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October 4, 2013
Also on @instagram? Some ideas on using your feed to grow your blog or personal brand: http://wp.me/p23sd-9Z2
October 3, 2013
Have a blogging question? Ask an editor! http://wp.me/p23sd-a8A
October 1, 2013
Craft of Writing: Down with Adverbs? http://wp.me/p23sd-adX
October 1, 2013
Weekly Writing Challenge: DNA Analysis http://wp.me/p23sd-a2p
September 30, 2013
Traffic Dos and Don'ts: A Checklist http://wp.me/pf2B5-5jN
September 30, 2013
Today's Prompt: On the Road. You can pause life and go live with a family anywhere - where? Photogs: TRAVELS: http://wp.me/p23sd-abG
September 28, 2013
Good morning, @fitnessbloggers! We're delighted to be a sponsor of #FitSocial!
September 28, 2013
Weekly Photo Challenge: Saturated http://wp.me/p23sd-ahi
September 28, 2013
Digging In the Dashboard, Part II: Features for Longform Posts http://wp.me/pf2B5-59u
September 27, 2013
Fan favorite Bring Me the Head of David Dixon on choosing the perfect blog nam: http://wp.me/p23sd-9YL
September 26, 2013
Cloudup Joins the Automattic Family http://wp.me/pf2B5-5kr
September 26, 2013
"As I read, I tried to fill in all the perfectly choreographed white spaces with the truth." http://buff.ly/18n6iy6 via @freshly_pressed
September 26, 2013
Spam: what is it good for? Absolutely nothing! Reducing spam comments on your site: http://buff.ly/1bG1yH3
September 26, 2013
Wrangle your stats! Look at your referrers and clicks to build traffic & a readership: http://wp.me/pf2B5-5fi
September 26, 2013
What's the Deal with Spam? http://wp.me/p23sd-9uU
September 25, 2013
"Make awesome things, and people are going to share the s*** out of it." On true success: http://buff.ly/18n6aPh via @freshly_pressed
September 25, 2013
A memoirist writes about a mother with Alzheimer's — and the beloved dog she must give away: http://buff.ly/15pIupq via @freshly_pressed
September 22, 2013
.@untilnextyear on Franzen, Solnit, and today's society amidst a world of technology: http://buff.ly/1aQUtRb via @freshly_pressed
September 21, 2013
Good morning, #IFBC! Here's to another mouthwatering day. We'll be at the Happiness Bar to talk WordPress and troubleshoot - come say hello!
September 21, 2013
Will the Man Booker lose its unique character should U.S. authors be considered for the prize? http://buff.ly/15I7jR8 via @freshly_pressed
September 21, 2013
Can anti-bullying laws target hearts and minds, or just behavior? On the risks of inclusion: http://buff.ly/15I79sU via @freshly_pressed
September 21, 2013
"Hey hot stuff!" and other things pregnant women really don't want to hear from strangers: http://buff.ly/15HZCdt via @freshly_pressed
September 21, 2013
At #IFBC? Check out @automattic's own @michaeldcain and learn the ins and outs of designing an irresistible food blog - 4:30 in Studio 4/5!
September 21, 2013
"Historians are tour guides to the past," says one historian. A stroll off the beaten path: http://buff.ly/15HZmeJ via @freshly_pressed
September 21, 2013
Cameras at the ready! In the Weekly Photo Challenge, we want to see the lines and patterns in the world around you: http://buff.ly/19ok1BW
September 21, 2013
Unbound Creativity: Art Blogs on http://WordPress.com http://wp.me/pf2B5-5gv
September 20, 2013
"I want to open the box, but I don't want to open the box." A writer on his iPhone: http://buff.ly/1aOqTvA via @freshly_pressed
September 20, 2013
"Survival of a culture is not ensured by protectionism." On Quebec's missed opportunity: http://buff.ly/16J2eYq via @freshly_pressed
September 20, 2013
The author imagines his ultimate evening with 70s iconoclasts Joni Mitchell and Joan Didion: http://buff.ly/18Da3kV via @freshly_pressed
September 20, 2013
Heading to a blog conference? Do a little prep work and pack the right bag - tips for getting the most from events: http://buff.ly/16INJ7d
September 20, 2013
