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Remote developers can do the job! Proved! November 8, 2013

If you are still dead scared by a possibility of working with remote or distributed software development team you may find this article useful.

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

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.

Automattic is so unusual, it’s the subject of a new book “The Year Without Pants” by its employee Scott Berkun.

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Be a Good Client November 5, 2013

Be a good client

Being responsive is key. If the designer or developer has questions, try to answer them as quick as possible to optimize their time and your investments. A developer or designer that doesn’t get feedback has two choices; either to wait for your reply, thus being blocked, or continue working on assumptions that might lead the project down the wrong path.

Another important thing to remember is that the developer or designer is likely learning about your field and target

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WordPress 3.7 “Basie” is out and available for download October 24, 2013

Version 3.7 of WordPress, named “Basie” in honor of Count Basie, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This release features some of the most important architectural updates we’ve made to date. Here are the big ones:

Updates while you sleep: With WordPress 3.7, you don’t have to lift a finger to apply maintenance and security updates. Most sites are now able to automatically apply these updates in the background. The update process also has been made even more reliable and

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Under DDoS attack? Google may help you! October 22, 2013

Under DDoS attack? Google may help you! with new anti-DDoS service called ‘Project Shield’.

Project Shield is an initiative to use Google’s infrastructure to protect free expression online. The service currently combines Google’s DDoS mitigation technologies and Page Speed Service (PSS), which allow websites to serve their content through Google to be better protected from DDoS attacks.

More info here

One in Five Websites is Powered by WordPress September 19, 2013

Historical quarterly trends in the usage of content management systems for websites

This report shows the historical trends in the usage of content management since July 2010 (source)

2010
1 Jul
2010
1 Oct
2011
1 Jan
2011
1 Apr
2011
1 Jul
2011
1 Oct
2012
1 Jan
2012
1 Apr
2012
1 Jul
2012
1 Oct
2013
1 Jan
2013
1 Apr
2013
1 Jul
2013
19 Sep

None
80.1%
78.1%
76.4%
74.9%
73.8%
72.5%
71.0%
70.3%
69.4%
68.8%
68.2%
67.9%
68.0%
65.9%

WordPress
11.2%
12.3%
13.1%
13.7%
14.3%
14.9%
15.8%
16.0%
16.6%
17.0%
17.4%
17.5%
18.6%
19.9%

Joomla
2.2%
2.4%
2.6%
2.7%
2.7%
2.7%
2.8%
2.7%
2.8%
2.8%
2.8%
2.7%
3.3%
3.3%

Drupal
1.3%
1.4%
1.4%
1.5%
1.6%
1.7%
1.9%
2.0%
2.1%
2.2%
2.3%
2.3%
2.0%
2.0%

Blogger
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.7%
0.7%
0.8%
0.9%
0.9%
1.0%
1.0%
1.1%
1.2%
1.1%
1.2%

Magento

0.9%

vBulletin
1.3%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.3%
1.2%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
0.7%
0.6%

TYPO3
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.7%
0.6%
0.5%
0.6%

DataLife Engine

0.4%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%

Discuz!
0.3%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%

PrestaShop

0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.4%

Bitrix

0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%

phpBB
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%

osCommerce

0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%

ExpressionEngine
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%

DotNetNuke
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%

PHP Link Directory

0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.2%
0.2%

uCoz

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%

Simple Machines Forum

0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%

SharePoint

0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%

Pligg

0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.1%

Tumblr

<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

xt:Commerce

0.1%

Yahoo! Small Business

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

CMS Made Simple
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Movable Type
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

SPIP
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Sitefinity

<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Weebly

<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Squarespace

<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Contao
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

XOOPS
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Umbraco

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

MyBB

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

eZ Publish
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

IP.Board
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

MediaWiki
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Liferay

<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Ning

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Concrete5
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

XenForo

0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%

Ektron
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

GitHub Pages

<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%

Plone
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

PHP-Nuke
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

Open Text

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

TypePad

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

SupeSite

0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

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The Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet 2.0 by Moz.com August 29, 2013

Benefits and features

Save the Google searches for your new inbound visitors: This cheat sheet covers all of the details you would normally spend hours researching online. This leaves you with more time for the important things (like laughing at JennaMarbles or pretending you don’t watch Vine compilations).
Available both online and offline: You can store the free downloadable PDF wherever you want. Save a hard drive, kill a tree! (It’s printable.)
Updated for the inbound marketer: With new sections like responsive design and rel=”author”, you can uphold your

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WordPress 3.6 “Oscar” is live! August 2, 2013

The latest and greatest WordPress, version 3.6, is now live to the world and includes a beautiful new blog-centric theme, bullet-proof autosave and post locking, a revamped revision browser, native support for audio and video embeds, and improved integrations with Spotify, Rdio, and SoundCloud.

Here’s a video that shows off some of the features using our cast of professional actors:

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WordPress 3.5.2 Maintenance and Security Release June 23, 2013

WordPress 3.5.2 is now available. This is the second maintenance release of 3.5, fixing 12 bugs. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. The WordPress security team resolved seven security issues, and this release also contains some additional security hardening.