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Funding WordPress

Our favorite blogging CMS, WordPress, has received a whopping $29.5 million as funding from four companies, to buffer as it invests in other services, including an antispam filter and an online-identity product. These companies did not reveal the size of each firm’s investment, although The New York Times Company’s stake is the smallest one.

The Times Company had previously maintained a business relationship with Automattic, the commercial arm of the popular WordPress publishing platform. The About.com guide site, which was purchased by the Times Company in 2005, is published using the WordPress platform. The New York Times has also produced more than 50 blogs using the platform.

I am really proud to be a WordPress user and so are many other bloggers around the world. What about you?

  1. tina left a comment on March 29, 2016 at 11:51 pm |

    Switch on, meter the single-component/double-component polyurethane/epoxy glue and transport it to multi-valve linkage dispensing device (invention patent No.:817297) which will dispense the glue in homogeneous linear form, and meanwhile, autonomously control atomized water to realize water excitation.
    Pump out the material packed in a 1 ton or 200L packing barrel with a barrel emptying pump, transport it to a thermostatic material barrel with liquid level display and upper and lower limit alarming function and feed the material by automatically controlling charge pump through upper-and-lower-limit liquid level meter. The metering system transports the thermostatic raw material to the aerial drainage actuator. When the system is turned off, the material will flow back to the material barrel; when the spraying and cementing process starts, multi-valve linkage dispensing device begins to dispense glue. The distance between the glue lines is about 15mm, which shall be specifically designed according to needs.
    When the spraying and cementing ends, the dispensing head will reset automatically, the dispensing valve will be closed and the multi-valve linkage dispensing device will return to the initial position.

  2. MAHAR SHOAIB left a comment on February 20, 2012 at 2:15 am |

    woow it is really informatvie site..
    I am going to bookmark it
    keep it up

  3. KoTa left a comment on January 23, 2008 at 7:19 pm |

    Wow $29.5 million, sweet, can WP be even better?…
    On the question: Yep, I am proud to be a WP user, even though it was the last blogging platform I went for. It’s not that I didn’t think it was good enough, there were some personal issues.

    # I’m an idiot.
    # I like being unique.
    # I like having something that others don’t.
    # I always feel good using my own products… Or rare products, supporting young developers that way.

    But now…
    # I’m using WP, because I got fed up creating own blogging software using my PDA [I don’t have a PC]
    # No matter how good my blog would be, It wouldn’t be cooler than WP [But wait till I get a PC]
    # Millions of users help WP with development.
    # Jai doesn’t make themes for my blog.
    # I suck creating themes… On my PDA.
    # WP has loads of great plugins. [I can’t write my own on PDA]

  4. joshua left a comment on January 23, 2008 at 2:32 pm |

    hello. i just wanted to stop by and personally thank you for the free theme i am now using on my blog. i appreciate the work you put into it very much, and i think it’s great!

    thanks again!

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