They eat at sea and diet on land; are solitary in water, social on the beach. Who are they? http://buff.ly/1a3X7C5 via @freshly_pressed
September 19, 2013
"Personally, I'd like to keep a small bucket of water next to my bed." Atonements on Yom Kippur: http://buff.ly/17JydaE via @freshly_pressed
September 19, 2013
It's Two Theme Thursday, with new themes Traveler (by @prothemedesign) and InfoWay (by @inkthemes): http://wp.me/pf2B5-5gH
September 19, 2013
"You don't have to know about space robot monkeys to write a kick-ass story about them." http://buff.ly/18yumjz via @freshly_pressed
September 19, 2013
"Would Dr. King be proud of him on foreign policy? On the economy? No." Shortchanging Dr. King: http://buff.ly/16byCyP via @freshly_pressed
September 15, 2013
Is there a "good day" to commit suicide? There's always a reason to hang on says @bipolarbearau: http://buff.ly/17w3PjT via @freshly_pressed
September 14, 2013
"If the past is gone and the future only comes as now, what do I do with the memories of my son?" http://buff.ly/13WKOGO / @freshly_pressed
September 14, 2013
In not-for-profit world, are vague buzzwords a necessity? A distraction? An NGO emp. speaks out: http://buff.ly/13WKl7x via @freshly_pressed
September 14, 2013
Croquet is "a contact sport" where "everyone is armed with heavy wooden mallets" says one father: http://buff.ly/18Tcegs > @freshly_pressed
September 14, 2013
Is a super-lean physique worth it if you have to traumatize the body to get there? http://buff.ly/1e6ipnk via @freshly_pressed
September 14, 2013
Ready for the Weekly Photo Challenge? Show us what's on the inside, literally or metaphorically: http://buff.ly/17wazOK
September 14, 2013
Five Minutes with Mel Choyce http://wp.me/pf2B5-5bM
September 13, 2013
"There had been no alley, no masked man, no brutal beating." One woman's reflection on rape: http://buff.ly/13RnfiL via @freshly_pressed
September 13, 2013
"We Are the World" played on the refugee camp TV set: memories of a displaced Eritrean child: http://buff.ly/1e6hKSM via @freshly_pressed
September 13, 2013
A letter to prometheus -- still punished for inadvertently inventing cigarettes and nuclear bombs: http://buff.ly/1e6hgMt / @freshly_pressed
September 13, 2013
Nurture: A Funky and Fresh Parenting Theme http://wp.me/sf2B5-nurture
September 13, 2013
A half-dozen seniors, always walking, always smiling. Who are they? They're Rainbow Warriors: http://buff.ly/1e2kYXG via @freshly_pressed
September 13, 2013
Creative disagreement: how to move beyond snark and skewer your subject (respectfully!) with satire or parody: http://buff.ly/13RJl4x
September 12, 2013
Theory, practice, and the impossible quest to draw a line between the two: on creating, somehow: http://buff.ly/1e2kKj4 via @freshly_pressed
September 12, 2013
Embed Facebook Posts on Your http://WordPress.com Site http://wp.me/pf2B5-5cd
September 12, 2013
"They had no idea who they were trying to save." Brenda loses -- and gains -- her father: http://buff.ly/1807qn2 via @freshly_pressed
September 12, 2013
Why did the barefoot landlord cross the road? To save his tenant's chicken, of course: http://buff.ly/1807fYT via @freshly_pressed
September 12, 2013
Peter the Great of Russia once instituted a beard tax. @SarahAngleton on a hairy tax scheme: http://buff.ly/15Ro2nd via @freshly_pressed
September 12, 2013
Every thought about hosting a blog challenge? Here's your step-by-step guide, from planning to promotion to wrap-up: http://buff.ly/13Mvoos
September 12, 2013
Everything But the Continental Breakfast: Hotels, Inns, and More on http://WordPress.com http://wp.me/pf2B5-5cg
September 11, 2013
Should we use the canoe, or just imagine that we did? A wry comic from a WordPress fan favorite: http://buff.ly/1806Gyl via @freshly_pressed
September 11, 2013
Attention, Geeks: calm down and open your minds! This is why we can't have nice things: http://buff.ly/14Iy5Vr via @freshly_pressed
September 11, 2013
