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Things that I'm good at.

Bug fixing
10 latest projects successfully completed by me for my clients from United States:
  1. Fix Magento Bug / Add to Cart + Add to Quote Issue
    Great work! Good communication. This guy is good at debugging errors and explaining what was wrong. Would likely hire again!
  2. Fix issues in AdminLTE Database
    Very professional and awesome skills. Delivered the service earlier than I thought.
  3. I need to write some code to correct a plugin that is causing problems
    Sergey's work on this project was exceptional. The project was finished in 1/3 of the time and would have been done sooner had I not been delayed in getting him access to the site. Sergey understood exactly what it was that I was trying to accomplish, and delivered precisely what was needed. I feel very fortunate that he was the first freelancer I've worked with on this site and will definitely work with him again.
  4. Magento Error when Logging into Storepanel
    Great job. Good communication!
  5. Update a plugin
    Very much a pleasure to work with. He was patient with my requests and was very diligent in providing me with images messages of his progress while allowing me the space to thoroughly test everything to my satisfaction - DEFINITELY RECOMMEND!
  6. Fix a bug in a Magento 2 Website
    The bug was killed. Now i can move on to bigger and better things.
  7. Wordpress Plug in
    Sergey has it all. Great communication and skill to do the job. I will be using Sergey in the future for sure.
  8. Project for TakeReal -- 3
    Out 4th project. Excellent as always. Very dedicated and very good job. I recommend TakeReal. If the job needs to be done, he is the man.
  9. Create a WordPress Plugin
    He delivered on exactly what we discussed and completed the project two days ahead of time! I will definitely be working with him in the future!
  10. Add google invisible recaptcha to a website
    Exellent and fast! Thank you.

About Me

Here are some things that you should know about me.

Sergey I.Grachyov

Magento Certified Developer
My name is Sergey [Magento Certified Developer, MCDBA, MCAD(dot)NET].
I am a freelance programmer from Saint Petersburg, Russia. Time zone: GMT +3.
I am an individual, I am NOT A COMPANY in any meaning. I work alone and never distribute my work to other freelancers. I've been working as a freelancer since 2002 and I have 1000+ successfully completed projects for my clients around the world. These projects, include reviews from my past clients, are public available on the major freelance marketplaces. I am especially good when I need to fix complex bugs/errors/issues.
I can work via upWork.com or via Freelancer.com for $33/hour, 30-40 hours per week, include weekend.
My profile at Freelancer.com as it was on January 25, 2017

My profile at Freelancer.com (screenshot)

My profile at upWork.com as it was on January 26, 2017

My profile at upWork.com (screenshot)

