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A Renaissance Soul blogging on traveling, books, work, miscellany, and enjoying life.


Blogging University: Writing 101 Starts Soon!

I’m so excited to have a chance to participate in our soon-to-start June Writing 101 class! Interested? Of course you are! Here’s more info just in case: Writing 101: Building a Blogging Habit is a write-every-day challenge designed to help you create a writing habit, publish posts that mesh with your blog’s focus, and push you a bit as a writer. It’s also a great way to make new friends and find new […]

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The Daily Post Has a Great New Look

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
The Daily Post is WordPress.com’s blog on blogging. From blogging prompts to photo challenges to writing tips, we’re dedicated to helping you build the blog you want (and have fun doing it). The Daily Post began in 2011 as an experiment to encourage regular posting and provide a place to talk about the nitty-gritty details of telling a story and building an audience.…

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Jetpack 2.9.3: Critical Security Update

Originally posted on Jetpack: WordPress Security, Performance, and Growth:
Jetpack version 2.9.3 contains a critical security update, and you should update your site and any you help manage as soon as possible. You can update through your dashboard, or download Jetpack manually here. During an internal security audit, we found a bug that allows an attacker to bypass a site’s access controls and publish posts. This vulnerability could be combined with…

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WordPress.com by the Numbers: February Was Hot, Yo!

Go February! For such a short month, we packed in a lot of things! Check out February’s By the Numbers post for some pretty big things WordPress.com users accomplished and a few things the folks at Automattic got done too. Among the impressive stats for February are these: In just 28 days, WordPress.com users created 1,670,000 new sites and blogs and wrote 40,000,000 posts for a total of 9.4 billion […]

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