Speaker Highlight: Rabin Shrestha

Rabin is a WordPress Developer and enthusiast from Nepal. Although graduated as Electronics Engineer, his passion towards coding diverted his career towards programming. He enjoy digging into WordPress core functions and hooks to build Themes that are simple and easy to use. He is core contributor at Catch Themes and enjoy his free time hanging out with friends, watching movies and writing articles on Devote Press.

He will be talking about Data Validation and Sanitization which is very important for all the theme and plugin developer.
The topic will cover how code without proper validation and sanitization is vulnerable to hackers and can break the output. Ways to implement WordPress helper functions to make your code hacker proof and secure through proper validation.

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Speaker Highlight: Jimba Tamang

It was WordPress 2.3.3, at the beginning of 2008, when Jimba starts to work on Customizing WordPress Default Theme for Business websites and using the WordPress as a CMS.

When most of the websites were built in table methods, he was struggling with new trend, table less websites and now he is quite happy to be a successful css coder after lunching 200+ international sites based on table less layout.

On WordCamp Nepal 2012, he will talk about the new trend of web industry again, ie. Responsive Web Design, a single website for all devices from small mobile to big screen monitors.

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Speaker Highlight: Yalamber Subba

Yalamber Subba has worked as a full time freelancer for more than 5 years and recently joined iXod, LLC. as Site Manager & Engineering Director. He is a top rated WordPress developer on Elance and loves to develop WordPress themes and plugins in his free time.

Yalamber will be sharing his experiences on “WordPress jobs and freelance marketplaces”. He will be focusing on job trends for WordPress skills on freelance marketplaces and will also be sharing some tips on how to win projects on freelance marketplaces.

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Speaker Highlight: Avinash Kundaliya

Avinash is just another computer engineer who understands the grammar of the web. He likes to talk to developers, enthusiasts and gurus about the latest innovations in the tech world. When free, he finds himself fiddling with open-source projects and new programming languages. He keeps blabbering stuff in the twittersphere @hardfire.

As you might know, WordPress uses JavaScript extensively and Avinash will focus on some of the parts of JavaScript that differ it from other languages and how to use JavaScript in WordPress the right way—JavaScript and WordPress.

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I’m going! Are you?

For all those who have registered for WordCamp Nepal 2012, please feel free to use these banners in your website or blog or any social sites like facebook. If you need any other size, please add in the comments. More coming…


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Final Batch of WordCamp Nepal Tickets Now SOLD OUT

UPDATE: After reviewing all the tickets, it looks like we have 10 more seats available. Registration is open again but it might close very soon! Grab it when you can. 🙂

Tickets for WordCamp Nepal 2012 are now available on a first-come, first-served basis. Don’t delay–get yours today.

Tickets are priced Rs 1,000/-. With this ticket your Lunch, Tea/Snacks for the whole day is covered along with a Free WordCamp T-shirt. Not to mention a day full of inspiring sessions. Priceless! Thanks to Sponsors for making this happen. The price is a bargain, probably the cheapest WordCamp ticket price. This Dashain, save your Dakshinas and Jitauris to get inspired!

Register Now, book your seat!

WordCamp Nepal is happening on November 10, 2012, Saturday from 9am to 5pm at Yalamaya Kendra, Pulchowk, Patan.

Note: There are very limited tickets so if you miss to register early, you might miss this one-time opportunity.

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Speaker Highlight: Pawan Agrawal

Pawan Agrawal is the founder and CEO of MaxBlogPress.com. He’s been into web Marketing & Software programming field for more than 7 years. And, he’s also one of the early users of WordPress (using since version 1.0). During his 7 years journey, he has built a successful business online and has launched several popular wordpress plugins that thousands of bloggers are using (worldwide). He also has to his credit many web marketing ebooks/reports and videos.

Pawan will be talking about Step by Step Guide on Monetizing “WordPress Blog” (From Cents to DOLLAR$). He will show you Step-by-Step method to earn income from your WordPress blog which is beyond the normal advertising model. He will REVEAL some of the best sources and tips that’ll enable you to take your blog monetization to the next level.

And Oh! You don’t need to be a wordpress developer or hardcore wordpress user to implement these methods. If you are a normal wordpress blogger then it’s for you too.

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Speaker Highlight: Roshan Bhattarai

Roshan Bhattarai has previously worked in various IT companies in Nepal and India as a Software Engineer and Technical Lead. Currently, he co-owns and is working as a CTO at Proshore. He co-authored the book PHP Ajax Cookbook from Packt Publishing. Sometime, he writes about web development stuffs on his blog as well.

Roshan is going to talk about Scaling WordPress for high traffic sites. If you are a developer making or want to jump into making websites for huge clients including our own state websites which goes down when there is huge traffic, this talk is absolutely for you.

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Speaker Highlight: Philip Arthur Moore


Philip Arthur Moore is 6’4″ giant and is a United States-born, Hanoi-based expatriate. He is currently employed as a Theme Wrangler at Automattic Inc., the company responsible for, among other things, bringing to the world WordPress.comVaultPress, and Polldaddy. In short, his job as a Theme Wrangler mostly entails spending a great deal of time making, breaking, fixing, and thinking about WordPress themes.

Philip will be sharing his knowledge on Approaches to WordPress Theme Development. Additionally, he will also be speaking on how to contribute to WordPress core. This might be very very useful for developers who want to get their hands wet with WordPress development.

All developers, you cannot afford to miss his talks!

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WPEXPO to sponsor WordCamp Nepal

We are very delighted to announce that WPEXPO will be our Bronze Sponsor for WordCamp Nepal 2012! Without Sponsors, we cannot imagine a WordCamp, anywhere.

WPEXPO expertises in custom WordPress plugin and theme development. Most of the WordPress works we do are customized to our client requirements. We first try to understand our client requirements well then we provide solutions based on the clients decisions and suggesting dynamic changes to the project. We provide you our 4 years of experience in WordPress development.

Thank you so much WPEXPO! To know more about WPEXPO, please visit their website here.

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