State of the Word

Matt Mullenweg, one of the co-founders of WordPress and Automattic, gives an overview of all the updates made to WordPress in the past year and a preview of the changes to come in 2022. Some things of note are:

  • The expansion of including two full lesson plans for individuals teaching others how to use WordPress
  • The acquisition of Creative Commons search and rebranding it to Openverse providing over 600 million Creative Commons licensed images
  • The addition of the pattern library
  • Making WordPress Core available in over 71 languages
  • The creation of a diverse speakers program