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This person co-founded WordPress with Matt Mullenweg.

Who is "Mike Little"

100

In order to prevent control in the WordPress admin over a plugin's activation status, it can be placed in this special directory.

What is "mu-plugins"

100

Originally known as WordPress Multi-User (WordPress MU), this feature set allows you to run numerous distinct WordPress sites from a single install.

What is "multisite"?

100

This person gave the keynote address at WordCamp Ann Arbor 2017.

Who is "John James Jacoby"?

200

In this year, the first version of WordPress was released.

What is "2003"

200

Before the REST API, this feature was used to remotely interact with a WordPress site.

What is "XML-RPC"

200

Meta information can be added to posts by using this core feature which is not visible by default.

What are "custom fields"

200

Including this year, the Rackham Graduate School Building has been used by WordCamp Ann Arbor this many times.

What is "three times"?

300

This popular blogging platform changed its licensing policy in 2004, resulting in a lot of users switching to WordPress.

What is "Movable Type"

300

This feature is a simple server polling API built in to WordPress, allowing near-real-time frontend updates.

What is the "heartbeat API"?

300

This feature prevents more than one user from editing the same post simultaneously.

What is "post locking"

300

In 2015, the WCA2 after party was held at this restaurant.

What is "Conor O'Neill's"?

400

The very first WordCamp US was held in this year.

What is "2015"

400

This multisite specific PHP file can optionally be created in the wp-content directory in order to run functionality prior to any plugins or the theme.

What is "sunrise.php"

400

This is the name of the editor which WordPress has used for most of its history prior to Gutenberg.

What is "TinyMCE"

400

Founder of iThemes, Cory Miller, kicked off WCA2 with a keynote in the Rackham Auditorium in which year?

What is "2016"?

500

WordPress was originally a fork of this open source blogging software.

What is "b2/Cafelog"

500

This API offers a simple and standardized way of storing cached data in the database temporarily by giving it a custom name and a timeframe after which it will expire and be deleted.

What is the "transients API"?

500

Core WordPress includes this many post types by default.

What is "five"

500

The snacks table at WordCamp Ann Arbor has twice been sponsored by this locally based company.

What is "LearnDash"?

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