WordCamp Toronto Topic Survey - All Responses

AllContentStrategy

Q10APContentStrategyPercent
1%
No Interest13%
Some Interest39%
Very Interested46%

Topic – Content strategy, development
Comment – Content Strategy has active interest

AllEditingTinyGute

Q10APEditingTinyGutePercent
No Interest15%
Some Interest39%
Very Interested45%

Topic – Editor, post and page (authoring, TinyMCE, Gutenberg)
Comment – Gutenberg vs Classic Editor has some interest

AllGutenbergDetails

Q10APGutenbergDetailspercent
No Interest11%
Some Interest31%
Very Interested58%

Topic – Gutenberg and the new user experience
Comment But higher interest in Gutenberg details

AllCSSFrameworksPreP

Q10APCSSFrameworksPrePPercent
No Interest30%
Some Interest36%
Very Interested34%

Topic – CSS (styling, frameworks, preprocessors)
Comment – CSS frameworks  has just modest interest

AllCSSFlexboxCssGrid

Q10APFlexboxCssGridPercent
No Interest31%
Some Interest30%
Very Interested39%

Topic – CSS Flexbox and Grid (when and how to use)
Comment – CSS Flexbox & Grid increases CSS interest 

AllImageManagement

Q10ImageManagementPercent
No Interest15%
Some Interest47%
Very Interested38%

Topic – Image use, management, optimization, free vs stock sources
Comment – Image Management, a persistent problem on users websites, garners “Some Interest”

AllBasicPages

Q10APBasicPagesPercent
No Interest31%
Some Interest34%
Very Interested34%

Topic – Pages, standard types (about, contact, testimonials, landing, etc.)
Comment – How to do basic page types like About, Contacts, etc

AllMenusandTags

Q10APMenusandTagsPercent
No Interest24%
Some Interest37%
Very Interested39%

Topic – Menus, tags and categories (navigation, indexing, classification)
Comment – Menus, categories, tags and permalinks basic info

AllSitesInstallationGetStarted

Q11SitesInstallationGetStartedPercent
No Interest57%
Some Interest21%
Very Interested22%

Topic – Installation (getting started with WP itself)
Comment – Ouch, nobody wants to know how to get started again

AllSiteCustomization

Q11SiteCustomizationPercent
No Interest27%
Some Interest39%
Very Interested34%

Topic – Customization (admin/dashboard UI)
Comment – Site customization will be big in the next version of WordPress

AllSiteNamesLogos

Q11SiteNamesLogosPercent
No Interest44%
Some Interest38%
Very Interested18%

Topic –  Domain names, logos, trademarks
Comment – Nitty gritty webstuff – low interest

AllSiteHosting

Q11SiteHostingPercent
No Interest34%
Some Interest44%
Very Interested22%

Topic – Hosting (requirements, types, costs, trends)
Comment – Hosting choice is becoming crucial

AllSiteOptimization

Q11SiteOptimizationPercent
No Interest6%
Some Interest36%
Very Interested57%

Topic – Optimization (loading speed, images, measurement, PWA, AMP)
Comment – Big need and  very popular topic

AllSiteMigration

Q11SiteMigrationPercent
No Interest20%
Some Interest45%
Very Interested35%

Topic – Migration (content, site, plugins, importing and exporting content)
Comment – Site migration – so much fun…

AllSitePlugins

Q11SitePluginsPercent
No Interest16%
Some Interest38%
Very Interested46%

Topic –  Plugins, sets (basic/minimum, key, most popular)
Comment – Plugins are vital, so get the right choice

AllSiteEcommerce

Q11SiteEcommercePercent
No Interest15%
Some Interest43%
Very Interested42%

Topic – Ecommerce (plugins, WooCommerce vs Shopify)
Comment – I expected much more interest

AllSiteSecurity

Q11SiteSecurityPercent
No Interest7%
Some Interest28%
Very Interested65%

Topic – Security (login, HTTPS, firewalls, plugins, hardening)
Comment – The most popular topic

