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Blogging U.’s Photo 101 Course: Post a Photo a Day

On Monday, November 3,’s Blogging U. launches a free month-long photo-a-day course. Sign up today!

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2014 Midterm Elections, Get Out The Vote!

Since 2004, WordPress has set out with an ambitious goal in mind — to democratize publishing and put state-of-the-art tools in front of publishers both large and small across the planet. We believe strongly in this vision because when more people have access to powerful tools on the web, that …

The NaMos are Coming! The NaMos are Coming!

November is a big month for bloggers and writers, with thousands of folks taking part in NaNoWriMo or NaBloPoMo. Wondering, “NaMo what?” Read on!

New Themes: Minnow and Cols

Minnow is a light, simple theme that puts your social presence front and center, while Cols is a novel theme that lets you tell your stories without the layout getting in the way.

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 7

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.

A New My Sites Section

Managing your sites just became faster and easier.

New Theme: Penscratch

Penscratch is a fresh, stylish design for sharing your writing.

Starting Next Week: Blogging 201

The next (free) Blogging U. course focuses on growing your audience and building your site’s brand.

Around the World in Nine Photos

Each of these nine photographs can tell a million stories. What do they say to you?

Add Gmail, Calendar, and Drive to Your Site is joining the Google for Work Partner Program to bring the power of Google Apps right into your dashboard.

Back to Blogging: Ten Themes to Inspire You Right Now

Whether you’re an old-school blogger rebuilding your online home, or a newbie diving into the world of blogging, consider these ten themes that’ll get you writing right now.

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