Past Meetup

WordPress For Developers w/John Hawkins,,

This Meetup is past

26 people went


John Hawkins, owner of Vegas-based 9seeds ( and the man behind ( will describe the architecture of WordPress and will show how plugins and themes are developed in PHP.

Per Wikipedia (

WordPress is a free and open source ( blogging ( tool and a dynamic content management system ( (CMS) based on PHP ( and MySQL ( It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by over 14.7% of Alexa Internet ('s "top 1 million" websites and as of August 2011 manages 22% of all new websites. WordPress is currently the most popular CMS in use on the Internet.

John's company 9seeds is a custom WordPress development shop. John has done many WordPress presentations at many conferences over the years (, the most recent being on the business aspects of WordPress plugin development (