Blogger, journalist and radio host.
Dougal was one of the original WordPress core developers, contributing features such as XML-RPC API support, mass re-enabling of plugins, Conditional GET support for feeds, and Post Custom Fields, which became the basis for countless plugin and theme features.
He has contributed several plugins to the WordPress ecosystem over the years, including Fancybox Gallery, Easy Gravatars, Theme Preview, and a filter for Talk Like a Pirate Day which has been subsequently adapted for numerous other systems including Drupal and Joomla.
Dougal has presented at WordCamp Birmingham for all three years it has been around, and was also selected as a presenter for the inaugural WordCamp Atlanta. Topics have included “The Future of WordPress”, which discussed upcoming features in WordPress 2.7, “Jumping Into WordPress Plugin Programming”, which will see an updated version at the October PHP Atlanta meeting, and “Pitfalls of a Popular Project”.
Joost de Valk, an SEO consultant and web developer living in Wijchen, near Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Plugin Author of: Sociable, Yoast Breadcrumbs, Upcoming and many more.
There is no other collaboration quite like Secret Blog Club because the benefits far outweigh the time required to participate. Pop in, grab what you need and pop out. We’re all about sharing what really works, putting together blogging niches and supporting the efforts of other bloggers including business blogs. You have to see it to really understand what we’re doing. Visit the links in the post in this entry and the one on Murray Newlands that contains details on what we share there. If you are serious about blogging this is one community you do not want to miss.
Linguist, teacher, coder. PhD student in Linguistics at MIT, open web aficionado. Friend of Mozilla, and Automattic.
Ian, a WordPress developer and designer, is the creator of the Thematic Theme Framework which the new WordPress default theme TwentyTen is based on.
He is also the leader of the official Automattic Theme Team which oversees submissions to the WordPress theme repository.
Mariano has run the first WordCamp outside San Francisco almost 3 years ago, bringing Matt to Argentina… and he is helping people on at least 3 countries in Latinamerica to run their own WordCamps without even asking to be mentioned.
Mariano hizo el primer WordCamp fuera de San Francisco hace 3 años y trajo a Matt Mullenweg a Argentina (ya 2 veces) y ahora está ayudando a otros 3 países de la región a armar sus propios Wordcamps sin siquiera pedir ser mencionado y eso vale resaltarlo.
Christian, Patriotic American, Veteran, Linux Aficionado, Professional Geek, Programmer, WordPress Developer, Mac User.
Full-time scientist, part-time tech support, part-time gamer, part-time cook, part-time WordPress guy, full-time geek