“A Door to Iteration, Innovation, and Constant Progress”: What Is Open Source?
What is open source? Here’s a primer with article, video, and podcast recommendations to learn more.
“It’s a Place for Writing and Thinking”: On Blogs and What It Means to Own Your Content
Three inspiring creators dissect what it means to “own your content” in today’s digital world.
How Shivya Nath Turned Her Travel Blog into a Book
The Shooting Star blogger talks about nomadic life, building a readership that cares, and avoiding the pitfalls of overtourism.
Accepting Money on Your Site Isn’t Just for Online Stores
From donations to gift certificates, there are many ways to use payment buttons in a way that complements your site’s focus.
Why Emily Contois Is Still Blogging After Six Years
A recent episode of online trolling hasn’t stopped this food and media scholar from making her voice heard.
Two Well-Curated Sites to Explore — and What They Teach Us about Sharing Others’ Content
On the delicate art of being a generous, upright web citizen while adding your personal touch to anything you publish on your site.
SEO Basics: To Grow Your Site’s Traffic, Make It More Visible
On the WordPress.com Business plan? Take advantage of our SEO tools.
Who Are You Writing For? Blogger Val Boyko Looks Beyond the “Like” Button
A long-time blogger offers advice to more recent arrivals on the scene.
Your Digital Diet in 2017: On Blogging, Reading, and Social Media
Writers comment on consumption, social media routines, blogging, and reading.
We Laughed, We Cried, We Felt: The Posts We Loved in 2016
Curl up with some tea and a comfy blanket, and revisit our favorite reads.
Happy International Internet Day (Plus: Cats!)
October 29, 1969: we sent the first tiny bit of data from one computer to another, and the world was never the same.
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