WordPress Cape Town

The official home of all things WordPress in Cape Town, South Africa. We host regular meetups and workshops as well as Cape Town's annual WordCamp. Follow us to stay up to date with community events and local WordPress news.

From The Blog

Charity Hackathon Recap: Video & Photos

Since we posted a wrap up post about the first do_action( ‘wordpress-charity-hackathon’ ), we have heard from a number of people all over the world who are interested in replicating the idea in their own cities. We will soon have a greater resource online that will assist people with getting their own do_action events going, […]

South African eCommerce Conference 2014 ticket giveaway!

eCommerce Conference 2014

The South African eCommerce Conference 2014 is, as the name suggests, a conference focussed on everything eCommerce related in South Africa. Designed to be an educational and inspiring event focussing on all aspects of eCommerce in relation to the local market, it is run annually to identify and give recognition to companies that show excellence operating in […]

WordPress Testimonials

I have been in the web development industry since it began and have developed many bespoke content management systems using PHP and MySQL. I always thought of WordPress as a bit of a blogging tool, which it was in the beginning, but it has evolved to such an extent that these days I develop all new sites in WordPress. To date I have only used WooThemes and enjoy the framework so much that I doubt I’ll be looking for themes anywhere else soon. I am still amazed at how quickly I can get a great looking site up and running.

After being a strong advocate for custom built sites, I discovered WordPress 3.0 and my life as a developer changed completely. Now I work at one of the most awesome companies in the WordPress space (WooThemes) and I’m involved in organising local community events and WordCamps for Cape Town. The best part about it? I absolutely love what I do!

I’ve been working with WordPress since the early days, and it’s been fantastic to see it grow into a mature development platform. I’ve used it in 2 different companies for client work, and now at WooThemes for building Plugins and Themes. It’s my bread and butter and it’s allowed me to see other countries, work with some fantastic people and have a lot of fun!

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