WordCamp Columbus 2011 - What's Next for WordPress

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WordCamp Columbus 2011 - What's Next for WordPress

  1. 1. What’s Next for WordPressand How You Can HelpWordCamp Columbus 2011
  2. 2. Andrew NacinCore Developer of WordPressTech Ninja at Audrey Capitalnacin@wordpress.org@nacin on Twitter
  3. 3. Where were we?Let’s cover the last leap year.
  4. 4. WordPress 3.0366 days ago.49,930,057 downloads ago.
  5. 5. “The Merge”of WordPress and WordPress MU.
  6. 6. Custom content types
  7. 7. Twenty TenFirst default theme in five years.
  8. 8. Custom headers andbackgroundsMaking theme options easier.
  9. 9. Custom menusDrag and drop simplicity.
  10. 10. Let’s jump to WordPress 3.1Released in February.
  11. 11. Internal linkingCross-link your content.
  12. 12. The Admin BarWatch this space.
  13. 13. The Debug Bar: It’s like Firebug for your WordPress.
  14. 14. The Network AdminBetter multisite management.
  15. 15. Post types and taxonomiesMOAR POWER.
  16. 16. Incremental improvementsUI, UX, AJAX, OMG, BBQ.
  17. 17. Post formatsJazz up your blogging.
  18. 18. But wait, there’s more!WordPress 3.2.
  19. 19. Distraction-Free WritingJust write.
  20. 20. Enter title here
  21. 21. UI Refresh!More of getting out of your way.
  22. 22. “Faster, lighter.”
  23. 23. “Upgrade, yo.”Making the jump to PHP 5.
  24. 24. “No, really.”Making the jump to MySQL 5.
  25. 25. “I mean it.”Kicking IE6 to the curb.(IE7, you’re next.)
  26. 26. (press this one)
  27. 27. “Browse Happy.”The only way.
  28. 28. Twenty ElevenBeautiful and customizable.
  29. 29. All in three months.(As of today.)
  30. 30. What might be next?WordPress 3.3 and beyond.
  31. 31. Media HandlingFaster, Easier UpdatesImproved Developer APIsPerformance
  32. 32. What else have we beenworking on?Lots.
  33. 33. Making WordPress.orgA Better Place
  34. 34. BuddyPressSocial networking in a box.
  35. 35. bbPress 2.0Forums in a box.
  36. 36. That’s nearing release,by the way.You should check it out.
  37. 37. Then there’s mobileFive apps and evolving quickly.
  38. 38. Everything is open source!All of them. Yep. Even iOS.
  39. 39. The WordPress Family(Aww.)
  40. 40. BYOTOSBring Your Own Terms of Service
  41. 41. You own your content
  42. 42. The GPLYour freedoms are guaranteed.
  43. 43. Free as in speech!Not as in beer. Though that too.
  44. 44. The freedom to run theprogram for any purpose.Freedom 0.
  45. 45. The freedom to study andchange the program.Freedom 1.
  46. 46. The freedom to distribute.Freedom 2.
  47. 47. The freedom to distributeyour changes.Freedom 3.
  48. 48. Don’t you wish all softwarecame with these freedoms?So do we!
  49. 49. The WordPress Family
  50. 50. The WordPress trademark
  51. 51. The WordPress Foundation
  52. 52. WordCampsCommunity-organized eventsput together by users like you.
  53. 53. How You Can HelpLet me count the ways.
  54. 54. Have fun breakingWordPressBeta releases of 3.0 and 3.1 weredownloaded 600,000 times.
  55. 55. That’s what I callquality assuranceLet’s get those 3.2 numbers up.
  56. 56. Support andDocumentation
  57. 57. The Core UI Teammake.wordpress.org/ui
  58. 58. Accessibilityworking groupmake.wordpress.org/accessibility
  59. 59. Theme reviewsmake.wordpress.org/themesLearn to write better themes.
  60. 60. Core developmentJoin in!
  61. 61. And finally, evangelismThe most important part.
  62. 62. Thanks!—@nacinQuestions!

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