Articles by WP Dragons

Understanding Your Site Traffic For WordPress and Google Analytics with a A Quick Guide

Launching a new blog can be tough especially since it’s all, well, new. A key part of making progress after you launch is being able to track and monitor your progress using measurable factors like traffic and audience metrics. Surely you’ve heard the age old saying “you can’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been.” This is true throughout life and in many circumstances, but it especially applies to WordPress traffic. You need to keep track of your stats, see what you’re doing right (or wrong) your website traffic and then make adjustments to boost traffic. Why You Should Track Your…


automattic by Matt Mullenweg

Automattic Acquires Majority Stake In Pressable

Automattic now owns a majority stake in Pressable, a managed WordPress hosting company. Though Automattic has been a primary shareholder in the company since April, Vid Luther, CEO of Pressable, handed over his shares. Because Luther owned 37 percent of Pressable, this is officially an acquisition. When asked about his departure, Luther explained how hard he was working without seeing much result. “This is the best thing that I could have done for my family, or myself,” Luther said in an interview with Post Status. Automattic has acquired several WordPress companies since 2007, when it bought significant shares of Gravatar. Since then,…