WPBacon WordPress Hosting Roundtable

Earlier today, WPBacon hosted a WordPress hosting roundtable featuring high-profile employees of notable webhosting companies. The panel consisted of the following people. Ben Welch-Bolen CEO of Site 5 Tenko Nikolov CEO of Siteground Vanessa Vasile Tier 3 Systems Architecture Lead of InMotion Hosting James Grierson VP Business Development of Bluehost (more…)

Commercial WordPress Products Panel At WordCamp Minneapolis 2014

One of the highlights of WordCamp Minneapolis 2014, was the panel discussion on commercial WordPress products. The panel was filled with successful business minds sharing their knowledge of running commercial WordPress products and services. Each of the panelists shared their story on how they started their business. One thing they (more…)

Open Source Explained By Legos

WordPress has benefited greatly from being Open Source software licensed under the GPL. But what does Open Source actually mean? The folks over at Bit Blueprint in partnership with Moving Monday released a video using LEGO bricks and toys to explain the subject. While the video is not 100% accurate (more…)

The speaker schedule for WordSesh 2 has been published. The event begins Saturday, December 7, 2013. 00:00 – 24:00 UTC. If you don’t know how to convert your current time into UTC time, visit WordSesh is the equivalent of a virtual WordCamp. Speakers from across the world will gather (more…)

I invite you to watch Week In WordPress Episode 5 as yours truly and a group of WordPress faithful got together to discuss the news of the week. This episode features Adam Warner of FooPlugins, Curtis McHale of, and Pippin Williamson of Among some of the topics discussed (more…)

Episode 18 of the Dradcast podcast featured the one and only Syed Balkhi of It was a great show filled with excellent content including Syed’s recent giveaway aimed at helping to build a school. However, given that WPDaily has disappeared, I think the meat of the show starts at (more…)

Plan to set aside about 1 hour and 38 minutes to watch both parts. Each is filled with a ton of good information and great dialogue. Topics covered include, GPL licensing, iOS controlling the marketplace for apps, what happened with Six Apart/MovableType, social networking replacing blogging, and much more. The (more…)

Matt Mullenweg was recently interviewed by CNN Money. He had a couple of interesting answers for some of the questions asked. For example, when asked about being acquired, he responded that the only time he would consider being acquired is if he could run the company acquiring him. When asked (more…)

In what is being considered one of the more interesting conversations at Le Web this year according to what I’ve read on Twitter, Om Malik And Matt Mullenweg discussed a number of things revolving around WordPress. While there were a number of tidbits to take away from their conversation, my (more…)

Toni Schneider, CEO of Automattic was recently interviewed on TechCrunch TV. In the interview, they discussed the new vertical launched on for restaurants. There were a couple of things within this interview that I found fascinating. The first is that across the Automattic network which includes sites such as (more…)