I’ve been doing web development professionally for over 16 years.
I’ve been a core contributor to WordPress since 2007 (WordPress 2.3), co-led the WordPress 3.6 release, am a part of the WordPress security team, and have commit access to WordPress core. (more…)
I started programming in assembly code and learned Java when Netscape Navigator ruled the web – eventually embracing WordPress as my platform of choice.
Amelia Andersdotter is a former Member of the European Parliament and an experienced public speaker and presenter. Her current focus is the understanding of data protection not only as a law, but as a tool for advancing the fundamental principles on which democracies are built. (more…)
Anders Jensen-Urstad has been a developer and free software advocate since the days of Netscape and PHP 3. After a stint as a professional pirate in the European Parliament he now develops tools to make it easier for people to make websites that respect privacy. (more…)
Andrea Badgley is a writer and Happiness Engineer with Automattic. By publishing regularly since 2012, she has built a community of close to 20,000 followers on her personal blog.
I’m developing websites on WordPress for NGOs in Russia since 2006 as a freelancer. There were projects of various scales among them – small charity organizations and large and well-known foundations.
Becky is an independent front-end developer specializing in custom WordPress themes and project management. She is Chicago native and is very active in the WordPress community there, including helping with WordCamp Chicago and running one of its most active meetups.
I’ve been an email marketer for the past 8 years and am passionate about design and code. I work for Receiptful and also provide freelance email marketing consultancy, giving me a wide range of experience of the practical applications of email and the challenges of email for the common man. (more…)
I’m a web developer, writer, and consultant based in Birmingham, Alabama. I love building websites, and I build them with WordPress.
Caspar Hübinger has a fundamental interest in people and how they interact.
As a self-taught post-dotcom web developer, he got introduced to WordPress “Billy Strayhorn” and has stayed ever since.
I’m a Senior PHP developer at Moove Agency in London, using WordPress and Symfony to build usable software for big companies. I’m a top 3% contributor on StackOverflow.
I’m the maintainer of WP-CLI, contributing developer to WP REST API, and maintainer, contributor or former maintainer / contributor to dozens of projects.
I’m Davide Casali, better known as “Folletto”, currently one of the product team leads for WordPress.com and on the advisor board of multiple startups.
Being a WordPress enthusiast and Customer Support addict, I managed to combine these two passions of mine as a Happiness Engineer at Automattic! I also organized Customer Happiness meetups in Serbia and I taught WordPress to students.
Dee Teal is a front end developer building bespoke sites for a wide range of enterprises and in recent times under contract to top quality WordPress agencies.
I’m a full stack software development leader based in Sydney, Australia. Being a software engineer at heart, I’ve architected and lead the development and roll out of some of the largest e-commerce and CMS migrations within Australia.
Edmund Turbin is a London based Solutions Engineer at WP Engine originally from New York. He has been developing web sites for over 10 years.
I’m a web developer at The New York Times, and live in Manhattan. I believe in and support open source communities.
Erica Varlese works at Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, where she divides up her days between helping WordPress.com users and hiring new folks into the Automattic family.
WordPress professional, community junkie, business explorer. She makes WordPress things happen in Torino, Italy: WordCamp organizer, Polyglot PTE, Meetup co-founder.
I am an open source enthusiast and contributor, most active as a Drupal developer, working with and on the open source project itself at Acquia. I started off contributing to Open Source in 2000 when I became an active contributor to the PHP Documentation team and became the lead to that team and the lead to the PHP.net website team for years.
Gary is a WordPress, web and music geek who writes poetry with Automattic. He’s been know to commit random things to WordPress Core, just to see what would happen.
I’m a Web Accessibility Consultant with my own company Coolfields Consulting. I work with organisations to help them improve the accessibility of their websites – testing the websites for accessibility, and advising the designers and developers on how to fix issues found.
Helen is a lead developer for WordPress and the Director of Platform Experience at 10up, where she contributes to WordPress full-time.
Ilona Filipi is the co-founder and MD of Innovative WordPress Agency Moove.
