Love blogging? Look behind the curtain.

Originally posted on NaptimeWriting:
I attended and spoke at WordCamp San Francisco this year, and the experience, community, content, and implications blew my mind. Holy moly, did I ever. I attended the technical sessions and understood, genuinely, 20% of what I heard in the weekend’s presentations. Okay, maybe 15%. I don’t know the acronyms, I…

Red Gate refines its focus

I was glad to read yesterday that Red Gate has announced a full focus on “Database Lifecycle Management.” Before I joined Automattic, I worked at Red Gate for a good few years and in the last couple of years I was there the┬ácompany experimented a lot with different business models and products in the face …

How to boost your traffic with “Related Posts”

Originally posted on Jetpack: WordPress Security, Performance, and Growth:
Jetpack’s Related Posts feature scans all of the posts on your site (or blog), analyzes them, and shows your visitors other posts with related content that they might be interested in reading once they’re done reading the one that brought them to your site. Most sites…