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DateAcquiring / InvestingAcquired / Invested InMedia / Press Releases$
2024 (1)
February 15OptinMonsterBeacon Lead Magnet CreatorOptinMonster Acquires Beacon Lead Magnet Creator To Help Small Businesses Easily Generate More Leads
January 28NerdPressβ€œOptimize Database” PluginNerdPress: NerdPress Welcomes β€œOptimize Database” Plugin to Our Family
2023 (13)
December 6NerdPressGrow SocialNerdPress: Say Hello to Hubbub, Elevating Your Social Sharing Experience
October 6Peter UptonLicense Server For WooCommerceJamie Madden: Jamie Madden (@dcwhatwhat).
October 5Awesome MotiveEnvira Gallery, NextGen Gallery, Photocrati Theme, and Soliloquy SliderWP Beginner: Welcome Envira Gallery, NextGen Gallery, and More to the WPBeginner Family of Products
October 4Rymera Web CoVisser LabsVisser Labs: Announcement: Visser Labs Acquired By Rymera Web Co
September 25Matthaus KluteSocial Link Pages PluginWPTavern: Matthaus Klute Acquires Social Link Pages Plugin
August 15group.oneBackWPupgroup.one: group.one strengthens WordPress commitment with acquisition of BackWPup
July 28Barn2WooCommerce Product TabsBarn2: Big news: WooCommerce Product Tabs is now part of the Barn2 family
June 14One Equity PartnersLiquid WebOne Equity: One Equity Partners acquires cloud services provider Liquid Web and forms new holding company, CloudOne Digital
May 30group.oneRank Mathgroup.one: group.one extends WordPress ecosystem with SEO optimisation plugin Rank Math
May 10Rymera Web Co.WC VendorsWC Vendors: WC Vendors Finds The Perfect New Home In Rymera
May 2MemberPressWishList MemberMemberpress: Welcome WishList Memberβ„’ – The Newest Addition to the Caseproof Family
April 7WPExpertsPayment Plans WCWPExperts: WPExperts Acquires Payment Plans WC
April 5LearnDashReal Big Plugins collectionLearnDash: LearnDash Acquires Real Big Plugins Collection
March 22WPExpertsChange wp-admin LoginWPExperts: WPExperts Acquires Change wp-admin Login Plugin
March 19MonetizeMoreAdvanced AdsAdvanced Ads: MonetizeMore acquires Advanced Ads 
March 13AutomatticActivityPub for WordPressTechCrunch: WordPress.com owner Automattic acquires an ActivityPub plugin so blogs can join the Fediverse
February 28Awesome MotiveWP101WP Beginner: Welcome WP101 to the WPBeginner Family of Products
Shawn Hesketh: Selling WP101: My Journey from Solopreneur to Team Player
February 22 MemberPressMemberMouseBlair Williams, Syed Balkhi
February 13WPExpertsOpen Graph and Twitter Card TagsWPExperts: WPExperts Has Acquired Open Graph and Twitter Card Tags Plugin
January 23Awesome MotiveThrive ThemesWP Beginner: Welcome Thrive Themes to the WPBeginner Family of Products
Shane Melaug: Thrive Themes Is Joining the Awesome Motive Family
January 5Awesome MotiveDuplicatorWP Beginner: Welcome Duplicator to the WPBeginner Family of Products
2022 (31)
October 25TaxoPress / PublishPressTag Groups πŸ”ŒSteve Burge: The Tag Groups Plugin is Now Part of TaxoPress
Christoph Amthor: Tag Groups Has Found A New Home
September 23Themeisle / CodeinWPWP Shout πŸ•ΈIonut Neagu announced on Twitter he acquired Fred Meyer and David Hayes‘ tutorial website. They originally acquired it from Alex Denning in 2013.