WordPress developer working at CrowdFavorite where we create web solutions for big enterprise companies. I am more focused on back-end development and passionate about version control systems, deployment and server administration tools.
Jeremy is a senior WordPress engineer with University Communications at Washington State University, where he helps power the web on an open source, multi-network, multisite platform.
Joe Hoyle is the co-founder of Human Made where he heads up their development efforts. He’s been working on the WordPress REST API team for almost a year, and is dedicated to getting it shipped in WordPress Core.
I’m a senior WordPress developer at Human Made in the UK. I’m a WordPress Core Developer, a member of the WordPress security team, and I was the release lead for WordPress 4.1.
Joost de Valk
Joost is the founder and CEO of Yoast, a geek by background having built his first website in 1994 at 12 years old, he became a marketeer by trade. At Yoast he combined the two, leading to the very successful Yoast SEO plugin which is now available on several platforms.
I have been working with WordPress since version 2.9 and have seen it evolve since then to what it is now. Currently I am working in news corp Australia where we have migrated our main newspapers to WordPress VIP ( news.com.au, theaustralian.com.au, foxsports.com.au within other 13 newspapers ).
K. Adam White
Karim Marucchi is the CEO of Crowd Favorite and Chairman of The VeloMedia Group. In the past 20 years, his career path has encompassed a variety of opportunities including founding startups, working for large web agencies and taking companies public.
Part of my WordPress contribution is by organizing local WordPress meetups in Japan and international meetups, tranings and hands-on in Singapore and Poland.
Konstantin is a WordPress developer and Core contributor based in Southern California. You might remember him from projects like the new WordPress.org Theme Directory or WordPress 4.3.
Lesley is co-founder of boutique WordPress agency, Cornershop Creative, which focuses on helping nonprofit and small business customers set and meet their goals online. She’s been working on the web since she was in high school and ran her own small web design shop before she could drive.
I’m co-founder and lead developer at Chef du Web, a WordPress agency in the south of the Netherlands. We use WordPress for applications, campaigns, and regular websites.
Lucijan has 12 years of experience working on the web, including planning, prototyping, designing and coding standards–compliant — semantic websites and interfaces. He is a strong advocate of responsive design, building mobile–first interfaces with usability and accessibility in mind.
Magne is the founder and manager of Dekode, Norway`s biggest WordPress agency.
With a background in design, he works on bridging the gap between design and technology in order to create the best and most cost-efficient WordPress projects for their clients. (more…)
Marieke van de Rakt
Marieke holds a PhD in social sciences, has done research and taught class in several universities before joining Joost to become responsible for strategy at Yoast 3 years ago. She has written 4 books since joining Yoast, created several online courses and has spent a ton of time researching what leads to success online, focussing mostly on content and copywriting.
I’m the CEO of DevriX, a distributed WordPress development agency with a team of 20. I’ve been a WordPress Core contributor since WordPress 3.7, an author of dozens of plugins, and a technical aficionado with over 12 years of software engineering and architecture experience.
Marko Dugonjić is a designer, speaker and author based in Velika Gorica, Croatia. As the creative and user experience director at Creative Nights, he improves customers’ digital experiences for international clients. He is an editor at Smashing Magazine, the author of the Smashing Book 4, chapter “The Next Steps For Web Typography”, and the founder of Typetester, an online tool for designing with web fonts.
I’m an engineer and designer at Automattic, but also a philosophy enthusiast, writer, film director and photographer. I’m a member of the Calypso core team and helped build it from scratch.
Matt Cheney is a long time web developer who has implemented several decoupled CMS solutions using AngularJS and Backbone. He is also the co-founder of Pantheon which provides WordPress and Drupal hosting.
My name is Matt, I’m a full time WordPress Engineer at XWP. I’ve been a WordPress developer since 2005 and have loved the platform ever since.
I run a WordPress development blog at http://mattgeri.com where I post daily articles and videos on WordPress development.
