Blog Privacy and Subscribers-5 more things to know

Without a doubt the most popular post on this website is Blog Privacy and Subscribers, published in 2011, and it remains generally accurate about how Privacy works in spite of the many changes here on WordPress.com. Choosing your site's Privacy setting is no longer included as one of the first steps when signing up for a … Continue reading Blog Privacy and Subscribers-5 more things to know

Build Your WordPress.com Site-The Tutorials

You've signed up and created your very first WordPress.com website. Congrats, but now what? Two of the biggest challenges new users have when starting out on WordPress.com are choosing a theme and learning the basics of site set up. WordPress.com helps you select an initial theme based on the information you provide about what your … Continue reading Build Your WordPress.com Site-The Tutorials

Use the Support Search, Luke!

Those of us who regularly volunteer in the Community Support Forums are well acquainted with user frustrations when it comes to getting a timely answer to an urgent question. What doesn't always seem obvious is that answers to many of the questions asked in the forums can be found in one of the best resources … Continue reading Use the Support Search, Luke!

Just don’t mention the “c” word

WordCamp Jerusalem took place this past Wednesday and welcomed a very nice turnout. I'll write more at length about the full conference a bit later. What I want to write about now is a not uncommon perception that I encountered during WordCamp. During one discussion about using WordPress to help change the world, I ventured to … Continue reading Just don’t mention the “c” word

10 Insights from Quillcards

https://twitter.com/Quillcards/status/298015292729225216 Not just the "how" but also the "why." Excellent advice. Planning is the key and this is true for WordPress.com bloggers as well.

Doing Business on WordPress.com

More companies are making their way to WordPress.com to build their web presence either as a blog or as a full website (as long as e-commerce is not the primary function of the site). And what's not to like? On signing up and agreeing to the Terms of Service, a company gets a free or … Continue reading Doing Business on WordPress.com