WordPress to ditch React library over Facebook patent clause risk

Automattic, the company behind the popular open source web publishing software WordPress, has said it will be pulling away from using Facebook's React javaScript library over concerns about a patent c

WordPress.com gives you more options to share your posts on social networks

WordPress.com is slowly but surely replacing all those clunky social sharing plugins that you use. With today’s update, you can now schedule tweets, Facebook posts or LinkedIn updates in WordPress.c

WordPress.com now lets you write and collaborate in Google Docs

Instead of competing with Google Docs, WordPress.com is going to embrace the popular web editor so you can write and publish from Google Docs. It’s going to make it much easier to collaborate with o

WordPress.com lets you ditch Medium with new import tool

Publishing platform Medium recently laid off dozens of people. So if you don’t want to hand away your precious writing to a startup that is still looking for its business model, you can move your co

Google enables HTTPS for all Blogspot sites

Google today made HTTPS connections the default for all of the sites on its Blogspot domain. Google first enabled HTTPS for Blogspot last September, but at the time, it was an opt-in feature. Starti

WordPress.com turns on HTTPS encryption for all websites

WordPress.com is <a target="_blank" href="https://en.blog.wordpress.com/2016/04/08/https-everywhere-encryption-for-all-wordpress-com-sites/">adding</a> HTTPS support for all its blogs. If you have a c

WordPress Sites Now Support Google’s AMP To Make Mobile Pages Load Much Faster

Google has some big plans when it comes to making the web faster on your mobile phone. The company <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2016/02/24/google-now-highlights-amp-pages-in-its-mobile-search-

Automattic Releases WordPress App For Windows Desktop

It didn't take long. A little bit more than two weeks after <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/11/23/wordpress-com-goes-open-source-and-gets-a-desktop-app/">launching an OS X app</a>, Automatti

WordPress.com Goes Open Source And Gets A Desktop App

<a target="_blank" href="https://wordpress.com">WordPress.com</a>, the fully hosted version of WordPress, has a received one of its biggest updates ever today. Codenamed <a target="_blank" href="https

WordPress.com Launches New Vertical And Theme For Hotels, Inns And B&Bs

WordPress.com now offers hotel, inn and bed and breakfast owners and managers the ability to showcase their properties with the help of a new responsive theme just for hotels. In addition, the service

WordPress.com Launches Business Accounts With Custom Domains, Unlimited Storage & Support For $299 Per Site Per Year

Automattic’s WordPress.com just launched WordPress.com for Business. The business accounts, which will cost $299 per site per year, include advanced design tools with support for custom web font

WordPress.com Launches Education Vertical For Students And Teachers

WordPress.com just <a target="_blank" href="http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/classrooms/">rolled out</a> a new <a target="_blank" href="http://wordpress.com/classrooms/">classroom vertical</a>

WordPress.com Launches Portfolio Vertical For Photographers, Painters And Designers

Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com, just announced that it is rolling out a vertical for portfolio sites. This, the company says, is meant to allow photographers, videographers, illustrat

Automattic Debuts Vetted And Featured Third-Party Services For WordPress.com VIP Sites

<a href="http://automattic.com/">Automattic</a> is announcing a new feature for large-scale sites hosted in <a href="http://wordpress.com/">WordPress.com</a> VIP SaaS program (TechCrunch is a VIP publ

WordPress.com Introduces WordAds: “You Deserve Better Than AdSense”

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/automattic">Automattic</a> has teamed up with <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/federatedmedia">Federated Media</a> to - finally - allow WordPress.c

WordPress.com Gains Support For OAuth2, Dedicated Developer Portal

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/word.png" class="shot2" /> In a <a href="http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2011/07/07/oauth2-support-developer-resources/">blog post</a> on

Hacker Gains Access To WordPress.com Servers, Site Source Code Exposed

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/screen-shot-2011-04-13-at-10-29-37-am1.png' />Wordpress.com <a href="http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/security/">has revealed </a>that

Automattic Launches Jetpack, Gives WordPress.org Users WordPress.com Perks

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/jetpack_full_logo_transparent.png' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />Wordpress.com and Wordpress.org have a little more in common this morn

WordPress.com DDoS Attacks Primarily From China

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/screen-shot-2011-03-04-at-4-00-48-pm.png" alt="" />After recovering from the largest Distributed Denial of Service attack in the <a href="http

Report: Blogger Most Reliable Blogging Platform As Tumblr Tumbles On

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/blogs.png" /> Uptime monitoring service <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/pingdom">Pingdom</a> has <a href="http://royal.pingdom.com
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