As part of our Special Projects team here at Automattic, we help interesting people and organizations have a great experience with WordPress. Sometimes that involves collaborating to build out new solutions to meet our partners needs, other times we help them migrate existing custom systems over to WordPress. I’ve recently had the opportunity to work ... Read More.
What’s it like to work at a fully distributed company with a worldwide team and culture guided by a Creed? Welcome to “Life @ Automattic,” a series of Q&As with the people behind the products. Today we speak with Daniel Brown, a Technical Account Manager for Newspack. Who are you, and what do you do? ... Read More.
I recently had the incredible opportunity to attend WordCamp US 2023, marking my second WordCamp experience after visiting Greece this past June. What I love about WordCamps is the freedom to choose from a variety of talks and workshops that resonate with your interests. The atmosphere is incredibly open, making it easy to start conversations ... Read More.
In this write-up, we talk about recent performance improvements that we did on WordPress 6.3, sharing both our findings and journey. While this post will mostly be around performance improvements at the code level, we want to emphasize that when we write code, we first want it to be readable, correct, secure, and only after that, performant. ... Read More.
At Automattic, no career path is cast in stone. There are no hindrances or rules against moving to different departments and even roles. What matters are demonstrated abilities. There are also a lot of conducive elements that encourage personal development. At Automattic, the first sentence of our creed is “I will never stop learning.” Happiness ... Read More.
One benefit to WordPress.com’s managed WordPress hosting is that you never have to worry about configuring the server. No Nginx tweaks, restarting PHP processes, or optimizing the MySQL configuration — we take care of that for you. It doesn’t need to be a total black box, though! For WordPress.com Business and Commerce sites with hosting ... Read More.
What’s it like to work at a fully distributed company with a worldwide team and culture guided by a Creed? Welcome to “Life @ Automattic,” our series of Q&As with the people behind the products. Today we spoke with Rudy Faile, a senior systems engineer. Under “Job Title” on our company intranet, you wrote, “Literally ... Read More.
Great news! WordPress 6.3 is coming soon. It’s packed with a bunch of new features and is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, August 8th, 2023. All WordPress.com sites will automatically upgrade to WordPress 6.3 when it’s released. If you’d like to test your site with WordPress 6.3 beforehand, you can now do so on ... Read More.
What’s it like to work at a fully distributed company with a worldwide team and culture guided by a Creed? Welcome to “Life @ Automattic,” an occasional series of Q&As with the people behind the products. Today we spoke with Doyle Irvin, a senior product marketing manager for WordPress VIP. Who are you, what’s your ... Read More.
Executive Summary Jelly Pixel Studio, a web development agency based in Indonesia, specializes in crafting unique and illustrative websites for clients worldwide. The company serves a wide variety of clients, from small businesses to larger corporations, utilizing WordPress.com as their primary hosting platform due to its exceptional stability, fast performance, and robust features. Over the ... Read More.