Covers how to change or reset your account password, and keeping your WordPress.com account (and other online services) secure.
- Selecting a Strong Password
The weakest point in any security for your online accounts is usually your password. At WordPress.com, we go to great lengths to make sure your content is secure, protected, and can’t be accessed by anyone other than you. But if someone else is able to guess or retrieve your password, they bypass almost every security measure […]
- Post Visibility
The Visibility area of the Publish module is used to set who can read the post. You can also stick a post to the front page, password protect a post, or set a post to private so it's only visible to Editors and Administrators of the blog.
- Page Visibility
The Visibility area of the Publish module gives you the option to make a page public, password protected, or completely private.
- Account Recovery
At some point, you may run into a situation in which you’ve lost access to your account. We want to ensure that you take the necessary steps to avoid getting locked out and set up your WordPress.com account to be recoverable. Password Reset Process It’s crucial to remember your password and to keep it secure, […]
The OpenID Settings page is a place to configure the trusted sites that can use your WordPress.com blog as an OpenID login. OpenID is an open standard that lets you sign in to other sites on the Web using your WordPress.com account. This means less usernames and passwords to remember and less time spent signing […]
Psi is a free instant messaging application designed for the XMPP network. Setting up Psi Open the Account Setup window by clicking it in the General menu. Enter any name you want for the new account, then click Add. Fill out the Account page this way: Jabber ID: enter your WordPress.com user name followed by […]
- Microsoft Word
Using Microsoft Word with WordPress.com Microsoft Word is a fine word processor for producing documents to be shared or printed, with a wealth of print-based options for indexing, and producing table of contents. As a web publishing tool, however, it is a little less than ideal and produces very messy HTML. The same applies when […]
Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once. Setting up Pidgin Open the Add Account window. Fill out the Basic page this way: Protocol: XMPP Username: enter your WordPress.com user name Domain: im.wordpress.com Resource: leave blank Password: enter […]
Get instant updates from WordPress.com blogs Jabber (XMPP) is an open instant messaging protocol used by millions of people daily. At WordPress.com we use Jabber to instantly deliver new blog posts and comments to subscribers. It’s currently free to use our Jabber blog subscription service. Note: Make sure to generate an Application Specific Password if […]