Make WordPress.com Your City’s Virtual Home

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
City administrators: Don’t spend thousands of dollars on a proprietary system for your city’s website. We’ve launched WordPress.com/cities as the go-to place to start a site for your city or other municipal body, and there’s no charge to get started. (“Free” is a price that will get every…

Firefox Users: Try the WordPress.com Extension

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Want to receive WordPress.com notifications instantly, even when you’re not on WordPress.com? Back in January, we announced the WordPress.com extension for Chrome, and today, the extension is available for Firefox too! Add the WordPress.com extension for Firefox and as soon as you get a new follower, comment, or…

From Blog to Book: Moon over Martinborough

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My name is Jared Gulian, and I’m still not entirely sure how I ended up living in paradise. That’s the first line on the About page of Jared Gulian’s blog, Moon over Martinborough. In Jared’s case, “paradise” is a tiny olive farm in rural New Zealand, the location and…

NaBloPoMo: Keep Up The Good Work, Everyone!

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As November wanes, we’re nearing the end of the 13th National Blog Posting Month, better known as NaBloPoMo. Every single day, participants are firing up their blogs and writing on every topic under the sun in a marathon of self-expression. Are you one of them? If you are…

Upload and Edit Media Seamlessly on WordPress.com

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Uploading and editing media just got a whole lot better on WordPress.com. Check out our new Media Manager, designed to make it easier to upload images, audio, and video files to your site and edit their attributes on the fly. Let’s walk through how to add images to…

Illustrators on WordPress.com

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
November was a busy month! Not only did bloggers and writers churn out pages for NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) and NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), but illustrators and artists also took part in NaNoDrawMo, which challenged participants to produce a minimum of 50 new works between November…

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
You’ve already been asking… where’s the snow? For those new to the WordPress.com family, every year we allow our users to spread a little holiday cheer by having snow appear to fall on their sites, which especially looks cool on sites with darker color schemes. If you’d like…