WordPress: A 💖 Story

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March 03, 2017

WordPress: A 💖 Story

At CMS Africa, I was asked to give a talk about WordPress. WordPress is very big, so I decided to focus on my personal story with WordPress. I made my first website somewhere in the early 2000s using Macromedia Flash, but when discovering WordPress, I fell in love straight away. It let me focus on content instead of having to FTP every tiny update.

Today I work for the WooCommerce team at Automattic and use WordPress for almost every single aspect of my work. How about you?

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  1. WordPress: A Story Job Thomas @jobtex | job.blog

  2. • 2000-2009: • 2007-present: 
 • 2010-2016: • 2014-present: All

    about the bands Sharing and connecting Reviews eCommerce Why do I want web presence?
  3. • Manual labour - Raw HTML - Macromedia Flash •

    FTP every single detail • Hosting Bands: Before CMSs
  4. Bands: Before CMSs

  5. • MySpace • purevolume • Facebook Sharing & 
 Connecting:


    Insert CMSs
  6. • Personal sharing • WordPress.com WordPress Hello World

  7. • Youth Organisation “Breeze” • Typo3 & the 14 page

    manual • Reviews • Tested WordPress • We were sold Reviews: Typo3 … uh, WordPress
  8. CULTUURSHOCK

  9. None
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  11. • eCommerce • Education • Internal communication • Public communication

    • Product information • User management • Personnel database • Goals setting and tracking • Customer Relationship Management How does Automattic use WordPress?
  12. • Automatticians on make.wordpress.org • Hosting - WordPress.com - VIP

    • WooCommerce • Jetpack • … How does Automattic contribute to WordPress?
  13. “ ” AUTOMATTIC.COM We are passionate about making
 the web

    a better place.
 
 We don’t make software for free, we make it for freedom.
  14. • Use WordPress
 WordPress.com / WordPress.org • Contribute to WordPress


    make.wordpress.org • Work with WordPress
 automattic.com/work-with-us How about you? $
  15. heropress.com/essays/wordpress-opened- whole-new-world/ Change your life!