What's Coming in WordPress 3.0

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Presentation at WordCamp Miami on February 20, 2010 by Jane Wells on what to expect in WordPress 3.0.

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What's Coming in WordPress 3.0

  1. 1. What’s Coming in WordPress 3.0 (and what it will mean to you) Jane Wells WordCamp Miami February 20, 2010
  2. 2. Jane Wells, WordPress | Automattic Master of Suggestion/Cat Herder t: @janeforshort e: jane@automattic.com w: http://jane.wordpress.com
  3. 3. So Far • 212 bugs fixed • 83 enhancements • 4 feature requests
  4. 4. Pending • 265 bugs • 155 enhancements • 12 feature requests • 13 tasks (blessed)
  5. 5. New Default Theme: 2010 • Custom header • Custom background • Clean design • Multiple widget areas • Cascading menus
  6. 6. Custom Post Types • Custom content types • Ex: Products, Listings Custom post types + taxonomies = CMS
  7. 7. Better Menu Management • Woo Custom Nav • Mix pages, categories, links • Exclude items • Re-order items • Multiple menus • Hierarchical menus
  8. 8. The Merge.
  9. 9. WP + MU = WP
  10. 10. Don’t be afraid.
  11. 11. Possible Situations • One WordPress site now, one site later • Many sites now (on an MU install), many sites later • Many sites now (on separate installs), many sites later • No WordPress sites now, but starting one later
  12. 12. What’s going to happen?
  13. 13. Probably nothing.
  14. 14. Possible Situations • One WordPress site now, one site later • Many sites now (on an MU install), many sites later • Many sites now (on separate installs), many sites later • No WordPress sites now, but starting one later
  15. 15. If you have one site: Nothing will change.
  16. 16. Possible Situations • One WordPress site now, one site later • Many sites now (on an MU install), many sites later • Many sites now (on separate installs), many sites later • No WordPress sites now, but starting one later
  17. 17. If you’re using MU: Nothing will happen.
  18. 18. Possible Situations • One WordPress site now, one site later • Many sites now (on an MU install), many sites later • Many sites now (on separate installs), many sites later • No WordPress sites now, but starting one later
  19. 19. Combining Individual Sites: Change a few files, import.
  20. 20. Settings > Network • Begin on the site you want to be the primary • Choose subdomains or subdirectories • Click Proceed • Upload generated files (ftp) • Import additional sites
  21. 21. Possible Situations • One WordPress site now, one site later • Many sites now (on an MU install), many sites later • Many sites now (on separate installs), many sites later • No WordPress sites now, but starting one later
  22. 22. Starting from scratch? Decide single vs. many during install process.
  23. 23. No fuss, no muss. (Check your plugins and themes.)
  24. 24. Pending Tickets • 265 bugs • 155 enhancements • 12 feature requests • 13 tasks (blessed)
  25. 25. Want to Help? Patch Sprint! Week of February 22 • 265 bugs • 155 enhancements • 12 feature requests Last week for enhancements: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/report/32
  26. 26. http://wordpress.org/development http://wpdevel.wordpress.com irc.freenode.net #wordpress-dev Questions?

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