Automattic Aquires Woo Commerce

WordPress currently powers about 23% of the web. As we work our way toward 51%, WooCommerce joining Automattic is a big step opening WordPress up to an entirely new audience. I can’t wait to see how much more we can build together.

Seems like a good fit and something that can help Automattic grow in the commerce market—which is a big part of the Internet.

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Basic SEO for WordPress theme developers

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Generally the last thing people think about when building a WordPress theme is search optimization.

Features and design come first, and search optimization generally comes last or not at all. This article will discuss a few easy steps to make your WordPress theme a little friendlier to search engines. More specifically I’ll concentrated on explaining why it’s a good idea to optimize your WordPress theme, what the key elements of good on page SEO are, and discuss today’s best practices for on page SEO when designing websites that use WordPress as a CMS.

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