my work

On a mission to build products developers love, and along the way, teach the next generation of developers. Here's a summary of my work so far.

VXI Global Solutions, LLC

WordPress Developer & Maintenance expert, February 2022 — Present

I joined VXI in 2022 as a freelancer to handle ongoing developments and maintenance of website. I worked on:

  • Led the ongoing development & maintenance of website.
  • 48.28% Annual cost reduction in server expenses by leading a cost-saving initiative by identifying unused server resources, configuring CDN, advanced network and better cache policies
  • 100+ MySQL database table data rows converted & migrated to newer content management solution database schema
  • 300+ redirects created & maintained to improve SEO and Google rankings
  • 16+ security vulnerabilities Identified & removed from plugins and custom developed theme
  • Leveraged custom fields & relations to create a contextual related posts solution for 250+ Posts
  • Developed 2 custom post types, 20+ custom fields, content structure & reduced the need of developer for content ordering
  • Developed & maintained dev/staging/production versions of the website.
  • WordPress, ACF, Elementor, Custom Post Types, Custom Fields, HubSpot, Google Tag Management, Ad Pixels, Linkedin Insight tags, Figma to WordPress, Cloudflare, WP Engine, MySQL

Outstanding WordPress Developer & Web Maintenance Expert ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I am pleased to leave a glowing 5-star review for Rahat, whom we hired via Upwork for our web development and maintenance needs at VXI. He's punctual with his deliveries, and the quality of his work consistently exceeds our expectations. From the get-go, Rahat impressed us with his in-depth knowledge of WordPress and his proactive approach to web maintenance. He doesn't just fix what we ask; he takes the time to analyze our website and recommend improvements that enhance both its functionality and aesthetics and doesn't hold back when we ask to show us how we can do simple updates ourselves. Having worked with various developers in the past, Rahat stands out for his dedication, attention to detail, and genuine passion for his craft.

Grace J. (VXI Global Solutions, LLC)

Upwork Marketplace

WordPress Developer, November 2022 — Present

  • Top Rated Freelancer with 100% JSS
  • 158ms and <1s LCP load times achieved for WordPress websites
  • Designed websites with ACF & Custom Post Types
  • Effectively persuaded Google to reverse its decision and reinstated Ads for a website impacted by malware, overcoming initial rejections during the appeals process
  • Expert in configuring both Pull and Push CDNs i.e. Cloudflare, Cloudfront, StackPath; custom cache rules, page rules
  • Worked with various servers/panels including DigitalOcean, Vultr, Plesk, cPanel, DirectAdmin, WHM, Amazon LightSail, E2
  • custom linux server

Fiverr Marketplace

WordPress Developer, February 2018 — Present

390+ projects completed. Maintained 5-star rating for over 6 years. 150+ Websites optimized for Core Web Vitals. Worked with agencies from Australia, USA, Italy, Dubai and more.

Amazon Writonic

Graduation Final Year Project, 2021 — 2022

Amazon Writonic was a PERN stack based AI Web application aimed at bloggers. I worked on this along with my partner. It aimed at solving following problems and providing the features:

Features developed

  • Feature-specific feedback extractor
  • Pros & Cons finder
  • Blog Post Intro generator
  • Kincaid-Flesch readability checker
  • Credits System
  • Plagiarism checker
  • OpenAI, IBM Watson, Copyscape integration

Tech used

  • Postgresql Database
  • JWT for Auth
  • Node.js, Express
  • React
  • Material UI
  • Rate Limiting
  • OpenAI, IBM Watson, Copyscape