Using unsuspecting WordPress sites as amplification vectors, a hacker takes down a popular Web site for hours.
Matt Mullenweg swaps roles with current Automattic CEO Toni Schneider. It may be because Mullenweg's now 30, and he thinks twenty-somethings shouldn't run companies.
Google's social-network technology is grafted onto the self-publishing system, adding new sharing options and and giving WordPress posts prominence in search results.
It's a problem when Internet companies try to restrict users to their own turf, says the founder of a widely used online publishing software and service.
The popular blogging platform will accept the controversial peer-to-peer currency without the traditional "confirmations" for establishing a trustworthy reputation.
The social network comes out with a new plugin for WordPress that makes it easier for bloggers to spread the word.
A new survey shows that 49 percent of the world's top 100 blogs use the popular Web publishing platform.
The update for the popular iOS blogging app has been released on the App Store, with more than 180 enhancements and fixes.
WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg says he usually sees 400 to 600 blog post defections from Tumblr per hour. But that figure apparently skyrocketed after news of the deal surfaced Sunday.