Best Buy Co, Inc.

Matt Mullenweg

PressNomics 2012 : The Economics of WordPress Conference

PressNomics is 3 day event in Chandler, Arizona bringing together the companies powering the commercial WordPress economy to discuss business topics of interest and foster collaboration among peers. This is the inaugurial year for this conference, which is the brainchild of Page.ly founders Joshua and Sally Strebel. Why PressNomics? The overall Community of WordPress users is growing by the hour, ...

WordCamp SF 2011 – My Recap

Once again those of us deeply engrained with the WordPress content management system have descended on our yearly meeting mecca – WordCamp SF 2011 was this past weekend and, without a shadow of a doubt, it was awesome ! I’ve attended a total of 3 WordCamps live and in person, but have followed, via Twitter and other social media, countless other gatherings. This year there were 3 jam-p...

WordCamp SF 2011 – My Recap

Once again those of us deeply engrained with the WordPress content management system have descended on our yearly meeting mecca – WordCamp SF 2011 was this past weekend and, without a shadow of a doubt, it was awesome ! I’ve attended a total of 3 WordCamps live and in person, but have followed, via Twitter and other social media, countless other gatherings. This year there were 3 jam-p...

What is WordPress – Really ?

WordPress powers an astonishing 8.5% of all that is the interweb. That’s an astonishing number for an open-source piece of software  that really isn’t all that old – when you think that Matt and Mike started with the first official release of WordPress back in 2003. I found this infographic posted on the blog of my good friends and business partners, Page.ly. For those who want t...

Get Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress Themes

Speaking of right from the horse’s mouth….Now you can get WordPress themes that Matt Mullenweg himself uses for his photoblog. Matt Mullenweg, founding developer of WordPress, announced Saturday at WordCamp Savannah that he would be releasing two themes previously used on his personal site, Ma.tt. The announcement came during a presentation called “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Your Themes...

Get Matt Mullenweg's WordPress Themes

Speaking of right from the horse’s mouth….Now you can get WordPress themes that Matt Mullenweg himself uses for his photoblog. Matt Mullenweg, founding developer of WordPress, announced Saturday at WordCamp Savannah that he would be releasing two themes previously used on his personal site, Ma.tt. The announcement came during a presentation called “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Your Themes...

Happy Birthday WordPress

Ah they grow up so quickly…the young ones that you nurture. Next thing you know another year has passed. Today, May 27, 2010 marks the 7th anniversary/birthday of WordPress. On this day in 2003 Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt) posted on the WordPress development blog that,”…I am very happy to announce that the first release of WordPress is now available for download.” A quick li...

WordCampSF 2010 is done and in the books. If you’re a designer, developer, enthusiast or newbie there was something during the conference for you. This was actually my very first WordCamp and I must say that the experience was pretty amazing. There are two reasons that made this event really resonate with me on a personal level: 1 – I worked as a volunteer, so I had a little bit of ext...

Whenever you can get these two internet pioneers in the same room to sit down in front of a microphone – it’s worth sharing. Here are Matt Mullenweb and Mike Little, the founding developers of WordPress, talking about WordPress history, open source as a philosophy and their individual backgrounds. This video was recorded at WordCamp UK 2009.

Matt Mullenweg was recently in Ireland speaking to a packed house at the 2010 Dublin Web Summit. He goes over the early days of WordPress, Automattic, and why he even started blogging in the first place.

There have been a handful of maintenance releases within the past year or so of the ever popular WordPress blogging platform. With this new 2.9 release there are a number of enhancements, improvements, and overall direction shifts, in terms of functionality included directly within the core product, that will make many of us designers/developers/”users” very happy. Without going over t...

There have been a handful of maintenance releases within the past year or so of the ever popular WordPress blogging platform. With this new 2.9 release there are a number of enhancements, improvements, and overall direction shifts, in terms of functionality included directly within the core product, that will make many of us designers/developers/”users” very happy. Without going over t...

Pin It on Pinterest