Recap of WordPress in 2015, and what to look forward to in 2016 | Post Status

This week’s Post Status Draft podcast is hosted by Brian Krogsgard and Joe Hoyle. This week, they talk about WordPress in 2015 and what to expect in 2016.

Welcome to the Post Status Draft podcast, which you can find on iTunes, Stitcher, and via RSS for your favorite podcatcher. Post Status Draft is hosted by Joe Hoyle — the CTO of Human Made — and Brian Krogsgard.

In this episode of Draft, Joe and Brian discuss the biggest stories of 2015 and look forward to predict where the WordPress world will go in 2016.

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Topics and Links

Stories of 2015

Changes in lead developers

A move to active installs

Forced plugin updates become a thing

Comments / The Trojan Emoji

Hunting vulnerabilities in WordPress core

WordPress zero day vulnerability patched

Acquisition(s)

#wpdrama, Thesis edition

Rest API everywhere

JavaScript

What to expect in 2016

REST API put to the test / endpoints to core

Remkus de Vries’s “Learning JavaScript In WordPress, Deeply”

JavaScript for WP

A Day of Rest

More companies growing up (getting bigger, acquisitions)

More hosted service

MOAR JAVASCRIPT

Theming will change

Auto updates become more prevalent

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