Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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  1. #AnythingIsPossible: Readers Respond

    We asked readers: “what would you do if you could do anything?” Here are some of your responses.

    Inspiration
  2. What Would You Do If You Could Do Anything?

    What would you do if you could do anything? Tell us in the comments or in a new post.

    Inspiration
    What would you do if you could do anything? Twelve-year-old journalist Hilde Lysiak says: "Just really go for it."
  3. Five Content Tweaks for a Fresh Start in 2019

    Five quick ways to refresh your site, from updating your tagline to auditing your pages.

    Inspiration
  4. Five Design Tweaks for a Fresh Start in 2019

    Give your site a makeover with these five quick design tips.

    Design
  5. A Dose of Inspiration: Three Perspectives on Writing

    Love to write but sometimes need a boost? Read fellow writers’ insights on the craft.

    Inspiration
  6. Abridged Classics: Summaries of Books You Were Supposed to Read (But Probably Didn’t)

    Wrong Hands illustrator John Atkinson blends cartoons, literature, and humor in his new book, Abridged Classics.

    Art
    All images courtesy of John Atkinson at Wrong Hands
  7. How to Highlight Your Content with Category Pages

    Use category pages to showcase posts grouped together by theme or topic.

    Business
    A category page of recent reviews at We Close Tonight, a music blog based in London.
  8. Set Up a One-Page Website or Multi-Panel Homepage

    These homepages made up of panels show off a unique look.

    Design
    The websites of Jia Tolentino (laptop) and Evelyn Gentry (phone).
  9. Showcase Your Best Work with Portfolio Projects

    Highlight your best work in a visual way with the portfolio feature.

    Design
    The WordPress.com portfolio feature on the website of author Richard Hoffman.
  10. Purrfect Portraiture: Girls and Their Cats by Photographer BriAnne Wills

    Photographer BriAnne Wills photographs women and their feline companions in their homes.

    Animals
    Lizz Hill Wiker with her mixed Persian/Bengal cats, Prince and Stevie. All photos by BriAnne Wills at Girls and Their Cats.
  11. A Beginner’s Guide to Selecting a Theme for Your Site

    Overwhelmed by your choices? Consider these things when picking a template for your site.

    Design
  12. A Recipe for Success: Three Tips for Selling Your Product

    Chef Damon Davis sells his “everything sauce” effectively on his website.

    Business
    The website of Chef Damon's "everything sauce."
  13. A Quick Guide to Using Free High-Quality Photographs on Your Site

    Access thousands of high-quality stock images, courtesy of Pexels, for use on your website.

    Inspiration
  14. Longreads on Motherhood: A Reading List

    Dive into four personal essays on motherhood.

    Essay
  15. Draw The Line: Bringing Comic Artists Together to Effect Positive Political Change

    The founder of the Draw The Line comics site talks about how the project expanded into a global effort.

    Art
    Dig deeper: have conversations that help you understand opposite points of view. Illustration by Draw The Line artist Rakel Stammer.