"Because we literally have nothing better to do than judge the lives of teenage boys." http://buff.ly/18RK4RI via @freshly_pressed
September 11, 2013
Still deciding on the right name for your blog? Learn how The Goat that Wrote found the perfect name for his site: http://buff.ly/1dYWgav
September 11, 2013
"I feel like I have become more myself" on the (mostly positive) effects of leaving social media: http://buff.ly/15gJ24l via@freshly_pressed
September 11, 2013
We're excited that Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion) calls http://WordPress.com his online home: http://wp.me/pf2B5-41P
September 10, 2013
Hey @smashingconf attendees! We had the best time ever at the event and we hope you did too. Safe travels home, y'all!
September 10, 2013
They said, "It won't last." They were right, it didn't...they were talking about the wrong "it." http://buff.ly/17lbTUx via @freshly_pressed
September 10, 2013
Good morning @smashingconf! Have fun at the party last night? We were delighted to supply free beer and noms! http://t.co/Vd4szkFOcl
September 9, 2013
When the administration refuses to back you up: @TenureSheWrote and "Teaching Naked" part two. http://buff.ly/17EHCku via @freshly_pressed
September 9, 2013
Hello @smashingconf! You know that @automattic is hiring, don't you? Apply to work with us! http://buff.ly/15QnyH3 #smashingconf
September 9, 2013
Hey hey @smashingconf! If you didn't meet @p3ob7o and @RebeccaAC12 at the #WordPress booth today, be sure to say hello at the party tonight!
September 9, 2013
Owl sightings, muddy log crossings, and newfound independence: subtle lessons of summer camp: http://buff.ly/17EH7qr via @freshly_pressed
September 9, 2013
Get your towel and swimmies, and get ready for some feedback on your blog -- the Community Pool is open: http://buff.ly/1et3UIM
September 8, 2013
"Everywhere is somewhere:" Deep into British suburbia, unexpected beauty emerges in the mundane: http://buff.ly/15BQt2q via @freshly_pressed
September 8, 2013
"I feel like Kevin in the Home Alone movies:" it's back-to-school, but you've already graduated: http://buff.ly/15BQl2U via @freshly_pressed
September 7, 2013
Psychogeographer @fifepsy absorbs and is absorbed by the streets of Glasgow: http://buff.ly/1dNxYjI via @freshly_pressed
September 7, 2013
.@RavenousReader on slow reading — swirling words in your mind like an oenophile does with wine: http://buff.ly/15BOk6N via @freshly_pressed
September 7, 2013
A literary diet: a fiction writer hacks away at adverbs, adjectives, and other linguistic flab: http://buff.ly/1acUBu0 via @freshly_pressed
September 7, 2013
Get ready to get strange -- this week's Photo Challenge is unusual. Show us an offbeat point of view: http://buff.ly/1emoEC8
September 7, 2013
Enjoying @SyracuseSync? We're happy to be a sponsor. Our own @shaunandrews has just given his talk - do say hi if you see him! #syrsync
September 7, 2013
"It is hard to remember that old life, or feel like it is truly mine" diagnosis, one year later: http://buff.ly/1emk3Qn via @freshly_pressed
September 7, 2013
August was certainly hot on http://WordPress.com! Last month at a glance, from community news to numbers: http://wp.me/pf2B5-58J
September 6, 2013
"History will mark the resilience of the Syrian people." The illusion/delusion of intervention: http://buff.ly/1alMK0A via @freshly_pressed
September 5, 2013
A stolen $20 bill and a stolen afternoon: growing up in Brownsville: http://buff.ly/15zaDjm via @freshly_pressed
September 5, 2013
"If you have a preconceived notion of how something should be, YOU WILL BE DISAPPOINTED." Toddler art lessons: http://buff.ly/17BNyJ4
September 5, 2013
"How about instead of stoning/judging each other, we love each other?" On Christianity: http://buff.ly/17BNc51 via @freshly_pressed
September 5, 2013
Want to highlight some content, but don't want to create a new page for it? Sticky posts to the rescue! http://buff.ly/15DJBRe
September 5, 2013
Back to School: A Blogging How-To http://wp.me/pf2B5-57b
