Ulrich Pogson

Backend Developer

Ulrich enjoys the challenge of building multilingual sites and adding extra features as needed. Whenever possible he tries to release code to the public or back to the core project, in order to help others solve the same challenges.

What he does

Ulrich contributes to the WordPress in wide variety of ways ranging from code to public speaking. One of his proudest achievement is starting and running the WordPress Meetup @WPBern in Bern since 2014. Originally from Thun, he has now moved to Basel to study part time Business Information Technology at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland.

His latest talks

WordCamp Europe, Vienna

Ulrich shared his know how about how to develop Themes & Plugins with his talk title “Themes & Plugins in harmony”.

Watch the video »

WordCamp Tokyo, Japan

Ulrich talked about “Reality of contributing to Open Source”. at the WordCamp Tokyo in Japan.

Watch the video »

WordCamp Stockholm, Sweden

Ulrich did case study on WPZOO as a multilingual e-commerce site. The site uses Easy Digital Downloads and is in English and German. His talk was titled “Building Multilingual e-Commerce Sites“.

Watch the video »

Selected projects

Pro Helvetia Website

Pro Helvetia is the official Swiss arts council; their mission is to promote Swiss arts and culture with a focus on diversity and high quality. As the Swiss Confederation’s cultural promotion institution, they support projects that are of national interest.

Swisscom Magazine

Previously called “SME Business World”, the Swisscom magazine provides small and medium sized businesses in Switzerland with insights and articles around management, technology, marketing, finance, and more.

foodward Website for Education

We have already been working with foodward for some years now and had the pleasure to redesigning their website to improve the presentation of their course offers and their food network.

SWICA Magazin

Digital publications have become an important part of a marketing strategy. Since we have a great deal of experience in designing and implementing holistic solutions for our clients online communication, the insurance company SWICA commissioned us to digitally bring their customer magazine, which had previously only been available in print, to the market.The contents of …


Instead of only keeping their business customers up to date with brochures and flyers, SWICA health insurance decided to start a blog. We were able to support them from the start to the launch in April 2018 and continue to do so.