WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by over 16.7% of Alexa Internet’s “top 1 million” websites and as of August 2011 manages 22% of all new websites. WordPress is currently the most popular blogging system in use on the Internet.
It was first released on May 27, 2003, by founders Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little as a fork of b2/cafelog. As of December 2011, version 3.0 had been downloaded over 65 million times.
WordPress has a web template system using a template processor.
WordPress users may install and switch between themes. Themes allow users to change the look and functionality of a WordPress website or installation without altering the information content. Themes may be installed using the WordPress “Dashboard” administration tool or theme folders may be uploaded via FTP. The PHP and HTML code in themes can also…
Here is the Full Version of the 4th Episode of ‘Adda with Asif’ where I had Aslam Multani & Anil Gupta, from Multidots! This is the first Adda in English! Multidots has a very unique company culture, which impressed me years ago! In this informal discussion (Adda) we spoke how they started, their childhood, the first 5 year struggle of the company, and the key to their success. This Adda has several candid moments which anybody related to WordPress or service business or from this Indian sub-continent should purely enjoy. Continue reading “Adda With Asif | Guest: Aslam Multani & Anil Gupta (E04) – The Success Story of Multidots”
This is an incredibly happy moment for my company weDevs, our entire Dokan Team, for anybody involved in OpenSource, specially for our beloved WordPress community and also for all Bangladeshi people. Bootstrap is the most popular front-end library in the world, which is basically part of any modern website. And guess what – they are using our solution to create their marketplace. What could be more incredible than that?
Medium is easy, I like that. But when they went too far in trying to break the market by bribing brands and trying to brand in a way that its better solution than WordPress, thats when it was not this simple. Medium is a hosted solution, could be comparable to hosted WordPress like WordPress.com or many others, but not the WordPress solution. To grow their brand and portray themself as better content solution they started to bring big publisher, and there are numerous report how they bribed brands, if those brand move from WordPress! Now they are in odd situation. All the people they hired to sustain that growth, are now out of jobs, they fired 50 employees, and shutting down 2 offices. Ev Willams accepting that the main industry that they want to improve, they have not got full grasp of that, and feels, its time to stop that and look back.
Understanding you product placement, and not overdoing is very crucial.
You could surely ask, why anybody wants to install WordPress in a 12 years old $25 tiny router. But if you are crazy enough this article is an epic one. You don’t even need MySQL, it usage SQLite in a USB Storage. This is surely one of the science project type experiment. But you could surely use this for other useable case to run WordPress under 64MB RAM.
Writing is very important. Its effective, it has long lasting effects. I hate phone call, as I find it’s over-rated, it obviously has lots of use, but its counter productive in many case.
And now in the year 2016, its so easy to write. Write for yourself, take a piece of paper, open up a notes, or Evernote. If you are ready to write for others, start a blog, and WordPress make it very easy for anybody, does not even cost a dime to start.
I am looking from another side. A community that old (11 years now), and this big, bunch of things is bound to happen.
Just to give a simple idea, for a guy who is in this community for say for 6 years, he always thinks in himself, he knows this community, he fell very close to it, and eventually that started him give a kind superior (maybe wrong word, can’t find the better one ATM) attitude. He started to think he owns something, he has to have a say in everything about this community under his radar. And that goes same for a guy who is in community for 2 or even for entire 11 years.
So, maybe for others like you and me, he does not mean much, or maybe to him, we don’t mean much. But we all have a say, we all have got an attitude, we all think we know this better, and we are the ultimate bricks that makes this community.
You see, thats where democratization should take effect. It always should be beyond us. There is always a greater rest. When you build something that big, defining, even its beyond the founder, beyond the core people behind. Yes, its all important. Some stuff are the key to the project, some are the souls, but end of the day its about people. This #Drama is what we create, we, the so called *Expert.
And yes, please criticize me as I call myself *(WordPress Enthusiast)!
Even if its not about what you prefer, if its what serves your purpose, in the year 2015, you might want to migrate to WordPress, from what ever platform you are. As a member asked today at our Biggest WordPress Group – WordPressians, I had to digg a little bit, found few tools and resource, so wanted to share for future reference.