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Five Minutes with David Cole

Meet and get to know former Justice League of America superhero and Happiness Engineer extraordinaire, David Cole.

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Heartbleed Security Update

WordPress.com has taken steps to deal with the Heartbleed vulnerability. Here’s what you need to know.

Early Theme Adopters: Spun

In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great-looking sites with the most recent additions to our Theme Showcase. Today, let’s visit some of the sites that are already using Spun, a distinctive, minimalist theme.

Getting the Most Out of Post Formats: Quoting in Style

Nearly 150 of the themes available to WordPress.com users support post formats, which means that these themes offer a variety of post types (standard, image, gallery, video, audio, quote, and more) that display your content differently based on the format. If your theme supports post formats, you’ll see a Format module as you’re …

Monday Morning Edition

In case you missed it, a quick recap of the past week on WordPress.com, from new features to great blogs to discover.

The Daily Post Has a Great New Look

WordPress.com’s resource on the art and craft of blogging got a makeover. We’re excited to invite you to the revamped Daily Post!

Portfolios on WordPress.com

Our new (free!) Portfolio tools and themes put your creativity front and center.

Longreads Joins the Automattic Family

We’re delighted to announce that Longreads is joining the Automattic family.

Perspectives: Blogging About Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month. Today, we’d like to introduce you to just some of the many bloggers who write about autism on WordPress.com.

Early Theme Adopters: McKinley

In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great sites with the most recent additions to our Theme Showcase. Today, let’s visit some of the sites that are already using McKinley, a modern, visually striking theme.

Five Elements For Your Front Page

Your site’s front page is like the front door to your home: you want it to look and feel inviting, as well as unmistakably you. Here’s a quick list of five things — big and small — to consider when building your front page.

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