September 22PublishPressMetaSlider Plugin and MetaSlider Lightbox πŸ”Œ (Extendify) WP Tavern: PublishPress Acquires MetaSlider Plugin and MetaSlider Lightbox
September 7AutomatticGridPane πŸ–₯️ πŸ’΅GridPane: Self-Managed WordPress Pioneer GridPane Takes Strategic Investment from Automattic
September 6Strive Calendar (Francisco Opazo)Strive Content Calendar πŸ”Œ (Compete Themes)Strive tweeted the announcement.$15,000
September 6Joost de Valk, Marieke van de Rakt, Devin Walker, Andrew Palmer, and Matt Russell.Atarim βš™οΈAtarim: Atarim Raises First Funding Round to Bring Visual Collaboration To The Masses
September 2Jetpack / AutomatticWP Super Cache πŸ”Œ (Donncha Γ“ Caoimh)WP Tavern: Jetpack Performance Team Takes Over WP Super Cache Development
August 31Rocketgenius / Gravity FormsGravity Flow + Gravity Experts (Steven Henty) πŸ”ŒπŸ› οΈGravity Forms: Gravity Forms Acquires Gravity Flow and Gravity Experts
August 23DigitalOceanCloudways πŸ–₯️ DigitalOcean: DigitalOcean to Acquire Cloudways
Cloudways: Cloudways to Join DigitalOcean (Aaqib Gadit)
$350M (USD) cash
July 20SiteCareMaintainn (formerly acquired by WebDev Studios) πŸ› οΈWebDev Studios: Maintainn Is Now SiteCare.
SiteCare: SiteCare Acquires Maintainn.
WP Minute: Interview with WebDev Studios CEO Brad Williams.
July 15Daan TolWPLift.com πŸ•ΈοΈThe WP Minute: WPLift.com sells for $160k (Sold for $205k in 2016)
The Matt Report: Why Daan Tol, new owner of WPLift, invested in a WordPress blog
July 12The Events Calendar / StellarWPWP Conference Schedule by Equalize Digital πŸ”ŒEqualize Digital Sells WP Conference Schedule Plugin to The Events Calendar
July 4WP FormsPirate Forms πŸ”ŒThemeIsle: Pirate Forms is now WP Forms
WP Forms: WP Forms Has Acquired Pirate Forms
June 28team.blueRaidboxes πŸ–₯️ Raidboxes becomes part of the team.blue family
June 22Awesome MotiveWP Charitable πŸ”ŒAwesome Motive’s press release.
WP Charitable’s press release.
June 9ArryvedCraftpeak πŸ›’ Brewbound: Arryved Acquires Craftpeak, Aims to Create β€˜Omni-Channel Hospitality Platform’
GlobeNewswire News Room: Arryved, A Leading POS Company, Acquires Craftpeak, Integrating Online and On-Premise Hospitality Storefronts
Pantheon: How Craftpeak Supports Over 150 Breweries With WordPress Multisite
June 8ElementorStrattic πŸ–₯️ TechRadar: Elementor’s latest acquisition suggests WordPress users are in for a treat
Strattic: Strattic acquired by Elementor!
Elementor: Elementor Acquires Strattic To Redefine WordPress Hosting
June 2WP EngineAdvanced Custom Fields (ACF), WP Migrate WP Offload Media, WP Offload SES, and Better Search Replace πŸ”Œ Delicious Brains’ announcement.
WP Engine‘s announcement.
May 25GroundhoggHoller Box πŸ”ŒGroundhogg: Groundhogg Acquires HollerBox, A Powerful Popup & Lead Generation WordPress Plugin!
May 3Memberium (now Membershipper)WishList Member πŸ”ŒMemberium: Serendipity leads WishList Member Plugin to be acquired by co-founder of Memberium.
WishList Member: Our Next Chapter.
March 17Newfold DigitalYITH πŸ”Œ πŸ›’ 🀝 Newfold‘s press release: Clearlake and Siris-Backed Newfold Digital Expands E-commerce Solutions with the Acquisition of YITH.
Nando Pappalardo on the YITH blog: Our dream continues: YITH joins Newfold Digital.
March 11WPExpertsPassword Protected πŸ”Œ WPExpertspress release.
March 8Newfold DigitalHostopia Australia a Deluxe company πŸ–₯️Newfold‘s press release: Newfold Digital Agrees to Acquire Deluxe’s Australia Web Hosting Operations.
Seeking Alpha: Deluxe divests Australia web hosting business to Newfold Digital.
Twin Cities Business: Deluxe to Sell Australia Operations to Newfold Digital for $23M
Cloud7: Newfold Digital is acquiring Deluxe Australia hosting operations.
$23M
March 4WP ConcernWebFactory’s Coming Soon and Maintenance Mode Page πŸ”ŒWP Concern‘s blog post.
Manesh Timilsina on Twitter. WebFactory on Twitter.
February 28WPExpertsPost SMTP πŸ”ŒWPTavern: WPExperts Acquires Post SMTP Plugin
February 24StratticWP2Static πŸ”ŒStrattic’s press release.
