems and delivering high-quality solutions.
Rakesh is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Dhuri, Punjab, India

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, Windows, MacOS, Visual Studio Code, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've created was an add-on plugin for Gravity Forms, allowing multiple APIs for marketing, analytics, and business services on form submissions.

Employment

  • Senior Full-stack Developer

    2016 - 2021
    Quicky Coders
    • Used front-end JavaScript frameworks, such as AngularJS and React, in WordPress and other frameworks.
    • Developed custom modules in Drupal 8 and Drupal 9 with multiple third-party API integrations.
    • Created Gutenberg blocks and showed them on the posts and pages editor in the admin area.
    • Developed custom themes in Drupal 8 and Drupal 9 in many applications.
    • Integrated web applications in the Laravel framework, which includes advanced Laravel concepts.
    • Implemented the WordPress multisite option and gained WordPress expertise in WooCommerce and BuddyPress plugins.
    • Developed complex plugins, customized existing plugins, and sped up websites for SEO purposes in WordPress applications.
    • Collaborated on Shopify module development and liquid templates.
    • Developed projects using Node.js, Next.js, and Nuxt.js.
    • Developed mobile apps for iOS and Android using React Native.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, React, Node.js, Laravel, CodeIgniter, Shopify, Payment Gateways, SQL, Elementor, Bootstrap, Composer, WordPress API, LearnDash, Learning Management Systems (LMS), MongoDB, API Integration, Web Scraping, WordPress Themes, AWS, Apache, eCommerce, Web, Web Development, WooCommerce API, RESTful APIs, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Angular, Google Analytics API, Gutenberg Editor, Genesis Framework, MemberPress, SCSS, WP Engine, ECMAScript (ES6), Git, Stripe, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, Auth0, Back-end, Liquid Template, CommonJS, Express.js, JavaScript 6, NPM, Webpack, WordPress Design, Stripe API, DigitalOcean, Drupal, Drupal 8, Drupal Modules, Figma, Drupal 9, React Native, Web Hosting, Gravity Forms, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, HubSpot, Information Architecture (IA), Responsive UI, Next.js, TypeScript, Prisma, Python, AWS EC2, Full-stack, AWS RDS, Front-end, CSS3, Liquid
  • Senior Web Developer

    2013 - 2016
    Quicky Coders
    • Collaborated on version control systems, such as Git and SVN, and used AWS.
    • Created language-translation-ready themes and plugins in WordPress.
    • Developed the full stack in Drupal 6 and Drupal 7 along with custom module development.
    • Used third-party APIs in WordPress themes and plugins and other framework applications.
    • Developed web applications with MVC frameworks, such as CodeIgniter and Laravel.
    • Started working on the Shopify platform and liquid templates.
    • Used JavaScript ES6, Node.js, and npm and collaborated on the webpack module bundler.
    Technologies: WordPress, AngularJS, React, Laravel, CodeIgniter, Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google APIs, WooCommerce, BuddyPress, Child Themes, Plugin Development, Page Speed Optimization, PostgreSQL, Redis, Payment Gateways, SQL, Elementor, Bootstrap, Composer, WordPress API, LearnDash, Learning Management Systems (LMS), MongoDB, API Integration, Web Scraping, WordPress Themes, AWS, Apache, eCommerce, Web, Web Development, WooCommerce API, RESTful APIs, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Genesis Framework, MemberPress, SCSS, WP Engine, ECMAScript (ES6), Git, Stripe, Node.js, Back-end, Shopify, JavaScript 6, Liquid Template, NPM, Webpack, WordPress Design, Stripe API, DigitalOcean, Drupal, Drupal 8, Drupal Modules, Web Hosting, Gravity Forms, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Responsive UI, Full-stack
  • Web Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Live Deftsoft Informatics (P) Ltd.
    • Created WordPress themes and plugins for numerous clients.
    • Tracked and fixed bugs, using Asana and Jira as a reporting tool.
    • Used AngularJS as a front-end web development framework.
    Technologies: WordPress, CodeIgniter, APIs, Google APIs, WooCommerce, BuddyPress, Child Themes, Plugin Development, AngularJS, SQL, Bootstrap, WordPress API, Web Scraping, WordPress Themes, Apache, eCommerce, Web, Web Development, WooCommerce API, RESTful APIs, WP Engine, Back-end, Stripe API
  • Junior PHP Developer

    2011 - 2012
    ForcitCample Technology Private Limited
    • Learned and applied PHP and MySQL to build simple applications.
    • Developed applications using JavaScript along with PHP and MySQL.
    • Created simple applications using PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript and integrated them on servers and deployed applications.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Child Themes, SQL, WordPress Themes, eCommerce, Web, Web Development, RESTful APIs, Back-end

Experience

  • AffiliateWP Add-on Plugin and Integration with Google Sheets

    An AffiliateWP add-on plugin I created with the help of actions and filters provided by the AffiliateWP plugin. I made a more detailed reporting and searching system with the add-on plugin because it was hard to fetch the detailed reporting and searching in the original AffiliateWP plugin. I also integrated the Google Sheets API with this add-on to save the reporting data in Google Sheets daily and monthly.

