10up Acquires Lift UX

10up, a leading WordPress design and development agency, has acquired Lift UX, a smaller user experience design-driven agency that will bolster the company’s existing Experience design team. Lift founders Chris Wallace and Brad Miller will join 10up’s 120+ person distributed team, along with Lift’s director of technology, Christian Chung, and (more…)

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WPCampus, a conference focused on using WordPress in higher education, takes place this Friday and Saturday in Buffalo, NY. If you’re unable to attend the event, WPCampus will be live streaming the sessions for free. Visit the streaming page on July 14th and 15th where viewers can choose between three (more…)

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In the past two weeks, listeners have reported that recent episodes of WordPress Weekly are not available for download through Apple’s Podcasting app, Stitcher, and other applications. I use Vid2MP3 to convert YouTube videos into MP3 files. Starting with episode 271, there was an error in the conversion process. It (more…)

Automattic Joins Amazon, GitHub, Mozilla, reddit, and Twitter in July 12 Protest Against FCC's Attack on Net Neutrality

Major internet websites, companies, and organizations are banding together on Wednesday, July 12, to protest the FCC’s attack on net neutrality. These include Amazon, GitHub, Kickstarter, Vimeo, reddit, Mozilla, Twitter, Etsy, Spotify, Netflix, and many others. Automattic is joining these tech companies in the protest, as it has several times (more…)

Petersen Family

Jesse Petersen, founder of Genesis The.me and Petersen Media Group, has passed away at the age of 38. Petersen had been battling Cystic Fibrosis for the past several years and suffered a massive lung bleed earlier today. He passed out before paramedics could reach him and could not be revived (more…)