Why Switching To WordPress
3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can
     Do For Your Clients
                  Ryan Duff
 Fusionized ...
Who Am I?

• Been Involved with WordPress since 2004
• Lover of Open Source and Productivity
• Owner of Fusionized Technol...
About You...
Not Here to Bash
Drupal and Joomla
 ... Intentionally
WordPress as a CMS
What Makes
WordPress Awesome
Easy (Famous 5 Minute)
         Install
Easy To Use (and
Customize) Admin UI
WordPress = Mac
 Drupal = Linux
  Joomla = ??
Plugins


• 11,646 in WordPress.org Plugin Repository
• Countless Other Premium Plugins
Themes


• 1,260 in Theme Repository
• 57 Commercial Theme Companies
Security
Percentage Affected

     • Drupal 69%
     • Joomla 91%
     • Movable Type 77%
     • WordPress 4%
Source: http://www.cm...
Short Development
      Cycle
Custom Post Types
Custom Post Type UI
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/custom-post-type-ui/
Showcase Websites
In the Works for 3.1
Admin Bar
Internal Linking
3.1 Roadmap

• 10/15 Feature Freeze
• 11/1 Primary Code Freeze
• 11/15 Beta Period Begins
• 12/15 Release 3.1
Resources

• http://wordpress.org
• http://codex.wordpress.org
• http://wpdevel.wordpress.com
• http://core.trac.wordpress...
Books

• WordPress for Dummies (For Dummies)
• WordPress Bible (Wiley)
• Professional WordPress (Wrox)
Questions?
Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients
Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients
Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients
Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients
Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients
Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients
Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients
Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients
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  • Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients

    1. 1. Why Switching To WordPress 3.0 Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Clients Ryan Duff Fusionized Technology (http://fusionized.com) @ryancduff / @fusionized
    2. 2. Who Am I? • Been Involved with WordPress since 2004 • Lover of Open Source and Productivity • Owner of Fusionized Technology (http://fusionized.com)
    3. 3. About You...
    4. 4. Not Here to Bash Drupal and Joomla ... Intentionally
    5. 5. WordPress as a CMS
    6. 6. What Makes WordPress Awesome
    7. 7. Easy (Famous 5 Minute) Install
    8. 8. Easy To Use (and Customize) Admin UI
    9. 9. WordPress = Mac Drupal = Linux Joomla = ??
    10. 10. Plugins • 11,646 in WordPress.org Plugin Repository • Countless Other Premium Plugins
    11. 11. Themes • 1,260 in Theme Repository • 57 Commercial Theme Companies
    12. 12. Security
    13. 13. Percentage Affected • Drupal 69% • Joomla 91% • Movable Type 77% • WordPress 4% Source: http://www.cmswire.com/cms/web-cms/are-open-source-applications-really-less-secure-008228.php
    14. 14. Short Development Cycle
    15. 15. Custom Post Types
    16. 16. Custom Post Type UI http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/custom-post-type-ui/
    17. 17. Showcase Websites
    18. 18. In the Works for 3.1
    19. 19. Admin Bar
    20. 20. Internal Linking
    21. 21. 3.1 Roadmap • 10/15 Feature Freeze • 11/1 Primary Code Freeze • 11/15 Beta Period Begins • 12/15 Release 3.1
    22. 22. Resources • http://wordpress.org • http://codex.wordpress.org • http://wpdevel.wordpress.com • http://core.trac.wordpress.org • http://wordcamp.org
    23. 23. Books • WordPress for Dummies (For Dummies) • WordPress Bible (Wiley) • Professional WordPress (Wrox)
    24. 24. Questions?

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