Business Around WordPress

The latest WordPress pricing discussions went viral and it’s apparently an important subject that should be discussed broadly at WordCamps. The large number of implementers out there are affecting the number of technical experts, and the competitive prices of other platforms lead us to the question: Why are the WordPress budgets underpriced? I’ll share my experience so far as […]

Web Development and WordPress Online Training

The end of my PHP course at the Software University is near, and I’m planning a new program for WordPress development. I’ve been teaching courses since 2006, take a look at my training portfolio. Few of the companies where I have trained employees are: VMware, SAP Labs, Software AG, Melexis, and I have also trained groups at CERN […]

The $15 WordPress gig

Three weeks ago I received the following message on LinkedIn: Hello, I’m looking for someone who could customize a WordPress plugin we bought. It’s a car reservation system, we need to change the pricing model and add a few extra SQL tables that would operate with the plugin. The contact is a manager of some small […]

WordPress Products and Demos

Last year at WordCamp Sofia I gave a talk named “Choosing the right WordPress theme”. Contrary to the first guesses title-wise, since I’m not a designer at all, my topic was focused on the different sources to find a theme, based on a given set of requirements. Few of my slides were referring to the product piracy – […]

Get your WordCamp Europe ticket now!

The tickets for WordCamp Europe 2014 are on sale – get your ticket now! Few hundred dedicated WordPress enthusiasts and professionals already booked their flights and reserved their seats. The attendee list is growing and everyone is excited for the largest WordPress event in Europe. If you’ve missed the big news, Sofia is hosting WCEU on […]

WordCamp Hamburg

I’m leaving for Hamburg in an hour and I’ll be presenting at WordCamp Hamburg over the weekend. I haven’t practiced my Deutsch in years so I hope that I could pick some phrases back and even learn something helpful from the German speakers in the next few days. Additionally, I’m looking forward to the Contributor […]