Posts tagged: News

WordPress Wins CMS Hall of Fame award

WordPress has won the 2010 Open Source Hall of Fame CMS Award. The voting was head-to-head against Joomla and Drupal, but an extra independent judge was brought in to give the winning vote. This is just another step that shows why WordPress stopped being “just a blogging platform” long ago. For those of who think […]

Monday November 22nd, 2010 in , , | 2 Comments »

Automattic donated the WordPress trademark to WordPress Foundation

Matt Mullenweg announced that Automattic has donated the WordPress trademark to the non-profit WordPress Foundation. Moving forward, the Foundation will be responsible for safeguarding the trademarked name and logo from misuse toward the end of protecting WordPress and preventing confusion among people trying to figure out if a resource is “official” or not. Matt Mullenweg […]

Thursday September 9th, 2010 in , , | Comments Off on Automattic donated the WordPress trademark to WordPress Foundation

Upgrade to WordPress 3.0.1

WordPress 3.0.1 has just been released. This version fixes 55 minor bugs, including a frequently reported export error and an incompatibility with PHP 5.0.5. The upgrade should be available for most of you from your Dashboard. Download 3.0.1 from or update automatically from the Dashboard (Tools -> Upgrade) in your site’s admin area. If […]

Tuesday August 3rd, 2010 in , , | Comments Off on Upgrade to WordPress 3.0.1

WordCamp SF 2010

WordCamp San Francisco will be held on May 1, 2010. Last year’s event was attended by over 700 WordPress users, developers, designers and general enthusiasts from 32 different countries. As speakers and schedule are confirmed, new information will be added to this site, so check back now and then! The first WordCamp was in 2006, […]

Sunday April 25th, 2010 in , , | Comments Off on WordCamp SF 2010

WordPress Twitter account

The wordpress team recently posted a new message on their blog, about the WordPress Twitter account: “We’re now starting to re-follow real people from the WordPress community. There will be no more auto-follow. If you are a WordPress developer, designer, blogger, fan site, whatever and would like to appear in the @WordPress updates stream, then […]

Sunday April 4th, 2010 in , , , | 3 Comments »

OMG WordPress BBQ at South by Southwest

This weekend, thousands of WordPress users and developers are among the people attending the South by Southwest (also known as SxSW) Interactive conference in Austin, Texas. To celebrate this, we’re throwing a WordPress BBQ tomorrow so that there’s a place for us all to get together. If you’re a WordPress fan attending SxSW (or you […]

Saturday March 13th, 2010 in , , | Comments Off on OMG WordPress BBQ at South by Southwest

New WordPress Foundation site

The new WordPress Foundation site has just been released today. You can check the first post at the new WordPress Foundation site. They received their first donation from WordCamp NYC. The money will be used to help developing WordPress. It will be great to see this site running the 3.0 development version and the nascent theme called 2010. Matt Mullenweg, the […]

Friday January 22nd, 2010 in , , | Comments Off on New WordPress Foundation site