The WordPress.com Blog

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

Introducing a new design for the WordPress apps

Posted on 19 April 2021 | 7:00 am

The WordPress mobile apps are the best way to manage your site from anywhere. If you’re already using the app, you might have noticed a new visual design that’s been rolling out. That rollout is complete in WordPress 17.1, which is available today for both Android and iOS. If you’re …

What’s New in the Block Editor: New Page Layout Picker, Better Block Transformation Options, and More

Posted on 15 April 2021 | 4:15 pm

From a new page layout picker to a more streamlined writing prompt, we’re bringing you the latest round of editor improvements.

Introducing Milestone Notifications

Posted on 14 April 2021 | 2:53 pm

Your website is a product of your hard work and passion. Therefore, when your site hits a milestone — it shouldn’t go unrecognized. To make it easier for you to keep track of your site’s achievements, we’ll be rolling out a new celebratory notification that will alert you when your …

WordPress.com Design Update for a More Intuitive Experience

Posted on 30 March 2021 | 11:24 am

As technology products grow, it’s important to evolve. We’ve updated WordPress.com’s interface to make it more coherent and logical, allowing everyone to use it more intuitively.

Publish and Update WordPress Posts Directly From Ulysses

Posted on 24 March 2021 | 6:23 am

Ulysses integrates with WordPress to enable publishing and editing to WordPress from within the app.

Introducing new Stats widgets for iPhone

Posted on 22 March 2021 | 7:00 am

You may already know that WordPress mobile apps are the easiest way to manage your WordPress site any time, anywhere.  Helpful features in the apps include our Stats widgets, which make it simple to keep an eye on your site’s activity without even opening the app. We recently rebuilt our …

What’s New in the Block Editor: Edit Your Images, Drag and Drop Blocks and Patterns, and More

Posted on 15 March 2021 | 8:00 am

Here’s a peek at the latest changes in the block editor, including image editing, draggable blocks and patterns, a new Page List block, and a streamlined panel for managing preferences.

Introducing WordPress Stories: A New Way to Engage Your Audience

Posted on 8 March 2021 | 11:20 am

Interested in a new way to create and publish engaging content on your WordPress site? Today, we're unveiling our new Stories feature, now available in the WordPress apps.

Turn Your WordPress.com Blog into a Podcast with Anchor

Posted on 22 February 2021 | 10:53 am

If you’re a blogger, you’ve already done the hard part by creating great content — so you should share that content as widely as possible! One way is by giving your audience an audio option, as well as your written blog.

Build a Beautiful Site in the WordPress Mobile Apps with Predesigned Page Layouts

Posted on 11 February 2021 | 9:00 am

We think you'll love the new Starter Page Layouts feature.