September 4, 2013
"Luck is the practical manifestation of real-world Chaos Theory." Is luck a way to make meaning? http://buff.ly/175z19j via @freshly_pressed
September 4, 2013
"But please, don't let the conflict in Syria be about opposing America. Let it be about Syria." http://buff.ly/15pEqVN via @freshly_pressed
September 4, 2013
MT @erick_rand: I love @freshly_pressed, it's filled my life with wonderful reading material that my feeds failed to provide.
September 3, 2013
.@newsmanone decided not to attend his 20th year high school reunion. He published this instead: http://buff.ly/18qjHlK via @freshly_pressed
September 3, 2013
RT @automattic: Barry Abrahamson of @automattic talks about scaling @wordpressdotcom @dotScale conference http://wp.me/p5gN-hR
September 3, 2013
While mucking out a horse stall, one blogger finds self-awareness among the hay and poop: http://buff.ly/15lZQJg via @freshly_pressed
September 3, 2013
"...regret is a waste of the present too. All that matters is now." On art and being present: http://buff.ly/15lZLFI via @freshly_pressed
September 3, 2013
"Just because we can't feel something doesn't mean it's not there." On travel and place: http://buff.ly/15lZGlj via @freshly_pressed
September 3, 2013
For this week's Writing Challenge, Mind the Gap - is the VMA convo a nuisance, a distraction, or a teachable moment? http://buff.ly/14l7TA3
September 3, 2013
Create an email address with your custom domain using Email Forwarding http://wp.me/pf2B5-55r
September 2, 2013
Soup tastes best when prepared with patience and love. http://buff.ly/19SVNSX via @freshly_pressed
September 2, 2013
"Or, have I always been a boy to her, in some deep, subconscious part of her brain?" http://buff.ly/1dtxEGLvia @freshly_pressed
September 2, 2013
Looking for some feedback from fellow bloggers? Take a dip in the Community Pool: http://buff.ly/14b5m0B
September 1, 2013
Writing a eulogy in advance -- the loving thing to do: http://buff.ly/17rGoe9 via @freshly_pressed
September 1, 2013
.@Problemachina on history, memories, and the wall between the past & present in video games: http://buff.ly/17rBREz via @freshly_pressed
August 31, 2013
What happened when a boy picked precious imported Dutch tulips from his mother's garden? This: http://buff.ly/145WrgS via @freshly_pressed
August 31, 2013
Brown bodies as amusement parks — @tressiemcphd examines Miley Cyrus' performance: http://buff.ly/15lZ1jK via @freshly_pressed
August 31, 2013
What constitutes scientific authority? @JenniferRaff guide to understanding a scientific paper: http://buff.ly/15lYTAE via @freshly_pressed
August 31, 2013
Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea. So many of us find inspiration, relaxation, or meaning in water. Show us the sea! http://buff.ly/1dyI5d4
August 31, 2013
One mom realizes her relaxing staycation is the anniversary of a forced, much less joyful hiatus http://buff.ly/195lRcv via @freshly_pressed
August 31, 2013
From proofs to prime numbers: a look at math blogs using LaTeX on http://WordPress.com. http://wp.me/pf2B5-52c
August 30, 2013
"10 signs that you're an X" lists are funny and shareable, but are they just divisive? http://buff.ly/1flSowB via @freshly_pressed
August 30, 2013
Boycotting the Olympics over Russia's LGBT stance misses the larger statement: http://buff.ly/1dqh0b2 via @freshly_pressed
August 30, 2013
"...If the NSA's spy programs shock you, you haven't been paying attention." What Constitution? http://pickyourafro.wordpress.com/2013/08/20/criminal-negligence/ via @freshly_pressed
August 25, 2013
When you're on a fixed income, you find the joy in things like a sale on recycled toilet paper. On priorities: http://buff.ly/1ayWDHz
August 24, 2013
"He lived more in those six decades than most men could in twelve." Goodbye, Dad: http://buff.ly/154Y3s6
August 24, 2013
"We delude ourselves into thinking we are better persons because of what we eat." @sxchristopher on orthorexia: http://buff.ly/178Uc9m
