Genericons is a 100% GPL icon font by Automattic. It's in use with twenty thirteen, and I'm excited about it. It looks like a great option for most themes that need fairly few, simple icons. I'll be bundling this with my base theme.
Focusing on graphics alone is the main mistake people make when selecting a theme. To help you out, here’s a better approach.
In this episode, I talk to Matt Mullenweg — co-founder of WordPress and the CEO of Automattic — about what’s happening in the world of WordPress, and his role in it all.
John Maeda has released his 2018 Design in Tech report. This is always an interesting case study on the broad design world, and it’s curated by Automattic’s chief designer. I was also intrigued by a recent tweet from John highlighting a new magazine back page ad featuring the url WordPress.com/build — most notably for the…
Here’s an awesome WordPress site to check out: Batman News. It’s a blog about all things Batman, and it is pretty awesome. I think it’s really well designed and put together. It was built by Brady and Brody Vercher, of Blazer Six. Great job, y’all. h/t Erik Ford.
Jono Bacon notices that GPL license usage has dropped (more than half since 2010) and asks why. His theory revolves around the increased growth of open source in business, and a “nervousness” around the GPL in the commercial world.