For many who work in the web publishing field either as hobbyists or all-out professionals, WordPress is synonymous with inspiration. Relishing in one of the biggest open source success stories of our time are names ranging from small time bloggers to some of the instantly recognizable Internet leaders like Mashable, TechCrunch and GigaOM.
The Rise of WordPress
It is no surprise that a little investigation into the reasons for WordPress’ wide acceptance reveals a highly energetic developer and user community. WordPress has garnered huge momentum since its initial release in 2003, starting life as a simple platform for blogging needs and eventually evolving into a near-complete solution for most website ideas.
Several surveys indicate WordPress to be the most popular CMS in the world today, well ahead of other oft-considered options like Joomla and Drupal.
WordCamp Cuttack 2012 - A Chance to Get Inspired
WordCamp events in various worldwide locations are organized by local volunteers, with the aim of boosting the exchange of creative ideas related to the use of WordPress for online publishing ventures.
Details of what lies in store are put up on WordCamp’s official site, and the simplicity of these events is striking.
One such event is coming up in the eastern Indian city of Cuttack – this is being spearheaded by a local web development company called iDev, led by Soumya Pratihari, and has sparked enthusiastic responses within Indian blogging circles.
Scheduled to take place on March 11, the Cuttack event is divided into two key phases, one that will involve speeches by professional developers and another that is designed for novices to learn “from highly acclaimed WordPress geeks” through workshop activities.
The WordCamp Cuttack site has published an elaborate schedule for the two-day event.