Poster, an app that enables you to post articles on WordPress from you iOS device, has been acquired by WordPress.com parent company Automattic, the app’s creator announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Automattic, the company behind 63 million Wordpress blogs, and Janrain announced a partnership this morning that will bring social login, profile storage, and user analytics to its premium blogging clients.
Editor’s Pick Automattic, the company behind Wordpress.com and its 3.6 billion monthly pageviews, is testing a new native advertising monetization option with its massive blogging community: promoted posts.
WordPress 3.5 offers a new, streamlined media-upload and gallery-creation tool for WordPress.org users.
Many content publishers looking for new revenue streams have experimented with paywalls, with mixed success. But if you’ve got content that people are willing to pay for, paywalls can work very well indeed.
Executives from Automattic, the company behind blogging service WordPress, recently took the stage at the Le Web conference in Paris, where they shared some details about how the company is doing, as recounted in TechCrunch. The big takeaway: Automattic has signed up a long list of publishers who reach a huge audience, but it hasn’t succeeded in turning that into equally an impressive source of revenue.
Automattic, the creator of WordPress.com, and Windows Live are partnering to make WordPress the default blogging platform for Windows Live users after an announcement by Windows Live’s Dharmesh Mehta (pictured right) at TechCrunch Disrupt today.