Podcast Episode 48: Salesforce Ventures Invests $300 Million in Automattic

Salesforce Ventures invested $300 million into Automattic at a $3 billion valuation. We discuss what this might mean for Automattic, the WordPress community, and the WordPress ecosystem by analyzing the roots of Salesforce and the opportunities it brings to WordPress. We also talk about features and fixes coming in November to WordPress 5.3 especially within the block editor and site health check. We also look at the DoorDash breach affecting nearly 5 million users.

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In the news this week we cover:

You can find the Wordfence team at numerous WordCamps this weekend including, WordCamp Philadelphia where we’re sponsoring, WordCamp Rochester where both Mikey Veenstra and Kathy Zant are speaking, WordCamp Long Beach where Senior QA Engineer Ramuel Gall is speaking, and WordCamp Port Macquarie where Senior Developer Stephen Rees-Carter is speaking.

You can find Mark on Twitter as @mmaunder and Kathy as @kathyzant.

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