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Doing business with WordPress
Mikko Virenius, Valu Digital Oy

@mikkovirenius
Contents
• Introduction
• The Evolution of WordPress
• The Evolution of WordPress Sites
• WordPress Companies in Finland
•...
Introduction
The Evolution of WordPress
• WordPress as a Blogging Platform, 2006-2009
• WordPress as a CMS, 2010-2013
• WordPress as an...
The Evolution of WordPress Sites
personal websites
applications
eCommerce sites
company websites
campaign sites
online mag...
WordPress Companies
• Freelancers and one-man companies
• Specialized companies
• Ad agencies and digital agencies using W...
The Future of WordPress
“I see the future of WordPress as a web operating
system.”
-Matt Mullenweg, 2013
Application Platform
• eCommerce sites
• Mobile apps
• Modern, JavaScript based, front-ends
• Custom dashboards
• Integrat...
Mobile Apps
• Mobile apps using website’s data
• Extra value: Two way communication, notifications
• App != replacement fo...
Separation of Front-End 

and Back-End
• Modern, JavaScript based, front-ends
• Custom dashboards for specific type of sit...
Integrations
• Content is produced in multiple systems
• Social media
• ERP systems, inventory management
• eCommerce syst...
Challenges
• Performance
• Scalability
• Security
• Modernization vs. backwards compatibility
Summary
• WordPress market in Finland is still growing
• The number of WordPress companies is growing
• The size of the av...
Questions? Visit www.valu.fi
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A brief summary of how WordPress market and WordPress sites have developed in Finland over the years. Author: Mikko Virenius, http://valu.fi

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Doing business with WordPress

  1. 1. Doing business with WordPress Mikko Virenius, Valu Digital Oy
 @mikkovirenius
  2. 2. Contents • Introduction • The Evolution of WordPress • The Evolution of WordPress Sites • WordPress Companies in Finland • The Future of WordPress • Summary
  3. 3. Introduction
  4. 4. The Evolution of WordPress • WordPress as a Blogging Platform, 2006-2009 • WordPress as a CMS, 2010-2013 • WordPress as an Application Platform, 2013 ->
  5. 5. The Evolution of WordPress Sites personal websites applications eCommerce sites company websites campaign sites online magazines
  6. 6. WordPress Companies • Freelancers and one-man companies • Specialized companies • Ad agencies and digital agencies using WordPress as a part of their toolbox
  7. 7. The Future of WordPress
  8. 8. “I see the future of WordPress as a web operating system.” -Matt Mullenweg, 2013
  9. 9. Application Platform • eCommerce sites • Mobile apps • Modern, JavaScript based, front-ends • Custom dashboards • Integrations with other systems
  10. 10. Mobile Apps • Mobile apps using website’s data • Extra value: Two way communication, notifications • App != replacement for the responsive website
  11. 11. Separation of Front-End 
 and Back-End • Modern, JavaScript based, front-ends • Custom dashboards for specific type of sites, like Happytables
  12. 12. Integrations • Content is produced in multiple systems • Social media • ERP systems, inventory management • eCommerce systems • WordPress acts as a “Content streaming system”
  13. 13. Challenges • Performance • Scalability • Security • Modernization vs. backwards compatibility
  14. 14. Summary • WordPress market in Finland is still growing • The number of WordPress companies is growing • The size of the average WordPress project is growing
  15. 15. Questions? Visit www.valu.fi

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