August 24, 2013
"Some of us hold dogs to the impossible standard of never barking, never lunging, never…being dogs." http://buff.ly/154XUES
August 24, 2013
Desert surreality — moving, powerful photoset of the lives of Syrian refugees near Zaatari in Jordan: http://buff.ly/17QaGmY
August 24, 2013
Ready for the Weekly Photo Challenge? This week, we want you to focus on focus: http://buff.ly/13LQ81P
August 24, 2013
The new book of http://WordPress.com user & young adult novelist @clairelegrand is out Tuesday! http://wp.me/pf2B5-4VU
August 23, 2013
Great photo essay of the tribal members of the Jicarilla Apache Nation, by @nomadruss: http://buff.ly/188ltrn
August 23, 2013
Are video games literature? Is that even the right question? Plot, empathy, and catharsis in games: http://buff.ly/14HT5eJ
August 23, 2013
New Themes: Organization (by @organicthemes) and Expound (by our own @kovshenin): http://wp.me/pf2B5-53Y
August 17, 2013
Struggling with writers' block? Bloggers share great block-busting tips and tricks in the comments: http://buff.ly/1bEcIcu (via @postaday)
August 17, 2013
Trying to grow your readership? Use your data! Explore Top Posts & Pages in our third installment of Stats Wrangling: http://buff.ly/14Q3JWF
August 17, 2013
Pull out your favorite vacation memory for this week's Photo Challenge: CAREFREE: http://buff.ly/14kwaG1
August 17, 2013
Time for some more stats wrangling! Dive into Top Posts and Pages to learn more about your readers: http://wp.me/pf2B5-51t
August 16, 2013
Does your visual portfolio need a refresh? Check out our latest free theme, Fontfolio! http://wp.me/pf2B5-51r
August 16, 2013
Our parenting panel talks boundaries - key for anyone who writes about/posts pics of family/friends (ie, everyone): http://buff.ly/1bzHkfk
August 15, 2013
You (Almost) Never Have Nothing to Write About: try these 4.5 simple steps to busting through your bloggers' block: http://buff.ly/16bvc1Y
August 15, 2013
Create Presentations Easily on http://WordPress.com with Shortcodes http://wp.me/pf2B5-4PV
August 10, 2013
It's double your pleasure in this week's Photo Challenge: one shot, two ways: http://buff.ly/15jVmM3
August 9, 2013
Check out Isca, the latest release from @prothemedesign http://wp.me/sf2B5-isca
August 9, 2013
What makes a blog addictive? Point of view. Explore perspective, and its influence on your tone and readers: http://buff.ly/133pi52
August 8, 2013
Photography 101 continues: @jeffsinon guides us through scouting the best shot and deciding on portrait v. landscape: http://buff.ly/1cvHwPD
August 7, 2013
Share Readmill Highlights to Your WordPress Site http://wp.me/pf2B5-4WJ
August 7, 2013
Growing your blog: should you pay for traffic? The pros and cons of advertising and paid discovery: http://buff.ly/1cttb6s
August 6, 2013
For this Weekly Writing Challenge, you'll need a memory, a timer, and some fast fingers. GO! http://buff.ly/1crdMDJ
August 6, 2013
Digging In the Dashboard: Three Features to Discover http://wp.me/pf2B5-4Mv
August 5, 2013
Want some feedback on a post, idea, or blog design? The Community Pool is open! http://buff.ly/16Umtjs (via @postaday)
August 3, 2013
This week's Photo Challenge is a great chance to play with subject, color, and light. Show us FORESHADOW: http://buff.ly/16NZYwG
August 3, 2013
Today's Weekly Photo Challenge is bursting with portent. Show us FORESHADOW: http://buff.ly/1egHaZO
August 2, 2013
RT @mikemcalister: I'm ecstatic to announce my partnership with @wordpressdotcom, starting with Publisher! http://t.co/TTgReqf0xE
August 2, 2013
Going Serial, Part II: What do Tolstoy and Dickens have in common? They wrote serial fiction, and you can too: http://buff.ly/1eeezEl
August 1, 2013
Mommy and Daddy Bloggers Shoot the Poop: If you write about your kids, our parentblogging roundtable is for you: http://buff.ly/13zTEG3
July 31, 2013
