Linux.com is an old site, launched in 1999. The Linux Foundation assumed responsibility in 2009. It has an Alexa Global Rank of 11,453 and USA Rank of 7,256, and serves ~15 million unique visitors per year.
As part of a larger operational transition from self-hosted to managed infrastructure for websites, as well as a period of tool consolidation in which WordPress won the CMS wars, we needed a highly-optimized new WordPress site.
I mainly played a project management role. My duties included:
After relaunching, we reduced operational and engineering maintenance costs and increased traffic to the site from target audiences. It’s fast, easy to browse, and foolproof to update. (If you want a site to succeed, your site maintainers should never be an afterthought.)