Richard Carter, web designer & web consultant

I’m a consultant web designer based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. I work with clients throughout the world on MediaWiki and Magento, Drupal and WordPress. I also run training courses including Introduction to HTML & CSS, and founded web design agency Peacock Carter Ltd.

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WordPress consultancy, web design, development and training courses. Designed to help you make the most of the platform.



From Magento consultancy and Magento training courses to Magento Enterprise consultancy and Magento theme development, to site audits, SEO advice, and conversion rate optimisation advice, my team and I can help.


Web Design Consulting

From to open source software consulting to writing web design curriculum, I've helped organisations around the world perform smarter and faster.
Richard Carter, web designer
I'm a frontend web developer and web design consultant based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England.
Working with a select number of open source platforms, including Magento (including Community & Enterprise Editions), Drupal, MediaWiki and WordPress, I like to work in partnership with clients to achieve your goals. Previous clients include the University of Edinburgh, NHTV Breda University in the Netherlands, Directgov, Badminton England and City & Guilds.

I love web design, LEGO, Durham Cathedral, real ale, train travel and Sass.

Books by Richard Carter

Magento (1.8) Theme Development book by Richard Carter Responsive Magento Theme Development book by Richard Carter Drupal Commerce book by Richard Carter Magento 1.4 Theme Development book by Richard Carter Magento 1.3 Theme Development book by Richard Carter Joomla Themes book by Richard Carter MediaWiki Skins Design book by Richard Carter

Recent posts


New! Shopify ecommerce development

I’m adding Shopify development to my ecommerce arsenal!


Another WordPress course training in Newcastle

There are many WordPress training providers offering courses in both Newcastle and the remainder of the UK, but is the content relevant to your business?


Technically reviewed Magento 2 Theme Design book

I acted as technical reviewer on the recently released Magento 2 Theme Design book.