Return on Development
a San Francisco web development company by Seth Hayward

Web development and system administration. Free quotes.

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"Very creative ... He is very dependable and detail oriented. I couldn't say enough about him."

Wordpress web development

New sites, custom themes, edits to third party themes, speed improvements, hosting migrations and more

Web application development

.NET backends for iOS/Android apps and standalone web applications. Experience designing and supporting web applications with thousands of daily users (letters to crushes.) Development in C# .NET and Javascript. IIS, TeamCity, git, and other developer operations.

Your web application ideas built quickly.

Client List *

* Clients with a working relationships with Return on Development / Seth Hayward for more than 1 year.

** Kate and I collaborated on Authie for less than a year, but it was a very helpful experience so I'm bragging about it here


Sucraid® (for QOL Medical, LLC)

  • Wordpress-based site built on a custom theme
  • Email collection forms

Sucrose Intolerance

  • Wordpress-based site built on a custom theme
  • Bootstrap Wordpress theme built from scratch

  • Wordpress-based site built on a theme purchased from ThemeForest
  • Ecommerce integration built using WooCommerce, Sensei and Vimeo OnDemand

  • Wordpress based site
  • Flickr integration for automatic updates to image gallery
  • Custom forms for collecting prospective sales lead information

  • Writing community website in operation since 2008
  • 2 million unique visitors, 30 million page views
  • C# ASP.NET web application using MySQL server
  • Referenced by the movie Crush (2013)


  • Journaling app that encourages keeping track of mental health levels
  • Native Objective-C app
  • Donation-supported payment functionality