I spent some time recently poking about our Theme Showcase and there is now a subtle and interesting development concerning Premium Themes. As of this writing, they fall into two groups: Welcome Back Third Party Premium Theme(s) In that second group you’ll find the very first 3rd party Premium theme available since before the PremiumContinue reading “What the heck is going on with Premium Themes?”
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Why Build Your Business Website on WordPress.com
In addition to individuals, companies are also building their web presence on WordPress.com, either as a blog or as a full website including full e-commerce websites. And what’s not to like? On signing up and agreeing to the Terms of Service, a company gets a website with all updates and back-end security handled by WordPress.com,Continue reading “Why Build Your Business Website on WordPress.com”
WordPress.com vs. a Self-Hosted WordPress Install: What’s Best For You?
The confusion around the differences between WordPress and WordPress.com has been around since the beginning of time. Well, maybe not exactly then, but certainly since 2005 when WordPress.com said “Hello World!” and especially since the introduction of the Jetpack plugin which connects self-hosted WordPress sites to WordPress.com so they can enjoy features available only onContinue reading “WordPress.com vs. a Self-Hosted WordPress Install: What’s Best For You?”
It’s that time of the year when I take a step back and take a break from blogging. In previous years that also meant traveling abroad, but for the last couple of years our travel plans remain plans until we are able to digest the thought of sitting on an airplane for at least 5Continue reading “Hiatus”
Change in Plans. Don’t Panic!
Today, very appropriately falling on Towel Day (May 25th), saw the introduction of the next biggest thing on WordPress.com: the Starter Plan at US$ 60/year, joining the 2-month old Pro plan at US$ 180/year. (*See note below.) Head on over to the support Guide to read about what’s included. You might have noticed that theContinue reading “Change in Plans. Don’t Panic!”
The start of a new year always encourages me to step back and make an internal review and reassess the things that add value in my life and take a hard look at the things that need to be jettisoned. One thing I’ve found as a result is certain online activities no longer bring meContinue reading “Interlude”