WordPress.com has rolled out a small but significant update on their blogging platform.
Now, by default, the follow comment option on all blog posts would be on.
Registered users would be able to disable this option from settings. Guests would Read more [...]
WordPress.com has launched an updated edition of their Friend Finder functionality.
The feature works with Twitter, Facebook and Google accounts. You can authorize these accounts to look for your friends on the WordPress.com platform.
The Read more [...]
WordPress.com has offered their own Like button for a while now.
They have now rolled out some major updates to this functionality across their network.
Here are the new changes:
1. You can now show the Like button on pages, media pages, Read more [...]
Automattic developers have released an updated edition of their Jetpack suite for WordPress blogs.
The latest version comes with a brand new feature: contact forms.
They have essentially integrated a separate plugin into this package which Read more [...]
gdgt database is already used by Engadget and they are now making it available to bloggers using the WordPress platform.
gdgt Databox for WordPress is now available in beta. The company described this app:
The Databox is a completely seamless Read more [...]
WordPress.com developers have added support for new media embeds.
The service now supports Spotify, Rdio, and GitHub’s Gist Embeds.
You just have to add a link to relevant content in an independent line and the service would take care of Read more [...]
There is no doubt that WordPress has won the war of the blogging platforms. Tumblr might be nice and all but if you are going to run a proper blog with the idea of monetizing it, WordPress is likely to be your choice of platform.
Pingdom has reported Read more [...]