What is (or not)
 WordPress?
    Nikolay Bachiyski
  Bucharest, 16.09.2009
Me
• Nikolay from Bulgaria
• Internationalization
• Automattic
• http://nikolay.bg/
• @nikolayb
Boring stuff
WordPress is:
Boring stuff
WordPress is:
 • Blog platform
Boring stuff
WordPress is:
 • Blog platform
 • Open-source
Boring stuff
WordPress is:
 • Blog platform
 • Open-source
 • Grandma, you,
   CNN & NYT
Boring stuff
WordPress is:
 • Blog platform
 • Open-source
 • Grandma, you,
   CNN & NYT
 • Community
Boring stuff
WordPress is:
 • Blog platform
 • Open-source
 • Grandma, you,
   CNN & NYT
 • Community
 • Popular
Gentlemen,
   too
Not only ladies
Culture
Sharing




http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanr/142455033/
Code: GPL
share your improvements
Forums: 1,459,310
Bugs: 10789
Scribu
 hero
WordCamps
Not only a blog
Not even WordPress
MU        ulti       ser




Photo by http://www.flickr.com/photos/blue-moose/2972220353/
BuddyPress
Your own hi5?
 Facebook, LinkedIn
bbPress
forums, WordPress style
BackPress
            Photo by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobblucas/3271589953/
Isn’t secure?
 Security is a process
Committed,
but no promises
The only thing that I can
promise will keep your
blog secure today and in
                                    Matt Mullenw...
Upgrade!
A click in time, saves ninety nine
WordPress 2.9
    Late 2009
Media
overhaul
Albums
  3.0
Easier embeds
  YouTube, Flickr…
Resize
Resize
Rotate
te
  ta
Ro
Handbooks
http://wordpress.org/docs/
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<chapter id="install">
   <title>Installing WordPress</title>
   <sect1 id="instal...
Branch, translate
Beyond
Framework




            Photo by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/toneray/2509037534/
People
         Photo by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/seanosh/
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    1. 1. What is (or not) WordPress? Nikolay Bachiyski Bucharest, 16.09.2009
    2. 2. Me • Nikolay from Bulgaria • Internationalization • Automattic • http://nikolay.bg/ • @nikolayb
    3. 3. Boring stuff WordPress is:
    4. 4. Boring stuff WordPress is: • Blog platform
    5. 5. Boring stuff WordPress is: • Blog platform • Open-source
    6. 6. Boring stuff WordPress is: • Blog platform • Open-source • Grandma, you, CNN & NYT
    7. 7. Boring stuff WordPress is: • Blog platform • Open-source • Grandma, you, CNN & NYT • Community
    8. 8. Boring stuff WordPress is: • Blog platform • Open-source • Grandma, you, CNN & NYT • Community • Popular
    9. 9. Gentlemen, too
    10. 10. Not only ladies
    11. 11. Culture
    12. 12. Sharing http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanr/142455033/
    13. 13. Code: GPL share your improvements
    14. 14. Forums: 1,459,310
    15. 15. Bugs: 10789
    16. 16. Scribu hero
    17. 17. WordCamps
    18. 18. Not only a blog
    19. 19. Not even WordPress
    20. 20. MU ulti ser Photo by http://www.flickr.com/photos/blue-moose/2972220353/
    21. 21. BuddyPress
    22. 22. Your own hi5? Facebook, LinkedIn
    23. 23. bbPress forums, WordPress style
    24. 24. BackPress Photo by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobblucas/3271589953/
    25. 25. Isn’t secure? Security is a process
    26. 26. Committed, but no promises
    27. 27. The only thing that I can promise will keep your blog secure today and in Matt Mullenweg http://wordpress.org/development/2009/09/keep-wordpress-secure/
    28. 28. Upgrade! A click in time, saves ninety nine
    29. 29. WordPress 2.9 Late 2009
    30. 30. Media overhaul
    31. 31. Albums 3.0
    32. 32. Easier embeds YouTube, Flickr…
    33. 33. Resize
    34. 34. Resize
    35. 35. Rotate
    36. 36. te ta Ro
    37. 37. Handbooks http://wordpress.org/docs/
    38. 38. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <chapter id="install"> <title>Installing WordPress</title> <sect1 id="install.sysreq"> <title>System Recommendations</title> <para>&php; (version 4.3 or newer) and &mysql;(version 4.0 or newer) are required. <application>Apache</application> <application>mod_rewrite</application> module is optional, but necessary to create clean <acronym>URI</acronym>s known as Permalinks.</para> <para>We recommend <application>Linux</application> with either the <application>Apache</application> or <application>nginx</application> web-servers as the most robust platforms for running &wp;, but any server that supports &php; and &mysql; will do. If your host doesn&rsquo;t support one of these platforms, and <application>mod_rewrite</application>, you will probably be better off switching to one of the many hosting providers that do offer those choices. It is also essential that your host allows making remote connections.</para> <para>You will need access to your site and its directory, and software to proceed with the installation. These are:</para> <itemizedlist> <listitem><para>An access to your web server (via shell or <acronym>FTP</acronym>)</para></listitem> <listitem><para>A text editor</para></listitem> <listitem><para>An <acronym>FTP</acronym> Client (if you need to install &wp; on a remote server)</para></listitem> <listitem><para>Your web browser of choice (Recommended: most recent versions of <ulink url="http:// getfirefox.com/">Firefox</ulink> or <ulink url="http://google.com/chrome">Chrome</ulink>)</para></listitem> </itemizedlist> <para>Prerequisite for Uploading Files: In order to use all the media upload tools to store media files in your &wp; installation, you will have to change the <symbol>chmod</symbol> of <filename>wp-content</filename> folder to <literal>777</literal>. If you have not changed permissions in order to write in <filename>wp-content</filename> folder, you will not be able to use the uploader. <ulink url="http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Image_and_File_Attachments">Instructions for this</ulink> can be found in the &codex;.</para> </sect1> <sect1 id="install.five-minute"> <title>5-Minute Install</title> <para>The Famous 5-minute Install consists of the following steps:</para> <orderedlist> <listitem> <para>Download and unzip the &wp; package, if you haven&rsquo;t already.</para> </listitem> <listitem> <para>Create a database for &wp; on your web server, as well as a &mysql; user who has all privileges for accessing and modifying it.</para> </listitem>
    39. 39. Branch, translate
    40. 40. Beyond
    41. 41. Framework Photo by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/toneray/2509037534/
    42. 42. People Photo by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/seanosh/
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