WooCommerce vs Shopify: A battle for ecommerce platform dominance

Shopify has a lot going for it. WooCommerce, though, is the better platform for ecommerce on the Open Web.

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Preserving the Wilderness

The web is a sacred wilderness, and it deserves preservation. What role can open source communities play? And how does it contrast with the monopolistic tendencies of the “tech giants?”

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WCEU 2019 in Review

WordCamp Europe 2019 hosted a record 3,200+ people, according to ticket sales. WCEU started with a contributor day on Thursday, June 20, followed by the two main conference days on Friday and Saturday.

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Salesforce Ventures invests $300 million in Automattic, at a $3 billion valuation

Salesforce Ventures has invested an incredible $300 million as the sole investor in Automattic’s Series D, their first raise since 2014. Total investment is now $491 million over 15 years.

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Chat with a WordPress skeptic

Kira Leigh works with WordPress, but in most instances she’d rather avoid it. I talk to her about why she’s a WordPress skeptic.

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