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
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- 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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