Photo 101 continues with the elements of composition: use leading lines & the rule of thirds to frame a perfect shot: http://buff.ly/13w4dd3
July 31, 2013
One Theme, Three Ways: Customizing iTheme2 http://wp.me/pf2B5-4SO
July 30, 2013
Get your camera out for this week's Writing Challenge - we want video. (There are options for non-filmmakers, too!) http://buff.ly/13UzQkX
July 30, 2013
Publish, Promote, Repeat: Dashboard Tools to Share Your Stuff with the World http://wp.me/pf2B5-4St
July 28, 2013
@photomatt gives The State of the Word at 11AM PT, and we'll be live-tweeting on @WordCampSF — follow that or the #wcsf tag to listen in!
July 27, 2013
Good day, #BlogHer13! Friendly #WordPress pros are standing by at Expo booth 2614 to answer your questions. Drop by and say hello!
July 27, 2013
Ready for the Weekly Photo Challenge? This week, show us a masterpiece: http://buff.ly/19mBP5k
July 27, 2013
Blogger Profile: Ex-Expat Author Jack Scott http://wp.me/pf2B5-4Rf
July 26, 2013
Hey #BlogHer13! Friendly folks are standing by to answer all your WordPress questions at Expo booth 2614: http://en.blog.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/blogher-2.jpg
July 26, 2013
At #BlogHer13? We can't wait to meet you! Drop by our Happiness Bar at booth 2614, and get your WordPress questions answered. Psst: swag!
July 26, 2013
We're *delighted* to sponsor the Boston @beerbloggers' Conference! #BBC13: http://beerbloggersconference.org/2013/07/wordpress-com-a-beer-lovers-blogging-platform/
July 26, 2013
We've just launched our new theme Magnate Express by @woothemes - check it out! http://wp.me/pf2B5-4Sc
July 26, 2013
New to CSS? Use your browser's developer tools to find the info you need to take control of your site: http://buff.ly/1dXQSA3
July 25, 2013
How much control do you want over comments on your blog? Explore your moderation options: http://buff.ly/1dVfARD
July 25, 2013
Five Minutes with Dave Martin http://wp.me/pf2B5-4OL
July 24, 2013
Be Part of the Official Annual WordPress Conference from Anywhere in the World! http://wp.me/pf2B5-4QN
July 24, 2013
Get a picture-perfect plate! Our panel of food photographers returns to talk all things props, styling, and garnish: http://buff.ly/165dWtA
July 23, 2013
http://WordPress.com Users Can Now Register .CO Domain Names http://wp.me/pf2B5-4MY
July 23, 2013
Get the Most Out of Widgets: Building and Showcasing Your Community http://wp.me/pf2B5-4MV
July 23, 2013
Weekly Writing Challenge time! Get out your measuring cups and whisks, and write the recipe for YOU: http://buff.ly/1611HOF
July 22, 2013
Looking for feedback on an idea, post, layout change, or any other aspect of your blog? The Community Pool is open: http://buff.ly/13vrSOI
July 20, 2013
Ready for the Weekly Photo Challenge? Show us your freshest photo: http://buff.ly/12U4s16
July 20, 2013
http://WordPress.com users, designers, and developers: take the 2013 survey. We welcome your feedback! http://wp.me/pf2B5-4Q6
July 19, 2013
New Themes: Inspiration Laboratory, Nexus, and Fiore http://wp.me/pf2B5-4NT
July 18, 2013
Ready to take your blog to the next level? Extend your online identity with basic branding for bloggers: http://buff.ly/1dEYQxU
July 18, 2013
Map your way through custom domains in our latest Domains 101 post on domain management and mapping: http://wp.me/pf2B5-4Mg
July 17, 2013
Photography 101 continues: last week, we looked at light basics/exposure. This week, we explore the quality of light: http://buff.ly/1bkY0d0
July 17, 2013
Display Your Vine Videos on http://WordPress.com http://wp.me/pf2B5-4KP
July 16, 2013
Stats Wrangling II: Days, Weeks, and Months http://wp.me/pf2B5-4HX
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Streamline Your Photos With New Tiled Galleries
October 5, 2012
Photos can add life to your blog and be the catalyst for getting a message across to your readers. Today, we launched new options for our WordPress.com galleries that allow you to create elegant ma...

