three years ago today 10 million blogs were affected by an oops

ric ocasek and terry richards

and wordpress top dog, matt wrote this blogpost,
which was the epitome of transparency:

we screwed up.
here’s who got damaged
here’s what it cost
what we’re gonna do.

heres how he started it:

Today WordPress.com was down for approximately 110 minutes, our worst downtime in four years. The outage affected 10.2 million blogs, including our VIPs, and appears to have deprived those blogs of about 5.5 million pageviews.

customer service is everything.

as is being so on top of your game you don’t need to bs any one.

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