• Scalable Business Solutions

    Start with a basic site and grow into something much more powerful

  • Data Visualization

    Do you have relevant data and need an easy way to display it that makes sense to people visiting your web site? Do you wish your statistics were better represented visually? We can do that!

  • Events and Conventions

    Event registration. Speaker track management. Exhibit hall booth maps. Custom banquet seating charts. Memberships. We can help with your unique need!

  • Custom Web Solutions for Health Care

    Data collection, data visualization, vendor portals, procurement tools. We can help with all the "other stuff" you need a good platform for!

  • E-Commerce and Ubercart Web Site Development

    Feature products associated with stories on your site. Sell subscriptions, memberships, access to content. Accept Bitcoin, Mobile payments, and more!

What We've Done

Freelock originally built an informational website for the Northwest Wall & Ceiling Bureau (NWCB), an international trade organization for the wall and ceiling industry. We were then hired to build a secondary site for the organization's annual trade show and implemented a custom mapping system that allowed participants to uniquely select banquet seats and booth locations.

American College of Healthcare Sciences

ACHS originally partnered with Freelock in August of 2011 to perform some easy wins on their site. We started with a Freelock Site Assessment and code review of their Drupal 6 website. After that, we brought the site modules up to current versions, fixed navigation for better user experience, merged blogs to their site, and cleaned up the media management admin experience.

The Lindbergh Gallery web site was created to list artwork- including descriptions, prices, and photos. Lindbergh also wanted the site to provide information on speaking engagements and philanthropic endeavors. The website was built from the ground up so there was a lot of configuration, but no modules were needed.

The Olympic Peninsula Tourism Board came to us in early 2009 to assist them in developing a visually stunning and highly functional website in a Content Management System. The site needed to be flexible enough to be managed by the 12 partners of the OPTC represented by local Chamber of Commerces. This meant the system needed to not only be able of handling complex permissions, but also easy to use and train new members.

Littlestar Prints is one of our favorite sites. It combines some powerful drag-and-drop photo editing in the browser with e-commerce. We got to use both of our favorite software packages--Drupal and the Dojo Toolkit.

Robinson Papers hired us to build a centrally-managed web site with different personalities for each of their papers but shared control.

World Class Hunting hired Freelock to launch their website with membership levels, recurring payments, contests and advertising options.


We originally partnered with CRPE's in-house web manager in 2012. He was familiar with the content management aspect of Drupal, but needed a bit of support with the more intricate ways that Drupal can extend a CMS. We started with an enhancement project to develop a snapshot comparison system. Once launched, they opted for a monthly retainer plan, to support their day-to-day operations as a partner and to offer consultation on best practices.

What we've learned

When choosing any service provider, a crucial question is, "What happens if something goes wrong?


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I learn best when I have a problem to solve, and with one of our D8 upgrade projects, we had a me


This is a collection of technical notes, tips, and tricks related to Freelock Computing's services and various open source projects. We document what sorts of things we do to get software to work, and keep it here for our benefit, but also for yours.

What we can do for you

Event management. Project management. Vendor management. ECommerce. We build sites to help you organize and get things done.

Sample checklist

We solve problems.

Lots of our business comes from people who have been unable to get the job done elsewhere.

The challenge with any web project is usually budget -- getting a polished, usable product to match a specific design can take far more budget than people expect. Our approach to addressing this concern is breaking down projects into Sprints, each sprint a focused group of tasks with a defined budget, starting with the things that will deliver the most business value as early as possible.

And then when the first sprint is done, we've delivered something of business value, we plan out the next one.

The launch of a new web site is the start of the project, not the end. You don't stop marketing when you've opened a new store -- marketing is an ongoing activity to keep the world aware you exist.

And even if a site is purely for internal use, organizations change and evolve over time. Most of our clients work with us on a monthly retainer basis, setting aside budget for steady work towards the current business goals.

Sample TCO

When you work with Freelock, you're not just getting a passive subcontractor. We bring opinions to the table. You hire us because we have decades of experience in a variety of industries, and knowledge of things that work and things that don't.

We partner with our customers to find the best solutions to help them succeed. And we're not shy about advocating some approaches over others, or pushing back when we think you're heading down a dead end.

We're not the cheapest shop out there, but with us you're getting more than just a developer -- you're getting a partner who can steer you clear of technology pitfalls, suggest possible new revenue streams or marketing outlets or workflow improvements -- we  deliver strategic value to your business along with our technical solutions.

Drop us a line or give us a call today!

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  1. I wanted to touch base and thank you for your team’s quality work on the FHCRC eagle-i connection project.  The system is live and in production – pushing our Drupal content automatically to Harvard’s system.

    We’re very grateful for all the efforts your crew put into this project! Freelock is on my speed dial for future projects!

    Ann Marie Clark
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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