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New WordPress.com Themes for February 2024 – WordPress.com News

New WordPress.com Themes for February 2024 – WordPress.com News

Five of our favorite new themes. The WordPress.com team is always working on new design ideas to bring your website to life. Check out the latest themes in our library, including great options for gamers, writers, and anyone else who creates on the web. This magazine-style theme was built with gaming bloggers in mind, but is versatile enough to work exceptionally well for nearly any type of budding media empire. Using a classic blogging layout, we’ve combined modern WordPress technology—Blocks, Global Styles, etc.—with a… More Info

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A Look at What’s New In the WordPress Editor  – WordPress.com News

A Look at What’s New In the WordPress Editor  – WordPress.com News

A handful of small but potent changes to the Site Editor have improved the WordPress.com experience for both you and your visitors. The WordPress project team is continuously improving the Site Editor—your one-stop shop for editing and designing your site. The latest batch of updates—Gutenberg 17.4 and 17.5—include a handful of small but powerful changes designed to improve both your WordPress experience and that of your site’s visitors.  Let’s take a look at what’s new.  More robust style revisions  Image credit:… More Info

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Unleash Your Creativity With Our “Design Your Own Theme” Webinar – WordPress.com News

Unleash Your Creativity With Our “Design Your Own Theme” Webinar – WordPress.com News

Explore how WordPress.com’s innovative new design tool makes creating your site surprisingly easy and fun. Jerry B Selecting the design of your website is a critical initial step in establishing your online identity. Our “Design Your Own Theme” feature is a game-changer, offering a variety of Block Patterns to create a unique aesthetic. These Block Patterns provide tremendous flexibility, enabling you to mix and match design elements with ease, ensuring a truly custom and cohesive look across your site. With an… More Info

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Congratulations to Everyone Who Completed Bloganuary 2024!  – WordPress.com News

Congratulations to Everyone Who Completed Bloganuary 2024!  – WordPress.com News

Bloganuary 2024 by the numbers. Mindy Postoff On January 1, you came together from all corners of the globe, ready to answer the call of our Bloganuary challenge and write for 31 straight days. And, oh, how you wrote!  6,140 people published at least one blog post during the challenge. A total of 33,639 blog posts were published throughout the month, answering the daily prompts and tagged with #bloganuary. All those posts reached an audience of 6,262,733 readers. That’s more than the population of Denmark! But… More Info

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Bringing You a Faster, More Secure Web: HTTP/3 Is Now Enabled for All Automattic Services

Bringing You a Faster, More Secure Web: HTTP/3 Is Now Enabled for All Automattic Services

HTTP/3 promises performance enhancements like reduced latency, increased reliability, and improved security for users. Andrija Vučinić HTTP/3 is the third major version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol used to exchange information on the web. It is built on top of a new protocol called QUIC, which is set to fix some limitations of the previous protocol versions. Without getting into technical details—though feel free to do so in the comments if you have questions—our users should see performance improvements across… More Info

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New WordPress.com Themes for January 2024 – WordPress.com News

New WordPress.com Themes for January 2024 – WordPress.com News

A new year, an all-new batch of beautiful themes. The WordPress.com team is always working on new design ideas to bring your website to life. Check out the latest themes in our library, including great options for small businesses, entrepreneurs in the coaching space, and a number of other beautiful and versatile designs. Your literary haven, on the web. This partner theme was designed with book lovers of all kinds in mind. Built-in features include curated collections, newsletter integration, robust search functionality,… More Info

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Embrace the Future With AI-Assisted Content Creation – WordPress.com News

The digital landscape is evolving with AI. Our new free course and webinar offer practical strategies for navigating this new world. The digital landscape is evolving, and with it, the way we create and consume content is undergoing a remarkable transformation. As we stand at the cusp of a new era, the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in content creation is not just a trend but a revolutionary step forward.  Today, we’re excited to announce our latest resources that open the doors to this new world.  New Course: Unlocking the… More Info

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Create a Stellar Resume Using Any WordPress.com Theme – WordPress.com News

Craft a stellar resume website using (nearly) any WordPress.com theme. If one of your 2024 goals is to take your career to the next level, it’s worth taking a hard look at your resume. In a world where bots are scanning resumes for keywords, doing something unique—like creating a website just for your resume—is perhaps risky, but can help you stand out from the pack. And even if you aren’t actively looking for a new workplace, having a resume-focused site is great for your personal brand.  Today, we’re going to show you how to use… More Info

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Enhance Your Site’s Reach with Our Exclusive “SEO Foundations” Webinar – WordPress.com News

Enhance Your Site’s Reach with Our Exclusive “SEO Foundations” Webinar – WordPress.com News

Maximize your website’s potential with proven SEO techniques and tools. Jerry B SEO, or search engine optimization, is an essential skill in the digital world, crucial for everyone from beginners to seasoned website operators. Understanding and effectively implementing SEO strategies can dramatically improve your website’s visibility and ranking on search engines, but where do you start? Join us for our upcoming webinar, “SEO Foundations,” to discover techniques for improving your WordPress.com site’s… More Info

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The 10 Most Popular Plugins on WordPress.com – WordPress.com News

Here are the 10 most popular plugins from 2023 on WordPress.com. There’s an old saying that “WordPress plugins are what makes the world go round.” Okay, so maybe that’s not an actual saying, but it’s still true in our hearts.  In this roundup, we’ve gathered the top ten most frequently installed plugins from 2023. (FYI, our WordPress.com marketplace offers 50,000+ plugins on the Creator plan and above.) Take a look and see how many you have on your site, get inspiration for plugins to try out, or simply satisfy your… More Info

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