Ever Wonder How WordPress.com is made? (via WordPress.com News)

Screenshot of the blogging system WordPress.
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I got into blogging a few years ago. Probably late in the game, but before Twitter became all the rage. I didn’t really understand much about blogs. My introduction to them was through Apple at the time with their .mac offering called iWeb. It worked OK, but everything uploaded SO slowly that at one point, I was so frustrated that I was going to give up on blogging all together.
But much like most of my technology adventures, I started Googling for other blogging options, and luckily came across WordPress.org. I started hosting my blog over at GoDaddy and apparently thought I was going to be the biggest thing since sliced bread. I realized that GoDaddy was draining me of lots of money for services that I would never use.
Being so familiar with WordPress already, I converted my site over to WordPress.com and that’s pretty much where my story ends.
However, that’s not the whole story…Here is the story of WordPress.com. I enjoyed it, and thought I would share it with you.

How is WordPress.com made? One of my favorite shows is How It’s Made. I love seeing how things I use every day are actually created. In that spirit, here at Automattic we’ve thought about sharing more about how we work and think. For starters, here’s a recap on a few things. Where are we? Everywhere. People are surprised to learn we are a distributed company. Most of our employees live in different cities and countries around the world. We have a headquarters in San Franci … Read More

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