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UpThemes Adds Managed WordPress Hosting to Theme Club Business

After five years of selling themes and support, UpThemes is branching out into the managed WordPress hosting business. Last week the company announced the new hosting venture and partnership with Aesop Interactive: We are excited to announce UpThemes Hosting, a managed WordPress hosting solution that includes 40+ premium WordPress themes (more…)

Vienna, Austria to Host WordCamp Europe 2016

The local WordPress community in Seville welcomed a diverse group of attendees to WordCamp Europe 2015 over the weekend. WordPress enthusiasts and professionals from Europe and beyond made strategic connections, contributed, found jobs and employees, and enjoyed presentations from a selection of world class speakers. Seville has got the imaginative (more…)

Automattic Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Automattic is celebrating its 10th year in business this week. WordPress.com opened its doors in the summer of 2005 and is now closing in on a globally distributed team of 400 employees. Against all odds, CEO Matt Mullenweg, a college dropout with no initial startup funding, built a company that (more…)

WordPress Mentioned on Orange is the New Black

WordPress fans were excited to hear that the software was briefly mentioned on the popular Netflix original series Orange is the New Black. In case you missed it, here’s a quick summary of the reference, captured by Megan Gray: pahahaha, I captured #WordPress on #oitnb. too real, if I had (more…)

WordPress.tv is Branching Out Into Beginner Tutorial Videos

WordPress.tv is expanding its video catalog beyond WordCamp session recordings. As most of the video content on the site centers around topics for developers and established users, the WPTV team is now actively soliciting submissions for more beginner video tutorials. Are you a proud member of the WordPress community, who (more…)