Because you make things with WordPress

Our Story

We're hiring

Automattic is the parent company of Code Poet,, Polldaddy, Akismet, VaultPress, Gravatar, and more. We’re over 100 people working from over seventy cities, and we’re always hiring.

If you use WordPress to build things for other people, we want to make your life easier. No matter whether you freelance on a solo basis, lead a small web shop, make plugins in a dark closet, or crack the whip at a large design firm, our aim is to become your go-to source of information and resources to help you expand your WordPress skills and know-how. To make you better at what you do. To make it easier to make your living and look great doing it.

Learn, teach, inspire, and motivate

You’re part of a tribe of WordPress designers and developers over 10,000 strong, spanning the entire globe. aims to bring the working knowledge and real world strategies of those people into one place, for you to tap into.

Here’s what we’ve got so far: we’ve collected our favorite resources, we’ve published some (straight to the meat) case studies featuring real live Code Poets out in the wild. They share their experiences, reflections, and tips on how they tackle the challenges of making a living with WordPress. We’ve created two ebooks, one on Responsive Web Design, and one that tackles the treachery of charging for your work. Dive into our content, install that security scanning plugin on the site of your choice, and let us know what you think.

By now you’ve hopefully decided to stick around. takes a second, and snags you regular updates on everything that hits Code Poet, as it happens, along with access to exclusive member resources you can use to make your life as a WordPress pro easier.

This is all about you, so if you’d like to drop us any general comments or feedback, get in touch. We can’t wait to hear from you. Please note, while Code Poet offers resources for people who work with WordPress, we’re not able to offer WordPress support. For help, please visit the WordPress Forums.