Flickr relaunches Code on VIP

Flickr relaunched their developer blog, on VIP! If you didn’t know, the Flickr blog is also running on WordPress and VIP Hosting!   [Visit and] Ready to become a VIP Services Client? Some of the world’s biggest brands rely on VIP Services.

Ad Code Manager v0.2.2: Bulk Delete and Google AdSense Provider

Ad Code Manager is a plugin designed to help you deal with ad codes, those short snippets of Javascript used to display advertisements on your website. Yesterday, Rinat Khaziev of Doejo, Jeremy Felt of 10up, and I released version 0.2.2. This release incorporates the following: New Google Ad Sense provider courtesy of Erick Hitter from Oomph Bulk delete action […]

Ad Code Manager v0.2: UI Redesign, Support for Custom Ad Networks, and a New Widget

Ad Code Manager is a plugin designed to help you deal with ad codes, those short snippets of Javascript used to display advertisements on your website. This week, Rinat Khaziev of Doejo, Jeremy Felt of 10up, and I are excited to bring you version 0.2. It’s chock full of these new features: Completely reworked user interface, […]

Open-sourcing the Code Comments Trac plugin

At Automattic we love open-source software and try to make more of it. That’s why today we are open-sourcing the Code Comments Trac plugin. We developed it to help us do better and quicker code reviews. Every month the VIP Services team reviews tens of WordPress themes and plugins making sure the code is secure, […]

Six Questions with Human Made

This post series profiles each of our featured partner agencies. Founded in 2010, Human Made has been a VIP Featured Partner since 2013. We asked Commercial Director, Ant Miller, and Communications Manager, Ana Silva, six questions to help you get to know who they are as an agency. What’s your agency’s origin story? Human Made […]

February VIP Roundup

If you got through February without stumbling across the word “curling” once or twice, you clearly don’t follow Mr. T on Twitter. Kudos for podium performances from VIP clients and Pyeongchang OlympicChannel (which also handily delivered content to the main homepage via widget), and to the FiveThirtyEight crew, who scored an Up Close […]

Client Spotlight: Harry’s Five O’Clock

Fresh from the January relaunch of Five O’Clock on VIP, men’s grooming brand Harry’s is in the process of launching a major initiative and set of partnerships that evolves the brand’s mission in culture and sharpens its editorial focus. Last week Harry’s released a new short film emblematic of the new approach, entitled “A Man […]

A First Class AMP Experience

We at VIP, as well as Automattic as a whole, joined the AMP project early on in 2015 and took on the challenging task of creating the first platform integration, a foundation to serve the needs of individual WordPress users and enterprise users alike. Why? We want to make it easy for our users to […]

What Goes in to a VIP Client Onsite? VIP provides a wide range of services to our clients beyond managed cloud hosting. Some of those take place behind the scenes or across Slack, video conferencing, and terminals, but one in particular gives us the the opportunity to be in the same rooms with our client teams for an extended period of time. […]

Interested in joining the team?

VIP is hiring, and we’ve recently expanded the roles we’re looking for! There are a few questions that often come up when we talk to folks about working with VIP. I’ll try to go over some of them now. Is Automattic / VIP a good place to work? Well, we’re clearly biased but if […]

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