Easy Digital Downloads Turns 3 Years Old

Pippin Williamson, founder of Easy Digital Downloads, looks back on three years of building an e-Commerce product for WordPress. Williamson describes the last three years as containing some of the highest and lowest points of his life. Williamson acknowledged that without his dedicated team, the product wouldn’t be anywhere close (more…)

Going Behind the Scenes with the Jetpack Team

Have you ever wondered what it takes to support a WordPress plugin with a million active users? At the beginning of 2015, Matt Mullenweg highlighted Jetpack as one of the most important tools in helping WordPress remain competitive and preventing the decline of its market share. The team surrounding Jetpack (more…)

Automattic Sponsors Let's Encrypt Initiative

Last November the Electronic Frontier Foundation announced Let’s Encrypt, a new free and open certificate authority for the public. The initiative aims to make trusted certificates available to anyone at no cost. The idea behind Let’s Encrypt is to transition as many domains as possible from HTTP to HTTPS by (more…)