Looking for HELP!

Once you start your WordPress.com site, it won’t be too long before you seek some extra help in understanding what makes it tick. While every new member of the WordPress.com community receives a “Welcome” letter with a link to the WordPress.com beginner’s tutorial, Learn WordPress.com, many answers can be found on the excellent WordPress.com Support Site, whichContinue reading “Looking for HELP!”

Hacked!? Not So Much: Your WordPress.com Account and Security

This past weekend a number of WordPress.com users discovered that a spam post promoting a “make money from home” scheme had been published on their websites without their prior knowledge or consent.  Many of those sites had not posted for some time while others had recently posted. What was common to them all, apparently, was the useContinue reading “Hacked!? Not So Much: Your WordPress.com Account and Security”

Expired Domain? Oh no!

Have a Domain Name upgrade on @wordpressdotcom? Add the renewal date to your calendar and renew before it expires.Don't wait for a reminder! — JenT (@wpcommaven) July 13, 2012 WordPress.com users with expired domains seem to be the flavor du jour in the Community forums today. So, this would be a good opportunity to remindContinue reading “Expired Domain? Oh no!”

How to write a great bug report

As someone who answers questions in the WordPress.com Community Support Forum, the following suggestions from the JetPack blog on how to write a bug report are also really excellent for helping us forum volunteers try to sort out any problem you may be experiencing with your WordPress.com blog. Sometimes, however, there may be a problemContinue reading “How to write a great bug report”

Blog Privacy and Subscribers

Editor’s Note: This post is outdated. You owe it to yourself to read the update at “Blog Privacy and Subscribers – 5 More Things to Know” so you have the latest information. One of the first things you are asked to decide when signing up for your WordPress.com site is your site’s Privacy setting. MostContinue reading “Blog Privacy and Subscribers”