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Hi! I’m Daniel, a friendly WordPress developer from New Zealand.

I can help you create a custom website that is super-fast and simple to use.

Appointment

Why work with me?

I’ve been handcrafting custom WordPress websites for over a decade. No doubt I've already spent long hours creating something like your upcoming project.

Let me help solve your problems. The hardest part of any project is working out what it is you actually need to do. Why not leverage my general web and WordPress development experience?

Today, I can provide a personalised start-to-finish service that used to need a team of people. Take a moment and imagine working on your project with me. You’ve already saved over half the typical cost of working with a creative agency.

Contact

Daniel Shaw
WordPress developer
Wellington
New Zealand
Email
daniel@chthonic.nz
Current availability
The earliest date I can take on a new project is February 2021. Please get in touch if you’re interested in locking in a date with me.

I build websites, web apps, and online stores.

1. Web design

  • User friendly
  • Manage your own content
  • Ongoing support and advice
  • Affordable
  • Fast

2. Development

  • Custom blocks and plugins
  • Built with growth in mind
  • Low maintenance
  • SEO friendly

3. Optimisation

  • Technical optimisation can vastly improve search engine ranking of your existing website.

4. Maintenance

  • Just like any living creature, your website requires ongoing love and attention to maintain good hygiene and perform well for your visitors.

5. “Fix my website”

  • Something broken, or worse: your WordPress or WooCommerce website has been hacked? I provide an immediate service to fix your website and get you back up-and-running, quickly and safely.

6. Rates

  • See Rates for a full overview of how I charge for a project.

7. Headless WordPress

  • Keep the admin experience you’re already familiar with and escape the bad parts of WordPress.

Previous projects

Client
Soup Fashion Recovery
Service
E-Commerce website
WooCommerce theme
Instagram Catalog integration
Promotional Instagram filter
Client
Thorndon Dental Surgery
Service
Web design
Custom WordPress theme
Client
Tanker Creative
Service
Modelling
Scripting
Motion
Try it out
“Festival Flowers” filter
instagram.com/floxnz
Client
Margules Groome
Service
Design
Custom theme development
Client
New Zealand Game Developers Association
Service
Web design
WordPress development
Content migration
Visit
nzgda.com
Client
Capitol Restaurant
Service
Web design
WordPress theme
Client
Avatar
Service
Data visualisation
WordPress plugin development
Client
Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency
Service
Web development
Responsive design
Intern wrangling
Client
People Dynamics
Service
Custom WordPress "Gutenberg" theme & blocks

Notes

I owe much of what I know to kind people who have taken the time to document approaches and solutions to their issues. So, returning the favour, a mix of how-tos and opinion.

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