The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

Make Your Best Photos Shine

Posted on 22 July 2021 | 3:30 pm

Photos on your website can be a representation of who you are, what you do, or what you love. We want your photos to show to your visitors as best they possibly can, no matter what kind of device they are using.

WordPress.com Managed Hosting Webinar with Rudy Faile, Automattic Systems

Posted on 20 July 2021 | 9:16 am

Learn how WordPress.com's managed hosting powers fast, secure websites.

Popular Podcast App Pocket Casts Joins Automattic

Posted on 16 July 2021 | 8:00 am

Pocket Casts will be joining Automattic, making it easier for podcast fans to discover new content and customize their listening experience.

6 Ways WordPress.com Courses Help You Grow

Posted on 15 July 2021 | 11:54 am

Join our WordPress.com Course Communities to help you get started on your blog or podcast.

Build a Blogging Habit with Reminders in Your WordPress App

Posted on 13 July 2021 | 12:21 pm

Meet your posting goals on your site with this new feature in the iOS and Android apps.

P2 Puts Easy, Flexible Project Tracking Tools In Your Hands

Posted on 22 June 2021 | 12:27 pm

Improve your team's workflow and productivity with these project tracking blocks.

Built-in Duotone Image Filter, Editor Navigation via Persistent List View, and Other Block Editor Improvements

Posted on 18 June 2021 | 10:37 am

The next batch of exciting updates to the block editor is live on WordPress.com. Powerful duotone image editing, a persistent list view to edit your page or post, and an update for picking table colors are all ready for you to build and improve the look of your site. Let’s …

WordPress.com Welcomes the Award-Winning Atavist Magazine to the Platform

Posted on 16 June 2021 | 8:00 am

The Atavist Magazine, known for its in-depth journalism and creative, elegant design, joins sister site Longreads, making WordPress.com a home for the web’s best longform storytelling.

Let’s Celebrate Pride by Supporting Nonprofits

Posted on 15 June 2021 | 1:00 pm

For Pride this year, we’re highlighting queer nonprofits and charities. It’s more important than ever to support the queer community and raise awareness for those who do so all year round, long after the rainbow flags come down.

Day One, the Journaling App, Joins Automattic

Posted on 14 June 2021 | 2:18 pm

We’re excited to welcome Day One to the Automattic team. Day One is a private journaling app that makes writing for yourself a simple pleasure. A beautifully designed user experience has earned the app prestigious awards including App Store Editor’s Choice, App of the Year, and the Apple Design Award, …