Blog Privacy and Subscribers-5 more things to know

Without a doubt the most popular post on this website is Blog Privacy and Subscribers, published in 2011, and it remains generally accurate about how Privacy works in spite of the many changes here on WordPress.com. Choosing your site's Privacy setting is no longer included as one of the first steps when signing up for a [...]

Build Your WordPress.com Site-The Tutorials

Two of the biggest hurdles you need to overcome when starting out on WordPressdotcom is theme choice and basic site set up. Up until now the first resources have been Learn WordPress.com and your own theme's Showcase page, which gives detailed set up instructions for each available theme. While these resources are useful, they can [...]

Use the Support Search, Luke!

With the upcoming Automattic Annual Get-together (Automattic being WordPress.com's parent company), many of the support options usually available to even those WordPress.com users with paid upgrades will be temporarily closed or minimized and support requests will be channeled to the Community Support forums for assistance. Yikes! Those of us who regularly volunteer in the Community [...]

Just don’t mention the “c” word

WordCamp Jerusalem took place this past Wednesday and welcomed a very nice turnout. I'll write more at length about the full conference a bit later. What I want to write about now is a not uncommon perception that I encountered during WordCamp. During one discussion about using WordPress to help change the world, I ventured to [...]