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How Automattic Grew Into A Startup Worth $1 Billion With No Email And No Office Workers

Originally published in Business Insider on November 5, 2013. Read it here. 

Of all the cool work cultures we’ve ever heard of, none is more impressive than Automattic, the company responsible for the popular blogging platform, WordPress. 694 more words

Success Stories

Transparency Report

Automattic’s mission is to democratize publishing, and a fully informed citizenry is the foundation of a functioning democracy. To that end, we plan to publish our transparency report every six months, summarizing the government information requests and takedown demands we have received. 47 more words


Becoming an Automattic Code Wrangler : Beginning to End

Looking back, I remember how anxious I was throughout the whole process of applying, interviewing, and going through trial at Automattic… I also remember that while there are many stories of the process for Happiness Engineers, there were very few for Code Wranglers. 550 more words


10 Lessons from 4 Years Working Remotely at Automattic

4 years ago today I started working full-time for Automattic.

Four years seems like a lifetime, but it’s a pretty short time in my work history, and it’s been the most life-changing job so far for me. 2,314 more words

Tech Talk

Book Review: The Year Without Pants

The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work is about the year writer, Scott Berkun spent working with the blogging platform. I originally picked up the book thinking it would provide some more tips on how to run a successful wordpress.com (not that I would have any time to implement any tips).  403 more words



Heading back home after the mobile/apps meetup.

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