DE{CODE} 2022, WP Engine’s premier conference for developers, kicks off this week featuring the leading perspectives on all the latest developments in WordPress. 

Register for DE{CODE} 2022 today!

This year’s DE{CODE} will be a worldwide event, featuring the same great content across three major regions at convenient times:

  • Australia: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. AEST on 20th April 
  • North America: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST on April 20th
  • Europe, Middle East, and Africa: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. BST on 21st April 

The DE{CODE} 2022 agenda is focused on four key areas of development most requested by previous attendees: eCommerce, headless WordPress, managed WordPress hosting, and the builder experience. 

Learn from top industry experts about new ways to build with WordPress, leveraging the wide ecosystem of tools and features available to WordPress users today.

Check out the video below for a quick recap of last year’s event.

Building on the success of recent years, DE{CODE} 2022 will offer deep dives on the topics developers want to know more about. What is headless and how does it work with WordPress? When is the right time for agencies to choose a headless solution for clients?

While eCommerce continues to surge, what’s the best way to build eCommerce sites quickly with WordPress? How do you set those sites up for success (and higher conversions) at scale? 

From new tools and features to better ways of approaching some of the foundational elements of WordPress, you’ll find answers to the above and insights you weren’t aware of at DE{CODE} 2022. 

View the full speaker lineup and agenda here, and for a closer look at what to expect during the event, here’s a look at this year’s keynote sessions:

2022—The Year of the Developer

WP Engine Founder and CTO Jason Cohen will walk through the challenges and opportunities for WordPress developers in 2022. From getting more out of the world’s favorite content management system to the advent of WordPress as a headless CMS, this session will explain why there’s never been a better time to specialize in WordPress development. 

An Atlas of Atlas

With open source tooling for page templating, data fetching, content modeling, and more, Atlas is the complete solution for headless WordPress development. But what does the current Atlas landscape look like? Join WP Engine Developer Relations Manager Kellen Mace and Product Manager Ilona Kedracka for more information about the exciting new tools available to headless WordPress developers.

Be the Change: Introducing WP Engine’s WordPress Developer Relations 

WordPress 5.9 with Full Site Editing will empower builders in a way we haven’t seen before. To help developers navigate the transition, WP Engine formed its Developer Relations team, which serves as a conduit between the WordPress project, its users, and those who build with it. Join WP Engine Principal Developer Advocate Brian Gardner, who leads the DevRel Team, as he walks through new ways you can build better WordPress sites faster. 

In addition to the keynote sessions, DE{CODE} 2022 will feature 16 expert-led breakout sessions covering a wide variety of topics.

Check out the full list here, and register for DE{CODE} today!