By ChrisPentago – tech.co – Image: ChrisPentago.
One blogging platform that has grown historically over the years and has become the epitome of open source project is WordPress. Developed by Matt Mullenweg in 2003, WordPress hosts millions of sites and hosts thousands of developers working on their backend. Their entire package is free to download and pretty simple to install. For developers interested in building WP themes and plugins, WordPress offers links and tutorials. WordPress also offers an amazing amount of free plugins for all of its users to enjoy.
By Brian Krogsgard – PostStatus.com – Image Not Credited.
Welcome to the Post Status Draft podcast, which you can find on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and via RSS for your favorite podcatcher. Post Status Draft is hosted by Brian Krogsgard.
In this episode, I am joined by Matt Mullenweg, the CEO of Automattic and the co-founder of WordPress. In this episode, we discuss a range of issues facing WordPress today, as well as the various arms of Automattic’s business:
- WordPress 4.9 features around customization.
- Progress on the Gutenberg Editor
- Feature projects and a year of day-to-day project lead
- The React decision for WordPress, and what came of it
- WooCommerce, Jetpack and issues they are facing
- Site building versus blogging on WordPress.com, and their ad campaigns
- WordPress community, the WordPress website
- And more!