WordPress.com (also known as WP) is a division of Automattic that develops an open-source content management system (CMS) and related products. It enables users to create websites for various purposes, such as e-commerce, blog, portfolio, etc. WordPress.com also operates a marketplace for selling themes and plugins and allows users to register a domain.
Parent CompanyAutomattic
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WordPress.com was founded in 2005

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WordPress.com is a subsidiary of Automattic

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WordPress.com News and Updates

WordPress.com owner Automattic acquires journaling app Day One

Automattic is expanding its lineup of online writing platforms with its acquisition of Day One, a popular journaling app for Mac and Apple mobile devices. The app has been downloaded more than 15 million times since its March 2011 launch on the Mac and iTunes App Store, offering users a private plac…

WordPress.com launches new P2 to take on internal communication tools

WordPress.com, a division of Automattic, is launching a new product called P2. And this time, it’s all about improving internal communications for private groups. As a remote company, Automattic has been using P2 internally for years to communicate asynchronously. It’s a place to share long-form pos…

WordPress.com parent company launches work collaboration platform Happy Tools

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce and Jetpack, is launching a new suite of products focused on the future of work — Happy Tools. Automattic is a remote company with over 850 employees working from 68 countries. And the company has built a bunch of products over the years to c…

WordPress.com Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was WordPress.com founded?

    WordPress.com was founded in 2005.

  • How many employees does WordPress.com have?

    WordPress.com has 3 employees.

  • Who are WordPress.com competitors?

    Competitors of WordPress.com include Squarespace, Drupal Association and Shopify.