WordPress’ rise

wp-2.0-button-trans.gifThis week, WordPress gained in visibility with the infusion of $29.5 million into Automattic, the commercial arm of WordPress. One of the investors was The New York Times Company.

From TechCrunch: WordPress was honored twice at this past week’s Crunchies in the categories of “Most Likely to Succeed” and “Best CEO”.

Both WordPress and Moveable Type have large number of users, but WordPress’s camp seem more dynamic these days because it has been the underdog, and it was free to both personal and commercial users.

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