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 […]

Liveblog 1.7 Brings a React Front End and More

We’re pleased to announce the release of Liveblog v1.7, which introduces a completely new React-powered front end, adds new features and provides improved support for liveblogging from mobile devices. Our Liveblog plugin offers a powerful and easy to use way to cover high profile events on an owned channel. With it you can host frequently […]

Sailthru VIP Plugin Updated with Finer Controls

VIP technology partner Sailthru is a consumer interest based personalization platform purpose-built for publishers and retailers. It brings powerful capabilities to WordPress, like high-performance email, onsite personalization, and mobile marketing automation. The WordPress integration brings it into the WordPress dashboard to seamlessly surface Sailthru and its insights within team workflow.  Site editors can also personalize onsite […]

October VIP Roundup

October happenings in enterprise WordPress included the Online News Association’s annual conference in DC, lots of new updates on the Gutenberg editor project, WordPress 4.9, AMP’s second birthday, and much more. News and Releases Updates from around VIP, our clients, and our agency and technical partners. Automattician Dan Walmsley took to the Chrome Dev Summit […]

The New Web, Powered by Jetpack and Progressive Web Apps

The way that people access the Internet is changing. In 2017, global mobile web traffic exceeded desktop traffic for the first time. In the areas of fastest Internet growth we have seen a profound shift towards low-powered mobile devices on 2G and 3G networks. This presents a challenge not just to developers and designers, but […]

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