Matt Johnson is co-founder and CTO of Alley Interactive, a full-service digital agency in New York City that works with large media companies and non-profit organizations, where he leads company technology strategy and outreach to the open source community.
Matt Mullenweg is the co-founder of the open-source blogging platform, WordPress, the most popular publishing platform on the web, and the founder of Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com and Jetpack. Additionally, Matt is a principal and founder of Audrey Capital, an investment and research company.
My name is Maurizio and I’m a WordPress Developer. Ten years ago I discovered WordPress and since then I have used it for a wide range of personal and professional projects.
Mika (実佳) Ariela Epstein is better known as Ipstenu, the Half-Elf Rogue. Working for DreamHost, specializing in WordPress hosting (aka ‘WordPress Guru’), Mika helps make WordPress and hosting better for everyone.
Mike Little is the co-founder of WordPress. After he responded to a post on Matt Mullenweg’s blog about forking their blogging tool in 2003, he paved the way for WordPress’ success today.
Mike Schroder, known as Shredder to many, is a cross-cultural kid, coffee-drinking sailor, and lover of Open Source.
He’s a WordPress Core Committer, Release Lead for WordPress 4.5, and works as WordPress Platform Lead at DreamHost. You can find him blogging on geeky things at http://getsource.net.
Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a senior staff author at Lynda.com, a LinkedIn Company, with 60+ courses published.
Naoko Takano is a Globalizer at Automattic. She is a part of Team Global, which facilitates internationalization and localization of WordPress.com and other products.
New Orleans resident Pam Kocke works for Automattic, spending her days engineering happiness for WordPress.com users and hiring more Happiness Engineers. She started blogging over a dozen years ago while training for her first marathon.
I’m a 22-year-old student and web developer from Switzerland. I contribute to WordPress wherever I can, whether it’s by organising local events, or through direct core contributions.
Peter Wilson is a web-developer with twenty years experience, a CSS junkie, a developer at Human Made Australia and a regular contributor to WordPress core.
Petya is a Senior Project Manager at Human Made where she helps large projects across big publishers and enterprise succeed. She is a huge WordPress enthusiast and active member of the WordPress community, contributing to the awesome Polyglots team.
Rian Rietveld is a self employed WordPress front and backend developer, specialized in web accessibility. She is also part of the Make WordPress Accessible Team.
I’m a freelance WordPress developer since 2006, core contributor since 2010, contributing developer since 2011, committer since 2013. Co-founder and maintainer of Russian WordPress community since 2007, support forums volunteer, plugin author, WordCamp speaker.
I am a writer, editor, event organiser, WordPress contributor, public speaker, and free software advocate. I recently completed a book about the history of the WordPress project, which is available on the WordPress github account.
Sonja is a location-independent WordPress front-end designer. She’s an active member of the WordPress community, co-organized WordCamp New York 2014 and WordCamp Europe 2015. She has a strong design background and is passionate about UX, the WordPress community, and traveling.
Tammie works at Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com. She has a varied background including psychology, design, front end development and user experience. She is a contributor to WordPress and passionate about Open Source.
Taylor Lovett is the Director of Engineering at 10up, one of the biggest WordPress centric agencies in the world. Having been involved with WordPress since 2007, he has contributed to WordPress core, authored popular plugins (downloaded hundreds of thousands of times), and spoken at many conferences across multiple continents.
Thomas Kräftner is an interactive developer with a degree in Information Design. While having a clear focus on web development, he always keeps his mind open and has a good understanding of a lot of surrounding fields.
I’m a developer from the UK and a VIP Wrangler at Automattic. Prior to that i’ve had 5 years of experience at agencies building and maintaining websites.
Born and raised in central Slovenia. After having moved to the most remote part of the country with my family, had to look online for work and found a couple of issues that online outsourcing services have and decided to build my own.
Have been teaching myself web development with WordPress since January 2012. I moved from support to theme development to plugin development to developing a site with custom features. I would like to show what I have done as there are not many resources how to develop and deploy small/medium sites. Hopefully this will start a discussion and sharing of other solutions.