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Losing Information by Activating Jetpack
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

Losing Information by Activating Jetpack

Jetpack provides a number of modules which can benefit the site it is connected to. But for Jetpack to be used, Jetpack needs to use a WordPress.com account to connect to your site. What does it mean for your site to be connected to WordPress.com to be able to use Jetpack? What is being copied over? Well, more than you’d think of the site database is being copied over to create a clone of your site on WordPress.com server. If you wanted to use the search module, or the related post module, that data is being queried after the full

World of WordPress
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

World of WordPress: When plugins and themes are a runaway train

Since we all use WordPress, we take an interest in what others are doing, for the better or worse. Well, we have seen some of the worst things in recent weeks. Today we touch on some controversy in the WordPress community around a plugin suite and a theme shop. When your pipdig becomes a runaway train pipdig is a weird name for a theme. First of all, spell check wants to capitalize it when you start a sentence with the word. The UK based company has seen a backlash from colleagues in the WordPress world. It seems they have done

Plugin Feature Updates Gone Wrong
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

Plugin Feature Updates Gone Wrong

Two major, well-known WordPress plugins have recently implemented certain changes which have not gone down well with the WordPress community. Jetpack in version 7.1, made a change with Jetpack active when you go to /wp-admin/ Plugins > Add New If a Jetpack module has similar features to the plugin keyword you are searching for, the first result will be the Jetpack module. The Jetpack PR shows the original proof of concept of the plugin suggestion feature. If you already have Jetpack active, then you would use a module which is already available in Jetpack, instead of installing another plugin. The

WordPress Company Space
WordPress Business
Sebastian Moran

Who Owns Who in the WordPress Company Space

WordPress powers over 32% of the internet and is one of the most used CMS out there. With WordPress being used as much as it is, who are the largest WordPress based companies and who are they owned by. WordPress Worth Current estimates place WordPress commercial ecosystem at generating $10 billion annually. The Titan in the Room If you’re going to talk about WordPress-based companies, then the titan is Automattic, which owns a number of companies like WordPress.com, Jetpack, WooCommerce, VaultPress, Akismet, Crowdsignal and Pressable. Automattic is valued at over $1.6 billion. Automattic has a number of employees who work full

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