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  1. Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: Kate on Conservation

    On World Wildlife Day, we look at how Kate Stephenson’s award-winning conservation blog led to her meeting her heroes.

    Animals
    Shamwari elephants. Courtesy of Kate on Conservation
  2. 5 Content Tips for Fresh Start in 2020

    A bit of digital housekeeping goes a long way! Here are 5 content tweaks to give your site a fresh look.

    Design
    Photo by Bich Tran
  3. Readers Respond: What Has WordPress.com Helped You Do or Achieve This Year?

    From keeping them accountable to providing a platform to amplify their voices, readers share how their sites have helped them soar in 2019.

    Inspiration
    Photo by Bich Tran
  4. From Blog to Book to TV Show: The Journey of an Uber Driver

    “Each story was about a real person, where they were at in their lives, and the impact their worlds had on mine.” Writer and Uber driver Ben Phillips shares the wild ride of transforming his blog into a television series.

    Authors
    Image courtesy of Ben Phillips
  5. Around the World with WordPress: New Zealand

    Our next trip around the world stops in New Zealand, where we showcase five sites from these beautiful islands.

    Exploration
    Photo by Shade Hannah, True Crime New Zealand
  6. Around the World with WordPress: Scotland

    Let’s shine a spotlight on a few WordPress sites that originate from Scotland, UK.

    Exploration
    Photo by Samantha, Scotland with The Wee White Dug
  7. “Monotony Is a Luxury”: A Reading List of Black Writers and Journalists

    Read powerful writing from black writers and journalists in this reading list.

    Authors
  8. “Unite & Represent”: Asian American Writers on WordPress

    We’re a sponsor of this year’s annual conference of the Asian American Journalists Association! Here’s a showcase of Asian American writers that have built their online presence with WordPress.

    Authors
    The WordPress website of Esmé Weijun Wang.
  9. The Best Journalism Across the Web Is Published on WordPress

    Explore journalism from some of the oldest, most respected publications on the web.

    Journalism
  10. Practical Wisdom: Toolkits for Creative Professionals

    Read tips and takeaways from this season’s Own Your Content campaign.

    Business
    Title illustration by Annica Lydenberg. Portrait illustrations below by Jeffrey Philiips.
  11. Lit Lovers, Rejoice: Electric Literature Moves to WordPress

    Love to read and write? Explore Electric Literature, now on WordPress.

    Authors
  12. A Year of Great Writing: The Most-Read Editors’ Picks of 2018

    From mental health to writing, these are the posts that have resonated the most with Discover readers.

    Diversity
  13. How Do You Move Past Rejection? A Writer Reflects

    For Holland Rae, a “no” can be deflating — but also energizing.

    Authors
  14. Exploring Your Craft: Notes from Writers at the Top of Their Game

    Face down the blank page with some expert support in your corner.

    Books
  15. Why Emily Contois Is Still Blogging After Six Years

    A recent episode of online trolling hasn’t stopped this food and media scholar from making her voice heard.

    Academia