Many Hands

The theme team at Automattic handles much more than just building themes, and we work collaboratively on many projects. However, when creating themes for WordPress.com -- designing and developing new themes, or converting an existing GPL theme β€” we tend to work alone. Occasionally one person will design a theme and another will build it, … Continue reading Many Hands

Consistency isn’t just good for users; it’s good for us, too

As a Theme Wrangler, I'm a member of the team here at Automattic that builds, maintains and reviews the themes on WordPress.com. Right now we have over 380 themes available for folks to pick from. Each theme is its own little microcosm, a standalone bundle of files and functions. The differences between these themes can … Continue reading Consistency isn’t just good for users; it’s good for us, too