State of the Word
      Mark Jaquith
        markjaquith.com
    coveredwebservices.com
         @markjaquith
Independent
 WordPress
  Developer
What have
we been up
    to?
WordPress 2.7
One-click
WordPress
 upgrade
WordPress upgrade FAIL
New admin
 interface
Keyboard
shortcuts for
  comment
 moderation
Reply to
 comments
from admin
  interface
Threaded
comments
Comment
 paging
Consensus:
 “we like!”
Over 5.2 million
  downloads
Google
Fight!
42
      results
“WordPress 2.7 sucks”
485results
“WordPress 2.7 rocks”
User Experience:
  a goal, not an
  afterthought
Matt Thomas   Jane Wells
“ [WordPress] helps me
publish to the point that
    the tool actually
  disappears from my
     perspective ”

     — Mic...
You   Content
You   Content
Stats
How many
WordPress
  users?
~13 Million
Air Force
                   Army
   Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
              Coast Guard
     Defense Intelligence...
WordPress 2.8
::yawn::
Widget management
Theme installer
Not that there’s
anything wrong
   with that
BuddyPress
Facebook in
  a box?
Ning that
you control
BYOTOS
bbPress
The
WordPress
 Family
WordPress.tv
WordCamps
WP Community
WP of Tomorrow
Today:
your words,
on the web
Tomorrow:
YOU, on the web
Tumblr?
Yes, but more
  than that
“Help! I’ve given
    my data to
  services I can’t
control and I can’t
     get up!”
Closed source platform
Failure / Evil




                 Time
No dead
 ends
Phase One:
Photos
Connect
the silos
Community
   and
Marketplace
Free = good
Free = overwhelming
Plugins can
do anything
Plugins can
do anything
We’re
listening
Thanks!
    markjaquith.com
coveredwebservices.com
     @markjaquith
"State of the Word" at WordCamp Mid-Atlantic, by Mark Jaquith
"State of the Word" at WordCamp Mid-Atlantic, by Mark Jaquith
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"State of the Word" at WordCamp Mid-Atlantic, by Mark Jaquith

  1. 1. State of the Word Mark Jaquith markjaquith.com coveredwebservices.com @markjaquith
  2. 2. Independent WordPress Developer
  3. 3. What have we been up to?
  4. 4. WordPress 2.7
  5. 5. One-click WordPress upgrade
  6. 6. WordPress upgrade FAIL
  7. 7. New admin interface
  8. 8. Keyboard shortcuts for comment moderation
  9. 9. Reply to comments from admin interface
  10. 10. Threaded comments
  11. 11. Comment paging
  12. 12. Consensus: “we like!”
  13. 13. Over 5.2 million downloads
  14. 14. Google Fight!
  15. 15. 42 results “WordPress 2.7 sucks”
  16. 16. 485results “WordPress 2.7 rocks”
  17. 17. User Experience: a goal, not an afterthought
  18. 18. Matt Thomas Jane Wells
  19. 19. “ [WordPress] helps me publish to the point that the tool actually disappears from my perspective ” — Michael Ashby
  20. 20. You Content
  21. 21. You Content
  22. 22. Stats
  23. 23. How many WordPress users?
  24. 24. ~13 Million
  25. 25. Air Force Army Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Coast Guard Defense Intelligence Agency Department of Energy Department of Homeland Security Department of State Department of Treasury Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Marine Corps Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Geospatial Intelligence Agency National Reconnaissance O ce National Security Agency (NSA) Navy
  26. 26. WordPress 2.8
  27. 27. ::yawn::
  28. 28. Widget management
  29. 29. Theme installer
  30. 30. Not that there’s anything wrong with that
  31. 31. BuddyPress
  32. 32. Facebook in a box?
  33. 33. Ning that you control
  34. 34. BYOTOS
  35. 35. bbPress
  36. 36. The WordPress Family
  37. 37. WordPress.tv
  38. 38. WordCamps
  39. 39. WP Community
  40. 40. WP of Tomorrow
  41. 41. Today: your words, on the web
  42. 42. Tomorrow: YOU, on the web
  43. 43. Tumblr? Yes, but more than that
  44. 44. “Help! I’ve given my data to services I can’t control and I can’t get up!”
  45. 45. Closed source platform Failure / Evil Time
  46. 46. No dead ends
  47. 47. Phase One: Photos
  48. 48. Connect the silos
  49. 49. Community and Marketplace
  50. 50. Free = good Free = overwhelming
  51. 51. Plugins can do anything
  52. 52. Plugins can do anything
  53. 53. We’re listening
  54. 54. Thanks! markjaquith.com coveredwebservices.com @markjaquith
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