WordPress.com Blogging Advice

How-To Tips & Tricks for Your WordPress Website or Blog

What is it?

Below is an outdated segment from my About Page where I gave some blogging advice for WordPress.com users, I may update it one day, I wanted to remove it from my About Page so that I could shorten that page, and so I am making it its own post that can be updated & referred to later if I ever bother to update it one day.

Blogging Advice

I recommend following WordPress.com News, possibly participating in the Blogging University, following WordPress Tavern, reading Learn WordPress.com, searching on WordPress.com Support when you need help with something on WordPress.com, contacting the WordPress.com Staff for help using their Contact Page or by emailing them at help@wordpress.com, and getting help from the WordPress.com Community by using the WordPress.com Forums.

Automattic Acquires Tumblr Plans To Rebuild The Backend Powered By WordPress

Recently WordPress Tavern had a post about Automattic acquiring Tumblr called: Automattic Acquires Tumblr Plans To Rebuild The Backend Powered By WordPress.

I was not expecting that at all, I am not sure if this was a good idea or not to acquire a dying brand, but I am curious to see what happens.

Automattic owns WordPress and WordPress.com et cetera, Tumblr was one of its competitors, and so this should be interesting regardless of whether it fails or not.

The end,

-John Jr

WordPress.com Boots Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory Sites & Bans Malicious Publication Of Unauthorized Images Of Minors

Sarah Gooding made a concerning post at the WordPress Tavern (WP Tavern) called WordPress.com Boots Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory Sites, And Bans Malicious Publication Of Unauthorized Images Of Minors:

I recommend reading her post, if it were not for her I would not have known about this, which is sad.

The Twenty Seventeen Theme Is Finally Available On WordPress.com 👏

After what felt like half a year the free default WordPress theme Twenty Seventeen has finally been released on WordPress.com over Four (4) months late, which as far as I know is the longest that it has ever taken for a default WordPress theme to be released on WordPress.com after it had already been released on WordPress.org, but I could be wrong.

The Twenty Seventeen theme is probably the first free WordPress.com theme to ever have a video header option.

Automatic

The Daily Post had a Daily Prompt today called Automatic, and this is what it said:

DAILY PROMPT

Automatic

Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt.

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