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Do You Know Matt?

17 Jun

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MattMullenwegDo you know Matt?  What if you knew his full name is Matt Mullenweg?  No?

Well, neither did I until the last hour.

I was going to WordPress‘ support page.  Just to thank the “powers that be” because I like the changes they have made in the last few days.

WordPress, and its community, is just so rewarding and user-friendly.  I mean, I’ve been managing my website for years now, and it’s been difficult to maintain.  I spend more time with the technical than I do with the writing!

When I first joined WordPress, I thought I would use it as a way to promote my website.  I really had not fully comprehended this whole “blogging” fad.

Now?  WordPress is so easy to maintain.  I do the writing, and WordPress does the heavy lifting.  And just when I think life couldn’t get easier — they go and *improve* it!  Are we WordPress bloggers spoiled or what?

I realize this sounds like a promo for WordPress, and that I’m preaching to the choir.

So, coming back to my question: Do you know Matt?  He is the WordPress developer.  He’s also responsible for Akismet – so we’re not bombarded with spam and lets us know who has visited our blog.  And Gravatar – so we can have a cute picture and we can quickly tell others a little about us.  And PollDaddy – so that if we wanted to, we could ask anything of our visitors.  And he developed a few other programs too!

So I finish with this post with a Thank You for all the work you do, Matt!
Salut!

To read more about Matt? There’s no better starting point than his own About Page on his blog: “Lucky in Cards”

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10 Comments

Posted by on June 17, 2013 in Fact of the Day, Technology, Uncategorized

 

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10 responses to “Do You Know Matt?

  1. Maurice A. Barry

    June 18, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    I’m with you on that :>)

     
  2. seeker

    June 18, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    Thank you for putting a face to a name, Tk. I’ll go see you if I can’t get a hold of Matt. 😛

     
  3. First Night Design • Rogues & Vagabonds

    June 18, 2013 at 11:14 am

    Thank you, both of you! Great to know Matt’s name, especially as I utterly agree. A WordPress blog is a mighty thing indeed. Three cheers!

     
  4. L. Marie

    June 18, 2013 at 9:03 am

    Wow. Thanks for providing a name!!! I’ll head to his site.

     
    • tkmorin

      June 18, 2013 at 12:10 pm

      You’re welcome. He certainly deserves a million thanks, eh? … and he’s kinda cute, too! 🙂

       
  5. BLOG Woman!!!

    June 18, 2013 at 12:22 am

    Well said, and well done! Nice to see this appreciation for the powers that be. Thanks for the heads up.

     
  6. Cameron Ohara

    June 17, 2013 at 11:39 pm

    Agreed! Akismet is awesome! Thank you, Matt!

     

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