Nomad List & Remote OK

Maintaining these sites, which receive over 1,000,000 monthly visitors, since 2015.

"I have been able to focus on growth and development of my sites instead of maintenance and updates."

Pieter Levels
Founder

The Book Cover Designer

"Daniel has helped me get my server back up and running twice now, and both times he was very quick to fix the problem after jumping in. He has also helped me reduce my CPU load and generally optimise my website/server for speed. I'm very happy with his work and would recommend him if you're looking for a 'server guy'."

Charlie Livingston
Founder

Indie Traveller

"If you're wondering why you should hire a server guy, Daniel is your answer. He analyzed my setup and dramatically reduced server load (in the 80-90% range). Not only was my site a lot faster, but I could move to a cheaper plan for my VPS."

Marek Bron
Editor

Whole Design Studios

"Daniel is a site speed expert, not an easy skillset to find. He helps our clients at Whole get more profits from their stores with faster load times, page size and file requests. If you need an expert to improve your site speed, you've found him."

Giles Thomas
Founder

Sheet2Site

"Daniel helped me create a server config to generate sub-pages dynamically. He thinks of all the potential problems and was quick in his conclusions. Totally recommend him!"

Andrey Azimov
Founder

VloggingPro

Daniel helped move VloggingPro from a shared host to a dedicated server with zero downtime and in the process updated it to the newest version of PHP, set up HTTPS and other optimizations. His work resulted in a 60% decrease in response time, 80% decrease in download time and my server bill was cut in half.

Jurn
Editor

Landingfolio

Reduced the time-to-first-byte from 1.1s to 0.4s (-64%) and total page load time from 4.7s to 1.9s (-60%).

"Daniel helped me get Landingfolio's load time much faster. Highly recommend this guy!"

Danny Postma
Creator

The Broke Backpacker

"Daniel is a speed wizard and was able to drastically speed up my very heavy site."

Will Hatton
Writer

Paleo Gluten Free Eats

Upgraded this WordPress site from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.2. CPU usage dropped by 60% and time-to-first-byte dropped from 651ms to 251ms (-61%).

The faster load time is more favorable to Google and led to more traffic.

ReadonlyREST

Updated WordPress and plugins, set up static caching with Cloudflare, upgraded PHP to 7.2 and optimized asset loading.

The site loads 2x faster, providing a better experience to customers.

First Internet

Maintaining the client servers for this leading UK web development & SEO agency. An upgrade to their software reduced the time-to-first-byte by up to 64% across 70+ sites.

Startupscene

Upgraded and configured the Wordpress installation to result in a 78% lower time-to-first-byte and a 66% reduction in total page load time.

Angage

Dropped their slowest page load time from 30s+ to 4s after implementing suggestions I gave during a consulting session.

Fixed the core functionality of the website to make it usable for customers.

A custom application I worked on for a client had a dramatic reduction in total page load time.

By lazy loading non-important content, the initial page size dropped by 63% and the number of requests dropped by 24%.

Services

WordPress optimization

Is your WordPress site slow? Time-to-first-byte too high? CPU usage out of control?

Server audit

A report with my professional assessment of your server.

Website optimization

A full overhaul of your server and website to tune-up the performance and reduce costs.

Server management

A trusted hand to look after your server, keeping it fast and secure.

Emergency server help

Is your server down? Quick response help to get it back up.

Workshops

An educational look at everything I do, and how you can apply it yourself.

Articles

Projects

Cron Heatmap

Visualize your cron jobs, see the "hot spots" and reduce server load with this tool.

Upgrade your PHP

PHP 5.6 and 7.0 have reached their end of life. It’s time to upgrade.

About

I have a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Southampton, UK. My best modules included Automated Code Generation, Cyber Security, and Distributed Systems and Networks.

My interests within technology include code performance, server maintenance and website optimization.

To burn my excess energy, I train for triathlons. I completed a half-ironman distance event in August 2017, and ran a 52km ultramarathon in August 2018.



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