Stephan Spencer interviews Matt Mullenweg on his “Marketing Speak” podcast. I haven't had a chance to listen to this personally, but I heard some good things, and it's on my playlist.
Matt Mullenweg is the co-founder of WordPress, and founder and CEO of Automattic. In this interview, we talk about their new WordPress.com editor, and more.
Welcome to the fourth “Week in Review” on Post Status, where I hope to offer up some of the things you may have missed in the last week or so. There are a lot of great reads to catch up on this week: WordPress Beta 2 is ready for testing Self explanatory but important — WordPress…
Mike Jolley has agreed to terms to sell WP Job Manager to Automattic. Mike is already joining Automattic after the WooThemes acquisition — under his role as WooCommerce lead developer — and the sale of WP Job Manager is in part due to Automattic’s rules for employee side projects.
We don’t often talk about employment issues at Post Status. Good and bad stories about WordPress workplaces abound. Why single out this one? It is a very public issue, and it has to do with one of the largest employers in our space — one often cited as a great place to work: Automattic. That’s why I believe it merits deeper consideration.
I had the privilege to attend and be the media partner at A Day of REST, the world’s first conference devoted to the WordPress REST API. Here’s my initial review, and some pictures, from the event.
I think bringing Automattic resources into core WordPress development to put a huge effort into improving the WordPress editing experience is a good thing. An email went out last week to the authors of all plugins with more than one million active installs. The emails were sent from Andy Peatling — a manager at Automattic, in charge…