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WordCamp Miami to Livestream Tracks Throughout the Weekend

WordCamp Miami 2015 is taking place this weekend with a BuddyCamp kicking off today. The event sold out again this year and will have roughly 800 attendees, including a kids’ camp, convening at the Florida International University School of Business campus on Saturday and Sunday. If you weren’t able to (more…)

WordPress.org is Testing International Theme and Plugin Directories

WordPress.org is making strides towards fully localizing the project’s official theme and plugin directories. Dion Hulse posted this morning that he has enabled localized theme directories for all Rosetta sites. For example, the Romanian themes directory is available at: ro.wordpress.org/themes/. Theme filters, directory sub-navigation, info and download buttons, and other (more…)

Automattic Acquires WooCommerce

Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg announced today that the company has acquired WooCommerce, WordPress’ most popular e-commerce platform. The plugin recently passed seven million downloads and stats from BuiltWith show that WooCommerce is dominating global e-commerce platforms, powering roughly 30% of all online stores. This is Automattic’s largest acquisition to date, (more…)