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This site and the GDPR

There’s been a lot of concern, confusion and angst by site owners here on WordPress.com ahead of implementing the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation on May 25th and the impact that will have on site owners and visitors. 222 more words


WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: What's the Difference?

Did you know that WordPress.com and WordPress.org are two completely different platforms?

This is something that many new WordPress users don’t realize at first, and it may cause confusion if not fully understood — especially when it comes to choosing a platform that best meets your business needs. 730 more words


Transfer Your Existing Domain to WordPress.com

Giving your WordPress.com website its own custom domain has long been a powerful way to make your site stand out — a personalized web address helps you tell the world who you are and what you offer. 278 more words


Keep Track of Your Conversations in One Place

Today, we’re introducing Conversations: a tool in the Reader that makes it easier for you to monitor and participate in the discussions you care about the most. 260 more words


The WordPress.com Year in Review (and Resolutions for 2018)

Some years go by slowly — not because they’re busier, but maybe there’s just more out there in the world to stop and notice. We hope the WordPress.com and… 941 more words


Update Your Avatar on WordPress.com

We’ve given one of our favorite features a boost! You can now manage your profile photo, or avatar, right on WordPress.com. This avatar, powered by a service called… 257 more words


David Newman Scale Conf

Earlier this year, my colleague David Newman gave a great talk about the systems that power WordPress.com and our container-based VIP platform at ScaleConf in Cape Town, South Africa.