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Growth stories from the WordPress ecosystem | Edited by Lawrence Ladomery
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Convesio acquires Growmatik
Convesio acquires Growmatik, a marketing automation SaaS platform
By Lawrence Ladomery | 11 May 2024
A smart move by the WordPress host, but not without challenges.
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The WP Community Collective and GoDaddy launch program for underrepresented speakers
By Lawrence Ladomery | 8 May 2024
The program is not just about funding, but ensuring the community reflects the broad spectrum of people who contribute to WordPress.
Shutterstock buys Envato
Shutterstock enters into definitive agreement to acquire Envato for $245 million
By Lawrence Ladomery | 2 May 2024
The acquisition adds 650k subscribers to Shutterstock, more than doubling its subscriber base to 1.15 million.
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WP Includes launches a survey to explore gender equality in WordPress businesses
By Lawrence Ladomery | 19 April 2024
The survey is open to everyone to take part, no matter the gender.
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Gravity Forms announces SMTP plugin
By Lawrence Ladomery | 12 April 2024
Gravity SMPT is free for those who hold a Gravity Forms Elite license.
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Inpsyde rebrands as Syde, reflecting its evolution and renewed vision
By Lawrence Ladomery | 9 April 2024
What can WordPress product businesses and agencies learn from the exercise?
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WordPress for Minecraft leaked
By Lawrence Ladomery | 1 April 2024
An alpha version of Minecraft WordPress edition, codename Project PressCraft, has been found on a testing device.
State of Digital Publishing announces new offering
By Lawrence Ladomery | 26 March 2024
SODP Media offers consultancy and audience growth solutions to digital publishers and news media properties.
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Jeff Chandler joins Mindsize in Outreach Coordinator role
By Lawrence Ladomery | 20 March 2024
The founder of the WP Tavern will be responsible for partnerships, collaborations, and seeking out opportunities in the WordPress community and beyond.
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Cloudways Autonomous announced – offering true autoscaling for WordPress
By Lawrence Ladomery | 24 January 2024
Built on Google Kubernetes and making autoscaling accessible to small and medium-sized businesses.
Elementor image optimizer
Elementor launches image optimization plugin
By Lawrence Ladomery | 16 January 2024
Image Optimizer by Elementor is a paid solution sold separately from their page builder and hosting products.
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Kinsta re-brands and re-adopts its original position as a WordPress host
By Lawrence Ladomery | 11 January 2024
Kinsta's new visual identity is bold, brave and has people talking. But the brand refresh is not the main story.
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Patchstack announces updated Protection Engine
By Lawrence Ladomery | 1 December 2023
The next generation protection engine is 10 times faster and more lightweight.
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Bricks Builder announces new plans and pricing
By Lawrence Ladomery | 29 November 2023
Starting on January 15, 2024, Bricks Builder will be offered on yearly licenses.
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Servebolt rebrands, presenting a new logo and website
By Lawrence Ladomery | 20 November 2023
The refreshed visual identity reflects the brand's commitment to performance
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Sarah Gooding announces her ‘Last Call’ at the WP Tavern
By Lawrence Ladomery | 18 November 2023
After 10 years she is moving on to "embrace a new challenge in the world of tech."
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Ready, set… launch (and a great offer for WordPress businesses)
By Lawrence Ladomery | 24 September 2022
Welcome to the first job board dedicated exclusively to Marketing and Sales roles for WordPress businesses.