Add an image to a post or page, or ten images, or a hundred – you no longer have to wait around in the editor while your media uploads. Version 8.1 of the WordPress for Android app is now available, with some great enhancements to publishing: background media uploading.
Over the past few months we’ve been working to dramatically improve users’ experience on iPad – and we’re proud to share those with you now, in our WordPress app for iOS, available in the iTunes Store.
Finding just the right look for your site can be a fun task. If you’re on the Premium plan, it’s about to get a lot more fun: the Premium plan now includes unlimited access to all our premium themes. With over 200 premium themes on WordPress.com – and new themes added regularly – that’s more than $16,000 worth of premium themes.
Automatticians, the people who build WordPress.com, participate in events and projects around the world every day. Periodically, they report back on the exciting things they do in the community. This year’s CMS Africa Summit was my third attendance at this amazing conference.
We’ve added a new media section to your WordPress.com dashboard, allowing you to bulk upload, edit, and tweak your media files. Let’s look at the changes: Add new items in bulk by going to Media → Add New to activate the file picker. You can also drag and drop items right onto the page.
Today we’re proud to unveil some design changes to the WordPress.com editor. It has the same great features you’ve come to expect, but with a cleaner, more refined experience – and a few new improvements, like a distraction-free writing mode.
We are happy to announce WordPress.com for Google Docs, a new add-on that lets you write, edit, and collaborate in Google Docs, then save it as a blog post on any WordPress.com or Jetpack-connected WordPress site. Your images and most formatting will carry over too. No more copy-and-paste headaches!
This Theme Thursday, I’m happy to share Lodestar, our new free theme! Designed by Mel Choyce, Lodestar is perfect for your small business or organization’s website. The theme allows you to create a one-page website, showcasing all your company’s information in one spot, interspersed with full-sized featured images.
With the recent news about Medium’s change in business model we’ve been receiving a number of requests from users on how to import their content to a WordPress.com site. We’re excited today to share our new import tool for moving from Medium to WordPress.com.
Hello there! Today I’m announcing the latest additions to our free-themes collection: and Designed by Allan Cole, TextBook is aimed at helping schools, colleges, and other non-profit organizations to distribute and archive information in an easy way. It includes a Featured Content area that you can use to highlight key posts or pages.
We know a lot of WordPress.com users loving sharing their photos, and we know a lot of you use Adobe’s Lightroom. Now we’ve made it even easier: with our new Lightroom plugin you can export direct from Lightroom to WordPress.com. Just select one or multiple photos from your Lightroom library, hit export, and save them…
It’s been a year of highs and lows, but one thing is certain: all of us at WordPress.com’s parent company Automattic are proud of what this community has accomplished in the past year. Your work is supported by a company of more than 500 people in over 50 countries, dedicated to democratizing publishing.
Virtual Reality is coming to WordPress.com! As of today, you can create and publish your own VR content on any WordPress.com site, starting with 360° photos and 360° videos (beta), and you can view regular photos and panoramas in VR.
Today’s the day! Now you can search for the .blog domain of your choice and associate it with your WordPress.com site. As we announced in May, the launch of .blog, a new top-level domain extension, means there are millions of easy-to-remember addresses now available for your website.
If you’ve ever had a great idea for a name for your blog or website, now’s your chance to snap it up: today marks the start of the “Landrush” phase for the all-new .blog domain names. That means you can apply now to get early access to a .blog web address you love, before they become available for sale on November 21.