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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…)

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Cloudup is a file sharing service that was acquired by Automattic on September 25th, 2013. Their goal is to make file sharing “simple and beautiful.” Not having any experience with Dropbox, Cloudup was amazingly easy to set up and start using. In the past, I used FTP to upload images (more…)

Web development Agency 10up has announced they have acquired Brainstorm Media for an undisclosed amount. Brainstorm Media, also a WordPress development agency, was a staff of eight led by Paul Clark and Taylor Aldridge. The entire team will join 10up at the start of 2014, adding to its development capacity (more…)

WordCamp Miami to Celebrate 5th Anniversary in May 2014

David Bisset has been organizing WordCamp Miami for the past five years. That’s a long time in WordPress years! WordCamp Miami will celebrate its five year anniversary May 23-25, 2014. The first WordCamp Miami was held in 2010, spreading the phenomenon of WordCamps to one of the largest metropolitan areas (more…)

It’s been a long time since the Tavern has received a new coat of paint. I’d like to introduce you to the new WordPress Tavern. This design is a child theme that we created, based on Stargazer, a new parent theme from Theme Hybrid. WPTavern is now responsive and looks (more…)

Brian Richards has announced that he is giving away 12 full year scholarships. Winners will be given access to every new session published in 2014. According to Brian, that’s at least $360 in live, personal training. Winners are chosen every day at 12PM Eastern Time. To enter the drawing, you’ll (more…)

If you want to use WordPress in the Queen’s English, you’re in luck. There’s an en-gb translation and it’s been updated for WordPress 3.8. With the new admin design, British English WordPress installs will spell words like “colour” and “customise” in the proper English style. The easiest way to get (more…)