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Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. We’ve just wrapped up another WordCamp and Doc Pop has a quick recap for you here. Be sure to also catch all of our video interviews from WordCamp US 2016 here. Love WordCamps, but couldn’t make it to Philly? This is Doc Pop’s News Drop. We are in Phladelphia the WordCamp US 2016. This year’s event had nearly 1,900 attendees, with nearly that many watching on livestream. We’ve posted 10 video […]
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Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. Next week is WordCamp US in Philadelphia and we are getting excited for it, so we made this short list of talks you might like to see. Love WordCamp US but hate reading? This is Doc Pop’s news drop. WordCamp US starts this Friday in Philly and the entire Torque team is going! We can’t wait to eat some cheesesteaks wit onions and touch the liberty bell but we’re most excited […]
It was just recently announced that WordCamp US will be hosted in Nashville, TN for 2017 and 2018. That’s my hometown, so I’m super excited for it. Don’t forget to check out our other editorial toons!
Last year’s WordCamp US was a huge success. People gathered in Philly to eat cheesesteaks and talk about all things WordPress. Tickets for next year are already on sale, and today, organizers put out the call for speakers. “WordCamp US showcases the best of WordPress and the WordPress Community. We’re particularly interested in hearing from those who have used WordPress in interesting, innovative, and significant ways,” the announcement said. The team also wants to hear from users utilizing WordPress for small businesses and people outside the WordPress community. Get a look at anyone utilizing an open source project or just […]
Another year is coming to an end. And, in the world of WordPress, so much has happened. It’s been a year filled with Wappuus, WordCamps, APIs, and important milestones. In no particular order, let’s take a look at 10 of the most talked about things to happen in the WordPress ecosystem in 2015. 25 Percent Of The Internet It wouldn’t be a 2015 roundup if we didn’t mention the biggest thing to happen this year. At the beginning of November, W3Tech, a web technology survey company, showed that WordPress is used by 25 percent of the Internet — that’s one […]
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=’http://torquemag.io/matt-mullenwegs-2015-state-of-the-word-address-infographic’><img src=’https://s3-torquehhvm-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/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 […]
The first ever WordCamp US is this weekend and we couldn’t be more excited. After a bidding process, Philly was selected as the site for the inaugural camp, so you can stop by the Liberty Bell between talks or maybe grab yourself a cheesesteak — with or without onions. Wappu already has his hands on one. Friday and Saturday will be chock-full of talks, while Sunday stands open for Contributor Day. Community Summit The Community Summit is a smaller, work-focused two-day session. The organizers have deemed the summit an “unconference.” This means instead of scheduled speakers and talks, the format […]