February 21Cornershop CreativeWired Impact’s Hosting, Maintenance, and Retainer Clients πŸ‘₯Cornershop’s press release.
February 21TrustedLoginDashboard Access & Support Me Plugins (From Drew Jaynes) πŸ”ŒAnnouncement in TrustedLogin
February 9Rob Howard & TeamMasterWP βœ‰οΈAnnouncement in MasterWP.
January 9WP ExpertsLogin Designer πŸ”ŒRich Tabor‘s press release.
January ?AutomatticClipisode 🀝 Brian Alvey‘s posts about shutting down Clipisode and joining Automattic.
2021 (46)
December 23WP EngineFrost 🎨Brian Gardner‘s press release for WP Engine.
WP Tavern on the acquisition of Frost by WP Engine.
November 15LiquidWebModern Tribe πŸ”ŒModern Tribe’s press release.
November 11GoDaddyPagely πŸ–₯️Post Status’ post and interview with Josh Strebel.
November 4Automattic / JetpackWPScan βš™οΈJetpack’s press release.
October 5Brainstorm ForceProjectHuddle βš™οΈBrainstorm Force’s press release.
September 22ThemeIsleWP LandingKit πŸ”ŒThemeIsle’s announcement.
September 22Keanan KoppenhaverBranch and WPPusher πŸ”Œβš™οΈBranch’s announcement and Keanan on Twitter.
September 21Awesome MotiveEasy Digital Downloads, AffiliateWP, Sugar Calendar, WP Simple Pay, and the Payouts Service + additional free plugins. πŸ”ŒAwesome Motive’s announcement.
Sandhills Development’s announcement.
September 20LiquidWeb / StellarWPLearnDash πŸ”ŒSTellarWP: StellarWP Welcomes LearnDash to the Family
September 17WooCommerceSomewhereWarm πŸ€πŸ”ŒWooCommerce’s announcement.
September 13ProfilePressPeter’s Login Redirect πŸ”ŒWordPress.org: “LoginWP (formerly Peter’s Login Redirect)” There is now a pro version, with a website managed by ProfilePress.
Changelog: Version 3.0 mentions the acquisition and was released on 9/13.
September 10WP WhiteSecurityAdvanced noCaptcha and Invisible Captcha πŸ”ŒWP WhiteSecurity’s announcement.
September 8JetpackSocial Image Generator πŸ”ŒJetpack’s announcement.
August 30AutomatticFrontity 🀝Frontity’s announcement.
August 12Newfold DigitalYoast πŸ”ŒNewfold‘s announcement and Joost’s blog post.
August 9Honors WP / Easily Amused7 plugins for LearnDash from Immerseus πŸ”ŒHonors WP’s announcement.
August 4TermlyGDPR/CCPA Cookie Consent Management Plugin πŸ”ŒTermly’s announcement.
July 27PublishPress 🎁Organize Series πŸ”ŒPublishPress‘s announcement about the donacquisition.
July 26WP DeskAsithemes 🎨No press release. New owner information / Old owner information (Web Archive)
July 24LightspeedEcwid (Their WordPress plugin has 30,000 active installs. πŸ›’πŸ”Œ)San Diego Business Journal coverage.$500M
July 20LionSher TechnologiesPDF Embedder,
Google Apps Login, Google Drive Embedder, Google Apps Directory, Google Profile Avatars, All-In-One Intranet (Lever Technologies) πŸ”Œ
LionSher‘s announcement.
July 16AuthLab / WP Manage Ninja πŸ’΅Crowdfundly πŸ›’Crowdfundly‘s announcement. FutureStartup: Crowdfundly and AuthLab Enter into Strategic Partnership, Eyes to Build a One-stop Digital Fundraising Solution
July 16AutomatticPocket Casts πŸ“±9to5Mac: Podcast app Pocket Casts acquired by WordPressβ€€com owner Automattic
WP.com: Popular podcast-app Pocket Casts Joins Automattic
July 13SoftBank Vision FundPantheon πŸ–₯️TechCrunch: WebOps platform Pantheon raises $100M from SoftBank Vision Fund$100M
July 7Awesome MotiveSearchWP πŸ”ŒSyed Balkhi‘s announcement.
July 1Mode EffectAmplify Plugins πŸ”ŒMode Effect‘s announcement.
June 28Elijah and Trey MillsSimple Feature Requests πŸ”ŒSimple Feature Requests’ announcement.