Weekly Writing Challenge: Easy As Pie
October 4, 2012
When we send a post into the blogosphere, we want to make sure our best feet are forward. That means making sure errors like typos or poor grammar don’t detract from what we have to say; it’s one o...

Freshly Pressed: Editors’ Picks for September 2012
October 2, 2012
Another month, another assortment of posts—from simple yet poignant musings on existence and our connections to others to thoughtful and opinionated commentaries on the Internet, life choices, and ...

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mine
October 19, 2012
(**sorry for the tardiness! We had it scheduled and it didn’t fire off. Shucks!) Mine. Is there a place, object, or view that’s entirely yours, or you’re a bit selfish or possessi...

What Makes a Post Freshly Press-able: Bacon in a Toaster
October 2, 2012
Every day, a handful of WordPress.com bloggers are featured in Freshly Pressed. And every day, many more wonder, “What do I have to do to get Freshly Pressed?” Well, it’s time to reveal what the fo...

NASA’s Open Government Initiative Websites powered by WordPress
September 28, 2012
“We use WordPress as a flexible platform – it’s a CMS that we adapt to a whole bunch of needs,” – Sean Herron, Technology Strategist, NASA. [...]

Weekly Writing Challenge: Mind the Gap
September 24, 2012
Our blogs are the platforms from which we share our experiences, opinions, and views with the online world. As part of our Weekly Writing Challenges, we want to help you find what you’re opin...

Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary
September 22, 2012
Solitary. I love capturing a person in a quiet and often unexpected moment. These kinds of images can be reflective, mysterious, or even sad, conjuring strong emotions and stirring up stories in my...

New Themes: Gigawatt and Pinboard
October 10, 2012
Happy Thursday! I’m pleased to announce the two newest additions to our ever-growing Theme Showcase. First off, it’s grungy meets vintage with Gigawatt — a clean and bold premium ...

