I am Silvestar, and I have been building modern, performant, and SEO-optimized websites since 2012

using the best coding practices to deliver the best experience for every user.


From the Portfolio

Here are the projects that I am most proud. Built with WordPress, Shopify, Jekyll, and Hugo, among others.




From Testimonials

Here are some kind words about my work from clients. Although I collaborated with clients from more than 10 countries, most of them come from The United States.


Christine White

Christine White

Director of Web Strategy at Domino Data Lab

Silvestar is diligent, focused, quick, and always willing to go the extra mile...

Rebecca Jacobs

Rebecca Jacobs

Marketing Manager at CodeScan

Worked with Silvestar to optimize our website! He did a great job implementing changes quickly...

Evan Lavidor

Evan Lavidor

Partner & Executive Director at BEAM Interactive

We've worked with Silvestar on several projects, and he's been a pleasure to work with...

John Ganotis

John Ganotis

Founder at Credit Card Insider

Silvestar is amazing. He is fast, and the work he produces is among the highest quality work...

Edo liberty

Edo liberty

Founder, CEO, and Scientist at Pinecone

Super fast and responsive, great eye for esthetics, quality web development...

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From Publications

Here are the posts that I wrote for some prominent publications. I wrote for CSS Tricks, LogRocket, and Toptal.


Tools for Auditing CSS

CSS Tricks
Auditing CSS is not a common task in a developer's everyday life, but sometimes you just have to do it. To do it, I usually reach for some of the tools I'll cover in the article.
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How to Get Sticky and Full-Bleed Elements to Play Well Together

CSS Tricks
I had a unique requirement the other day: to build a layout with full-bleed elements while one element stays stuck to the top.
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How to create a multi-step form the easy way

DEV
A multi-step form is a long-form that is broken into pieces. Learn how I add one to my site.
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Interview for Remote Working Hub

Remote Work Hub
Remote Working Hub is a place where you could find useful information about remote working. I have been asked to share my remote working experiences. I said to myself, why not.
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A Comparison of Static Form Providers

CSS Tricks
Static Form Providers do all tasks like validating, storing, sending notifications, and integrating with other APIs. Read the review of the most popular static form providers.
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From the Blog

Here are the latest posts from my blog. I cover mostly frontend, JAMstack, and freelancing topics.


Appreciation for being a web developer

I appreciate living comfortably while doing what I like and working on exciting projects with top professionals. Thank you, web development.
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My Fourth Year Of Freelancing

My fourth year of freelancing was a great success, but now it is time to go full-time.
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How to find and insert Unicode symbols in HTML

I will show you a few ways how you could find and insert the Unicode symbol in HTML (or any other file).
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Nightmare DX (Developer Experience): Shopify

This article is the first article in a series about poor developer experience. In this particular article, I am going to write about Shopify and its (un)friendliness for developers.
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You don’t need React for building websites

As I get more experienced, I use fewer libraries and frameworks and rely on good old HTML, CSS, and vanilla JavaScript. I think you should consider doing the same.
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From Side Projects

Sometimes I like to work on side projects in my spare time. These are my open-source side projects.