Accelerating the Mobile Web

Today we’re announcing support for Accelerated Mobile Pages for WordPress, a new open source initiative spearheaded by Google to dramatically improve performance of the mobile web.

Recent Mobile Launches on WordPress.com VIP

We’ve been really impressed with the mobile sites that have launched on VIP recently, many of which are responsive websites. Here’s a quick roundup of recent mobile launches on WordPress.com VIP. Quartz Quartz’s fully responsive theme is blindingly fast, and scales whether you’re looking at it on a phone, tablet or laptop. The site looks […]

M.SI.com, Sports Illustrated’s Mobile site, launches on WordPress.com VIP

The new mobile site for Sports Illustrated, m.si.com, is live and right here on WordPress.com VIP! You can see the site for yourself by going to m.si.com, but to really appreciate and access all of the content and features, check it out from your smart phone. Stay up to date with the latest game scores, follow your […]

Going Mobile with CBS Local (and WordPress.com VIP)

The CBS Local team stopped by the NYC WordPress Meetup in February to share their custom mobile theme and the process and decisions they went through to end up with a custom mobile theme which powers dozens of their CBS Local sites. Below is the video of their presentation, a link to the presentation slides, and CBS […]

Intuit TurboTax blog on WordPress and with a new mobile app

TurboxTax’s blog “It’s all about the refund”, is now on the WordPress.com VIP SaaS platform. Following their site’s transition, they also just released a mobile app, TaxCaster, to help people start preparing for their upcoming taxes. Ready to become a VIP Services Client? Some of the world’s biggest brands rely on WordPress.com VIP Services.

WordPress Mobile Options

Looking to blog from your mobile device ? You are in luck ! WordPress offers lots of different ways to keep blogging even on the go. On WordPress.com we have m.wordpress.com. It’s a very light and speedy version of the admin dashboard, and works well on smart phones like the iPhone, BlackBerry and Treo. On […]

April VIP Roundup

When you scroll through the list of updates from April, the projects, tools, and releases just keep coming. To highlight just a handful, there’s Gutenberg development and prep work in progress all over including at rtCamp and 10up, Alley‘s new feature rollouts for Kaiser Family Foundation, a new plugin from Human Made, and big updates […]

A First Class AMP Experience

We at VIP, as well as Automattic as a whole, joined the AMP project early on in 2015 and took on the challenging task of creating the first platform integration, a foundation to serve the needs of individual WordPress users and enterprise users alike. Why? We want to make it easy for our users to […]

What Goes in to a VIP Client Onsite?

WordPress.com VIP provides a wide range of services to our clients beyond managed cloud hosting. Some of those take place behind the scenes or across Slack, video conferencing, and terminals, but one in particular gives us the the opportunity to be in the same rooms with our client teams for an extended period of time. […]

Six Questions with Trew Knowledge

This post series profiles each of our featured partner agencies. Trew Knowledge is an award-winning digital marketing agency located in Toronto. They have been a WordPress.com VIP Featured Partner since 2015. We asked founders Anthony Moore and Shawn Barrans six questions to help you get to know who they are as an agency. What’s your […]

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