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Engaged, Inspired, and Ready to Build a Better Web

One week every year, the entire Automattic staff gets together to connect, work, and laugh. And then, of course, we blog about it! Could you be blogging about your experience with us in 2015?

Wasatch Mountains panorama by Matt Mullenweg.

Early Theme Adopters: Eighties

In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great sites with recent additions to the Theme Showcase. Today, let’s visit a few sites using Eighties, our newest free theme.

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 5

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.

Around the World in Eight Photos

Tour the world in eight photos, courtesy of the photographers of

WordPressers Making a Splash

From new books to appearances in major media outlets, five writers have been busy these past few months.

Gmail Password Leak Update

We’ve taken extra steps to protect members.

Basis, Edin, and Forefront: A Look at Business Themes

Get inspired by these customizations of three professional themes.

Blogging 101 and Writing 101 Are Back!

Just started blogging, but not sure how to take your site to the next level or solidify that writing habit? Our free Blogging U. courses, Blogging 101 and Writing 101, start on September 15th. Get registered!

Join Us in the Fight For Net Neutrality

The internet we know and love is under attack. Support the free and open internet by enabling our “Fight for Net Neutrality” plugin on your blog.

New Theme: Eighties

True to the spirit of the decade that gave it its name, Eighties is a big, bold theme that makes a statement.

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 4

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.

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