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October 29th — Steph Wells — How to get started writing themes and plugins

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How to quickly set up your own local environment and get started in the world of web development and writing WordPress plugins. If you see a need for a plugin, filling it could lead anywhere. Anyone can do it, no previous education required.


Steph Wells is the lead developer of Strategy11 ( - a company specializing in WordPress plugins. Formidable forms ( and Display Widgets ( are a few of their most popular projects. She started her career as a Registered Nurse, and later self-taught herself Ruby on Rails and PHP after the first little bundle-of-joy came along in 2007. In less than four years, the Wells team graduated from client work with a self-sustaining plugin of their own.
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