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About Chirp Internet

Chirp Internet creates high quality and easy to maintain websites at low cost. We specialize in web design elements such as speed, security, accessibility, usability, and search engine optimization.

Chirp uses open source technologies for website development and hosting because they are reliable and secure. We have decades of experience programming HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, shell scripting and connecting to third-party APIs.

We work with professional designers and design studios and have a portfolio of design examples. We prioritise good communication and the success of our clients' websites.

If you are looking for PHP or JavaScript code examples and tutorials you will find them on The Art of Web or by using the search.

Featured websites

Are you interested in having a website developed and hosted by Chirp? Please look through our portfolio for ideas and then contact us. Here are some recent websites:

Our development team

Chirp is now based in Sibiu, working with partners in Australia and elsewhere for graphic design and related services in order to provide a complete service to our clients:

Hosting solutions

A short history of Chirp

Duncan Crombie is a founding partner and director of Chirp. He has been programming for close to 40 years with experience in database design, web development and open source software. Duncan built his first website in 1995 and has not looked back.

Chirp was founded in 1997 in Canberra by a group of friends and recent graduates from the Australian National University. The company gradually expanded while employing a number of graphic designers and programmers.

In 2003, Chirp relocated to Amsterdam, and in 2008 to Sibiu in Transylvania, a city with a fibre optic network and spectacular landscapes.