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Ferguson: Ten Bloggers Speak Out

In the days since Michael Brown’s shooting, bloggers have taken to their sites to share their thoughts on race, violence, media, and more.

Image by Shawn Semmler (CC BY 2.0)

Early Theme Adopters: Isola

In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great sites with recent additions to the Theme Showcase. A month after its release, we revisit Isola, a free minimalist theme.

Ten Illustrators To Follow Now

Welcome to the whimsical world of illustration on WordPress.com.

New Theme: Sketch

Whether you’re a professional illustrator, an aspiring photographer, or a painter, Sketch will ensure your portfolio looks stunning.

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 3

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.

Field Notes: BlogHer ’14

I laughed, I cried, it was better than Cats. I’d spend a weekend at BlogHer again and again!

New Theme: Celsius

Clear out the clutter and let your content speak for itself with our new theme, Celsius.

Introducing: Comment Likes

You can now show commenters some love with our new feature.

Early Theme Adopters: Kelly

In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great sites with recent additions to the Theme Showcase. Today, let’s visit a few sites using Kelly, a personal blogging theme with numerous customization options.

Writing Through Grief

For many of us, writing is cathartic. These moms use their blogs to process (and heal) in the aftermath of a parent’s most painful experience.

New Themes: Edin and Espresso

Edin and Espresso are two great new themes, each sporting pixel-perfect designs.

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