“I want Exposure to be a place people can get lost in story after story and where authors can create these stories so easily that it inspires them to shoot more frequently and thoughtfully,” said creator Luke Beard.
WP Engine unveiled some serious growth metrics today, as well as a new CEO and a rebrand of the site. The company is “at a tipping point” and looking to work with large enterprise clients.
[Editor's note: VentureBeat uses WordPress as its content management system.]
Editor’s Pick “The only way I’ve been able to do what I do is working with the best people in the world and giving them autonomy, control, trust.” Thus Matt Mullenweg returns to the core of WordPress.
“We’re going to see the number of people who have WordPress as part of their daily habits grow exponentially,” said WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg
Overall, this is the most graphically and visually appealing WordPress yet. And it’s revision control is sick — SICK, we tell you!
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.
It’s a little hard to believe that the publishing world has only been using WordPress for a decade, as today marks the 10th birthday for the platform.
There’s no doubt that “name your own price” bundles are becoming increasingly popular, so we’re bringing one to VentureBeat with The Name Your Own Price Designer Bundle.
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.
It’s not often that we’re able to offer you something totally free here through our VB Store, but we’ve got one now. This bundle is loaded with hundreds of high-quality vector files, PSD files, icons and more – and for a limited time it can be yours for absolutely free!
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.
From Twitter’s perspective, I guess, once the aqui-hire is complete and you have the hires, why keep the acqui?
Wordpress VIP’s slogan is “Stop worrying about downtime.” We’d really like to, actually.
If you don’t like the way social networks try to own your data, but you’re not willing to sign off completely, there is a third way. Here’s how to regain control of your own stuff without giving up Twitter and Facebook.
WordPress 3.5 offers a new, streamlined media-upload and gallery-creation tool for WordPress.org users.
This morning HootSuite users will find five more apps in the social media power tool’s app directory: Vimeo, Wordpress.org, Via.me, Reachli, and Scripted.
Sponsored Post For a limited time, we have an offering at the VB Store that is ideal for the budding web designer. This deal features a robust set of video training courses that will allow you to pick up the skills needed to take on design projects using several top applications. The great thing about this bundle is that there is something in it for everyone. No matter what area of web design you’d like to work in, this deal — the Learn to Design Bundle — has got you covered.
Learn-to-code sites are all the rage. So are WordPress sites. This announcement from web wonderboy Ryan Carson is playing to a major trend.
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.
Popular blogging platform Wordpress just released a new plugin to make live-blogging super simple for everyone. Unfortunately, the plugin also makes it unbelievably easy to completely and utterly destroy your entire liveblog without even knowing it.
Facebook announced an official WordPress plugin today for cross-posting content, enabling tighter, cleaner, and simpler integration between millions of WordPress blogs and Facebook. All I can say is: finally!
Guest Post If you can’t code but aspire to start a Web business, odds are you feel just like the ostrich. Ostriches can’t fly, and to add insult to injury, they’re one of the largest bird species out there. They have to hobble around looking for something to do while their avian counterparts swoop into the air in boundless directions.
Leading digital advertising company Federated Media and WordPress developer Automattic forged a strategic partnership today that allows for greater interaction between advertisers and audiences from over 24 million blogs hosted by WordPress.com.
Pantheon, a content management service provider for enterprises, has officially launched out of beta and is now focused on helping customers move their site management tools completely to the cloud.
Online publishing software company WordPress released some incredible growth statistics Friday, including that WordPress is running on top of 14.7 percent of the world’s top one million websites. Almost equally astounding is that 22 of 100 new active domains are running on WordPress.
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.
The popularity of Microsoft’s Windows Live Spaces blogs appears to have been greatly exaggerated.
Uber blogger Robert Scoble said today that hackers broke into his blog and deleted about two months’ worth of postings — leading to findings that there are security problems with the blogging software he uses, WordPress.