WordPress.com is a type of shared environment, where all users are running off of the same software. Because of this we need to limit some of the things you post on your blog. If you wrote some code or pasted it in from another web site and then it disappeared after publishing the post, the code is likely being stripped out. This support doc covers what type of code isn't allowed on WordPress.com.
- Posting Source Code
While WordPress.com doesn’t allow you to use potentially dangerous code on your blog, you can post source code for viewing by using the directions found in this support doc.
- Google Maps
Google Maps offers powerful, user-friendly mapping technology and local business information — including business locations, contact information, and driving directions. You can embed a Google Map into your WordPress.com blog using the instructions in this support doc.
- Markdown quick reference
See the Markdown page for instructions on enabling Markdown for posts, pages and comments on your blog, and for more detailed information about using Markdown. Markdown Processed Emphasis *Emphasize* _emphasize_ **Strong** __Strong__ Emphasize Strong Some WordPress.com themes may have different formatting for these styles Inline Links A [link](http://example.com "Title"). Most browsers show the title text […]
- Box.com Widget
The Box.com file sharing widget gives you a great looking way to share files with your readers or buddies. When you add the widget just click on the go get some HTML code link. Uploading Files The link will take you to a page like this: Follow the steps to add files and create your […]
- Getty Images
WordPress.com users can access and share award-winning photographs from Getty Images on their sites by simply including the embed code or adding an image URL. To use the embed code, you can grab it directly from the Getty Images website. Just hover over the image, click on the embed icon “</>”: Copy the embed code into […]
- Locu Shortcode
The Locu shortcode was removed from WordPress.com in April 2014.
- Microsoft OneDrive Word Web App
You can embed an Word document that you have stored on Microsoft OneDrive. After you complete these steps, your word document will appear on your post or page. Note: On February 21, 2014, Microsoft changed the name of their service from SkyDrive to OneDrive. If you have any previously embedded SkyDrive documents, they will continue […]
- Post by Voice
Post by Voice is a way to publish audio posts to your blog from your phone. You call a phone number, enter a secret code, record a message, and we handle the rest. Enable Post by Voice In order to use Post by Voice you need to enable the feature on your blog and generate […]
- Two Step Authentication
Your WordPress.com site is your home on the internet, and you want to keep that home safe. Hopefully, you’ve already chosen a unique and hard-to-crack password for your account. To add another layer of home security, you can now enable Two Step Authentication, also known as Two-Factor Authentication—a second step to the log-in process that […]