When we released the Prologue WordPress theme for group communication, we knew it would be used in innovative ways. This past weekend we saw it utilized for a Startup Weekend, an event where you can “Build Community and a Company in a Weekend”: Bloomington, Indiana was a proud host to Startup Weekend, which completed a […]
With an interesting blend of user-generated content and top professional journalists , The Roar – based in Australia – has built a compelling sports opinion site using WordPress: Featuring some of the best sports writers in Australia — including the Sydney Morning Herald’s Spiro Zavos — The Roar aims to be the leading sports website […]
Sony has released two WordPress plugins. They are based on some of the customizations they’ve done for their Playstation blog. A good example of a corporation adopting WordPress and giving back to the open source community.
A detailed and excellent post by Scot Hacker about moving the China Digital Times site from Movable Type to WordPress. Some choice quotes: we’ve reduced the time it takes to publish a new article from almost 15 minutes to a few seconds by moving from Movable Type to WordPress I’ve found again and again that […]
BabyCenter has recently deployed new community features on their site including the integration of blogs — powered by WordPress MU. For moms, there is Momformation: A blog covering everything you need to know about moms, motherhood, and the state of parenting now. And covering the intersection of parenting & celebrity culture, the FameBaby blog: FameBaby […]
Here in the US we have a big primary election today. Results are starting to come in and you can see the latest reaction from bloggers on the “Politics” tag page on WordPress.com. In addition, several large publishers are covering this big event and hosted in the VIP program, including: TIME’s The Page by Mark […]
Many publishers are embedding videos on their blogs from various sources, including YouTube, Brightcove, DailyMotion, Blip.TV, and others. One consistent piece of feedback we’ve received from publishers, is that it can be difficult and time consuming to remember the exact steps that each video site requires to embed a video — as they all have […]
Big news in the tech world today with Microsoft formally entering a bid to buy Yahoo. Scanning through the various coverage, it was obvious that many large publishers were using their blogs to quickly cover this fast-moving story. A great example was the Wall Street Journal’s take on it and the comprehensive use of blogs […]
A great way to learn more about WordPress and meet people from the WordPress community is to attend WordCamp. What is WordCamp ? It’s an “informal gathering of WordPress users where we teach, learn, eat, drink and generally have fun with one another.” Dallas WordCamp will be held in the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center […]
Anderson Cooper of CNN relaunched his 360Blog the other day and is now hosted at WordPress.com in our VIP program. The previous version of the 360Blog was powered by Google Blogger. David Reisner, 360° Digital Producer, posted a note with what to expect from this new blog: The 360Blog promises to be more interactive and […]
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