Metro.co.uk is Changing the Paradigm with Swipe

David Jensen from Metro UK gave the flash talk “Changing the Paradigm with Swipe” to attendees at the VIP Workshop in May 2013. Metro UK, the UK’s 3rd-largest daily newspaper, is on WordPress.com VIP Cloud Hosting. Their website has an innovative design which mimics the swiping through content as is found in many mobile & tablet applications. […]

State of WordPress in Government

Peter Slutsky, Director of Platform Services at Automattic/WordPress.com presents “State of WordPress in Government” at the recent WordPress in Government workshop. Peter takes us through the current WordPress ecosystem, and touches on the highlights of the WordPress software when it comes to integration, scalability, security, and mobile. Want more information about WordPress for government or […]

Harvard Gazette launches new responsive design on WordPress

Harvard Gazette, the official newspaper of Harvard University, has launched a new responsive design on WordPress! The new design is more modern, and is fully responsive to meet the needs of mobile audiences. Their story page is driven increasingly by search and social with a sticky bar for social sharing and sidebar content informed by analytics, […]

Kaiser Family Foundation: Bringing 20 years of data into WordPress

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation recently relaunched their data-heavy site on WordPress.com VIP, bringing multiple websites and content management systems under one roof: KFF.org. The new site combines disparate databases into one state and global data table, and features fact sheets, reports, polls, and slides, all of which can be searched and filtered inside WordPress with […]

Editor’s Guide to WordPress.com VIP

Welcome to WordPress.com VIP! We believe that WordPress.com VIP is a partnership between WordPress.com and some of the most high-profile, innovative and smart WordPress websites out there. We’re excited to have you here. This page is to help managers and editors onboard their editorial team onto WordPress.com VIP. It includes information and resources to help […]

2013 VIP Intensive Developer Workshop Recap

One month ago, dozens of WordPress.com VIP clients, partners, and enterprise WordPress users gathered for our second WordPress.com VIP Intensive Developer Workshop in Napa, California. The event was decidedly bigger than the inaugural event and it sold out quickly. We wanted to keep the intimate feeling of the exclusive event so all attendees had a […]

PublishThis and Brow.si Join the VIP Featured Partner Program

We’re excited to welcome the latest partners – PublishThis and Brow.si – to our Featured Partner Program. Since the Partner Program started, we’ve focused on finding smart and innovative technology providers that are building cool tools for our VIPs. With PublishThis and Brow.si, we’re bringing the latest in content marketing and mobile web experience into our WordPress.com VIP platform. PublishThis […]

GigaOM Redesign: Speed as a Feature

When GigaOM launched their redesign earlier this year, they impressed us by cutting down their page generation time by more than half – and, they built it in just two months. How? We chatted with Casey Bisson, Director of Engineering at GigaOM to find out.

Now live: WordPress.com VIP Search

WordPress’s standard search features are capable and easy to use, but when you’re developing search-driven web applications with WordPress, you need a tool ready-made for that purpose. That’s why today we’re introducing our new WordPress.com VIP Search add-on, and are excited to debut it as part of the relaunch of the Kaiser Family Foundation here on […]

Global News Q&A: The Technology Behind Their Responsive Redesign

GlobalNews.ca is the online news hub for the Global Television Network, a large Canadian broadcasting network with 12 owned-and-operated stations across the country. In March this year, they launched a massive redesign of their site, built on WordPress by 10up and hosted by WordPress.com VIP. The new site consolidated their many local and national sites […]

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