The Future of WordPress

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December 07, 2019

The Future of WordPress

A chat about the past, present, and future of WordPress.
Learn about evolution in organization and the project, and how we can work together to help WordPress change and accomplish its mission to democratize publishing in the future.

Keynote presented by Mike Schroder at WordCamp Osaka 2019.

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Mike Schroder

December 07, 2019
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  1. The Future of WordPress WordCamp Osaka 2019 Mike Schroder @GetSource

    - https://getsource.net
  2. https://wordpress.tv/2016/10/01/okamoto-hidetaka-amazon-alexa-wp- rest-api-gui-less-wordpress-application/

  3. https://github.com/anthonyburchell/VR-WordPress/

  4. https://wptavern.com/possibilities-of-a-cms-in-the-spatial-computing-future

  5. Diversity of application matters.

  6. WordPress (may) fail.

  7. WordPress changes.

  8. WordPress succeeds.

  9. WordPress is growing.

  10. https://wordpress.org/news/2019/03/one-third-of-the-web/

  11. It’s hard to steer such a big ship.

  12. Communication of vision.

  13. WordPress growth is in project organization.

  14. https://ma.tt/2018/12/state-of-the-word-2018/

  15. https://ma.tt/2018/12/state-of-the-word-2018/

  16. https://ma.tt/2018/12/state-of-the-word-2018/

  17. https://make.wordpress.org/core/2018/12/08/9-priorities-for-2019/

  18. https://make.wordpress.org/core/2019/12/06/update-9-projects-for-2019/

  19. https://wordpress.org/about/roadmap/

  20. https://make.wordpress.org/updates/2019/01/16/expanding-wordpress-leadership/

  21. https://make.wordpress.org/updates/2019/06/03/team-lead-interest-post/

  22. https://make.wordpress.org/updates/2019/06/17/observations-on- wordpress-contributor-team-structure/

  23. https://make.wordpress.org/updates/2019/07/23/proposal-a-wordpress-advisory-board/

  24. WordPress growth is in Contribution.

  25. WordPress 3.9 (2014): 2 Leads 267 Contributors https://wordpress.org/news/2014/04/smith/

  26. WordPress 4.5 (2016): 3 Release Team 298 Contributors https://wordpress.org/news/2016/04/coleman/

  27. WordPress 5.3 (2019): 12 Release Team 645 Contributors https://wordpress.org/news/2019/11/kirk/

  28. 5 for the future? https://wordpress.org/five/

  29. WordPress growth is in the Editor.

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  32. https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg

  33. WordPress growth is in Improving User Experience.

  34. https://make.wordpress.org/core/2019/09/05/defining-content-block-areas/

  35. https://make.wordpress.org/core/2019/09/05/defining-content-block-areas/

  36. WordPress growth is in Community.

  37. https://ma.tt/2019/11/state-of-the-word-2019/

  38. Diversity in contribution matters.

  39. APAC Inclusion https://make.wordpress.org/meetings

  40. Change in WordPress is in: • Usage / Application •

    Organization • Contribution • User Experience • Community
  41. I think things are moving in a good direction.

  42. Why are you asking me this question?

  43. What are you building with WordPress?

  44. What do your customers need from WordPress?

  45. What do you need from WordPress?

  46. What do you wish WordPress could be?

  47. The Future of WordPress is Change.

  48. The Future of WordPress is You.

  49. • Mike Schroder, a.k.a. @GetSource • WordPress 5.3 Media Focus

    Lead and WP Hosting Team Rep. • WordPress Contributor sponsored by • Coffee and Sailing are pretty great. Thanks so much! Wishes? Questions?