Making of the wordpress empire

It is interesting to see the new architecture of wordpress. and self-hosted wordpress is all REST enabled now. There is a new desktop client. You can even manage your self hosted blogs from They even use the new js flavor of the times – react ( I love react as well). From techie perspective it is quite nice.

What I would hate to see is that now that I am lured into logging into As a self-hosted blog for 10-11 years I have never had the need to login to So now all self-hosted blogs dial home. This is quite good from commercial perspectives wherein Automattic would get the chance to see and maybe interact in auto-matt-ic way. If that happens I hope it would be quite non-intrusive.

Ok that was a good test post from the new mac client.

Pankaj Kumar
Product Management

A product guy working in enterprise software, cloud platforms. Love being geekdad and photography.