WordPress and BuddyPress custom plugin development
Hard G specializes in the building of custom plugins and features for WordPress and BuddyPress websites. We pride ourselves on strict adherence to best standards for WordPress plugin development, resulting in a final product that is flexible, performant, and easy to maintain.We're particularly good at building plugins for BuddyPress, having written and released more BP plugins than anyone else.
Where possible, we work with clients to release their custom developments publicly, either through the creation of a standalone product, or as an integration into an existing plugin.
Code quality and security reviews
Our intimate knowledge of the WordPress and BuddyPress platforms, combined with extensive experience with complex implementations, make Hard G a particular expertise regarding code review. We can review your custom theme or plugin for security, performance, extensibility, and WordPress coding standards.
Support and maintenance retainers
If your organization maintains a large or critical installation of WordPress and BuddyPress, Hard G can provide ongoing contracts for support and maintenance. These contracts can include tasks like release management and routine platform upgrades, or can extend to advanced troubleshooting and custom development. Retainer arrangements guarantee your organization a certain number of hours per month.
Hard G has experience debugging a wide variety of complex issues. We can help you track down and fix issues ranging from plugin interaction to cache invalidation, from memory leaks to deep WordPress bugs.
Workflow education and development for technical teams
We have experience working with technical teams of various sizes and makeup to streamline and formalize their development workflow. We can provide guidance on version control strategies, principles for release management, guidelines for selecting reliable plugins and themes, workflows for internal code review, automated testing, and more.
Strategy consultation and grant writing support
Hard G has a proven track record of collaborating on successful grant proposals. If your academic institution or scholarly organization is considering applying for grant funding on a project that may involve WordPress, we can provide a number of services that will help your proposal succeed, including: strategy support as your team examines the grant landscape; development of language for use in your grant proposals; review of technical details for cost and timeline estimates; assistance in the preparation of funder reports.