Writing With WordPress One Year Later

One year ago I made a commitment to post weekly on Anchor’s blog documenting my Adventures with WordPress & Business. I’ve been successful with no weeks missed! With that completed, I thought today would be good to write about the actual writing itself with WordPress.

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Using WordPress.com instead of the backend of WordPress

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Typically when you write a blog post you do so from /wp-admin/post.php which is the backend of your WordPress website. But there are other options. You can also create a WordPress.com account for free and then link your newly created account to your website via the Jetpack plugin. This allows you to use WordPress.com to manage your website.

There are many advantages to the editor with WordPress.com. It’s cleaner and easier to use, and I really like the calendar picker for scheduling future posts. Everything done on WordPress.com is seemingly synced to your website in the background making it feel lightning fast.

You can’t do everything within WordPress.com as it doesn’t yet work with 3rd party plugins. That said you can easily switch between WordPress.com and your backend.