Tag Archives: WordPress

Mon 22nd February 2016
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
VaultPress drops it cost for WordPress confidence and backup - Must-have security service now costs less. I was one of the first customers to sue Automattic’s VaultPress service, and it has saved my behind on multiple occasions. VaultPress is a WordPress backup and security system created by WordPress. The backup tool is nice, but plenty of other companies offer some type of backup. It’s the security that makes this system a no-brainer. VaultPress scans your site for any potential security holes or hacking and alerts you when it finds something. It’s ... read more ...
Tue 26th January 2016
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
2015's Top 5: WordPress sues domain name owner - A WordPress lawsuit was the third most-trafficked story on Domain Name Wire last year. Coming in at #3 on last year’s most-read posts was a lawsuit filed by WordPress foundation. WordPress Foundation sued the owner of TheWordPressHelpers.com (and other domains), alleging the domains infringed WordPress’ trademarks. The group has guidelines for how people can use the WordPress trademarks. One of the rules is that they can’t be used in second level domain names. WordPress Foundation has filed ... read more ...
Thu 10th December 2015
Written by The Domains in EN and tagged
Automattic.com Owner of WordPress Acquires JetPack.com - Automattic.com which is the Owner of WordPress.com appears to have Acquired the domain name JetPack.com Jetpack is built into the WordPress Platform and also serves as the stat program for WordPress sites like TheDomains.com Automattic.com has been using the domain name Jetpack.me for the service, but yesterday the whois records updated and the domain names is now registered by Mark Monitor with WordPress name servers. It appears that the domain name that was formerly owned by Jetpack Design of ... read more ...
Wed 8th July 2015
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
WordPress wins another turn opposite Chris Pearson - Thesis creator loses cybersquatting case. Automattic, the company behind WordPress, has successfully defended a challenge by Thesis developer Chris Pearson over the domain name Thesis.com. Pearson had a high profile spat with WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg about five years ago. Pearson had released his Thesis software with a licensing fee; Mullenweg argued it should be released under GPL because it contained lots of code from WordPress. The issue was apparently settled in 2010. Late last year, ... read more ...
Fri 19th June 2015
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
WordPress Foundation sues owners of WordPress domain names - Group goes after company promoting WordPress assistance with domain names that include “WordPress”. WordPress Foundation, the charitable organization founded by Matt Mullenweg for the WordPress open source project, has sued the owner of TheWordPressHelpers.com and other domains. The lawsuit alleges that Edward Jeffrey Yablon and PC-VIP, Inc. are infringing WordPress’ trademarks and that the use of the domain names constitutes cybersquatting. The defendants own a number of WordPress related ... read more ...
Mon 20th January 2014
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
What WordPress owner Matt Mullenweg pronounced about domain names during NamesCon - WordPress enforces its brand in domain names and doesn’t plan to use any new top level domain names. Matt Mullenweg (right) being interviewed by Braden Pollock (left) at NamesCon.One of the nice surprises at NamesCon last week was a last-minute appearance by Matt Mullenweg. Mullenweg created WordPress and is CEO of Automattic, which runs the hosted WordPress.com platform. Unfortunately, since it was last minute, I did not get to hear his entire QA with Braden Pollock. ... read more ...
Mon 15th July 2013
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
Q&A with Matt Mazur, who only sole his domain name hunt association to Automattic - Lean Domain Search founder Matt Mazur explains why he sold his business to Automattic. Automattic, the company behind WordPress, has acquired domain name discovery company Lean Domain Search. I’ve written extensively about this company over the past year, as it was one of the best tools on the market for finding available domain names. I reached out to Lean Domain Search founder Matt Mazur today to learn more about the acquisition. DNW: Now that Lean Domain Search ... read more ...
Mon 4th January 2010