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Data.gov Is Using WordPress and All the Code is Open Source

The US Government’s Data.gov website is a beautiful implementation of WordPress. The site provides a library of the government’s open data for anyone to use: Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more. Data.gov lets you search (more…)

Matt Mullenweg Takes On New Role As CEO of Automattic

After celebrating his 30th birthday this weekend, Matt Mullenweg announced that he has accepted a new role as CEO of Automattic. Toni Schneider joined Automattic as CEO eight years ago in January 2006 and has helped to expand Automattic’s reach to what he says is close to a billion people (more…)

WordCamp Miami Adds BuddyCamp to 2014 Event

Over the weekend, WordCamp Miami announced a date change for the 5th anniversary event. It’s now pushed up to to May 9-11, 2014. BuddyPress designers, developers and enthusiasts will be pleased to know that the organizers of the event have also given the green light to host another BuddyCamp Miami. (more…)

ManageWP Is Now Integrated Into cPanel With SiteGround Hosting

ManageWP announced today that it has made its way into cPanel on sites hosted with SiteGround via their new hosting partnership program. SiteGround customers will now find a ManageWP button within cPanel, which includes one click ManageWP account activation and also allows users to automatically add existing websites to the (more…)

Hosting Companies That Have WP-CLI Pre-Installed

WP-CLI was one of the most exciting WordPress tools to be released a couple of years ago in 2011 and has quickly become an indispensable part of many developers’ workflow. The project was originally created by Andreas Creten and is now maintained by Cristi Burc─â (Scribu) and other contributors. WP-CLI (more…)

WordPress Adds Per-Ticket Notifications to Trac

Andrew Nacin is on a roll with adding improvements to the WordPress core trac. During the holiday break he worked on a design refresh for tickets, enhancements, bug fixes and more ways to sort tickets. Today he announced per-ticket notifications, an exciting new feature that will help you stay updated (more…)

WPSchool Featured Image

If you love WordPress, keep an eye on your calendar for Valentines day 2014 as that’s when WP School is scheduled to launch. WP School is an initiative started by Pooria Asteraky with the goal of bringing WordPress education to the masses. Classified as a (MOOC) or massive open online (more…)

Chat WordPress Featured Image

On Tuesday January 14th, at 3:00PM Eastern ChatWP will be hosting the first ever Twitter chat dedicated to WordPress. Twitter chats are structured conversations centered around a hashtag. This enables anyone who uses Twitter the chance to participate in the conversation. The first chat will be with special guest Jason (more…)

WPMentor Featured Image

While WordPress has been around for over a decade, companies that are successfully making a business out of it are still very young. Companies like iThemes, StudioPress, HeadwayThemes, and RocketGenius are some of the few that come to mind when I think of successful, veteran WordPress companies. Every day, there (more…)