WordPress veteran & performance specialist

Hi, I’m Remkus de Vries and I work with WordPress. I’ll make your WordPress + WooCommerce sites fast & scale your business 📈

I’m passionate about making fast sites, and I enjoy sharing what I’ve learned via my blog, my newsletters, courses, and my upcoming podcast and videos.

How I Can Help You

I’m always in the pursuit of finding improvements, and leaving something better than when I found it. Whether that’s on the performance side of things, or sharing knowledge. This is how I can help you:

WordPress Performance

Web performance lies at the heart of making your WordPress powered website fast and scalable. High traffic, traffic bursts, they should never make your site stop working.

Within WordPress Podcast

Within WordPress is a podcast dedicated to highlighting anyone and everyone active in the WordPress Community. Special focus on those working with Performance

Truer than North

Truer than North is my WordPress agency from where I provide my services. I run a small team of WordPress specialists dedicated to making fast and scalable sites and solutions.

Other Interests

WordPress Community

I often say “I came for the software, found a family” when referring to the WordPress Community. Co-founded WCNL and WCEU.

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Reading & Learning

My span of interest is quite wide. From nutrition to world history, and from Quantum Physics to brain optimization. Anything and everything in between.


Since 2008, I’ve spoken at dozens of WordPress Meetups and WordCamps. Love sharing information and learning in the same process.

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Stumbled into the strongman scene back in 2019 and was hooked from the get go. Atlas stones, frame carry, yoke, deadlifting, I love it.

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My Inside WordPress newsletter is not your typical WordPress newsletter, but a different kind full of interesting points of information.

Check it out, why don’t you?