Features
Interviews, conversations, and collections of stories celebrating the best of WordPress
  1. Six Website-Building Tips for Beginners

    Building your business or professional website? Make these six tweaks.

    Business
  2. Scenes of Springtime and Sakura from Celia in Tokyo

    Teacher and expat blogger Celia chases the cherry blossoms this spring in Tokyo.

    Exploration
    All images courtesy of Celia in Tokyo
  3. Blogging About Gardening: Tips from The Frustrated Gardener

    Gardener Dan Cooper compiles his top 10 tips for fellow gardening bloggers.

    Inspiration
    Photo courtesy of The Frustrated Gardener
  4. Showcase Your Art with These Professional Portfolio Themes

    These portfolio-style websites showcase the latest masterpieces of three artists.

    Art
  5. How to Use Instagram to Promote Your Site and Extend Your Reach

    Still haven’t tapped into Instagram? Here are quick tips to get the most out of the photo-sharing app.

    Inspiration
  6. 10 WordPress.com Bloggers to Follow on Instagram

    Love Instagram? Here are 10 fellow WordPressers to follow on the world’s largest photo-sharing platform.

    Inspiration
  7. 5 Tools to Format Your Poems During National Poetry Month

    Penning 30 poems over 30 days in April? Use these five tools in your editor to format your poetry.

    Inspiration
    Poem above by Robert Frost. All poems in the post by Cheri Lucas Rowlands.
  8. “Cancer Is Completing My Life, Making It Whole”: The Blogging Journey of Julie Yip-Williams

    In Julie Yip-Williams’ final blog post at My Cancer Fighting Journey, she recounts her blog-to-book journey.

    Death
  9. How to Create a Website Logo: A Tutorial for Non-Designers

    Not a graphic design whiz? Not to worry. Here’s a beginner’s tutorial on creating a custom logo for your site.

    Business
  10. Do You Want to Build a Website, Not a Blog?

    Do you want a website, rather than a blog? Transform your site by setting a fixed front page.

    Design
    The fixed front page of The Idle Woman
  11. From Getting in Touch to Gathering Details: Customize a Contact Form in Creative Ways

    The contact form is more versatile than you think.

    Business
  12. Refresh Your Site’s Look with Free Fonts

    Display a different font to transform the look of your site.

    Design
  13. Creating a Community Through Blogging: A Q&A with Cee Neuner of Cee’s Photography

    Cee of Cee’s Photography talks about building a community around her blog through photography challenges.

    Inspiration
  14. Five Things We Love: The Website of Design Studio Osmosis

    Australian designer Peter Bachak promotes his business with an elegant, professional website.

    Business
  15. Build a Stronger Visual Brand on Your Site with These Five Tweaks

    Just beginning to build your site? Consider these five tweaks to promote your personal or business brand.

    Business
  16. Coaches and Consultants: Let Clients Book Classes and Sessions on Your Website

    Three websites that promote coaching and consulting services.

    Business
  17. Phoebe Lee of Little Grey Box on Growing a Brand and Business as a Travel Blogger

    Phoebe Lee, the seasoned travel blogger at Little Grey Box, shares advice on growing your brand and making money.

    Exploration
    Enjoying early morning views over Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. Photo courtesy of Little Grey Box.
  18. Your Site Is Your Marketplace: Techniques to Sell Your Arts and Crafts

    These artists and builders promote and sell their artwork on their sites.

    Art
    Handmade goods by ARCHd, a small business based in Memphis, Tennessee.
  19. Crafting Content for the Pages of Your Business Website

    Examples of evergreen page content to inspire you as you build your business website.

    Business
  20. Podcast in the Spotlight: This Filipino American Life

    Joe at This Filipino American Life explains why the podcasting medium was the right fit for them, and how their site complements their recorded content.

    Culture
  21. What’s the Story Behind Your Site Title?

    Writers share how their site names came to be.

    Inspiration
  22. selfPortrait Magazine: A New Site Celebrating Photographers in Front of the Lens

    Katherine Caddy launches a new digital magazine devoted to self-portrait photography.

    Interviews
    Photograph by Nathan Magee, as featured in selfPortrait’s "10 to watch" list in January 2018. Copyright Nathan Magee.
  23. What Giles Jordan Learned in His First Year of Blogging

    Giles Jordan says he made mistakes in his first year of blogging. He’s what he learned.

    Inspiration
  24. 10 Ways to Generate Leads, Inquiries, and Sales From Your Site

    Selling products or offering services on your site? Here are 10 tips on generating leads and sales.

    Business
  25. 10 About Pages We Love

    There’s no magic formula for a great About page. Here are 10 effective but very different examples.

    Identity
    About page illustration at thefrancofly, the site of Jessie Kanelos Weiner.