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MOSC 2010 - WordPress 3.0 Milestone, Community, Showcase

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MOSC 2010 - WordPress 3.0 Milestone, Community, Showcase

  1. 1. WordPress: 3.0 Milestone, Community, Showcase<br />Simon Lim<br />Malaysia Open Source Conference 2010<br />
  2. 2. Who?<br />Based in Kuala Lumpur / Jakarta<br />WordPress Consultant @ WP Design Studio<br />Specialization: WordPress Hosting, Optimization, Scaling and Security<br />WordCamp Malaysia 2010 Organizer<br />Email:<br />LinkedIn: <br />Twitter: @simonlim88<br />
  3. 3. WordPress Overview<br />Fork from b2<br />Open source (GPL)<br />PHP / MySQL<br />Founder: Matt Mullenweg (USA) and Mike Little (UK)<br />Initial Release: 0.7 on 27th May 2003 <br />
  4. 4. How It Started<br />The moment when Matt blog about b2 dilemma and Mike leaves a comment on his blog<br />URL:<br />
  5. 5. WordPress.COM vs. WordPress.ORG<br />WordPress.COM: Free/Premium WordPress Hosting services by Automattic Inc. <br />WordPress.ORG: Open source project where the software you can install in your own server. (Free)<br />
  6. 6. WordPress 3.0 - Milestone<br />Codename: “Thelonious”<br />Released: 17th June 2010 <br />Download: >1,000,000 download in a week.<br />Download Live Stats:<br />
  7. 7. WordPress 3.0 - Features<br />Merge between MU (Multi User) and WordPress<br />New default theme – “Twenty Ten”<br />New custom menu management feature<br />Contextual help text section<br />Improved custom post types / custom taxonomies<br />Improved security <br />
  8. 8. WordPress 3.0 - Video<br />Please click on the following link to check out the WordPress 3.0 video<br />Source:<br />
  9. 9. WordPress Community<br />Support Forum:<br />WordPress Development Blog:<br />WordPress Bug Reporting/Patching:<br />WordCamp Worldwide<br /><br />
  10. 10. WordPress Community - Malaysia<br />First WordCamp Malaysia – 22 May 2010 <br />Monthly/Quarterly WordPress Meetup/Events<br />Official Community Site – in progress<br />WordPress Malaysia Community Group<br /><br />WordCamp Malaysia Official Site<br /><br />
  11. 11. WordPress Showcase<br />Awards<br />Market Share / Trends<br />WordPress Centric Startup <br />WordPress Site Examples<br />
  12. 12. Awards<br />2007: Packt Open Source CMS Award<br />2009: Best Open Source CMS Award<br />Source:<br /><br /><br />
  13. 13. Market Share <br />WordPress has about 8.5 % market share of entire Internet <br />79% of top million sites with a blog use WordPress<br />Source: <br /><br /><br />
  14. 14. Market Share – Trends<br />Source:<br />
  15. 15. WordPress Centric Startup<br />Custom WordPress Development <br />Premium Themes/Plugins Marketplace<br />WordPress Hosting / Scaling<br />Malaysia Based Startup<br />Simply WP – Free/Custom Theme Development<br />Kreative Themes - WordPress Premium Themes<br />ThePremiumPress - BuddyPress Premium Plugins <br />WP Web Host – WordPress Hosting<br />And many more to come!!!<br />Disclosure: The mentioned startups are first WordCamp Malaysia sponsors while Kreative Themes are part of the organizing committee. <br />
  16. 16. WordPress Site Examples<br />International Site<br />Techcrunch<br />Mashable<br />Wall Street Journal Magazine <br />Malaysia Site<br />15Malaysia – community movie project<br />This Week In Asia – podcast<br />Zaid Ibrahim & Co – biggest law firm <br />
  17. 17. Questions???<br />
  18. 18. Thank You<br />By Simon Lim<br />WordPress Consultant @ WP Design Studio<br />Email:<br />LinkedIn:<br />Twitter: @simonlim88<br />