Welcome to SSD Web Development.

Based in between Selby & York, North Yorkshire, SSD Web Development is a freelance web development company, specialising in PHP, Jquery, WordPress, HTML5, responsive web design & web development. Whether you’re an agency looking to outsource your web development, a business looking for a full web site design & build, or just someone looking to add functionality to your existing website, SSD can deliver.

Why use a Freelance Web Developer?

Using a freelance web developer is now fairly standard practise in the world of the web design agency. Using freelancers has many benefits but not just for agencies, businesses & individuals can also benefit by using the skill, inside information & lowered overall cost that a good freelancer can deliver…

Pixel Perfect Web Builds

Building websites to exactly mirror a graphic designers PSD or other creative document, right down to the last pixel. Not a simple task, but one I have done on a number of occasions. Many things are still left up to the developer in this process: The responsive views, the Java Script functionality & how the CMS is implemented…

Why WordPress?

I build most of my sites with WordPress these days. This may change in time & at present I am playing with Concrete 5, but for now I am sticking with WordPress for the majority of my builds. Here’s why…


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Add a masonry blog to WordPress

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So you have seen the fancy shmancy “Masonry blog” blog pages used on many modern WordPress sites and thought, that would look great on my site… Well here’s how to…

Link Contact form 7 to MailChimp (Easy way)

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So the other day I was asked to link a clients Contact forms (Contact Form 7) to MailChimp. This turns out to be very simple! Fist things first: Get a…

Prevent form post data from re-submission.

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How to prevent post data from a form re-submitting. Here’s a little trick I picked up along the way to prevent form post data from re-submission. When a form is…

Hiding Elements from WordPress Admin Menu

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Do you want to remove certain un-needed elements from the WordPress admin menu, to stop your client from becoming confused or overwhelmed? Here’s how. WordPress has a neat little function…