Here’s an incredible fact: together, you published more than 660 million posts on WordPress.com in 2015, and made more than 655 million comments. That’s a whole lot of joy, laughter, tears, insight, and thoughtfulness. And it’s just one part of a huge global community of people — WordPress now powers more than 25% of […]
Threshold Bar Chart + Christmas Card
One of the biggest problems about being a QlikView Developer is that every time you see an interesting visualization, you immediately start wondering how you can use it in your own dashboards. For instance, a couple of days ago, I was wandering around in Twitter when I saw a message which, […]
New year, new blog? Start on the right foot.
Thinking of starting a blog, or re-committing to an older one? Blogging’s more fun with a little help from your friends: join us in Blogging U. for Blogging 101: Zero to Hero this January, and give your blogging skills a boost. Blogging U. courses combine expert advice with personalized help and a supportive […]
What Was Your Favorite Post You Wrote in 2015?
The last few weeks of the year are the perfect time to look back and reflect on our most memorable work, so we asked a few bloggers to tell us about one blog post they put together in 2015 that they especially liked. Here are their responses. Myfanwy, myf draws […]
New Theme: Pique
Today, we’re welcoming a new free theme to our collection: Pique. Pique Pique is a stylish and modern theme designed as a one-page scrolling site, giving your customers easy access to all your information in one place. Personalize your site by adding featured images to your pages and tweaking the […]
What Are Your Blogging Goals for 2016?
You may not bother with resolutions for the new year, but setting goals for your blog helps you to (re)focus and shape your online home. We asked a diverse mix of bloggers: What’s the most important goal you have for your site in 2016? Lisa Jakub Lisa Jakub, lisajakub.net My resolution […]
Data Visualization for Accounting and Unicorns
Recently, I’ve been reviewing the financial analysis part of my new book and I’m reminded how hard it is to create data visualization for an area obsessed with calculating every amount to the exact cent. When we develop our visual analysis it is so easy to get trapped in this labyrinth of […]
New Theme: Twenty Sixteen
We’re pleased to announce that Twenty Sixteen — the new WordPress default theme designed by Takashi Irie — is available to all WordPress.com sites. Twenty Sixteen is a fresh take on the traditional blog format, with great features including: Optional sidebar Multiple menu positions and a social menu Overhanging large […]
The New WordPress.com App for Windows Is Here
You asked, and we answered—quickly! Just weeks after unveiling the all-new WordPress.com and desktop app for Mac, we’re thrilled to introduce our new Windows app. Now you can manage your sites, write and publish, and even customize your site and view stats from a dedicated app in your Windows Start Menu. […]
Three WordPressers Making a Splash
It always makes us happy to hear about the achievements of writers, photographers, and artists who choose WordPress.com as their home on the web. Today, let’s celebrate recent exciting news from Gaia Vince, Max Becherer, and Rolli. A writer with a message Science writer and editor Gaia Vince has chronicled […]