About me

Ciprian Popescu is a web engineer, web designer, and blogger, known for his blog getButterfly.com.

Ciprian Popescu is a web engineer with a professional experience of over 23 years in the web industry. He has expertise in back-end and front-end development, specializing in full stack engineering, PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript development, and static and dynamic web applications. Additionally, he possesses strong project management skills.

Ciprian is the owner of getButterfly.com, which is currently based in Dublin, Ireland. Throughout his career, he has also founded SpeedFactor (now Lighthouse), a SaaS platform for automated page speed monitoring and tracking, and WPDublin, an initiative aimed at fostering the local WordPress community.

In terms of communication, Ciprian excels in both technical and non-technical client interactions. He is capable of writing comprehensive management systems using pseudocode, without relying on specific software. Furthermore, he demonstrates proficiency in planning and coding site-wide and full-stack auditing systems. His planning skills are highly regarded and applicable to various types of projects, including CMS, scripts, plugins, modules, themes, and layouts.

My skills

  • Coding & Programming
  • WordPress
  • JavaScript, HTML Canvas
  • Node.js

Portfolio and references

Get in touch

WordPress, GitHub



A few testimonials —

Ciprian is a highly talented designer and really wants to make sure that the client is satisfied. He is very quick to respond to queries and troubleshoot any site issues. His knowledge and expertise is second to none. I’d highly recommend Ciprian!

— Majellia Sheehan

Ciprian obviously knows his work back to front and inside out. He helped me sort out a problem easily and quickly and explained why. He does great work.

— Christine Bruce

Ciprian understood exactly what I wanted to achieve with my website from the outset. He turned the work around quickly, resolving any issues or tweaks required without hesitation. I was particularly impressed with his knowledge of the technologies involved, and I am delighted with the end result. His service is excellent value for money.

— Pat Fitzpatrick


If getButterfly has ever made your life better, and you’d like to help make life better for others, this is one simple way for you to take action.

We’re a tiny team of two people. Our work at getButterfly pays our rent and buys cat food.

To keep getButterfly free and to sustain their long term future as well as their maintenance and continued development, we’re creating multiple ways for the community to invest in this project. Read on to learn more about this.

Your support has kept us going and got us to where we are today.

Why you should invest.

In order to keep the opportunities offered through getButterfly free and to build a sustainable future for it, community members can now invest financially in the project.

You would invest if:

  • Any part of getButterfly has brought value to you and/or your business.
  • You want to support resources that strengthen our WordPress community.
  • You want the project to succeed now and in the future.
  • You care about building community, but don’t have time to give back on your own.
  • You want to help cover the growth and maintenance costs of getButterfly.

For 15+ years, getButterfly has provided WordPress plugins, WordPress tutorials, JavaScript tutorials and more.

Most of them for free.

These resources are born out of working with our clients or out of solving a problem, and we want to pass them along. With support from people like you, we can continue to provide resources that help new and veteran WordPress-ers and their businesses grow.

By investing in getButterfly, you provide the capital needed to be able to maintain it and grow the list of resources. You enable us to invest our time in the hands-on work of building and sustaining a community, while you focus on growing your business, or other areas of interest.

More ways to donate to support further development.

We’re glad that you like our WordPress plugins and that you want to show your appreciation by donating. With your help, we can make these plugins even better!

You can donate using:

DISCLAIMER: All content of this site is the property of their respective owners, unless otherwise specified. This site is my personal repository of resources, plugins, themes, articles, projects, images, and websites. I am not affiliated in any way with any of my past or current employers.