The WordPress.com Blog

The WordPress.com Blog

The Best of WordPress.com in April

The 2017 default theme is here, plus: inclusive design, editing tools, Swag Store, and must-follow sites.

Independent Publisher 2 Is Here

A beloved WordPress.com theme, improved for simplicity and speed.

New Theme: Twenty Seventeen

Meet Twenty Seventeen, the brand new WordPress default theme.

A New WordPress App Update, Designed for the iPad

We’ve redesigned the iOS app to work even better for publishing right from your tablet.

Unlimited Premium Themes Now Included in the Premium Plan

You just got more than 200 new theme options from some of the best theme creators in the business.

Field Notes: CMS Africa Summit

Five Automatticians recently attended this event in Abuja, Nigeria.

New in Reader: Combined Cards

Go ahead and follow that prolific site. We’ll keep it organized for you.

Save Your Favorite Images and Media on WordPress.com, Anytime

Now you can access your Media Library and upload images even when you’re not writing a post.

A Few Tiny Steps Towards an Improved Writing Space at WordPress.com

A cleaner, more refined experience for the WordPress.com editor.

Introducing WordPress.com for Google Docs: A New Way Forward for Collaborative Editing

Save your Google Docs drafts as WordPress blog posts in seconds.

Your Stats Page, Updated

We listened to your suggestions and made some changes to the way we present your stats.