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 resourcesContinue reading “Use the Support Search, Luke!”

Where to find help on WordPress.com

Once you set up your WordPress.com site at some point you’ll probably need extra help in finding information or solving an issue. While every new member of the WordPress.com community receives a welcome letter with a link to Learn WordPress, the always free tutorial for beginners, and other helpful resources, many answers can be foundContinue reading “Where to find help on WordPress.com”

Blog Privacy and Subscribers

Even before signing up for a new WordPress.com website, most people have already decided whether they want their site visible to casual readers or have their site out of public view. But what about the subscriber and search engine aspects of these choices? Public Sites: Sites whose Privacy settings are set to Public, or setContinue reading “Blog Privacy and Subscribers”

Getting Started on WordPress.com

WordPress.com is an online service that hosts websites/blogs free of charge as well as offering paid upgrades with additional features you might need as you grow. Users signing up for the service must be at least 13 years old for the US, or 16 years for the EU, and agree to abide by the TermsContinue reading “Getting Started on WordPress.com”