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We Are WordPress

  1. 1. We Are WordPress. WordCamp Miami 2012 #wcmia @theandystratton
  2. 2. Hi.
  3. 3. My name is Andy.
  4. 4. I work with WordPress.
  5. 5. WordPress is free,open-source, community driven software.
  6. 6. $ I make moneywith WordPress.
  7. 7. I make WordPress do more. Themes. Plugins. Consulting.
  8. 8. I use WordPress to help others.Businesses. Organizations. Charities. Friends.
  9. 9. I am in a relationship with WordPress.
  10. 10. I am in aRELATIONSHIP with WordPress.
  11. 11. We exist because of each other.
  12. 12. Isn’t that community?
  13. 13. Mos Def.See, “Fear Not of Man” by Mos DefFrom 0:50–1:38,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_lR5JkgCnU
  14. 14. “ Listen.People be askin’ me all the time,
  15. 15. “ "Yo Mos, whats gettin’ readyto happen with Hip Hop?"
  16. 16. “I tell em, "You know whats gonna happen with Hip Hop?
  17. 17. “Whatevers happening with us"
  18. 18. “If we smoked out, Hip Hop isgonna be smoked out
  19. 19. “If we doin’ alright, Hip-Hop isgonna be doin’ alright
  20. 20. “People talk about Hip Hop like its some giant livin’ in the hillside
  21. 21. “Comin’ down to visit the townspeople
  22. 22. “We are Hip Hop.
  23. 23. “Me, you, everybody.
  24. 24. “We are Hip Hop.
  25. 25. “So Hip Hop is goin’ where we goin’
  26. 26. “So, the next time you ask yourself where Hip Hop is goin’
  27. 27. “Ask yourself:
  28. 28. “Where am I goin’?How am I doin’?
  29. 29. “‘Till you get a clear idea.
  30. 30. What does this mean?
  31. 31. Focus.
  32. 32. Where do you fit?
  33. 33. People’s opinion of WordPress relies on you.
  34. 34. If WordPress is seen as insecure –
  35. 35. your work is seen as insecure.
  36. 36. Contribute. Core Dev & UI. Bug Reporting/Trac.
  37. 37. Contribute.Theme & Plugin Repository. Forums & Codex.
  38. 38. Respect.Backups. Updates & Upgrades. Hosting. Akismet. VaultPress. BackupBuddy.
  39. 39. Respect.Secure Passwords. Quality Themes/Plugins. Lock sites down (timthumb)
  40. 40. Manners. Designers & Developers:Play nice. Know your shit. Fix your shit.
  41. 41. Defense. Call out poor code/products.Help fix things. Explain better ways.
  42. 42. Defense. Blog/post in forums.Provide quality solutions.
  43. 43. What else? (specifically)
  44. 44. Designers.Child Themes. Browser Compatibility. Don’t redesign core UI!
  45. 45. Developers.
  46. 46. Write secure code.
  47. 47. Write secure code.Write secure code.
  48. 48. Write secure code. Write secure code.Write secure code.
  49. 49. Use These: esc_attr() esc_html() esc_js()esc_textarea() esc_url() wp_kses()
  50. 50. Developers. Use core API’s, actions & filters.Use third-party libraries under very specific contexts and with caution (timthumb).
  51. 51. Developers.Don’t remove core API’s, actions & filters.
  52. 52. Developers. Write extensible code.
  53. 53. Developers. Add your own filters/actions. Let me extend your code, not hack it.Ensure compatibility. Update as needed.
  54. 54. What else?
  55. 55. Context Is Queen. Many problems, many solutions.Have principles but work within the context of the problem you’re trying to solve.
  56. 56. JFDI. Just F*cking Do It. WP Lookup vs. WP SeekBuild shit. Good ideas rock.
  57. 57. Donate Code.Build something great? Donate it. Ask clients. You’d be surprised. You’re building it anyway.
  58. 58. In the end,
  59. 59. everyone can do something.
  60. 60. WordPress’ awesomeness is tied toit’s community’s freedom to be the best it can be.
  61. 61. The world’s impression ofWordPress is driven by it’s community. (not just it’s functionality)
  62. 62. We know WordPress is the best CMS,
  63. 63. ...because we are best community.
  64. 64. We Are WordPress.
  65. 65. Now, prove it.

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