Smile: Our New Emoticons Have Arrived!

We just gave our emoticons a loving redesign. Check them out: they’re sure to bring a smile to your face.

Fan of smileys? ๐Ÿ™‚ We are. That’s why we just redesigned them to be cleaner, simpler, bigger, more expressive, and modern.

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These new smileys are actually vector graphics, so they’ll stay crisp if you zoom in on your page. They’ll also stay sharp on high-resolution mobile displays.

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To find out how to use an emoticon appearing in this post, just hover over it and you’ll see which characters produce it. We’re working on expanding our collection, so stay tuned for more smiley fun.

XD >:D ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ๐Ÿ˜ฅ ๐Ÿ˜ :/ ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ˜ก O_o ^^’ โค

If you’re not a fan of smileys, that’s okay! You can always turn them off and on in your dasbhoard under Settings โ†’ย Writing. We hope you’ll have fun with these. Smile!

Bonus: We also created a few secret emoticons for you to discover. Good luck finding them! ๐Ÿ˜‰


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  1. thehappyhugger

    Fantastic! I luv ‘em! โค


  2. wilmavespa



  3. Nicole

    I would really love that it would be possible to post emojis like paws and all the others that I use whwn I use my phones keyboard, all the ones who are compatible with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and so on…
    Thank’s ๐Ÿ™‚ โค


  4. Nicole

    You are the best (y) ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for the answer ๐Ÿ™‚


  5. apolaqui

    Hooray! Much expressive write ups coming our way.


  6. d4rkn1ght

    This is great! ๐Ÿ˜Ž The old ones were looking really dated.


  7. Fixing My Fear Of Flavor

    โค ๐Ÿ˜€ like I love air!


  8. the drunken cyclist



  9. gpcox

    I’m having trouble with the goofy one, an O_o? 0_o?


  10. jtelusma

    That’s awesome, cheers to another creative idea.


  11. FictionFan

    These are awful! You can hardly tell the difference between a grin, a twisted or an evil. The wink and the smile are almost exactly the same. And the ones that used to move don’t any more – the blush and the eyeroll. I do wish WP would stop changing things that work – or at least give us a choice about accepting changes. The look of my blog (where I use smileys as a rating sytem) has been ruined by this change. I sometimes wonder whose blog it is – mine or yours?

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  12. Kritt Normsaskul

    These new emoticons are seriously cool! ๐Ÿ˜€ โค


  13. แปžรป แธพแบท'แปธแธฟแบท



  14. linda168

    These make me happy!


  15. Marco Monteverdi

    :mrgreen: โžก โค


  16. MJ Donnery

    Something new to play with! โค


  17. Aidan Bodeo-Lomicky

    When I only use one โค it does not turn into the emoticon on my blog.


  18. Richard F. Hendricks

    Kool. They look great!


  19. whinniehatesbullies



  20. Hinano

    To be honest I kinda miss the old “lol” emote.
    It was animated and really expressed me laughing better than a giant tooth grin ๐Ÿ˜ฆ lol

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  21. NixNivis

    Overall, I like them a lot! โค I miss the animated ones, though; the animated ๐Ÿ˜€ and ๐Ÿ˜ฅ were more expressive to me than the static ones we have now. I also miss the grinning devil smiley, I loved that one. But otherwise, I'm happy. ๐Ÿ™‚

    I second the suggestion of a legend on the dashboard, though, that would be great!

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  22. ็ฐกsir

    Does there a support page for showing up ALL smiles code? I am not good at coding, if there is a list of Smiles when i writing post, i will help me a lot to add Smiles into my post.
    Thank you.


  23. Lam Nguyen Quang

    Awesome! ๐Ÿ˜€


  24. connoisaurus



  25. Adshayah

    I am actually confused because I want to know how to make them bigger. BUT DON’T WORRY. I LOVE THEM. โค ๐Ÿ˜‰


  26. Aaron

    Love the new emoticons!! Keep up the great work!!


  27. the wedding kraken

    super love these!!! โค ๐Ÿ˜€


  28. avstron

    I was noticing them earlier! these look great, it’s a great improvement for the previous ones! ๐Ÿ™‚


  29. Faradiba Achmadi

    I โค


  30. Anna (Film Grimoire)

    These are great! Was so surprised and pleased to see them on my blog. Thanks WordPress! โค โญ


  31. susanddhavle

    I’m not ancient as yet and though still grappling with “widgets” now have to deal with learning something else. But on with it. I’ll get there sometime….


  32. Niko

    I love new smiles! Congratulations ๐Ÿ˜‰


  33. Aastha

    Smiley is making me smile eagerly ๐Ÿ˜‰ Excited to use them in my new posts.


  34. pursuingmydreams

    Cool I love it! ? I use emoticons alot โค .


  35. Knasher

    Using Coraline theme, I get the right hand edge of the smiley chopped off. Even worse if I use ๐Ÿ™‚


  36. everyonecanmontessori

    โค Very excited about these new emoticons! ๐Ÿ™‚ :p I can't wait to start using them more. I would love to know all of the "secret" ones like ๐ŸŒฏ Did I do that right? ๐Ÿ˜‰


  37. theomix

    mrgreen is not charming anymore. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
    I prefer the old ones.


  38. knitnrun4sanity

    I love these but would also like an easy way to remember them when writing posts. My memory is useless.


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