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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.

New Editing and Media Updates Are Here

From a new grid look in your Media Library to a streamlined Post Editor, the latest updates to your site will make creating and publishing even easier.

Early Theme Adopters: Bloggy

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 Bloggy, a premium theme that offers many different looks.

One Theme, Five Ways: Customizing Adelle

Popular free theme Adelle has a lot more to offer than its signature pink dots, as these five bloggers show us.

Introducing Site Logos: Personalize Your Blog, Display Your Brand

We’re excited to announce our new Site Logo feature.

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 2

Here’s the second edition of Longreads’ Best of WordPress! We’ve combed through the internet to put together a reading list of some of the best storytelling being published on WordPress. (You can find Vol. 1 here.) As a reminder: If you read or publish a story on WordPress that’s over …

Just Pressed: New Books by Authors on

From a comic diary to a collection of essays on culture and belonging, the most recent published works by authors are great additions to your bookshelf.

Heading to BlogHer ’14 next week? So are we!

BlogHer 2014, the 10th anniversary celebration of the popular women’s blogging network, kicks off next Thursday, July 24th in San Jose, California. There’s still time to register, and we hope you do — we’ll be there, too!

Attention, Writers: The Next Blogging U. Challenge Is Here

Writing 201, which starts next Monday, July 21st, will help bloggers develop their storytelling and self-editing skills.

Street Art: Around the World in Eight Photos

Tour the colorful street art of the world found on, right from your seat.

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