Shah Md Adnan Shawkat, Developer in Sylhet, Sylhet Division, Bangladesh
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Shah Md Adnan Shawkat

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Software Developer

Sylhet, Sylhet Division, Bangladesh
Toptal Member Since
February 10, 2020

Adnan is an enthusiastic developer with over seven years of extensive experience with WordPress, CodeIgniter, and Laravel. He specializes in WordPress theme and plugin development, web apps, front-end development, and utilizing a variety of APIs, including social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter) and payment gateways (PayPal and Braintree).


Launch Titans
APIs, PHP, WordPress, Shopify Plus, Shopify, PageFly, Payment APIs, Performance...
Wine Company
PHP, WordPress, Laravel, Magento, Stripe Checkout, WooCommerce, Performance
Amazon Web Services (AWS), WordPress, WordPress API, Magento 2, Shopify...




Preferred Environment

Sublime Text, Skype, Gmail, Slack, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS, Jira

The most amazing...

...solution I've integrated was a cryptocurrency payment gateway for WooCommerce and OpenCart.

Work Experience

Development Manager | Lead Developer

2023 - PRESENT
Launch Titans
  • Developed multiple eCommerce websites using WooCommerce and Shopify, which gets thousands of unique visitors and thousands of dollars in daily revenue.
  • Tracked bugs and fixed them using Productive and made split tests or A/B tests to configure the best result for each website lander.
  • Oversaw the websites, getting updates and managing them to provide full-proof solutions for the users to shop easily without any issues.
  • Integrated analytical solutions like GA4, Google Merchant, shopping feeds, Hyros, Pixels, etc.
Technologies: APIs, PHP, WordPress, Shopify Plus, Shopify, PageFly, Payment APIs, Performance, Stripe

PHP | Laravel | WordPress Developer

2022 - 2022
Wine Company
  • Integrated the subscription system into the website to sell memberships through the website, resulting in over 20 members signing up immediately.
  • Performed the integration of the Klaviyo SMS system into the checkout page.
  • Updated the web shop by creating a staging site and pushed it to live, as the company needed a developer to maintain and update the site properly.
Technologies: PHP, WordPress, Laravel, Magento, Stripe Checkout, WooCommerce, Performance

Senior Software Engineer

2022 - 2022
  • Developed a WordPress plugin to integrate cryptocurrency with WooCommerce. Also developed an OpenCart extension to accept crypto in their webshop.
  • Tracked and fixed over 50 bugs and issues with their existing WordPress and OpenCart solution.
  • Started working on creating a Shopify and Magento 2 extension.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), WordPress, WordPress API, Magento 2, Shopify, OpenCart, Website Migration, WordPress Plugins, Plugin Development, Bitbucket, Elementor, Payment Processing, Payment APIs

WordPress WooCommerce Developer

2021 - 2022
Construction Company
  • Created a bridge to connect their webshop data to their external API system through Zapier.
  • Tracked the work and bugs using Slack and Jira as the reporting tool.
  • Oversaw the product launch, resulting in a thousand concurrent users during the launch date.
Technologies: WordPress, WooCommerce, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Payment Processing

Senior WordPress Developer

2020 - 2021
  • Managed the WooCommerce-based eCommerce website and the team tasked with its maintenance.
  • Used Monday board as a reporting tool. Added dynamic data layer for tracking purposes.
  • Led product launches with over 2,000 consecutive users at the time of launch.
Technologies: WordPress, WordPress Plugins, Theme Development, Leadership, Cloudflare, WP Engine, Google Tag Manager, WordPress Rescue, WordPress API, MySQLi, WordPress Multisite, Website Optimization, Bitbucket, Elementor, Payment APIs, Performance, Stripe

Lead WordPress Developer

2019 - 2021
Strativ AB
  • Developed an eCommerce platform for a Swedish-based client selling items over eight countries, though it's an ongoing project with live maintenance.
  • Developed a website for a renowned company in Sweden with over 350 resellers all over Sweden. They're selling agricultural products to different countries.
  • Developed Teamtailor integration plugin for WordPress for a client. They use Teamtailor for recruitment, and they need a standalone plugin that integrates with WordPress via their API system.
  • Used Jira for time tracking and Bitbucket for the version control of the codebase.
  • Worked on AWS for a client called Handla Hallbart's site migration.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Atlassian, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress, WordPress Rescue, Jira, WordPress API, MySQLi, Website Migration, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Plugins, PSD to WordPress, Website Optimization, Plugin Development, Bitbucket, Elementor, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Performance, Stripe

