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Looking at WordPress.com’s presence at WordCamp Asia 2024 in Taipei, Taiwan.

This yr’s WordCamp Asia was held in Taipei, the colourful capital metropolis of Taiwan. Members from WordPress.com joined different Automatticians, in addition to round 2,000 different attendees from throughout 70 nations to attach, study, construct, and provides again to the platform that powers thousands and thousands of prime web sites throughout the web.

The occasion kicked off with Contributor Day, a chance for anybody within the WordPress neighborhood, from newcomers to seasoned specialists, to get entangled and contribute to WordPress. Contributing can imply contributing to code, however it may well additionally imply sharing your experience in design, providing assist in boards, translating content material, and far way more. This yr’s Contributor Day had a implausible turnout and it was superb to see so many people present up and take part! 

As at all times, there was quite a lot of informative and galvanizing talks. A few of our favorites included talks about the way forward for WordPress, the multifaceted nature of design, constructing and sustaining WordPress websites with AI, reaching environment friendly workflows with the location editor, and the significance of variety, fairness, inclusion, and belonging within the tech and WordPress communities. If any of those subjects pique your curiosity, you may check out the livestream recordings for these and all different WordCamp Asia 2024 talks right here

Whereas our colleagues from the WordPress Mission, Woo, and Jetpack participated within the occasion, people from WordPress.com have been additionally current, contributing, networking, and interesting with the neighborhood.

This yr we have been significantly occupied with connecting with builders in order that we may higher perceive their experiences with WordPress.com. Our internet hosting infrastructure, powered by WP Cloud, is best-in-class, but the advantages aren’t as well-known within the developer neighborhood. To assist get the phrase out about all of our developer-focused options, we’ve just lately relaunched our developer web site at developer.wordpress.com. Test it out to study staging websites, WP-CLI entry, and Studio, our upcoming native growth setting. 

In the course of the anticipated closing Q&A session at WordCamp Asia 2024, Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress and CEO of Automattic, opened up about his goals for an internet that’s each open and accessible to everybody. He shared how the core rules of open supply aren’t simply shaping WordPress but additionally knitting collectively a worldwide neighborhood of contributors.

That sense of neighborhood is one thing you may undoubtedly really feel at WordCamps. Thirty-six % of attendees at this WordCamp have been first-time contributors—a testomony to the occasion’s rising attraction and the ever-expanding WordPress neighborhood.

In the course of the closing remarks, Matt revealed that State of the Phrase 2024 will likely be held in Tokyo, Japan. The lead organizers additionally revealed the subsequent WordCamp Asia location: Manila, Philippines, in February 2025. With Manila’s wealthy tapestry of Spanish, European, American, and Asian influences, we’re in for a vibrant mixture of tradition, delicacies, and neighborhood!

However you don’t have to attend till 2025 to start out getting concerned. There’s an enormous variety of native and regional WordCamps occurring year-round. Head over to https://central.wordcamp.org/ to seek out one close to you. Whether or not you’re trying to develop your abilities, study one thing new, community with the neighborhood, there’s one thing for everybody. We hope to see you on the market! 


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