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WordCamp US Experience Sharing & What's next for WordPress in 2016

Jon Ang
December 16, 2015

WordCamp US Experience Sharing & What's next for WordPress in 2016

Jon Ang

December 16, 2015
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  1. Dec 2015 Meetup
    WordPress Singapore

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  2. How many of you are huge fans of WordPress?

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  3. Usage
    25%
    Market Share
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  4. WordCamp is a conference
    that focuses on everything WordPress.

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  5. Every year, there is a WordPress Community
    Summit that brings in the whole WordPress
    team to a single location to drive WP forward
    through the next year

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  6. Philadelphia is a great place

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  7. Backwards Compatibility & User Trust
    • The leftover code in WordPress to retain backwards
    compatibility doesn’t slow it down
    • If you’re using latest techniques, none of those code even run
    • The only thing it does is basically take up bytes of space on
    your hardisk
    • With all that however, knowing that you will be able to
    upgrade safely creates a strong user trust.
    • This trust is the basis of the growth of WordPress

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  8. WordPress creates jobs

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  9. WordPress is family

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  10. WordPress is diverse

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  11. WordPress is and will continue evolving

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  12. WordPress will lead web trends

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  13. When 25% of the internet uses something,
    browsers, tech giants and other entities simply
    cannot ignore it

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  14. We are going to run
    WordCamp Singapore in 2016

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  15. https://singapore.wordcamp.org/

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  16. What can I do at WordCamp
    • Learn
    • Get Help
    • Connect
    • Collaborate

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  17. Would weekdays be better?

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  18. Closing
    • Our Next Meetup will likely be in January
    • We would love to have some JavaScript experts giving a talk
    • We are also looking for speakers to give talks on other subjects
    such as
    – Development
    – Design
    – Content Creation
    – SEO
    – Social Media
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    Thank you
    Jon Ang
    @Kenshino
    You can see videos of the talks of WCUS and
    other WordCamps / Meetups at WordPress.tv
    Photo Credits
    Found Art Photography, Kari Leigh Marucchi
    GoldStein Media, Seth M Goldstein

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