Beep Beep Boop?


This post here is only relevant for the people who have their websites hosted on wordpress.com. As most of us noticed, Automattic the company behind the mentioned hosting service, decided to change something that worked for most of us. The perfect old editor. Above you can see a screenshot of the new one. What we got now is a loading screen with a totally childish and nerdy “Beep beep boop” message that we can see several seconds each time we want to create a new post, as it takes quite a lot of time to load the new editor. What … Continue reading Beep Beep Boop?

Planet Automattic: Bytes from the People who Make WordPress.com


Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
WordPress.com is the biggest blogging platform around, and one of the most visited websites in the world. Yet the team that keeps it running is an intimate group of 224 Automatticians (thinking of joining our ranks? We’re always hiring). Among them are the Code Wranglers at work on our great features, the designers who make sure every pixel in your theme is in its right place, and the Happiness Engineers who work around the clock to solve any issue our users encounter. Among the people working on WordPress.com, you’ll find marathon runners, home brewers, slam poets, and global nomads… Continue reading Planet Automattic: Bytes from the People who Make WordPress.com