- Privacy Settings
The Privacy Settings control who can and cannot view your blog. You can make your site public, private, or block it from search engines.
- Private Information
We consider publication of certain information to be a privacy violation. Information that we consider to be private include: Social Security or national ID numbers (e.g. passport). Credit card numbers. IP addresses. Unlisted/non-public physical addresses, email addresses, or phone numbers. Birth dates. Passwords. Unauthorized, private nude images. If you find private information published on a WordPress.com blog, […]
- Update Contact Information for a Domain
The domains you added to your blog on WordPress.com can be managed under My Site → Domains in your blog’s dashboard. From there you can create email addresses, update your contact information, move your domain away from WordPress.com, and more. This article offers an overview of the available options for domain management on WordPress.com.
- Register a New Domain
On WordPress.com, you can register a custom domain (for example, yourgroovydomain.com) and use it instead of your blog's current address (such as yourgroovysite.wordpress.com). Your old address will still work, but we will automatically redirect traffic from your old address to your new one. Domain Registration is a paid upgrade that costs $18 per domain ($25 for .me domains), per blog, per year.
- Search Engines
This support page covers why your blog might not be in Google, how to include your blog in — or remove your blog from — Google search results after changing your privacy settings, and meta tags and sitemaps.
- Page Visibility
The Visibility area of the Publish module gives you the option to make a page public, password protected, or completely private.
- Google Docs
Google Docs is a popular service for managing documents online. You can easily embed your Google Docs spreadsheets, documents, forms, and presentations into your WordPress.com blog by copying and pasting the embed code. Privacy Before you share a Google Docs file, please make sure that the document is public. If it is private, you’ll be […]
- Bypassing Internet Restrictions
Access to the Internet is subject to restrictions in many countries. These range from the ‘Great Firewall of China’, to default content filtering systems in place in the UK. As a result, WordPress.com blogs can sometimes be inaccessible in these places. As far as we are concerned, that’s BS. There are a number of ways available […]
- Disabling Browser Pop-Up Blockers
WordPress.com occasionally uses pop-up windows to display new pages, but sometimes these pop-ups are blocked by the browser you’re using. The sections below will show you how to unblock these pop-ups in major browsers. Google Chrome Click the menu icon on the toolbar. It looks like this: Click Settings. At the bottom, click Show Advanced Settings. […]
- Account Settings
You can review and edit basic account information in Account Settings. To go to Account Settings, click on your Gravatar in the upper right-hand corner of your admin bar. Here is a direct link to Account Settings: https://wordpress.com/me/account Account Settings Username Your WordPress.com username must be unique. You can change your username by typing in a new one into […]