Monthly Archives: October 2015

How to Choose the Best Theme for Your Business Website

By Andrea Zoellner Building a beautiful website for your business begins with choosing a theme — a design that controls page layout, widget areas, and default style. With more than 350 free and paid themes on WordPress.com, selecting a theme for … Continue reading

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What Inspires Us to Blog?

By Mike Dang Every day, people from all around the world start a site on WordPress.com to share everything from photos from their latest adventures to deeply personal stories from their lives. What motivates them to do so? We asked … Continue reading

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Join Automattic’s Worldwide WP 5k 2015

By Mo Jangda The 2015 edition of the Automattic Worldwide WP 5k (#WWWP5k) is around the corner! Automatticians already hit the trail at our company meetup last week. It was early — the sun was barely peeking behind the mountains in Park City, … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Boost your Site with Social Media

By Andrea Zoellner Looking for more traffic? Social media is your best friend. Every Facebook like and retweet helps you grow your audience and attract more customers. To ace your online strategy, optimize your website for social media. From widgets to … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

By Mills It’s all but impossible for me to believe it, but 10 years ago this week I wrote my first post in this blog. And, oddly enough, this post is #500. If I were a numerologist I’m sure I … Continue reading

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Worcester Refugee Archive

By gkur The New England Archivists Roundtable of Early Professionals and Students (REPS)held it’s second annual day of service yesterday. There were 5 projects volunteers could sign up for. — History Project: Documenting LGBTQ (Boston, MA) — USS Constitution Museum … Continue reading

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DAS exam

By gkur I recently passed the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) exam! And I wanted to share some thoughts about the DAS program – mainly the “housekeeping” part of the program, not the content itself. The exam itself consists of 100 … Continue reading

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Versatile Themes for Online Magazines

By Cheri Lucas Rowlands Launching a magazine? At WordPress.com, you can choose from an ever-growing collection of themes. Here are four free and four premium themes to promote a wide variety of content. Canard Launched earlier this year, Canard showcases writing and photography in a nicely … Continue reading

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