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366 – State of the Word 2017

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State of the Word 2017 Recap

  • 128 WordCamps in 48 countries that’s an increase of 11.3% and 11.6% respectively
  • 39,625 tickets sold
  • 1,008 organizers, 2.310 speakers, 1,091 sponsors
  • 4,379 meetups in 73 countries
  • Brief mention of wework purchasing meetup
  • 99,301 attendees of Meetups, which is up 64.9%
  • Monthly attendance is up 31.6% since 4.8
  • $45,000 was donated to hack the hood, internet archive, black girls code
  • 4 do_action events took place
  • Since May 2017: 52 bugs, 46 hackers thanked, 39 rewards reported through hackerone
  • es.wordpress.org and 26 more countries got translated
  • 47.350 active plugins with 633,274,305 downloads
  • 1,166 themes and 2,023 plugins include language packs
  • Tide is new in 2018, which is an automated test for every plugin and theme in the repository
  • 36.28% of sites are using https (up from 14% last year)
  • Talked about two releases this year: 4.8 and 4.9
  • No default theme was worked on this year
  • Bonus focus: wp-cli
  • Then a big section and live demo of Gutenberg

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