WPSessions Presents

A virtual conference for WordPress professionals featuring hands-on workshops, incredible sessions, great swag, and an amazing community.

Returning July 30-31, 2024!

What's WordSesh?

WordSesh is a live, virtual conference for WordPress professionals. Each event is highly curated to provide you with the absolute best possible experience.

Every presenter has been hand-picked and each topic is selected to complement or build on the others.

Best yet, every presentation is recorded and published to WPSessions after the live event has ended. This means you can watch everything no matter when you're available.

Want to know more? Join to the mailing list and stay up-to-date about all future event details!

PS – You should follow @WordSesh on Mastodon and Twitter for announcements.

A look at our past speakers

A selection from the incredible speaker lineup we've hosted in years past.

Portrait of Anil Gupta
Anil Gupta CEO & Co-Founder, Multidots

Anil Gupta is the co-founder and CEO of WordPress VIP Gold agency Multidots. Anil and his team at Multidots have helped and consulted big enterprises like PepsiCo, Ask.com, Accenture, etc., for their complex WordPress migration and customizations since 2009. Multidots group also released the famous WordPress plugin — Multicollab, a google doc-style editorial commenting for Gutenberg; and are the creator of the DotStore, a place for premium plugins for WooCommerce, focusing on scalability, performance, and security which 70,000+ users and customers love. Anil is also a thought leader at Forbes Technology Council. Anil ❤️ to read, travel, yoga, and meditation!

Portrait of Aurooba
Aurooba Ahmed Web Developer, Aurooba Makes

Aurooba Ahmed is a web developer and content creator who specializes in bespoke WordPress solutions, particularly using the WordPress Block Editor.

Potrait of Ben Ostrower
Ben Ostrower CEO/Founder, Wide Eye

Details coming soon!

Presenting: KEYNOTE: Rebuilding WhiteHouse.gov in Six Weeks

Portrait of Ebonie Butler
Ebonie Butler Senior Software Engineer, Penske Media Corporation

Ebonie, also known as Metal & Coffee, is a full-time WordPress developer with Yikes Inc. in Philadelphia and is the founder of the WordPress Women of Color community. She is also a Metal DJ, having been featured on various radio streaming platforms. Eager to share her knowledge and uplift other underrepresented groups, Ebonie also does livestreams on Twitch where she codes and works on various projects live while answering viewer questions about the code she is working on and what they can do to get into the tech industry. And of course, she plays video games too. 😉

Presenting: How Live Streaming Transformed My Career

Portrait of Erica Comfort
Erica Comfort Engineering Manager for LocalWP, WP Engine

Details coming soon!

Presenting: KEYNOTE: Rebuilding WhiteHouse.gov in Six Weeks

Portrait of Helen Hou-Sandí
Helen Hou-Sandí Senior EM, Special Projects, Github

Details coming soon!

Presenting: KEYNOTE: Rebuilding WhiteHouse.gov in Six Weeks

Portrait of Henri Helvetica
Henri Helvetica Lead, Developer Community, WebPageTest By Catchpoint

Henri is a developer who has turned his interests to a passionate mix of site performance engineering and pinches of user experience, which led to his joining Catchpoint Systems on the WebPageTest Team. When not reading the deluge of daily research docs and case studies, streaming, or profiling sites in his favourite tools, Henri can be found contributing back to the community with the Toronto Web Performance Group meetup + as Jamstack Toronto organizer, curating conference content or volunteering his time for lunch and learns at various bootcamps. Otherwise, Henri is focusing on running the fastest 5k possible (surprise surprise), encouraging a healthy lifestyle via #devsWhoRun.

Presenting: Pressing for Performance

Portrait of Lesley Sim
Lesley Sim Founder, Newsletter Glue

Lesley Sim has been a government employee, an ad agency suit, and a freediving instructor… and then she found WordPress. She built sites on WordPress as part of her digital marketing agency and moved on to building plugins last year. Now, she focuses on Newsletter Glue, a plugin that connects your email service provider to WordPress and turns the block editor into a newsletter builder so you can build and send newsletters directly from WordPress.

Matthew Haines-Young Engineering Manager, Human Made

Details coming soon!

Presenting: KEYNOTE: Developing and Defending a Free Press

Portrait of Melissa Love
Melissa Love CEO, The Design Space Co

Melissa is a website designer and brand specialist for creative businesses and entrepreneurs.

She is the founder of WordPress theme company, The Design Space, which makes excellent design affordable, and she’s a WordPress nerd who has taught thousands of business owners how to build their own beautiful websites. Through her online membership, The Marketing Fix, she and her team coach members through building ethical sales funnels.

She also owns several WordPress plugins.

She lives in Cornwall, UK, with her family, where she spends her spare time surfing.

Portrait of Pippin Williamson
Pippin Williamson Managing Director, Sandhills Development, LLC

Pippin is a nature loving farm boy that somehow found his way into computers, Internet, and business. He is a PHP developer, craft beer lover and brewer, cyclist, and founder and Managing Director of Sandhills Development, LLC.

Presenting: Buying and Selling WP Businesses: An interview with Pippin Williamson

Portrait of Rich Tabor
Rich Tabor Head of Product, Extendify

As a WordPress entrepreneur, designer and developer all wrapped up in one, Rich Tabor is recognized as one of the top leaders in this Gutenberg era of WordPress. His ever-precise design chops have topped the 2018 Automattic Design Awards and led him to co-found CoBlocks, ThemeBeans, and Iceberg – a markdown editor for Gutenberg.

Now Rich leads the Extendify team as the Head of Product, extending the best of WordPress through innovative, Gutenberg-first solutions.

Kind Words about WordSesh

Hallway Track

No good conference is complete without the opportunity to chat and network with your peers. This year, WordSesh has multiple built-in opportunities for you to connect with other attendees, talk shop, swap notes, and make new friends from around the globe.


Event Swag

No, we won't have any stickers, pins, or t-shirts, but we will have plenty of useful gifts for every WordSesh attendee! We've made special arrangements with many awesome companies in the WordPress space to provide exclusive digital swag.

Watch Past Events

There have been so many great presentations on WordSesh that it would be criminal to make a list of favorites. Instead, here are just a few recent sessions.

You can watch the recordings from all past WordSesh events right now on WPSessions.

WordSesh, a WPSessions Event

For the past nine years, WPSessions has been recruiting remarkable presenters to teach what they know.

WPSessions is home to nearly 200 hours of exclusive content to help you write better code, find better clients, and deliver better projects.

If you're hungry for WordPress training, and one full day of WordSesh just isn't enough for you, WPSessions is ready feed that desire year-round.

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