All the Trimmings: Mouthwatering Food Blogs on WordPress.com

The holiday season is officially upon us: that special time of the year dedicated to friends, family, red-nosed reindeer, and— Who are we kidding? It’s all about food! Glorious, comforting, yummy food. As millions of

Handwritten Stories in a Digital Age: PostSecret.com and More

In our digital age, we interact with new technologies each day, yet some of us also pine for the past: we cherish handwritten things and value — even fetishize — physical objects. Posts like “Diaries

Digging In the Dashboard, Part III: Features for Images

So far in our series of lesser-known WordPress.com features, we’ve discussed handy editing tools and neat ways to split up longer posts. This time, let’s leave text behind and talk about three image presentation tools you might

Blogger Profile: Gendermom

Parenting blogs flourish on WordPress.com, and today, we’re pleased to introduce you to Gendermom, whose site tagline, A chronicle of fun and fear, or, daily life with my young trans daughter, says it all. Gendermom’s

Striking Back Against Censorship

The mission of WordPress.com is to democratize publishing. We’re inspired every day by the ways creators use our platform to bring their voices to the world. Unfortunately, we also see many cases of censorship aimed

New Themes: Adventure and Basis

We have a special treat this Two Theme Thursday: new premium themes from two of our most popular sellers, Organic Themes and The Theme Foundry. Do you have stories to share from a trip to

Tools to Promote Your Events

Party planning for the holidays? Scheming up a New Year’s Eve 2013 bash? Or, maybe you host regular gatherings, like a weekly book-swap-and-wine-tasting night, or are planning “NaNoWriMoNowWhat?” writing support sessions in November and beyond.

New Theme: Twenty Fourteen

New Theme: Twenty Fourteen

New Theme: Twenty Fourteen Lance Willett For the first time ever, the yearly default theme for WordPress is ready to go before its namesake year begins. Consider it an early holiday gift from the WordPress community

Write (More) Effortlessly With Markdown

Write (More) Effortlessly With Markdown

Markdown has arrived on WordPress.com! Some of you may respond with “Finally!” Others might be asking, “what’s that?” Markdown is a quick way to add formatted text without writing out any HTML. Let’s take a closer look.

New Theme: Delight

New Theme: Delight

New Theme: Delight Michelle I’m delighted to announce that we have a new theme for you today, and it’s called…Delight. The Delight Theme Designed by CyberChimps, Delight is a clean mobile-friendly premium theme that should

Browse Categories