Presentations & Industry Events

At The Code Company we attend and speak at WordPress, technology and publishing events as much as we can. It’s how we keep up to date with what is at the bleeding edge of technology and publishing.

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The Audience at WordCamp Sydney 2020 with Ben May on stage

Building powerful subscription sites that scale on WordPress

At WordCamp Sydney 2019, Ben May from The Code Company and Adrian O’Hagan from Private Media spoke about how a different way of building paid subscription functionality on WordPress. READ MORE: Building Subscriptions and Memberships on WordPress for Growing Digital Publishers including a download with more information on how to select the right approach. WordCamp…

Performance and richer editorial experiences key take away at WP Engine Summit

Website performance and richer editorial experiences were our key take aways from WP Engine’s Australian Summit that took place in Sydney August 2019.

WordCamp Sydney: 5 Years of Application Development in WordPress

At WordCamp Sydney 2018, Scott Commins who is one of our Senior WordPress Engineers presented about his experience over the last five years, working at The Code Company as a developer, who works a lot on our custom functionality projects for WordPress sites. You can view the talk below: Transcript Scott Commins: All of our…

WordCamp Sydney 2018

WordCamp Sydney is a 2-day community-organised event focused on bringing together all things WordPress. Speakers share the latest happenings in WordPress, and the event is filled with discussion, innovation, and collaboration. WordCamps cater to individuals from different groups and skill levels, including bloggers, marketers, and developers. The benefits of attending WordCamp Sydney A few of…

Web Directions Code 2018

The Code Company went to Web Directions Code! This Australian conference specialises in JavaScript developers and front end engineers, bringing together some of the best minds to solve problems, discuss the future of coding, and more. Our own Jean Loureiro and Ivan Goncalves attended the conference this year, and are sharing the experience and what…

The Code Company Sponsors – WordCamp Brisbane 2017

WordPress developers and users came together on the 21-22nd of July at the Queensland University of Technology, for the 4th WordCamp held in South East Queensland. Ivan and Gayel from The Code Company team had the pleasure of taking part in the 2-day event, meeting with other WordPress users and sitting in on the well-orchestrated…

LoopConf 2017 recap

LoopConf is the leading conference for professional WordPress developers, with a focus on advanced topics for the technically minded. As tech lead for The Code Company, I was sent to represent our company at this event. Staying up to date with the latest WordPress technologies and best industry practice is a crucial part of our business…

Agile Australia 2016

As a project manager the vast majority of my experience was that of working in a large corporation with teams of developers and testers to work through issues and develop platforms. Although, Agile wasn’t a new methodology for me, when I hit the team at The Code Company, the definition of ‘fast paced’ really changed.…

WordCamp Sunshine Coast 2016

There aren’t many WordPress conferences in Australia, let alone Queensland. So when WordCamp Sunshine Coast was announced, it was a no brainer. The entire Code Company team headed down to Coolum on the Sunshine Coast for a week leading up to the WordCamp. We stayed in a large seven bedroom house and worked together, and…

Australian PHP Developer Conference 2016

Last week Alec and Scott attended the second Australian PHP Developer Conference in Sydney. This is the second year in a row that we have attended this conference with Ben, Zac and Scott attending last year. The conference took place over two days with workshops on Thursday 14th and presentations on Friday 15th April. Like…

Looking back at Velocity Conference NYC 2015

Last week I attended O’Reilly’s Velocity Conference in New York which featured speakers from around the United States, and the globe to get a sense for what’s hot in DevOps and anything web performance. If you use industry leading conferences like Velocity to get a sense of where the industry is and what’s ahead, there were…

Australian PHP Developer Conference 2015

Last week Zac, Scott and Ben attended the inaugural Australian PHP Developer Conference in Sydney. The conference was held over 2 days Wed 12th – Thursday 13th March and as the name would lead you to believe, was heavily focused around PHP development.

PHP is the language which we use to develop all of our websites and web applications. This includes WordPress, our main area of expertise. The conference was not targeted to any particular content management system or framework (such as WordPress). It included talks on various subjects, including the best practices and the future direction of PHP and other open source technologies that we encounter on a daily basis.

WordCamp San Francisco 2014

It’s important to us that we remain on the cutting edge of web and online technology, particularly in relation to the WordPress content management system. This is why team members participate in WordPress WordCamps, the largest of which is WordCamp San Francisco.

WordCamp Sydney 2014

WordCamps are locally organised events for WordPress developers and users. They take place all around the world and offer useful tips and tricks about the platform, the community, the technology and future directions. It’s also an excellent networking opportunity and – like all workshops or conferences – provides participants with the chance to meet likeminded people who speak the same language.

Speaking at WordCamp Auckland 2014

Last week I flew over to New Zealand to speak at WordCamp Auckland 2014 – an event I’d been keeping my eye on for a little while. The Auckland WordCamp was put on by the same people who run the WordPress meet up over there. I was told early on in the piece, that the…