WordPress Brings Bitcoin to the Blogging Masses

Upgrading your WordPress.com blog no longer requires a credit card or PayPal account. Starting today you can raid your virtual piggy bank to pay for WordPress upgrades with the digital currency Bitcoin. The move makes WordPress one of the largest, most …Find out more from Wired



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WordPress now accepting payment in Bitcoin

Or rather, unite around the fact that you can now buy WordPress upgrades via the digital cryptocurrency. WordPress.com (the cloud version of the blogging platform, as opposed to WordPress.org, which runs on individual servers) has announced that it …Find out more from Ars Technica

What’s Your Bitcoin Strategy? WordPress Now Accepts Bitcoin Across The Planet

Not only does this strategic move bring new unserved customers into the WordPress fold, it paves the way for the online publishing platform run by parent company Automattic not to be restricted by the choices of its payment partners. Companies doing …Find out more from Forbes

WordPress begins accepting Bitcoin for service upgrades

WordPress has announced it will begin accepting payment for upgrades via the controversial peer-to-peer currency Bitcoin, a move it promises will break down geographical and corporate boundaries. While the popular blogging platform is a free service, …Find out more from CNET

WordPress.com Is Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments

WordPress.com, which hosts close to 58 million blogs across the world, announced last night that it will now accept payments for upgrades via Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer digital currency. The blog hosting platform says its mission is to “make publishing …Find out more from Betabeat

WordPress to accept Bitcoin without confirmations

Automattic, the company behind blogging platform WordPress.com ,has decided it will accept payment for some services through Bitcoin, the controversial open source currency. WordPress is proudly free, but Automattic offers some paid services like …Find out more from Register

WordPress to start accepting Bitcoin as method of payment

Atlanta – WordPress.com, the popular blogging platform, announced Friday that it will now be accepting Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency that is the most widely used virtual currency, as a method of payment. The company confirmed in a news …Find out more from DigitalJournal.com

WordPress Now Takes Bitcoin, Still Won’t Accept Monopoly Money

Bitcoin has had its ups and downs. The entirely digital currency has seen high-profile thefts, potential debit cards, and even botnets. Even so, the legitimacy of Bitcoin is often questioned, and its detractors often compare it Monopoly money: Valuable …Find out more from Geekosystem

Metro Newspapers To Address “Smart Boredom” With Swiping

Metro, the free newspaper run by the Daily Mail’s company Associated Newspapers, is adopting a “mobile first” strategy and updating its website to help its urban readers endure boredom and frustration. Within the next few days, the newspaper is adding …Find out more from TechWeekEurope UK

Blog posts about WordPress

Firefox Users: Try the WordPress.com Extension — Blog …

Want to receive WordPress.com notifications instantly, even when you’re not on WordPress.com? Back in January, we announced the WordPress.com extension for Chrome, and today, the extension is available for Firefox too! Add the …More By Christopher Finke

Bitcoin on WordPress.com — Matt Mullenweg

WordPress.com now accepts payments via Bitcoin, possibly the largest internet service yet to adopt it. I find Bitcoin intrinsically interesting as a crypto-currency, but it also might open up our premium services to folks who couldn’t use them …More By Matt

Will WordPress Take Geeky Digital Currency Bitcoin Mainstream …

Users of WordPress’s premium services can now pay using digital-only currency Bitcoin, the company said today. WordPress users can currently pay with PayPal or a credit card, but each of those platforms comes with limitations. For example …More By Cameron Scott

What’s Your Bitcoin Strategy? WordPress Now Accepts Bitcoin …

But we never wavered from covering a story we saw as enabling online liberty and now WordPress is accepting the payment method citing exactly the Paypal and credit card monopolies and restrictions we have cited. So haters will keep …More By stacyherbert

How to Update WordPress to the Latest Version | Arvixe Blog

Some plugins might not work with the new WordPress version and in order to avoid discrepancies it would be best to deactivate all plugins. This will ensure that you won’t end up with an upgraded but broken installation of WordPress after the …More By TJ Marsh

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WordPress To Accept Bitcoins – Slashdot

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Common WordPress Development Mistakes and How to Fix Them …

I’m going to go through some of the most common development mistakes and how you can easily fix them, and going forward make your code better!Read more here.