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Your website is a product of your hard work and passion. Therefore, when your site hits a milestone — it shouldn’t go unrecognized. To make it easier for you to keep track of your site’s achievements, we’ll be rolling out a new celebratory notification that will alert you when your site reaches or surpasses a […]
To those of you who’ve made 2016 special: thank you.
This year marks the 10th birthday of WordPress.com and our parent company, Automattic. We are proud to have served this community of millions: from writers, photographers, artists, and small and large publishers, to business owners and entrepreneurs.
Publishing a blog can be tons of fun, and a great way to make friends and create opportunities. Starting one couldn’t be easier: sign up, pick a theme, and off you go. But maintaining one and building an audience? That takes a little more work — publishing regularly and engaging with the rest of the […]
When you hit “Publish” and send your work out into the world, do you stop to think about the larger ecosystem in which your blog is embedded? After all, one of the things that makes a blog a blog and not simply a website is that it’s part of a larger community and conversation. Well, […]
It’s been a crazy few years for WordPress’s mobile projects. In 2008 we launched the first version of the WordPress app so you could blog on the go with your shiny first-generation iPhone. Since then, we’ve added other platforms as well, including BlackBerry and Android. Today we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve expanded our mobile […]
This month we passed an impressive milestone: 200,000,000 posts have been published on WordPress.com. Does this number surprise us? Not at all. Because we’ve long known that you — our users — have an infinite amount of things to share with the world. From posts about your struggles with life and death, your favorite hobbies […]
[digg http://digg.com/software/WordPress_com_offers_3GB_of_space_to_users%5D Much of the work we do at Automattic is behind the scenes, infrastructure you’ll (hopefully) never notice or see, but we’re always thinking about how the improvements we make to the foundation of the site will allow us to build more interesting things on top of it. Today, one of those developments comes […]
You know, if I keep forgetting WordPress.com’s birthday she’s going to stop returning my calls. Has it really been a year since I almost missed our birthday last time? How time flies. Next thing you know it’s a million blogs later. It’s overwhelming to even begin to chronicle everything that has happened, but a year […]