Bloggers do incredible things on their sites: they share powerful stories, poems, and essays. They amaze us with their photography, illustration, and other creative projects. Sometimes they just speak directly to us, the readers, in a way that is so moving that their voices stay with us for days (if not more).
Since 2009, we on the WordPress.com team have highlighted the strongest posts we could find on Freshly Pressed, a showcase of the very best of the blogosphere. Six years — and almost 15,000 posts — later, we couldn’t be prouder of the community of bloggers and readers that has formed around it.
Many of you have followed Freshly Pressed for years, and we’re grateful for your readership! This week, we’re retiring Freshly Pressed, with Discover replacing this tab in your Reader.
Just like the slickest theme from 2009 might start to show its age by 2015, though, so did Freshly Pressed. Which is why we’re thrilled to…
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