Inspiration Filter
  1. The Well-Tended Sidebar: How Three Sites Use Widgets Effectively

    Widgets can help guide your visitors to take specific actions or explore more content on your site.

    Design
    A glimpse of the content-rich sidebar at The Zero-Waste Chef.
  2. A Dose of Inspiration: Three Perspectives on Writing

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

    Inspiration
  3. Chaotic Shapes

    Brandon Knoll is a young artist drawn to geometry. In his posts he often shares works-in-progress and discusses the highs and lows of the creative process.

    Art
  4. 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.
  5. The Book of Life

    The Book of Life, an offshoot of The School of Life, is a resource about the most substantial things in your life: your relationships, your income, your career, and your anxieties. It’s meant to be read bit by bit, as it continues to evolve — a site to return to over time.

    Exploration
  6. 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).
  7. You should vote because hardly anyone else does, so your opinion is going to mean that much more. But mostly you should vote because this is your home and who you are, and you should take ownership of that. That’s what you do when you turn eighteen.

    Education
  8. 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.
  9. MiddleMe

    Malaysia-based entrepreneur Kally created MiddleMe as a space for career advice, tips for freelancers, and other resources and inspiration based on her wide-ranging experiences.

    Business
  10. 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
  11. 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."
  12. 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
  13. 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.
  14. All About Custom Menus: Quick Tips for Organizing Your Content

    Learn how to make the most of your menu.

    Inspiration
  15. How to Create a Custom Button to Promote Your Books, Your Shop, and More

    Learn how to make your own call-to-action button to promote your projects, products, and services.

    Business