Every week brings fresh news and updates in the world of WordPress. Here we recap some of the biggest stories in the WordPress community provided by Torque. Dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress users about the industry, Torque is a hub for WordPress news, business, and community.

This week’s WordPress Digest features stories on WordCamp US, The State of the Word address, Torque’s Industry Survey results, and more.

DOC POP’S NEWS DROP: WORDCAMP US 2016

Torque just wrapped up another WordCamp US and Doc Pop has a quick recap video for you. A lot went down in Philadelphia including Matt Mullenweg’s annual State of the Word address, a preview of the new 2017 theme, and WordPress’ strategy to break into ecommerce and enterprise.

VIDEO INTERVIEWS WITH INCREDIBLE WORDPRESSERS AT WORDCAMP US 2016

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Torque has been extremely busy interviewing members of the vast WordPress community at WordCamp US. Here are some of Torque’s best interviews from this weekend in Philly. Additionally, here are a collection of the best WordCamp US tweets for Day 1 and Day 2.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2016 ANNUAL STATE OF THE WORD

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Automattic’s founder Matt Mullenweg delivered his 10th annual State of the Word address and carried on the tradition of focusing on the future of WordPress.

WORDPRESS INDUSTRY SURVEY 2016 RESULTS

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Torque has been encouraging participants to fill out a WordPress Industry Survey the last month and finally the results are in to provide key insights into technology partners, drivers of success, the community, and challenges of WordPress. Torque had 303 respondents and 43 percent were developers and 29 percent were the owner/founder of their companies.

WORDPRESS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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Torque doesn’t just focus on WordPress tips and tricks, but also WordPress’ role in education.

Stay tuned for more feature stories and WordPress news from torquemag.io!