Registration is open for trusted WordPress platform, WP Engine’sfourth annual developer conference, DE{CODE} 2023. The free virtual event highlights WP Engine’s commitment to open-source innovation and contribution.

Since launching the first DE{CODE} in 2020, audience interest has nearly doubled and is more global. The interest continues to grow from the original 2,500 registrants to over 4,800 registrants from over 100 different countries last year, positioning DE{CODE} among the most popular WordPress conferences in the world.

The event takes place virtually on 21 March, 2023 for audiences in APAC and the US, and on 23 March for audiences in EMEA, enabling developers across different time zones to participate in live conversation during the event.

“DE{CODE} has always been about giving back to the community and creating another online space where WordPress developers can keep learning. It’s become a mainstay for developers who want to keep up with the latest trends and best practices in modern WordPress development,” WP Engine founder and chief innovation officer, Jason Cohen said.

“With the acceleration of the Block Editor for content and full-site editing, headless architectures gaining popularity, and increasingly more intuitive builder tools at our fingertips, it’s never been a better time to be a WordPress developer. This year’s DE{CODE} is all about expanding developers’ perception of what’s possible with WordPress.”

The agenda for DE{CODE} 2023 will include three keynotes and 12 breakout sessions focused on the latest trends and innovations across traditional and headless WordPress development, ecommerce and more. The full speaker line-up and agenda can be found here.

Forward-looking keynote speakers include WP Engine founder and chief innovation officer, Jason Cohen, WP Engine director of product management, Jason Konen and Google strategic partner development manager, Brendan McNamara.

Complementing this year’s keynotes, DE{CODE} 2023 breakout sessions provide attendees with actionable information for innovating with headless architecture, scaling ecommerce and payment solutions, as well as finding new use cases for Advanced Custom Fields (ACF).

“We’re excited about DE{CODE} 2023 as it gives us the opportunity to engage with the smartest minds in the industry, showcase exciting new capabilities and solutions from WP Engine, and add value to the workflow and processes of developers around the world,” WP Engine senior vice president and chief technology officer, Ramadass Prabhakar said.

“Our goal is to empower developers with the skills and solutions they need to bring their creativity and innovation to life. DE{CODE} provides us with a great opportunity to learn from each other and we expect this year’s global event to be our biggest and most engaging DE{CODE} yet.”