About us

Founded in 2006, WordPress VIP is the agile content platform that empowers marketers to build content both faster and smarter so they can drive more growth.

Our customers—from Salesforce to Slack to The New York Post—are some of the world’s biggest enterprises, iconic brands using content to create powerful and high-performing digital experiences for customers. 

We empower content and development teams with the flexibility and ubiquity of WordPress—the agile CMS that powers more than 40% of the web—while ensuring the security and reliability organizations need to operate at enterprise scale.


WordPress VIP Timeline


Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little launch the open source software WordPress.


Matt starts Automattic and WordPress.com to build a new generation of online publishing tools.


Recognizing the potential of WordPress at scale, Matt creates WordPress VIP to support the unique content needs of large enterprises. Our first customers are large media and publishing companies, leveraging the power of WordPress to get content from newsrooms out into the world, fast.


Release of WordPress 5.0, which features Gutenberg–the WordPress block-based editor that empowers content creators with a new flexible editorial experience.


Salesforce Ventures invests in a Series D funding round, valuing Automattic at $3 billion and recognizing the huge potential of WordPress VIP in the enterprise market.


The media doesn’t own publishing anymore. Brands now outnumber media companies in our customer base, demonstrating the potential of content to achieve enterprise growth.


WordPress VIP acquires leading content analytics platform Parse.ly.

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Wondering about the difference between WordPress VIP, WordPress.com, and WordPress.org?

We’re always looking for passionate employees who can build partnerships, collaborate to solve complex problems, and help innovative organizations launch those high-profile, high-traffic WordPress sites. 

Want to join our team?

We live by the creed of our parent company Automattic and the principles of communication, transparency, accountability, and empathy.


We actively work to provide our customers with as much access and insight into our day-to-day activities as possible.


We take total responsibility for our assignments. We value partnerships with our customers and want to be seen and treated as their extended team.


We seek to understand the context in customer requests and get to the root of their objectives with the goal of coming to the best possible solution.


Our job is to fully understand the objectives, needs, and directions of our customers.

From Day 1, we’ve been a distributed, global company that embraces diversity and inclusion. Even before the pandemic, we were building an amazing, remote-first company culture. And it’s flourished.

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