Focus On: Expat Life Blogs
October 2, 2012
Each day, we discover bloggers on WordPress.com exploring different passions and interests, immersed in unique industries, fields, and worlds. At The Daily Post, we’ll highlight more of these niche...

What Makes a Post Freshly Press-able: A Space For Learning
September 24, 2012
Every day, 19 WordPressers are featured on the Freshly Pressed section of WordPress.com. And every day, many more wonder, “What do I have to do to get Freshly Pressed?” Well, it’s time to reveal wh...

Weekly Writing Challenge: Mail It In
September 19, 2012
No matter how long you’ve been blogging, there is always more to learn. As part of the Weekly Writing Challenges, once a month, we’ll be highlighting a feature in the WordPress.com Dashboard and ch...

New Themes: Gridspace and Ascetica
September 17, 2012
Happy Themeday, all! Today we have two brand-spankin’-new themes for your visual enjoyment. First up is Gridspace, a classic, elegant premium theme by Graph Paper Press. Gridspace lets you sh...

Freshly Pressed: Editors’ Picks for August 2012
September 12, 2012
In August, WordPress.com bloggers hit us with their best: Smart takes on the month’s biggest stories. Thoughtful musings on culture. Photographs and art that bring the world to life. The foll...

New Themes: Able and Sight
September 1, 2012
It’s Thursday, and you know what that means — new themes! First, we are happy to introduce Able, a multipurpose traditional blog theme that is a refresh of our two older classics, Andreas 04 ...

Weekly Writing Challenge: The Sound of Blogging
September 24, 2012
No matter how long you’ve been blogging, there is always more to learn. As part of the Weekly Writing Challenges, once a month, we’ll be highlighting a feature in the WordPress.com Dash...

New Theme: Twenty Twelve
September 12, 2012
Every year the WordPress team proudly unveils a new default theme, increasing by one the collection now known affectionately as the Twenty Somethings. Serving as the flagship theme for a year, it h...

Finding Themes is Now Faster & More Visual
August 28, 2012
I want to let you in on a little secret: when we launched Lovebirds and Ever After almost two weeks ago, we reached 200 active themes on WordPress.com! With so many amazing new themes coming out, w...

New Theme: Avid
August 24, 2012
Looking for a new and exciting way to share your images with the world? Well, look no further! Avid is an innovative WordPress theme for photographers designed by Dave Ruiz of Foundation Six. With ...

Collaborate and Create: Group Blogs For Friends, Colleagues, and Family
August 22, 2012
For many, blogging is a solo journey, but it doesn’t have to be. Did you know a blog on WordPress.com can have multiple contributors? Check out the following group blogs, and you might find i...

Summer Cleanup
October 9, 2012
We’ve made a minor change to the dashboard menu to help tidy things up a little. We figured that the Polls and Ratings menus were taking up too much space as top-level menu options. So we dec...

Do More Faster
August 17, 2012
We’ve just released two improvements that will make WordPress.com even more efficient for you, leaving you more time to create content. Site Stats If you get a lot of traffic to your blog, yo...

New wedding themes: Lovebirds and Ever After
August 17, 2012
At the beginning of 2012, we launched our wedding theme Forever and let you in on how you can use WordPress to document and share your wedding experience with your friends and family. Now we’...

Big iPhone/iPad Update Now Available
August 19, 2012
Today is an exciting day! A new version of WordPress for iOS was just pushed live, and it’s been dubbed the “biggest update ever”. It features a completely re-imagined interface f...

Free Themes
August 8, 2012
An example of some of the awesome free themes we offer on WordPress.com - you can see them all at http://theme.wordpress.com

Premium Themes
September 19, 2012
A sampling of the great premium themes we offer on WordPress.com

Freshly Pressed’s Best Of July 2012
September 16, 2012
The month of July has come and gone and we featured over 600 posts on Freshly Pressed. So here is a look back at ten of the stories, those we thought were the most interesting and those the WordPre...

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