This seems to happen every couple years. Something will come up, and suddenly the WordPress blogosphere is suddenly all a-Twitter (pun intended) about GPL-related issues. This time around, though, it isn’t an outright disregard for or ambivalence toward WordPress and the GPL, there are actual, seemingly good intentions involved, and unwilling participants caught in the crossfire, which… Continue reading WordPress and the GPL, round two
The agony and the ecstasy of Automattic’s Jetpack
In a discussion on Twitter with the Internet’s @SiobhanPMcKeown (if you don’t know who Siobhan is, you don’t read many WordPress blogs) & @Krogsgard about WordPress themes with lots of options, I mentioned that I’ve been thinking about ways to justify removing options from Museum Core in favor of using plugins to accomplish those same things. Case… Continue reading The agony and the ecstasy of Automattic’s Jetpack
WordPress isn’t a commercial success…wait, what?
Read this. Then come back. It’s okay, I’ll wait. WordPress.com Blogs Garnered 23 Billion Pageviews in 2010 It’s the last paragraph the bugs me. The five-year-old company may be experiencing remarkable growth, but it has yet to become a commercial success. The startup reportedly makes around $1 million per month from premium and hosting services,… Continue reading WordPress isn’t a commercial success…wait, what?
That Thesis Thing
Update 7/22/2010: Thesis adopts the GPL! Over the last few days, the WordPress community has exploded into debate over one thing: Thesis and it’s restrictive, non-GPL-compliant license. If you’re already familiar with the particulars of what Thesis is and what the debate is, you can skip the summary (to be honest, I’m sick of reading… (read more)
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