What might WordPress.com’s pricing changes mean for the WordPress ecosystem?
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What might WordPress.com’s pricing changes mean for the WordPress ecosystem?

Do the WordPress.com pricing changes represent an opportunity for the WordPress product ecosystem, a blow to democratized publishing, or the beginning of a slow pivot in the service’s identity away from blogging to managed WordPress hosting?

Post Status Excerpt (No. 30) β€” Does WordPress Need To Have A Superior Writing Experience?
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Post Status Excerpt (No. 30) β€” Does WordPress Need To Have A Superior Writing Experience?

Post Status Excerpt, Cory and David discuss some recent conversations in the WordPress community: Is the WordPress writing experience bad for “serious writers?” Does WordPress have to excel in this area, or is it fine to have third-party writing tools that feed into WordPress?

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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…

Deborah Edwards-Onoro explains how to enable…

Deborah Edwards-Onoro explains how to enable the Classic Editor at WordPress.com. Why Deborah felt this needed to be published in the first place is an interesting question. There’s an answer: she noticed a blind WordPress.com user couldn’t use the site anymore when WordPress.com launched a refreshed interface. Deborah was surprised this could happen: “What I…

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Built by WordPress β€” .com that is

Automattic enters the low-end website market Automattic this week announced that its “premium website building service” (which was in beta in fall 2020) is now officially accepting customer applications for “websites starting at $4,900 USD.” The announcement describes a turnkey service with a personal touch: “You’ll work with a dedicated engagement manager throughout the entire…

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