VIP Quickstart

VIP Quickstart is a local development environment for WordPress.com VIP. It provides developers with an environment that closely mirrors WordPress.com along with all the tools we […]

Anatomy of a VIP Theme

This page explains the anatomy and structure of an example theme that might be used on WordPress.com VIP. It complements the Theme Development guidelines that […]

Related Posts

You can take advantage of the WordPress.com Related Posts functionality to return related posts quickly. Enable it by turning on Related Posts in Settings > […]

High Traffic Alert

On WordPress.com, we serve 100+ million pageviews per day without blinking. However, sometimes you may be expecting a high traffic event where you may want […]

Creating Good Changesets

Changesets are the heart of any version control system, and making good changesets is vitally important to the maintainability of your code. As all code […]

User_meta vs User_attributes

User Meta As you read in our what we look for documentation, we don’t allow the use of user_meta. The reason for this is that WordPress.com […]

Custom Error Pages

We have error pages that are standard and served for all sites on WordPress.com, and as a VIP customer you can override these defaults and […]

Editor’s Guide to WordPress.com VIP

Welcome to WordPress.com VIP! We believe that WordPress.com VIP is a partnership between WordPress.com and some of the most high-profile, innovative and smart WordPress websites […]

Developer’s Guide To WordPress.com VIP

Welcome to WordPress.com VIP! We believe that WordPress.com VIP is a partnership between WordPress.com and some of the most high-profile, innovative and smart WordPress websites […]