Laura Darlak

WordPress Engineer

Laura architects intuitive, user-centered websites for a variety of clients at Kanopi Studios as a WordPress Engineer. She excels at ensuring clients feel confident and delighted when interacting with their newly-built, custom site. Through hands-on training and dedicated support, Laura can demystify technical decision-making that can sometimes feel overwhelming. 

Driven by finding technological solutions that help clients actualize their web presence dreams, Laura is also an active WordPress support forum contributor. Her agency and freelance background give her a firm grasp of the WordPress ecosystem to the benefit of Kanopi’s clients.

When she’s not building beautiful, easy-to-use websites, you’ll find Laura fly fishing, hiking, energy healing, and studying explorations in consciousness.


PHP, Custom WordPress Theme Development, JavaScript, Client-facing technical documentation, SASS.

Favorite Game

Nails — a hammer tossing game, not for the faint of heart.

Favorite Places

  • The high desert of northern New Mexico
  • Palm Canyon in Quartzite, AZ
  • Any hiking trail with my partner and our dogs,
  • Cuddled up next to a wood stove, and
  • Wading in a creek.

Did you know?

Laura traveled the country in a 1985 Toyota motorhome with her partner and their two dogs.