High-Performance, Low Overhead, and Super Secure Websites

Hugo Static Site Development

If you value speed, simplicity, and safety, then a custom built website powered by Hugo may be the right choice for your next project.

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Whether you run a startup, a growing business, or even a creative agency, it’s my job to ensure you get the best solutions for your website projects. Hugo is one of those solutions that I specialise in.

Why Hugo? - I use Hugo to build custom designed, ultra-fast, super-secure websites that are easily updatable but with very low maintenance and upkeep requirements.

Read my article about Hugo to find out more.

Web Development Portfolio

Websites Built with Hugo

Browse a small selection of my work over a diverse range of client projects, all handled with care and attention to detail.

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WildPress

WildPress Website

The Chronicles of a Developer's Pursuit for Web Perfection

Of course, I'm going to include my own website! Custom built using Hugo and Tailwind for blazing fast load times, easy management, and updates.

Why Choose To Work With Me For Your Next Project?

Finding The Right Development Partner

I promise dedication, technical expertise, and a commitment to quality with my Quality Guarantee. Have a look at the other benefits that come with partnering with me for your next WordPress project.

Simple Pricing for Your Next Hugo Project

Flexible Pricing

I offer flexible and fixed priced options for any sized project. From full website builds, to monthly care plans, website audits, and more – I've got you covered with pricing options to suit you.

Hourly

£75/h

Flexible hourly billing to suit your ad-hoc Hugo projects.

  • Flexible, fair billing in 1/10th hour increments, no job too small.
  • No monthly retainers. Only pay for the time you need.
  • No overcharging for quickly solved tasks.
  • More control over your budget.
  • Pay for focused, quality time.
  • Flexibility for big or small projects.
  • Transparent accounting of time.
  • One standard rate, any type of work required.

Daily

£350/d

A more cost-effective day rate for longer-term projects (3+ months minimum).

  • A more affordable daily rate for medium and long-term projects.
  • Book my time in advance so you know when I'll be working.
  • Consistent availability, ensuring smooth progress.
  • Promotes ongoing collaboration and efficiency.
  • Perfect for regular, consistent work.
  • Stable pricing for easy budgeting.
  • Dedicated time for your projects.

Marketing Websites

From£2,750

Take charge of your business's online presence with a fixed-price marketing website using your custom designs.

  • Custom built to your specification and designs.
  • Predictable costs with no budget creep.
  • Tailored pricing based on project scope.
  • Perfect for clearly defined projects.
  • Full project delivery within your budget.
  • Offers you peace of mind on costs.

See What My Clients Say About My Services

Sharing Success Stories

I'm very proud of the work that I do while working with my clients. The true measure of success is my clients' satisfaction.

Everyone at King’s College London is in love with the new CSGS website, from the faculty in our department to the higher up deans. It’s a relief to have a web presence that matches the awesome research reputation of our university. We’re honestly really happy to recommend James for web development– he’s very thoughtful, reliable and always tries to match the web design & functionality to one’s mission and KPIs. We’re very grateful to have worked with James and are ready to recommend him ten times over!

Irena Schneider

Assistant Director - Kings College London

James worked incredibly quickly, producing code of a very high standard that was meticulously organised. He was a pleasure to work with. He’s someone I’d strongly recommend for any WordPress build-outs.

James Finlayson

Head of Strategy - Verve Search

It works well for me as I like the fact I am speaking direct to James who is building the site rather than speaking to a junior account manager which you get at many agencies. After the initial build was completed, James is managing our site and helping with a lot of changes we’re doing as we grow.

Jonnie Shearer

Founder - Beast Store

I’ve said this to other people, but James is very smart. He’s not just a developer, he’s good at problem-solving. He can come up with a few solutions and talk them through with me. Some developers I’ve worked with need total direction. I like that James can get on with it without being told exactly what needs to be done, particularly with the more complicated builds.

Tom Bronock

Co-Founder - The Cocktail Service

Frequently Asked Questions

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You've got questions, I've got answers. Have a different question and can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Book an intro call with me and I'll be happy to help.

How do I update content on my Hugo website?

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Why Choose Hugo?

Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator

Hugo stands out as one of my top choices for website development, enabling me to offer clients an extremely fast, secure, and cost-effective solution for crafting unique and functional website designs.

Blazing-Fast Response Times

With Hugo and my high-quality hosting service, your site will load remarkably fast, making speed a non-issue for visitors. This allows them to navigate, explore and conduct business on your site quickly and efficiently.

Super Secure

Hugo's framework omits the need for a database and server-side processing, inherently safeguarding against common threats like Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and SQL injection. This significantly minimizes your site's susceptibility to hacking.

Easy Content Management

Updating content is a breeze thanks to Hugo's support for Markdown formatting and customizable shortcodes. This means adding or updating site content is as simple as creating/editing a text file, no coding skills necessary.

Adaptable and Robust

Hugo's versatility shines in custom themes built per best practices. It not only handles a variety of site types, but also simplifies the implementation of critical SEO and accessibility features.

Affordable and Easy to Maintain

Hugo's static sites can be easily hosted on a variety of platforms, requiring minimal maintenance and overhead, making it both an economical and hassle-free choice.

Reach a Global Audience

Hugo's inherent multilingual support enables your business to communicate effectively with customers worldwide, extending your reach and opportunities.

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