The Future of WordPress: State of the Word 2016 – WordPress Website Design Article

As is his custom, Matt Mullenweg co-founder of WordPress and CEO at Automattic, gave his annual State of the Word presentation at the end of WordCamp US. This gives us a review of where WordPress has been in 2016 and where it’s headed going forward, as a software, community, and a Foundation. #wcus crowd waiting for @photomatt State of the World #sotw pic.twitter.com/0B0CSu05AK — thecplab (@thecplab) December 4, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js “Meetups are a leading indicator of WordCamps” 62,566 attendees at…

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Why Does SEO Matter? Recap from Joost de Valk’s WCUS talk – WordPress Website Design Article

Recently at WordCamp US, Joost de Valk, CEO and Founder of Yoast, gave a presentation on SEO. Why does it matter? How do you optimize it? Are there shortcuts? There is a lot more to SEO than just the technical. SEO is way more than keywords. “Optimization is really the last step of a really long process.” Joost de Valk Some people think search engine optimization (SEO) only matters for big box companies or for e-commerce sites. But Joost believes…

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