AllSiteGDPR

Q11SiteGDPRPercent
No Interest22%
Some Interest46%
Very Interested32%

Topic – GDPR compliance
Comment – Big topic and concern earlier this summer

AllSiteMaintenance

Q11SiteMaintenancePercent
No Interest17%
Some Interest38%
Very Interested45%

Topic – Maintenance (core, theme and plugin updates, backups, subscription services)
Comment – Sprawling topic hard to focus on

AllMktgSEO

Q12MktgSEOPercent
No Interest22%
Some Interest31%
Very Interested46%

Topic – SEO techniques, plugins (beginner)
Comment – Trending upward

AllSEOMarketTesting

Q12SEOMarketTestingPercent
No Interest17%
Some Interest36%
Very Interested48%

Topic – Marketing (including lead conversion, funnels, A/B testing)
Comment – Hardcore Marketing & SEO makes its mark

AllMarketingSocialmedia

Q12MarketingSocialmediaPercent
No Interest20%
Some Interest34%
Very Interested47%

Topic – Social Media (promotion, engagement; plugins)
Comment – Also trending upward

AllMarketingAnalytics

Q12MarketingAnalyticsPercent
No Interest8%
Some Interest37%
Very Interested55%

Topic – Analytics (set-up, customization, plugins, services)
Comment – Google dominates the topic

AllThemesBeginnerAll

Q13ThemesBeginnerPercent
No Interest55%
Some Interest26%
Very Interested19%

Topic – Theme selection (beginner)
Comment – Beginner topics are not popular

AllThemesTypes

Q13ThemesTypesPercent
No Interest35%
Some Interest37%
Very Interested28%

Topic – Themes types and their use cases (child, starter, basic, framework, etc.)
Comment – No consensus  on wide-ranging  topic

AllThemesDesign

Q13ThemesDesignPercent
No Interest29%
Some Interest31%
Very Interested40%

Topic – Design, blog and page layouts
Comment – Again wide ranging topic , mixed results

AllThemesCustomization

Q13ThemesCustomizationPercent
No Interest22%
Some Interest32%
Very Interested45%

Topic – Theme/Templates (customization, custom post type, plugins)
Comment – Also trending upward as this will be the next push after Gutenberg

AllThemesPageBuilders

Q13ThemesPageBuildersPercent
No Interest21%
Some Interest41%
Very Interested38%

Topic – Page builders
Comment – Surprise, only moderate interest in PageBuilders

AllDevWPCore

Q14DevWPCorePercent
No Interest41%
Some Interest31%
Very Interested28%

Topic – WordPress core developments, plans
Comment – At a time when Website development is changing fast, not much interest

AllDevAPIsRest

count(Q14DevAPIsRest)Q14DevAPIsRest
56No Interest
39Some Interest
48Very Interested

Topic – APIs, web services (REST, etc.)
Comment – getting REST right will be critical to WordPress

AllDevFunctionsHooks

Q14DevFunctionsHooksPercent
No Interest38%
Some Interest30%
Very Interested32%

Topic – Functions, hooks, classes, methods
Comment – Deep look into PHP and now JavaScript that are parts of the WP Engine. So no surprise – mixed interest

AllDevNavigation

Q14DevNavigationPercent
No Interest31%
Some Interest39%
Very Interested29%

Topic – Navigation (menus, TOCs, categories)
Comment – Overlaps menus and navs earlier topic

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  • Topic – DIY vs professional concerns
    Comment -limited interest

    AllWPBusiness

    Q15WPBusinessPercent
    No Interest33%
    Some Interest31%
    Very Interested36%

    Topic – The business of WP (development, design, consulting, agencies, etc.)
    Comment – Slight but not overwhelming interest??

    AllOther

    Q15OtherPercent
    No Interest32%
    Some Interest41%
    Very Interested27%

    Topic – The WP community and ecosystem
    Comment – Some interest

    AllTrendsinWP

    Q15TrendsinWPPercent
    No Interest22%
    Some Interest38%
    Very Interested41%

    Topic – Trends in WP as a publishing platform, a CMS, SaaS
    Comment – Modest interest in WP Ecosystem but much more interest in WP trends