Monthly Archives: July 2015

Google Fonts: Free Typefaces for Your Site

By Payton Swick We’re really happy to announce that we’ve added over 30 free Google Fonts to your Theme Customizer. Even better, you don’t need any upgrades to access them; these fonts are free for everyone. Go to WordPress.com → … Continue reading

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WordPressers Making a Splash

By Ben Huberman We read hundreds of blogs and websites every day, from up-and-coming voices and established pros alike. We love visiting those sites on WordPress.com, but it’s just as rewarding to see other platforms embrace the work of writers, journalists, and artists who regularly … Continue reading

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August in Blogging U: Blogging 101

By Michelle W. Have you just started blogging (welcome!), or are you looking to breathe new life into a blogging habit that’s fallen by the wayside? Blogging U. is a great way to get on track, with bite-size assignments, a supportive … Continue reading

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We don’t value visual evidence? Since when?

By knoblej A frequent complaint/observation in many of our readings for this week is some variation of the idea that historians don’t appreciate or value information presented in visual or graphic form. As David J. Staley puts it in his … Continue reading

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New Themes: Libretto, Lovecraft, and Publication

By sarah semark Happy Theme Thursday! Today we’re introducing three new free themes to our collection: Libretto, Lovecraft, and Publication. Libretto Featuring big, bold drop caps and oversized images, Libretto is ideal for showcasing longform writing or stunning imagery. Its … Continue reading

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[Networking] + [Mapping] = [Kirk might get this digital thing yet]

By knoblej As I was paging through different chapters of Mark Newman’s Networks: An Introduction, it occurred to me that there is a great deal of potential crossover between networking and mapping. Given that my interest is in transportation, I … Continue reading

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Four Food Blogs to Follow Now

By Krista From sweet to savory, these four fantastic food blogs will satisfy your appetite. If you enjoy eating (and who doesn’t?!), check them out and follow them in your Reader so you won’t miss a dish. The Dinner Party … Continue reading

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Reader Refresh

By Ben Lowery Today, we’re proud to present an improved version of the WordPress.com Reader. We’ve made the Reader faster, with shorter load times and smoother scrolling. We’ve also improved the way we display posts, so you can now see … Continue reading

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Heading to BlogHer ’15? So are we!

By Michelle W. BlogHer ’15, one of the biggest and best annual conferences for bloggers, lands in New York City later this week, from July 16th through the 18th. You’ll find hundreds of passionate bloggers, workshops to hone every aspect … Continue reading

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