Post Status Excerpt (No. 13) — WordPress Economy Study, Trying Gutenberg Again

Cory Miller and David Bisset host the Post Status Excerpt Podcast

More acquisitions! Is the WordPress market worth $500-600 BILLION? Cory and David discuss these topics and Gutenberg’s barriers to winning back users.

$635.5 billion by the end of 2021?

In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Cory Miller and David Bisset briefly touch on two more acquisitions this week — one involving Extendify and another by Automattic. Cory and David review some highlights from WP Engine‘s recent report on the WordPress economy. WP Engine estimates the WordPress market generated more than half a trillion dollars (USD) in 2020. They expect the market to grow to $635.5 billion by the end of 2021.

Also covered in this episode: A discussion of people who gave up on Gutenberg in its early phases release and how they might be convinced to give it another shot now. This topic came up thanks to an article by Chris Lema and the conversation it provoked in Post Status Slack.

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