Would You Attend A WooCamp?


The WordPress Meetup group in San Francisco recently held their first WooCommerce meetup within the new Automattic Headquarters. The meetup focused on an introduction to WooCommerce and provided time at the end for customers show and tell their WooCommerce projects. There was also an opportunity to have questions answered. As you can see from the Read More

Matt Mullenweg Donates $1.5 Million To Bay Lights Project


WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg has stepped up and donated the remaining 1.5 million dollars to the Bay Lights project in San Francisco, California. Talk about generosity! Thanks to his donation, the project will be able to go through with its planned 2-year run. Now I have one more reason to view the bridge when I Read More

My First Ever WordCamp San Francisco Experience


Since I started writing about WordPress in 2007, WordCamp San Francisco has been labeled as the grandest WordCamp of them all. It’s where the first event of its kind took place which started a revolution in WordPress meetups. Unfortunately, I’ve been unable to attend any WordCamps in the San Francisco until this year. The following Read More

Congrats To Automattic – 100 Strong


Matt Mullenweg announced on Twitter this morning that Automattic has now reached 100 employees. By Monday, November 14th the company will reach 102. If you would like to be part of the next 100 employees at Automattic, check out their jobs page. By the way, a new position has opened up that doesn’t really require Read More

Toni Schneider To Speak At Freemium Summit


Automattic CEO Toni Schneider will be presenting at the Freemium Summit taking place in San Francisco at the Mission Bay Conference Center on March 26th 2010. The price for admission is $449.00 which is a reality check to anyone who is used to attending a WordCamp. However, there will be a number of speakers from Read More

Toni Schneider From The Freemium Summit


Back on March 11th, I mentioned that Toni Schneider would be one of the guest speakers at the Freemium Summit held in San Francisco on March 26th. The summit focused on the freemium business model. That is, offering a free service with the chance to upgrade and that upgrade costing money. While GigaOm has a Read More

Become Proficient With Joomla, Drupal, Or WordPress With OSTraining


Here on WPTavern.com, I’m surprised by how many new companies I discover from the mere fact of them purchasing advertising on the site. One such company is Open Source Training. This is a company that specializes in training corporations with skills relating to Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress. To get more information on what this company Read More