PHP Software Developer (WordPress) at Updraft WP Software Ltd

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UpdraftPlus is Hiring! Freelance WordPress Plugin Developer Wanted

Wanted: WordPress plugin developer who has experience developing WordPress plugins and good experience of PHP. JavaScript useful.

This is a long-term position which is ideally full-time but we are open to part-time hours. If you have the skills, we will fit the arrangement to suit your needs!

We have a team based in Cardiff but we work flexibly, with the option for both remote-working (UK or abroad), or being based in a shared workspace.

About UpdraftPlus

At UpdraftPlus we make plugins for WordPress that help our customers to backup, restore, clone, secure and optimize their WordPress websites.

We have a strong team of creative and innovative developers which is growing fast. Our growth has largely been down to the strength of our products with our plugins being some of the most highly rated plugins on WordPress.


Job Description

PHP and JavaScript WordPress Plugin Developer

Location: Remote

We have an exciting opportunity for a Web Developer with excellent PHP, JS and WordPress experience to join a growing, ambitious team to help further develop one of the world’s fastest growing and most-installed WordPress plugins, UpdraftPlus (see

Active on over 3 million websites, the company’s product is also the highest rated of its kind, and the most installed plugin owned by a UK company.

You will play a leading role in the company’s aim to continue to be the dominant player in the plugin industry.

You will be working together with a small, global team involved in development and testing.

The day-to-day role

Collaborate with others on our codebase to implement new features, bug fixes and improvements
Work in PHP, JavaScript and WordPress libraries to write clean, efficient and secure code
Write inline documentation for your code
Test and produce testing guides for your code
Manage your own time to fulfil your tasks
Research / debug problems on your own or in collaboration with other developers and our support team

Your exact responsibilities will depend on your experience, how this fits with other members of the team and subject to discussion and agreement!

You’ll definitely need experience with:

PHP – you’d be coding UpdraftPlus or WP Optimize, plus fragments for managing the website as well as UpdraftCentral.
WordPress plugin development.

It would be nice if you have experience with:

JavaScript – a smaller part of UpdraftPlus, but much bigger part of UpdraftCentral.
GitHub / GitLab / Git – nice to have, but can be learnt quickly by good developers used to alternatives like SVN.


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