There’s been some controversy and discussion about the fact that WordPress.com no longer support Bitcoin in our new checkout flow on signup. (It’s still there in some other flows.) Since there has been a lot of discussion about it, I wanted to share directly some of the answers I had to Grace’s follow-up questions, since I’m not sure if they’ll be published and if they are it probably won’t be in their entirety. In regards to your future plans for the currency, is bitcoin support definitely returning or is that just a possibility at this point? We’re big fans of Bitcoin and hope to support it again in the future, for all of the reasons that we originally supported it in 2012, which you can read about here: http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2012/11/15/pay-another-way-bitcoin/ Is there anything that will influence the outcome of this decision? No, it is simply a matter of development resources, which are especially scarce for us right now as we’re trying to keep up with growth. You mention that bitcoin has low volume compared to other payment methods, has this always been the case? Has its volume share changed over time? The volume has been dropping since launch, in 2014 it was only used about
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