Last week at WordCamp US, co-founder of WordPress Matt Mullenweg delivered the annual State of the Word address. Mullenweg highlighted some of the milestones WordPress hit in 2015. These stats demonstrate just how powerful and robust WordPress has become as both a CMS and a community. Here’s a look at the most impressive takeaways! Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to Torquemag.io with this graphic.</strong></p><br /><br /><br /> <p><a href=’https://torquemag.io/matt-mullenwegs-2015-state-of-the-word-address-infographic’><img src=’https://torquemag.io/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/StateOfTheWord-v4-1.png’ alt=’Stats Of The Word’ width=’540px’ border=’0′ /></a></p><br /><br /><br /> <p> Did you watch this year’s State of the Word? Which stats did you find most impressive?
Over the weekend, roughly 1,800 people from all over the world attended the first ever WordCamp US at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in downtown Philadelphia. One of the biggest highlights of the weekend was the 10th annual State of the Word, delivered by WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg. The room is filling up for @photomatt‘s State of the Word. #WCUS pic.twitter.com/7tMUanUQOl — WordCamp US (@WordCampUS) December 5, 2015 Mullenweg kicked off the address by showcasing some WordPress statistics and other highlights that illustrate the platform’s tremendous growth and power. Later, he dug into what to expect from WordPress 4.4, Calypso, the […]
There’s a growing movement in the WordPress development community which has begun to see WordPress as a platform for not only building blogs and sites, but for using WordPress for Applications, as well. It’s near impossible to capture all of the services that are doing this (though please contact us if you are!), we do what we can to feature them here and to highlight why this is significant especially within the context of our favorite platform. Personally, I’m interested in this and I dig covering other people who are doing just that.