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Weekly WordPress News: Mullenweg Identifies GoDaddy as “existential threat” to WordPress

Last Updated on July 1st, 2022


Hey, WordPress friends!

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

In a series of tweets, WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg called GoDaddy a ”parasitic company” and ”an existential threat to WordPress’ future.”  Sarah Gooding covers the story in this WPTavern post.

Beyond that, the WordPress Themes team released a plugin that helps create block themes and child themes within the admin.

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