WordCamp Takeaway: WordPress Past, Present, and Future

As WordCamp San Fransisco 2014 has wrapped, all of our WordPress loving brains are buzzing with knowledge and excitement. Below is an amazing video, featuring Automattic Founder Matt Mullenweg, that will break down an incredible path WordPress is continuing on. But first, here are a few points of how far WordPress has come and how much further it will go.

 

WordPress Worldwide 

According to this video, as of 2014, non-english downloads surpassed english downloads. At WordCamp alone, there were 21 countries being represented as a part of the WordPress community. And on a larger scale, WordPress is officially powering over 23% of websites.

 

Remarkable Updates

WordPress has added over 6,400 plugins, over 680 themes, and just in the last years has created 5 major releases of WordPress. Not to mention that WordPress is now more responsive than ever. They have updated to become fully mobilized, considering statistics show that there are now more cell phones that actual human beings.

 

WordPress To Take Over The World

WordPress will launch language packs allowing plugins and themes to be easily translated without the user even needing to speak the language. Also, a fully localized plugin and theme directory will now be in your dashboard making life that much easier. WordPress has teamed up with Stack to create smoother and improved communication within WordPress, which is also mobile responsive. Keep your eyes out for future potential auto updates and so much more!

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