June 22Infinite UploadsTuxedo Big File Uploads πŸ”ŒInfinite Uploadsannouncement.
June 17ExtendifyEditorsKit πŸ”ŒTechnically, this was an adoption not an acquisition.
June 14AutomatticDay One πŸ“±Techcrunch: WordPress.com owner Automattic acquires journaling app Day One.
June 8Liquid Web (Stellar WP)IconicWP πŸ”ŒTechRadar: Liquid Web expands its WordPress offerings with IconicWP acquisition.
June 8Awesome MotivePlugin Rank πŸ•ΈοΈPlugin Rank‘s announcement.
June 2Delicious BrainsAdvanced Custom Fields (ACF) πŸ”ŒπŸŽ™οΈ Post Status Draft #114: Brad Touesnard on the Acquisition of Advanced Custom Fields.
πŸŽ™οΈ Post Status Excerpt #12: Takeaways From The ACF Acquisition.
May 27Howard Development & ConsultingUnderstrap 🎨Howard Development & Consulting‘s announcement: Why we acquired Understrap.
May 21Cory MillerPost Status πŸ•ΈοΈCory Miller: Our Future Together at Post Status
Brian Krogsgard: A New Era for Post Status
πŸŽ™οΈPost Status Excerpt # 11: A New Era For Post Status
May 11Liquid WebGiveWP (Impress.org) πŸ”ŒπŸŽ™οΈPost Status Draft #113: Devin Walker and Matt Cromwell on GiveWP’s Acquisition by Liquid Web.
May 6PublishPressThe Post Expirator Plugin πŸ”ŒPublishPressannouncement.
April 20HKH SystemsKanban for WordPressKanban for WordPressannouncement. WP Tavern: Alpha Particle and Flowspoke Acquire Kanban for WordPress for $15K.$15,000
April 12group.ONEWP Media (WP Rocket, Imagify, and RocketCDN) πŸ”Œβš™οΈgroup.ONE‘s announcement.
April 6iThemesKadence WP 🎨iThemesannouncement.
March 19 PublishPressSimple TagsSteve Burge: Taking on a new WordPress plugin: TaxoPress
March 16InMotion Hosting / Web Ventures RamNode πŸ–₯️InMotion‘s press release.
March 16Ionut NeaguWP Cloudflare Page Cache πŸ”ŒIonut‘s announcement.
Feb 8AutomatticParse.ly βš™οΈTechCrunch: Automattic Acquires Analytics Company Parse.ly.
January 26WP BuffsWP EZIWP Buffsannouncement. WP EZI‘s announcement. Corporate acquisition of an agency. WPMRR. WP Tavern. $50,000
January 6Liquid WebThe Events Calendar (Modern Tribe) πŸ”ŒWP Tavern: Liquid Web Acquires The Events Calendar WordPress Plugin From Modern Tribe.
2020 (16)
December 18Angry CreativePragmatic 🀝Post Status Notes: Pragmatic, a UK-based enterprise WordPress agency, has merged with Swedish company Angry Creative. Over the next few months, Pragmatic will become Angry Creative UK.$100,000
December 7AutomatticMailPoet πŸ”ŒWP Tavern: Automattic Acquires Mailpoet.
Mailpoet’s announcement.
November 29WP DeveloperDisable CommentsWP Developer‘s announcement.
November 5WPBeginner Growth FundUncanny Owl (Automator) πŸ”ŒWP Beginner: Welcome Uncanny Owl and Automator Plugin to the WPBeginner Growth Fund
October 6iThemesWP Complete πŸ”ŒiThemesannouncement.
September 21GoDaddySkyVerge πŸ”ŒPost Status: SkyVerge and GoDaddy
Macrotrends: GoDaddy valued at nearly $3B (2019)
September 1Liquid Web (iThemes)Restrict Content Pro (Sandhills Development) πŸ”ŒSandhills’ announcement.Liquid Web valued at $229M (2019)
August 6PublishPressAdvanced Gutenberg πŸ”ŒπŸŽ¨PublishPress acquired the Advanced Gutenberg plugin and theme.
June 23WP BeginnerSmash Balloon πŸ”ŒWP Beginner: Welcome Smash Balloon to the WPBeginner Family of Products
June 16YoastDuplicate Post πŸ”ŒYoast‘s announcement.
May 31WP DeveloperEmbedPress (Steve Burge) πŸ”ŒEmbedPress announcement.
