Joshua Parker

Joshua Parker supports the web standards project and is a web standards coder and PHP developer. He codes websites using web standards in order to make sites more accessible as well as less complex.

Dev Press

DevPress is a collaboration of four developers and designers that have come together to design elegant themes, carefully craft usable and functional plugins, and pen readable tutorials for WordPress.

Shayne Sanderson

Shayne is a WordPress developer, geek at 9seeds.com and speaks at WordCamp events around the country.

Ozh Richard

WordPress and Php hacker.

Ryan Imel

Ryan and his team have dedicated their time making WPCandy the number one online site for all of your WordPress news.

Dennis Hoppe

Dennis Hoppe is a computer science student working and living in Berlin, Germany.

He loves the spirit of the open source movement, to write and share code and knowledge and so he says he has to love WordPress. :)

He designs themes and develops innovative plugins and extensions for his clients and for the community.

You can visit his personal Website (German) to learn more about him and his work.

Otto

Moderator and support forum member, and also does work on the WordPress.org website.

Dougal Campbell

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”.

Mike Schinkel

Mike helps companies recognize WordPress as a Strategic Business Platform, and also develops Plugins to leverage the 13 million+ self-hosted WordPress sites.

He can be quite helpful on the WP-Hackers mailing list as well, too.

Antonio Fernandes

Antonio is has mad more WordPress sites than I can count. He turns a PSD mockup into a theme like a machine. He is an innovative developer that makes new concept and ideas a reality.

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