The Automattic TC-1
Sixteen years in and now valued at $7.5 billion, Automattic has found a multitude of strides, even as it strives to own ever more of the media market.
How doing everything wrong turned Automattic into a multibillion dollar media powerhouse
Nothing has been automatic about the success of Automattic. Today, for those who haven’t been paying attention, the company looks a bit like an overnight success story.
There’s nothing Automattic about balancing commercial growth with an open source developer community
The tech industry has made a full 180-degree turn with regard to open source in the 16 years since Matt Mullenweg founded Automattic, the commercial backer of open source CMS, WordPress.
Can social and e-commerce transform the future of the open web?
WooCommerce began life as WooThemes, a small design firm that didn’t look very different from the many others that created WordPress themes.
The future of remote work is text
It’s impossible to talk about Automattic without talking about remote work. The company is a role model and innovator in this area: It has been entirely remote since 2005, and at 1,700 employees, it