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Matt Mullenweg Takes On New Role As CEO of Automattic

Matt Mullenweg Takes On New Role As CEO of Automattic

photo credit: LeWeb 2010After celebrating his 30th birthday this weekend, Matt Mullenweg announced that he has accepted a new role as CEO of Automattic. Toni Schneider jo

Plugin Developers Receive A Christmas Gift

Plugin Developers Receive A Christmas Gift

With the Santa hat on, Matt Mullenweg has decided to try out an experiment specifically for plugin authors and their respective plugin pages. He’s decided to give pl

Matt’s Reflections On 2011

Matt’s Reflections On 2011

The independent web is growing quite a bit. Although we have these great cloud servers for WordPress, the software that people run and install themselves is still as popu

Plugin Created By A 10 Year Old

Plugin Created By A 10 Year Old

Making the rounds on Twitter today is a WordPress plugin called Dashboard Site Preview that allows you to preview your website from the WordPress dashboard. The plugin was

Alternatives For A Better Planet WordPress Feed

Alternatives For A Better Planet WordPress Feed

The WordPress Planet is a collection of WordPress centric websites that aggregate their content into one stream of information. In 2009, I proposed the idea of refocusing

Matt Mullenweg Donates $1.5 Million To Bay Lights Project

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

Dear Automattic: You Are Losing The Debate

Dear Automattic: You Are Losing The Debate

The following post was written by Erlend Sogge Heggen of jmonkeyengine.org. Erlend spends his copious amounts of spare time managing the jMonkeyEngine project, all the whi

My First Ever WordCamp San Francisco Experience

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

Pods – What Happened After The Kickstarter Campaign?

Pods – What Happened After The Kickstarter Campaign?

Recently, two WordPress development companies announced big name hires. The first was John James Jacoby leaving Automattic to join the WordPress development agency 10UP. T

Revamping The Content Creation Experience In WordPress

Revamping The Content Creation Experience In WordPress

In one of the slides for Matt Mullenweg’s state of the WordPress Presentation at WordCamp San Francisco, there was a concept screenshot of the post writing panel. So

EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Gooding Moves To The WordPress Tavern

EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Gooding Moves To The WordPress Tavern

Hello WordPress Tavern readers! Some of you may know me as a word wrangling WordPress writer from WPMU.org, where I spent the last four years writing about everything from

Pressgram Launches WordPress-Powered Photo-Sharing App

Pressgram Launches WordPress-Powered Photo-Sharing App

Everyone has been waiting on the edge of their seats for the Pressgram app to be accepted in the app store and today it finally happened. Billed as “An Image Sharing

Pressgram Launches WordPress-Powered Photo-Sharing App

Pressgram Launches WordPress-Powered Photo-Sharing App

Everyone has been waiting on the edge of their seats for the Pressgram app to be accepted in the app store and today it finally happened. Billed as “An Image Sharing

WordPress.com Is Ranked #8 For Internet Traffic in the US

WordPress.com Is Ranked #8 For Internet Traffic in the US

WordPress.com has just passed Yahoo for the #8 spot on Quantcast’s assessment of US internet traffic with 72,868,680 monthly visits. In these most recent rankings po