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Weekly WordPress News: Investments in the WordPress Space

Last Updated on April 8th, 2023


Hey, WordPress friends.

We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news. 

Automattic made a significant investment in the self-managed WordPress hosting platform Gridpane. According to its founder and CEO Patrick Gallagher, the additional capital will go towards innovation and marketing initiatives. 

Meanwhile, Atarim closed its first funding round with funding from people in the WordPress community.

Beyond that, the WordPress 6.1 release squad shared an informal tour of new features we can expect in the next release. 

We also have a lot of other news, resources and deals for you as usual. 

Let’s get to all of this week’s news. 




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