Senior WordPress Developer

2016 - 2019
  • Developed over 15 ThemeForest-based WordPress themes.
  • Created various plugins for the WordPress repository and custom builds to support theme functionality.
  • Built plugins for users to use free of cost so that they can benefit from their business.
Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress, WordPress Rescue, WordPress API, MySQLi, Subversion (SVN), Website Migration, HTML to WordPress, PSD to WordPress, Bitbucket, WPBakery

Software Engineer

2015 - 2016
  • Worked with WordPress Multisites specifically and learned to manage multi-sites.
  • Created customized PHP MVC framework to work for a client's project.
  • Worked on PSD to WordPress conversion. Also created many snippets for core WordPress.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), WordPress Multisite, Jira, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress, WordPress Rescue, MySQLi, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Payment APIs

Software Engineer Level 1

2013 - 2015
  • Used Facebook API to build a Facebook profile-based plugin for WordPress.
  • Worked with Linkedin API to build Linkedin resume plugin for WordPress.
  • Created an eCommerce site using Magento 1 and an integrated local payment gateway for Pathak Samabesh.
  • Built a Drupal module to showcase Pinterest pins into the website.
  • Developed a cloud-based solution using the CodeIgniter framework for an Australian client.
Technologies: Git, Trello, Drupal, Magento, WordPress, MySQLi

A Sweden-based eCommerce website company where it's developed it in WordPress. We used Elementor Pro as a front-end editor to design the whole website from Adobe XD designs to live website along with other custom-made functionalities to make it rich and fully functional.
This is a fitness product-based website built by WooCommerce and my main goal was to speed up the website and remove any unnecessary plugins messing up the site speed. I managed to make the site load faster using a Multisite and Cloudflare for the cache-based system.
My role was the tech lead motivating the teammates and guiding them on the proper way to develop the content and site.
Created the website using WordPress with Beaver Builder to get the perfect design that the client wanted, where Sistahbiz Global Network is a business accelerator providing affordable coaching, training, and services options to help Black women build scalable, sellable models and access the back office support, financial and social capital that they need to play big in business.

Think RNR

Think RNR is a branding and strategic solution company based in Denver, Colorado and I've worked with the client for a long time and developed the website using WordPress with a customized theme and undergoing maintenance projects.

Swasti is a web app project. It has two sides—one is a WordPress-based website, and the other is a web app where there are options for companies to log in and manage their products and generate barcodes. The main aspect of this project is to deliver an authentic product to consumers by labeling a barcode sticker that can provide access to the web app with some information to get the idea of whether the product is authenticated or not. I've used the CodeIgniter framework to develop the back-end API.

PFEC Global
PFEC Global, formerly known as Prime Foreign Education Consultant, is a leading education and migration consultant in Australia and Bangladesh and I've developed their website using WordPress Multisite technology. Used WPBakery Page Builder as the back-end editor.

Sahajaonline is a custom-coded site built with performance in mind. I used Bootstrap for the layout and Advanced Custom Fields PRO (WordPress plugin) for generating dynamic fields. The site is presently maintained only by me—it has some inbuilt features for session reminding via Cron.

An eCommerce website based on Shopify Advanced, which sells human and animal health-related products in the US. At Eternapure, they distribute health and wellness solutions to help people and animals feel, work, play, and live their best.

Warriors of the Divine
It's an online shop selling hand-crafted cloth items. I've developed it using Shopify and PageFly page builder, adding pixels using Trackify X and optimizing the website to load faster without any issues so the end users can visit the site easily.
2010 - 2013

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Engineering

State University of Bangladesh - Dhaka, Bangladesh


Zend Certified Engineer

Zend Technologies, Inc.


WordPress API, Stripe


Slack, Sublime Text, Trello, Git, Bitbucket, WPBakery, PageSpeed, Jira, Subversion (SVN), Cron, Atlassian, Stripe Checkout, Shopify Plus


PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS


MySQLi, WP Engine, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)


WordPress, WordPress Theme Design, WooCommerce, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Magento, Drupal, Magento 2, Shopify, OpenCart


Laravel, CodeIgniter


WordPress Multisite, WordPress Plugins, PSD to WordPress, HTML to WordPress, Elementor, Website Migration, Theme Development, Website Optimization, Leadership, Google Tag Manager, WordPress Rescue, Plugin Development, Cloudflare, Gmail, APIs, Computer Science, Performance, Payment APIs, Payment Processing, PageFly, PSD to Shopify, Shopify Design

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