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Shifting the WordPress Mindset

F8780f074f1bc6addf976227bd1e996c?s=47 Matty Cohen
October 04, 2012

Shifting the WordPress Mindset

In order to forecast where we as the WordPress community are taking WordPress, we take a retrospective look at WordPress' humble beginnings and the product's evolution up to present day. From there, we discuss and forecast possible future developments.

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Matty Cohen

October 04, 2012
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  1. SHIFTING THE WORDPRESS MINDSET MATT COHEN. WORDCAMP CAPE TOWN 2012.

    Sunday 30 September 12
  2. WEB DEVELOPER WOOTHEMES WORDPRESS ENTHUSIAST (OCCASIONAL) BLOGGER & FULL-TIME LOVER

    OF MUSIC & GUITARS. WHO AM I? ( WOO! ) Sunday 30 September 12
  3. 0.71-GOLD KUBRICK THEME “ADMIN” USERNAME b2/Cafélog WORDPRESS PAST... Sunday 30

    September 12
  4. WORDPRESS PAST... WORDPRESS 0.71-gold Sunday 30 September 12

  5. WORDPRESS PAST... WORDPRESS 1.0.1-miles Sunday 30 September 12

  6. WORDPRESS PAST... WORDPRESS 2.0.0 Folks, meet Kubrick Sunday 30 September

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  7. WORDPRESS PAST... WORDPRESS 2.7.0 Oh hi, Kubrick! Sunday 30 September

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  8. WORDPRESS PAST... WORDPRESS 3.0.0 Sunday 30 September 12

  9. 3.4.x RELEASE CYCLE ZEN WRITING MODE THEME CUSTOMIZER MANY NEW

    APIs WORDPRESS PRESENT... Sunday 30 September 12
  10. WORDPRESS PRESENT... WORDPRESS 3.4.2 Sunday 30 September 12

  11. THEMES WORDPRESS PRESENT... PREMIUM PLUGINS HOSTING Sunday 30 September 12

  12. HOSTED SERVICES ( SaaS ) MANAGED WP HOSTING WP FOR

    BUSINESS WORDPRESS PRESENT... PREMIUM SHOP → DEVELOPER → AGENCY → CUSTOMER → END USER Sunday 30 September 12
  13. MOBILE FOCUS INTERNAL OOP* APIs YOUR NEXT GREAT IDEA WORDPRESS

    (NOT TOO DISTANT) FUTURE... * OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING Sunday 30 September 12
  14. WORDPRESS (NOT TOO DISTANT) FUTURE... WORDPRESS 3.5.0 - beta 1

    Sunday 30 September 12
  15. IDEA → INNOVATE → UNLEARN → RELEARN. WORDPRESS (NOT TOO

    DISTANT) FUTURE... Sunday 30 September 12
  16. NOT MUCH HAS CHANGED. WE DRIVE WORDPRESS. AND CORE HELPS

    US TO. THE TAKEAWAY (Yep, this is it)... Sunday 30 September 12
  17. THEMES LOOK GREAT, PLUGINS ADD FEATURES, COMMUNITY INNOVATES, & CORE

    MAKES IT HAPPEN. WORDPRESS CONSTANT... Sunday 30 September 12
  18. WHAT WE’VE DONE: THE TAKEAWAY (Yep, this is it)... ADMIN

    UI WIDGETS API WORDPRESS MENUS THEME CUSTOMIZER PLUGIN/THEME UPDATES SETTINGS API CUSTOM HEADER CUSTOM BACKGROUND POST THUMBNAILS POST TYPES API TAXONOMIES API TRANSIENTS CACHING FEEDS SHORTCODES API PLUGINS API (HOOKS/FILTERS) REVISIONS CUSTOM META BOXES eCOMMERCE FORM CREATION MEDIA MANAGEMENT MULTISITE NETWORKS THEME MOD API ZEN WRITING MODE THE AWESOME WP COMMUNITY & CORE TEAM. * AND MUCH, MUCH MORE... Sunday 30 September 12
  19. DEMOCRATIZE PUBLISHING. COMMUNITY-DRIVEN. OPEN-SOURCE. AWESOME. WORDPRESS CONSTANT... Sunday 30 September

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  20. WORDPRESS: What are you going to ship today? CLOSING THOUGHTS...

    Sunday 30 September 12
  21. THANKS! @mattyza http://matty.co.za/ Sunday 30 September 12