WordPress and gaming search engines

Mar 31, 2005 14:55 · 71 words · 1 minute read

I’ve got to agree with Ian on this one. It’s fine for an open source project to try to figure out how to bring in some money to support development. It’s another thing entirely to abuse search engine advertising to do it.

The decision of WordPress’ founder to use his PageRank to get revenue via advertising for completely unrelated topics was a very poor one that will certainly alienate his constituency.