matt mullenweg

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…)

The independent web is growing quite a bit. Although we have these great cloud servers for WordPress, the software that people run and install themselves is still as popular as ever. Our services are bringing more people online, but they’re also bringing more people who want to own their own (more…)

Matt Mullenweg was recently interviewed by KTEH who produces the program, “This Is Us“. The interview goes over a bunch of information such as Automattic, Matt’s enjoyment of WordCamps, the GPL licensing, and more. This is a great 5 minute spotlight for anyone that is not familiar with Matt. One (more…)

Before they had a WordCamp to call their own. Hard to believe that considering Houston is the birth place for at least half of WordPress that it’s only now that a WordCamp was created in the area. Culturemap.com has a great writeup of the event including a few quotes from (more…)

Who would have guessed that automatically correcting the use of WordPress within the post title and content areas would cause such a flurry of activity. I’ll try to summarize the points of discussion up to this point. In WordPress 3.0, folks can no longer incorrectly misspell WordPress with a lower (more…)

Fresh out of WordCamp San Francisco, Mashable has published an interview they conducted with Matt Mullenweg. Within this interview, Matt talks about the demise of Ning and how BuddyPress is a nice alternative, the WordPress foundation, and how the PressThis bookmarklet will eventually compete with the one Tumblr has. Matt (more…)

Beginning of the keynote, Matt reflects on the beginning of WordPress and how it came about from b2. How WordPress has grown is far from what it was in the beginning. 10% Rule. Everyone only uses 10% of the features in software but everyone has a different 10% Plugins turn (more…)

Network Solutions has finally published a post on their blog that not only shows them accepting responsibility for what happened to their customers websites, but they also explain that WordPress was not the cause of the issue. Recently, our customers have complained about malicious code on certain of their blogs (more…)

Although I’ve thought about this issue endlessly, including most of the issues raised here, there are some things brought up in the comments that I haven’t thought about before. More importantly, you could be right. That’s why we’re doing this whole thing as an experiment; not the Large Hadron Collider (more…)

Back on November 18th, I released the interview I conducted with Matt Mullenweg during WordCamp New York. The audio in the interview was terrible and even though I tried for 30 minutes to fix it, I just couldn’t figure it out so I released it as is. Special thanks goes (more…)