  • Business Training Website with Drupal 8

    A business training website was created with the help of Drupal 8. This website has multiple custom roles defined as trainee, content creator, trainer, manager, and administrator. The trainer uses the content created by the content creator to train the trainee. Calendar API is used to manage all the trainee sessions. A custom Drupal module was created to manage all of the functionality efficiently.

  • eCommerce Website

    An eCommerce website for a business that sells beds and mattresses was created in WordPress and WooCommerce. I customized the WooCommerce templates per the design and functional requirements and integrated new payment methods with the default ones. The WooCommerce actions and filters were used for the functional requirements.

  • Gravity Extension

    A plugin that works as an add-on plugin to Gravity Forms. The Gravity Extension plugin allows the integration of multiple third-party APIs such as Infusionsoft, ConvertFlow, and TextMagic. It also enables multiple animations when the form is submitted, disables a button, changes the color and background of a button, and more.

  • Custom Testimonials Plugin

    A plugin for creating testimonials that can be shown on the front end of a website with the help of shortcodes. The testimonials can be in the form of simple HTML, testimonials with author information, or videos. We can create testimonial grids in the admin that contain selected testimonials from the list, and the testimonial grid can be shown with the help of a shortcode. Each testimonial grid can have a horizontal or vertical layout. The horizontal layout shows testimonials in the masonry grid, and the vertical layout shows testimonials in the form of a slider.

  • Fashion Website

    An eCommerce website for a fashion business selling clothes, shoes, and undergarments. I created the website on the Shopify platform, changed the liquid templates per the design and functional requirements, and created different Shopify modules to use on the website.

  • The eBooks Website

    The eBooks website sells ebooks and is built on the Shopify platform. I implemented all the design and functional requirements using Liquid templates and payment processing using Shopify. I also created and implemented custom modules on the site.

  • Beauty and Cosmetics Website

    An eCommerce website for businesses that sell beauty and cosmetics products using the Shopify platform. I changed the Liquid templates per the design and functional requirements and created numerous Shopify modules for the website. I also worked on Shopify apps and the Shopify API.

  • Everwebinar Gravity Forms

    An add-on plugin that works with Gravity Forms. Everwebinar Gravity Forms adds a new menu in the Gravity Forms settings area in the admin, where we can select the webinar ID (fetched using the Everwebinar API) and save the API key. The user is assigned to the selected webinar when the Gravity Form is submitted on the front end and redirected to the thank-you page showing the webinar details.

  • Group Reroute Plugin

    A WordPress plugin for creating a group consisting of the main page URL and the ability to create multiple alias URLs. It also defines shortcodes with the content to be used in the alias URLs. Alias URLs are not actual pages but virtual routes that act like actual pages.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, SQL, Liquid Template, JavaScript 6, TypeScript, CSS3, HTML5, ECMAScript (ES6), Python, SCSS
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Express.js, Next.js, CodeIgniter, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Angular, React Native, Genesis Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, BuddyPress, Node.js, WordPress API, WooCommerce API, Drupal Modules, Liquid, Google APIs, jQuery, Google Sheets API, Infusionsoft API, Google Analytics API, Stripe, Stripe API, Shopify API
  • Tools

    NPM, Webpack, Figma, AffiliateWP, Composer, LearnDash, Apache, Gutenberg Editor, Git, Prisma, TextMagic
  • Paradigms

    Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Platforms

    WordPress, WooCommerce, Shopify, Web, Visual Studio Code, Drupal, Drupal 8, AWS EC2, Amazon Web Services (AWS), MacOS, DigitalOcean, ConvertFlow, Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, WP Engine, Redis
  • Industry Expertise

    Web Design
  • Other

    APIs, Child Themes, Plugin Development, API Integration, WordPress Themes, eCommerce, Web Development, RESTful APIs, Back-end, CommonJS, WordPress Design, Drupal 9, Drupal Themes, Gravity Forms, Web Hosting, Information Architecture (IA), Responsive UI, Full-stack, AWS RDS, Front-end, Page Speed Optimization, WordPress Plugins, Masonry Grids, Payment Gateways, Elementor, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Web Scraping, AWS, MemberPress, HubSpot, Slider Design, Shopify Module, Shopify Theme, Shopify Payments

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2008 - 2011
    Rayat Institute of Engineering & Information Technology (RIEIT) - Rupnagar, Punjab, India

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