With the new WordPress.com and Calypso, I’m noticing something I haven’t before. WordPress.com is really the other Medium.com. There is a vibrant community on the system and with Calypso and the new WordPress.com, it’s easier than ever to dive in and read some great stuff.
When a visitor goes to WordPress.com, either via the desktop or mobile app or the Website, they can use it as a reader to discover great content and also to publish to their various WordPress.com and WordPress.org sites.
One thing I have noticed is that on the mobile app on Android, you can only post to Dot Com blogs, not to the self-hosted version. I’m sure this will be changing (I hope. Hint, hint!).
Have you explored WordPress.com lately? If not, check it out.
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*Wordpress.com is owned by Automattic, Matt Mullenweg‘s company (Mullenweg is the co-founder of WordPress). It takes the blogging software, that is self-hosted, farther and hosts it for the user and makes getting your content online easy. WordPress.org is the self-hosted version that is run by the WordPress Foundation. It, along with Dot Com, run close to 25% of the Internet’s Websites.