WordCamp Cologne 2015 – Keynote

WordCamp Cologne 2015 – Keynote

These are the slides for my keynote at WordCamp Cologne, where I talked about the history and future of WordPress. I mention its origins, reasons for success and also the bad parts of it.

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Pascal Birchler

June 06, 2015
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  1. Keynote WordCamp Cologne 2015

  2. Pascal Birchler @swissspidy

  3. WordPress pays my bills

  4. WordPress Past – Present – Future

  5. Past

  6. b2

  7. Plugins

  8. WordPress.com

  9. WordCamp San Francisco

  10. Version 3.0

  11. Customizer

  12. How I got into WordPress

  13. WordPress 2007 3700 Plugins 530 Themes 55 Locales

  14. “WordPress is for blogging only”

  15. Present

  16. None
  17. 23.9% of the web (a lot)

  18. WordPress 4.2 English Others DE

  19. 80 63 25 WordCamps 2006 2008 2010 2014 WordCamp SF

  20. Events Everywhere

  21. None
  22. None
  23. Why WordPress?

  24. required+ Sergej Müller Dominik Schilling Elmastudio WordPress.com Inpsyde ThemeShift Sponsors

    Hosting Providers Contributors Automattic Developers
  25. WordPress is not that bad

  26. Security

  27. WordPress The Dark Side

  28. Dependency

  29. Directories

  30. Menu Customizer

  31. We have become too much of an inward-facing community and

    afraid to make a painful leap forward to make the next WordPress. “ — Matt Mullenweg
  32. The Golden Cage

  33. We power WordPress

  34. Future

  35. My WordPress Wishlist

  36. WordPress 4.3

  37. August 18th

  38. REST API

  39. WordPress as a Backend

  40. JavaScript

  41. We’re far from done

  42. Get Involved

  43. “But I’m not a developer!”

  44. make.wordpress.org

  45. None
  46. Contributor Day

  47. None
  48. None
  49. Stay Open-Minded

  50. DrupalCon

  51. WordCamp Europe

  52. None
  53. Make new friends

  54. (sober up)

  55. Thank You!