May 23AutomatticProsPress πŸ”ŒTechCrunch: Automattic acquires subscription payment company ProsPress
April 21WP EngineBlock Lab πŸ€πŸ”ŒBlock Lab‘s announcement.
April 1WatchfulXCloner πŸ”Œβš™οΈWatchful‘s announcement.
πŸŽ™οΈ Watchful’s podcast with XCloner’s founder.
February 29InMotion Hosting / Web VenturesSprout Invoices πŸ”ŒInMotion‘s press release.
February 6 Awesome MotiveAll in One SEO πŸ”ŒπŸŽ™οΈPost Status Draft #100: Syed Balkhi on Awesome Motive’s acquisition of All In One SEO.
2019 (15)
December 30Web Ventures / InMotion HostingElegant MarketplaceInMotion‘s press release.
December 12WP Beginner Growth Accelerator πŸ’΅Rymera (WholeSale Suite) πŸ”ŒWP Beginner: Welcome Rymera and WholeSale Suite to WPBeginner Growth Fund.
November 22 BlogVaultWP Remote (maekit) βš™οΈPost Status Note.
November 1BoldGridW3 Edge / W3 Total Cache πŸ”ŒWP Tavern: BoldGrid Joins Forces with W3 Edge, Acquires W3 Total Cache Plugin
September 19SalesforceAutomattic πŸ’Έ Post Status: Salesforce Ventures invests $300 million in Automattic, at a $3 billion valuation. TechCrunch: Automattic raises $300 million at $3 billion valuation from Salesforce Ventures and Salesforce Ventures Invested $300M in Automattic while Salesforce was building CMS.
September 16WP DeskShopMagic πŸ”ŒShopMagic‘s announcement.$5K
August 26WebfactoryWP Force SSLDeveloper’s announcement. (Google Cache)
August 16AutomatticZBS CRM πŸ”ŒWP Tavern: Automattic Acquires Zero BS CRM, Considers Rebranding it as Jetpack CRM
August 12AutomatticTumblr πŸ•ΈοΈThe Verge: Interview with Matt Mullenweg.$3M
June 24WP EngineFlywheel πŸ–₯️TechCrunch: WordPress management site WP Engine acquires Flywheel as it moves to a $1B valuation and IPO.
May 2019PantheonStagingPilot βš™οΈ
April 23ShareaholicYet Another Related Posts PluginπŸ”ŒCrunchbase
April 9GoDaddyRich Tabor, CoBlocks, ThemeBeans πŸ€πŸŽ¨πŸ”ŒGoDaddy: GoDaddy welcomes Rich Tabor, CoBlocks, and ThemeBeans
February 18PublishPressPress Permit πŸ”ŒπŸ€PublishPress acquired the Permit Press company and the Capability Enhanced Plugin, which was rebranded as PublishPress Capabilities. PublishPress’ announcement.
January 9ElementorLayers WP (Obox Themes) 🎨
2018
November 6WP Beginner Growth Accelerator πŸ’΅CaseProof (PrettyLinks and MemberPress), Formidable Forms, SeedProd πŸ”ŒMemberPress: MemberPress has joined the WPBeginner Growth Accelerator
October 29WP EngineAtomic Blocks / Array ThemesπŸ”ŒπŸŽ¨Mike McAlister‘s announcement.
October 25WP EngineArray Themes 🎨WP Engine‘s announcement.
WP Tavern: WP Engine Acquires Array Themes
October 16Awesome MotiveSeedProd πŸ”ŒSeedProd: SeedProd is Now Part of the Awesome Motive Family
October 1Sandhills DevelopmentWP Simple Pay πŸ”ŒπŸ€Founder Phil Derksen: Why I Merged My Profitable One Person Software Company with a Bigger Player.
Matt Report: Why exiting solopreneurship is the right move.
Minority percentage stake in exchange for full ownership of plugin.
June 27WP EngineStudioPress (Genesis theme framework) 🎨 WP Engine’s announcement.
May 1ShareaholicSimilar Posts (Web Factory Ltd.) πŸ”Œ
February 2018Liquid WebiThemes πŸŽ¨πŸ”Œ$3-10M
January 2018UpdraftPlusEasy Updates Manager πŸ”Œ
2018AutomatticAtavist πŸ•ΈοΈ
2018EnvatoPlaceit βš™οΈ
2017
July 11, 201710upLift UX 🀝10up: Operation LiftUp: Welcome Lift UX to 10up
June 2017WP Forms WP Mail SMTPWPForms’ announcement.
