More Design Tools, Enhanced Lists, Easier Block Switching – WordPress.com News

What’s New in the Editor: More Design Tools, Enhanced Lists, Easier Block Switching More design tools for dozens of blocks. More control over lists with our improved List Block. Easier block-switching. Ever since the block editor was introduced in 2018, we’ve been pushing it to do more — and our latest crop of improvements will help …

Hot Off the Press: New WordPress.com Themes for September 2022

The WordPress.com team is always working on new design ideas to bring your website to life. Below you’ll find the four newest themes that we’ve added to our library, giving you beautiful options for small businesses/organizations, artists, and even a fun retro throwback. To install any of the below themes, click the the name of …

Calling All Creators: Showcase Your Art with a Discounted .art Domain and a New Website Theme

This month, we have an exciting announcement that should appeal to all creators, whether you use traditional artistic mediums or play around with new forms like digital, crypto, and VR art, or NFTs. All new .art domain registrations are on sale through September 30, 2022. You can now secure a great domain name that reflects …

SSH Now Available for Business and eCommerce Sites

Are you a WordPress.com power user? For ultimate security, you can now enable SSH and access your Business or eCommerce-powered WordPress.com site from the command line. Use WP-CLI to install and activate a series of plugins, manage users, or handle search-and-replace functions across your site. Enable SSH on WordPress.com To enable SSH on your WordPress.com …

5 Ways to Become a “Pro” with Professional Email

Small business professionals and owners spend a lot of time on email. Each email is an important piece of communication and could contribute to your business in many ways, like building relationships, selling your products, giving a great customer experience, building your brand, growing revenue, and much more.  Speaking with Professional Email users, we’ve found …

Introducing a New Way to Access All Your Sites

If you’ve been looking for a simple way to access and quickly navigate between your multiple WordPress.com websites, we have an exciting announcement for you today. We’ve launched a new dashboard to help you manage all your WordPress.com and Jetpack-connected websites. You can access this new Sites page at WordPress.com/Sites. From here, you can locate …

Need a Website Fast? Let Us Do It For You

We get it. Life’s to-do list seems bottomless, and maybe building your own website isn’t anywhere near the top of it. And yet your business needs it. Yesterday, if possible. Your audience, your customers, are waiting.  If you’re in need of a professionally designed, budget-friendly, mobile-optimized website to showcase your business, product, or service, consider …

Cognitive diversity in the boardroom

Geoff Trickey, Chartered Psychologist and CEO of Psychological Consultancy Ltd., assesses cognitive diversity in the boardroom (and teams), via the way in which we individually approach decision making.  How are you different to Tom and Eli, your co-workers who have both been appointed to head up a new team within the sales division? We don’t mean …

Are risk takers more likely to be self-employed?

Are risk takers more likely to be self-employed? Authored by Dr. Simon Toms Why do people choose to be self-employed? Responses to this question will vary, but you will often hear answers like: Wanting to be your own boss Creative freedom No two days the same Greater control over working hours and work-life balance Choice of …

Here’s a Look at Our Favorite New Patterns – WordPress.com News

Here’s a Look at Our Favorite New Patterns There are now over 260 Patterns that can be inserted into your pages and posts in just seconds. Here’s a look at some of our favorites. Jeremy Anderberg Since we launched Patterns in 2020, we’ve been steadily adding to our library of prebuilt Block templates for you to …