Post Status Notes #501
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Post Status Notes #501

Elementor acquires Strattic β€’ WP Engine acquires Delicious Brains‘ plugins 🧠 β€’ When the Cathedrals own the Bazaars and Shopping Centers and you’re in a strip mall with a fruit stand… β€’ Jetpack decouples β€’ InstaWP gets seed funding from Automattic 🌱 β€’ Automattic hire #2000 β€’ World-class FSE, how? 🌐 β€’ WCEU by the numbers β€’ Weglot gives back β€’ RoleUp rolls out β€’ Tadlock exits WP Tavern 🍺 β€’ Why ‘why’ matters most β€’ The Big 2-0 next year β€’ All there is to know about core WordPress email notifications, documented βœ‰οΈ β€’ System font stack check β€’ Do not follow by default β€’ Museum of Block Art opens 🎨 β€’ Meet Yvonne Doll β€’ Mostly modest WordPress wishlists β€’ WooCommerce Experts to go global β€’ How to do well in a downturn πŸ“‰ β€’ Some things we don’t β€” but ought to β€” talk about. 🐘 Silent no longer about Sustainability.

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Footnotes #456

Issue #456 β€œOne of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals.” β€” Jean Vanier, Community And Growth Howdy! Thinking about WordPress history lately in terms of business and product acquisitions, key investments and hires … it says A LOT about…

Elementor celebrated its fifth birthday last…

Elementor celebrated its fifth birthday last month and published a blog post of milestones they’ve reached. They claim that β€œ5% Of All Websites Are Built With Elementor” with 8 million β€œactive installs.” πŸŽ‚ If that’s accurate it would mean Elementor is installed on 12-13% of all WordPress sites, a figure that W3Techs seems to back…

A rising tide lifts all hosts…

A rising tide lifts all hosts πŸ›₯️ More WordPress news on the hosting and eCommerce front: GoDaddy has launched new WooCommerce extensions, which according to the press release are from GoDaddy’s recent acquisition of SkyVerge. These extensions “increase the value of GoDaddy’s WooCommerce plugins from $3,000 to nearly $6,000 worth of premium extensions.” Chris Lema,…

25%

WordPress has been 25%-ish of the internet for a while now. The last year has shown about a 2% market share gain, according to W3Techs. But this week, it’s “official”. At least according to the metrics available. Matt Mullenweg’s blog post about the achievement sparked a good bit of reflection and conversation around WordPress, notably…

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