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What Do I Do With My New WordPress.com Blog

You just got your first WordPress.com blog. Now what do you do with it? There are two ways to tackle your new WordPress.com blog. First, there is the typical way, then there is the practical approach. The Typical Way of Starting a WordPress Blog The typical method of starting to use your WordPress.com blog is: […]

WordPress.com Top Blogs of the Day

Want to know how popular your WordPress.com blog is within the WordPress.com Community? Want to know how you rank in popularity from among the almost 200,000 other WordPress.com bloggers? BOTD.Wordpress.com is the WordPress.com Blogs of the Day site. Developed by the WordPress.com creators, WordPress.com Blogs of the Day shows the top 100 WordPress.com blogs, and […]

Check Your WordPress.com Comments for Comment Spam

I wrote a few days ago about the massive comment spam attack on WordPress blogs, especially WordPress.com blogs, and how for the most part, Akismet was catching all the evil comment spam. Well, the battle is still being won, but comment spam is slipping through. A huge round of hotels, steroids, and other comment spam, […]

Blogging With the Best of Digg on WordPress.com

In “WordPress.com Snobbery”, General Disarray brings up their opinion that most of the top blogs cited on Digg are WordPress.com blogs: It’s safe to assume that pages that make it to the Digg front page are sufficiently interesting and well-written to attract a lot of attention from a large, educated and tech-savvy audience. What kind […]

Who Cares About WordPress.com?

I was recently told “Oh, it’s WordPress.com only. Who cares.” Well, at last count on the WordPress.com font page, 146,000 blogs and their bloggers care. People who know better have learned that anything and everything that happens to WordPress.com blogs benefits the whole of the WordPress Community. I’ve watched as the original naysayers, people long […]

Apologies: WordPress.com Still Under Development

Part of the fun of driving a testing site is the bumpy road. I checked in this morning and found a comment from a fan advising me that they were now commenting on a post dated March 10, 2006. HUH? As many of you know, I work far in advance with my articles since I […]

Why Did You Leave WordPress.com?

I’ve talked to a few people recently who had a WordPress.com blog who left WordPress.com. One left because he wanted more customization features, so he bought some space on a hosted server and installed the free full version of WordPress, moving up in the world of WordPress. This is good because it means you got […]

Get Your Free WordPress.com Blog Now

I haven’t found an official announcement, but the begging for WordPress.com invites now seems over. If you want to get your own free WordPress.com blog now, just visit the WordPress.com Signup page, or click JOIN from the main page of WordPress.com. Here are some things to know about your free WordPress.com blog: It’s About Blogging: […]

A Tagging Bookmarklet for WordPress and WordPress.com Users

I get a lot of questions about the tags I use at the bottom of most of my posts. I used to feature two sets of tags, one for Technorati tags and the other as navigation tags to search my site. Up until recently, these were created from a text file I kept open all […]

Women Bloggers on wordpress.com

Are you a woman blogging on wordpress.com? Craig is looking for women bloggers on wordpress.com. Craig is curious about women blogging on wordpress.com, why and what they are saying, and if the wordpress.com community meets their needs. The issues of being a woman blogger are also worth exploring. Is there a difference? What do you […]

Hello, wordpress.com users and testers!

To all of you new and older wordpress.com users, welcome to the WordPress Community, the “com” in wordpress.com. :D I just thought that I would take a moment to not only welcome you to our little corner of the world but help you through a few of the ins and outs of wordpress.com. There is […]

TV Squad – Blogging Community About What’s On Television

As I study blogging and community blogging, I keep stumbling across fascinating blogs and usages of blogs, as well as blogging communities. One recent find was TV Squad – Blogging Television. Everyone with a blog on TV Squad blogs about some aspect of television, from popular (or unpopular) television shows, movies, news, and the stars. […]

More News from WordPress, wordpress.com and WordPressMU

Here are a few words I’ve picked up from around the wordpress.com press – in other words, from the wordpress.com, WordPress, and WordPressMU developers and the WordPress Community, including news on the status and development of WordPress 1.6, the anxiously awaited new version of WordPress. New Dashboard for the wordpress.com Community Matt first announced new […]

Tracking Blogs on wordpress.com

A new feed is available to track the blogs on wordpress.com. Just drag this feedster link into your feed reader to keep track of the new posts on wordpress.com. It’s interesting the wide variety of topics covered by those taking advantage of the wordpress.com invites. It’s not limited to English, either. I found one wordpress.com […]

Getting Help With wordpress.com

In an earlier post, I talked about the different versions of WordPress available, and I want to direct your attention to where you can get help for the different versions. Some of the help crosses the lines between versions. WordPressMU While WordPressMU is the power behind wordpress.com, and the software running it is an alpha […]

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