Reviews from my past clients

Full list available in the public profile

10 latest Magento projects successfully completed by me via Freelancer(dot)com:
  1. Need some tweaks to Magento site
    "Fast, efficient, and did exactly what I had in mind. Will hire again for future projects. Great guy to work with!"
  2. Installation of Magento Modules and customization to make them work on my website
    "Excellent work and ahead of schedule..."
  3. Update Magento Site with Latest Security Patches
    "Freelancer did work as promised in a timely manner. Would work with him again."
  4. Magento custom order XML export - creates empty file....
    "TakeReal again did a fantastic job! Thanks for stepping up and getting this done for us."
  5. Magento Upgrade Debug Errors
    "Great! Fast worker. Professional."
  6. Magento developer
    "Thanks Sergey. Very happy that the issues we had has been successfully resolved. We had other developers look at this in the past that were not able to resolve so your expertise has appreciated. Will consider again for future works. "
  7. Fix special price in Magento
    "Really good developer with an eye for details. Gave him a bit vauge idea about what needed to be done and he solved it with great result! Would hire again!"
  8. Magento site fix-Minor-Asap
    "We restored the site ourselves, But he found the problem to get the site restored. Thanks for your time"
  9. Shopping Card issue
    "What we have agreed, he has achieved beyond that..must try this guy...10 out of 10 "
  10. Magento - Auto Flush Cache every 4 hours - Cron Job
    "Great freelancer, did a perfect job and even included a log with it so I could check on its activities. "
10 latest Woocommerce projects successfully completed by me via Freelancer(dot)com:
  1. Fix a woocommerce delivery pickup location issue in checkout process
    "Fast and efficient, Will hire again for future projects. Great guy to work "
  2. Make Changes To Wordpress Woocommerce CSV Export Plugin
    "Excellent job. Completed as requested really quickly."
  3. Looking for a SENSEI (from WooCommerce) EXPERT
    "I am super satisfied! Good and fast communication! Professional freelancer with HIGH SKILLS! I will work with him again! Thank you"
  4. VPS server configuration - page load speed
    "All problems solved! Thank you Sergey, it was a pleasure. Highly recommended!"
  5. Woo Commerce Modification
    "Excellent job, on time, on budget, will use again"
  6. To make gravity forms editable using different styling plugins (e.g Styles & Layouts Gravity Forms). -- 2
    "Sergey is a brilliant freelancer to work with, he delivered exactly what we required on time and to a high standard. He is patient and very clear in his explanations. I will definitely hire him again. "
  7. Woocommerce plugin for variations
    "This programmer has done excellent work ! Right on budget and on time. Very responsive and comprehensive. He proposed better idea than original project and did more work than required. He is an amazing professional and I recommend him strongly."
  8. Dynamically creating a WooCommerce order from e-mail
    "TakeReal understood what I wanted from a short description, and completed the job faster then anyone could have expected. Great end product, with good, clean code, well commented. Communication was great, with quick replies and explaining screenshots to avoid any misunderstandings. Recommended! 5/5"
  9. Investigate / optimise peformance of Woocommerce-based site
    "Thanks! TakeReal was able to succesfully troubleshoot the issue and provide some truly helpful solutions."
  10. Debug woocommerce and find and fix whats causing 500 error
    "The best FL I have used. Fixed the problem no one else could fix. Highly recommend!"
10 latest WordPress projects successfully completed by me via Freelancer(dot)com:
  1. Modify wordpress plugin
    "clean work as usual. thank you"
  2. Fix WordPress site
    "Great, responded quickly and fixed problem we were experiencing"
  3. Project for Sergey G.
    "5 Star work as always."
  4. Wordpress Plugin Fix (PHP)
    "Great communication and work. would definitely hire again."
  5. Summary Page of Ninja Forms Submissions
    "OMG. This developer is absolutely incredible. I don't wanna rant but I'm blown away by how efficient, professional and talented Sergey is. I can't wait to send new projects his way. Thank you, thank you, thank you. :) "
  6. Email notification system in wordpress
    "Sergey did a fantastic job. Understood from the start what we wanted and he delivered exactly what we wanted and did it well within time. We would certainly use him again and will be doing!"
  7. Fix Wordpress Domain Mapping wp-signup redirect issue
    "Amazingly fast time to accept project, start, and complete. Great fix. Always works to a impeccable standard. Have used multiple times and will continue to do in the future. My first choice for site, server and database issues."
  8. I would like to hire a WordPress Developer
    "Great work linking two wordpress plugins together. All done on time and exactly what we needed."
  9. Fix corrupt redirects on website
    "Did exactly what he promised! Would hire again in a heartbeat!"
  10. Modificar plugin Ninja Forms
    "Working with TakeReal has been a rewarding experience. TakeReal has been above my expectations, has done an impeccable job and in a very short time. The conversation with him is very fluid and always in a professional environment. I'm sure I'll work with him again. [03 May, 2017] Working with TakeReal has been a rewarding experience. TakeReal has been above my expectations, has done an impeccable job and in a very short time. The conversation with him is very fluid and always in a professional environment. I'm sure I'll work with him again."


My thoughts.

My Preferred Freelancer Status

I don’t plan to buy Membership to get “Preferred” Freelancer Status. I am “Preferred” by 1000+ successfully completed projects.

Magento Full Page Cache from Potato Commerce

It is version 1.4.0 as I can see from “etc/config.xml”. In the “mysql-slow-queries.log” I can see these SQL statements: # Time: 170719 11:01:35 # User@Host: skipped18_magento[skipped18_magento] @ localhost [] # Query_time: 84.889509 Lock_time: 0.000149 Rows_sent: 1 Rows_examined: 310974362 SET timestamp=1500454895; SELECT COUNT(*) FROM `skipped_po_fpc_popularity` AS `main_table` LEFT JOIN (SELECT request_url, store_id FROM skipped_po_fpc_storage GROUP BY […]

upWork.com “feature”

As you can see from screenshot “Closed – This job posting has been filled and work has been completed.”. AND ??? Is it failed project? Is it successfully completed project? No way to know. And more important – no way to use the link to this project as part of my portfolio. Because upWork.com “feature” […]

Short description for each second Freelancer.com project

“I need a girl for dating and also I want to buy radio lamps.” It is not joke. Please, read 10-20 project descriptions to understand me.

All bids are visible for eveyone

New Freelancer.com “feature”

Nowadays, all bids are visible for everyone. Include Google, Bing and other search engines. My screenshot. Please, note: I am not logged in. Just like Google bot. One more screenshot, where I search for “Hello, Greetings, Top most Freelancer to work with and have great reviews too”. I.e. first phrase from the first bid from […]

Freelancer.com error with online/offline status

Freelancer.com bug with online status

This url return “online”:false in any case: https://www.freelancer.com/ajax/user/isOnline.php?user_id=10663 As for example: {“status”:”success”,”result”:{“online”:false,”last_login”:1494827557}} Please, use your own id to check your status. My status is “online”:false in any case (any computer, any web browser). Support ticket #ROT-837-43885 sent 10 days ago. Result: ” We’ll forward your concern to the Engineering team and we’ll contact you again […]


Let's talk. Also, I am contactable via eMail: Sergey at ThisDomainName dot com