June 20179seedsWeb Savvy Marketing (Genesis) Theme Store 🎨 πŸ›’
June 2017ImagelyTeslaThemes 🎨
March 22, 2017GoDaddySucuri βš™οΈPost Status: What you should know about the Sucuri acquisition deal by GoDaddy
2016
December 2016WP Site CareWP Radius πŸ› οΈ
December 2016Podcast MotorSeriously Simple Podcasting πŸ”Œ
December 2016UpdraftPlusWP-Optimize πŸ”Œ
2016GoDaddyWP Curve βš™οΈπŸ› οΈTechCrunch: GoDaddy buys WordPress services startup WP Curve
September 2016GoDaddyManageWP βš™οΈ
2015
October 2015Nikhil VimalFront End Registration and Login Forms πŸ”Œ
September 2015Hummingbird Web SolutionsCyberChimps πŸ”Œ
May 2015AutomatticWP Job Manager πŸ”ŒPost Status: Automattic to acquire WP Job Manager from Mike Jolley.
$400-500K estimated annual revenue.
May 2015AutomatticWooThemes+WooCommerce (Woo) πŸŽ¨πŸ”ŒPost Status: Post-acquisition interview with WooThemes co-founder Mark Forrester and some followup notes.
WP Tavern‘s original notice of the deal and ten-year anniversary post about the history of the Jigoshop fork that became WooCommerce.
~$30M
February 2015Human MadeSennza 🀝
2014
October 2014WebDevStudiosMaintainn πŸ› οΈ
August 2014AutomatticBruteProtect (Parka LLC) πŸ”Œ
August 2014WP Site CareAudit WP πŸ•ΈοΈ
June 2014Crowd FavoriteForty 🀝Post Status: Crowd Favorite to acquire Forty, a UX and design agency
April 2014Awesome MotiveThemeLab 🎨
March 19, 2014AutodeskCreativeMarket πŸ›’TechCrunch: Autodesk Buys Creative Market
Update: CM became independent of AutoDesk in 2017.
February 2014YoastWPForce.com πŸ•ΈοΈWP Tavern: Joost de Valk Author Of The WordPress SEO Plugin Acquires WPForce.com.
2014AutomatticLongreads πŸ•ΈοΈ
2014AutomatticScrollkit βš™οΈTechCrunch: Automattic Buys Scroll Kit, A Code-Free Website Builder That Once Got Legal Heat From The NYT
2014AutomatticCode for the People 🀝TechCrunch: Automattic Buys UK’s Code For The People To Build Out Its WordPress VIP Enterprise Business
2013
December 201310upBrainstorm Media 🀝
September 25, 2013AutomatticCloudup βš™οΈTechCrunch: Automattic Acquires File-Sharing Service Cloudup To Build A Faster Media Library And Enable Co-Editing
2013VelomediaCrowd Favorite 🀝Post Status: Crowd Favorite to be acquired by VeloMedia
June 2013PagelyBlogdroid.com πŸ–₯️
2013AutomatticSimperium (Simplenote) πŸ“±Simplenote’s announcement.
2013AutomatticPoster πŸ“±TechCrunch: Automattic Acquires iOS WordPress Client Poster To Improve Its Own Mobile Apps
2012
December 30, 2012Endurance International Group (EIG)Mojoness Inc. (MojoThemes and MojoCode) πŸ›’πŸŽ¨πŸ”ŒEIG’s announcement.
2012VaultPress (Automattic)Code Garage βš™οΈWPDaily/Torque: VaultPress Acquires Code Garage
2011
2010
June 25, 2010AutomatticPlinky βš™οΈTechCrunch: Automattic Buys Up Thing Labs’ Plinky To Help Bloggers Overcome Writer’s Block
April 13ShareaholicSexyBookmarks πŸ”ŒShareaholic‘s announcement.
2009
2009AutomatticBlo.gs βš™οΈVentureBeat: Blog company Automattic buys Blo.gs
Matt: Yahoo! is transferring blo.gs to Automattic for safekeeping and further development.
2008
2008AutomatticAfter the Deadline πŸ”Œ
2008AutomatticBuddyPress πŸ”Œ
2008AutomatticIntenseDebate βš™οΈ
2008AutomatticPollDaddy βš™οΈ
2007
2007AutomatticGravatar βš™οΈ
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