Celebrating 10 Years of WordPress.com & Automattic

Celebrating 10 Years of WordPress.com & Automattic

Quite a market share! Congrats WordPress/Automattic. “24 percent of websites on the internet now use WordPress to power their sites” -Mark Armstrong

The WordPress.com Blog

This year marks the 10th birthday of WordPress.com and our parent company, Automattic. We are proud to have served this community of millions: from writers, photographers, artists, and small and large publishers, to business owners and entrepreneurs.

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Eventbrite Now Available for All of WordPress.com

Promoting an event? WordPress.com says “Take our new Eventbrite features for a spin!”

And if you’re self-hosted, note this too:
WordPress.com Eventbrite announcement

The WordPress.com Blog

We’re excited to announce big updates to our Eventbrite integration: your events can now be displayed right on your WordPress.com site, no matter what theme you use!

Enjoy Eventbrite, regardless of theme

In 2013, we launched two Eventbrite themes to help you promote your events. Since then, we’ve gotten requests from users to extend that functionality more broadly on WordPress.com. Today, we’ve rolled out our Eventbrite integration to all users, which means you are no longer limited to only using the Eventbrite themes to promote your events. You can now connect to Eventbrite from any theme to highlight your events. (The existing Eventbrite themes will still be available.)

Connect to Eventbrite using Publicize

Getting started is easy — your Eventbrite connection is located alongside your other Publicize accounts in Settings → Sharing. Once you connect to Eventbrite, your events will automatically display on a page of your choice, with links to detailed…

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