First Friday

New blogger? Welcome! Share a link to your first post, say hello to other new faces, and find your first few readers.

For other help:
If you’re not new and are looking for support or feedback, the Community Pool is the place for you!

For technical questions, visit the Support Forums.

To learn more about blogging, take a Blogging U. course.

To find, copy, and paste your link:
Head to your blog’s home page — not your dashboard, your blog itself. Click on the title of your post to open the individual post.

Highlight and copy the URL you see in your browser’s address bar, and paste the entire URL into a comment here.

Welcome to First Friday, a weekly open thread where any new blogger can share a link to his or her very first post with the larger community. To share your first post with us, copy and paste the link right into a comment here. If you’re not new, you can still be a part of First Fridays: visit a link or two, and leave the blogger a like or comment.

Please don’t use this as a space to share your first post…. that you published three years ago; ditto for simply sharing your latest post. Posts should have been published within the last month, and should be your first post. We’ll remove other posts to keep this space focused for new bloggers.

We ask that you help us keep this space focused by following a few additional guidelines:

  • We encourage anyone who shares a link to visit a few other bloggers. New readers for all!
  • When commenting, the third time is not the charm: don’t share the same link repeatedly, or in multiple First Friday threads. We’ll remove repeat posts.
  • Link directly to your new post, rather than to your blog generally — it makes it that much easier for folks to like the post or leave you comments.
  • Avoid repeated “Follow for a follow!” comments. (Tip: if you’re trying to build a readership, it’s much more effective to visit and comment on individual bloggers.)
  • To keep from losing your place while you visit others’ blogs, right-click on links to open them in a new tab or window.
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  1. Hello bloggers! I’m a relatively new blogger 😊 I honestly just started heavily posting content on my blog. I would love if you would check out my blog ❤️️ My most recent post is the story about my car accident when I was 19 years old, I made my first ever YouTube video and it was a bit nerve wrecking to say the least but I’m trying to break boundaries and step out of my comfort zone. 😋😋😋

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    1. Your content is good, but it was a bit hard to read. Your background is very busy, and with the red font color, some of it gets lost. You might want to rethink one or the other. Thanks for sharing!

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    2. Congrats on your first post. I think you can make the background light and the main font dark , that way it will be easy to read. you will surprised to know that people prefer easier read than more knowledgeable one.When you want to highlight a point you can make it bold or underline or use different color. For instance when you were concluding, the heading could have been bold or a different color. Good luck

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  2. Hey everyone! I’ve only been on WordPress for the last month and I’m writing posts about my travels as a student working in Paris and Madrid over the next year. As well as writing about the places I’ve visited and love, I hope to also give advice to people considering travelling or moving to these places. My most recent post is all about how to identify a Parisian pickpocket and making sure your valuables are safe while exploring the city. Let me know what you think! 🙂

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    1. Welcome 🙂

      I noticed that you still have some placeholder text in your blog’s sidebar — you can remove or edit that by going to My Site > Customize > Widgets. Look for the Text Widget!

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      1. Thank-you Grace and Beauty. Yes it is a constant struggle for me lol as I fight between my rights and God’s plan however there is no denying that we are called to be help meets so continue to try I shall 😉 thank-you for reading my blog and for following me I hope you enjoy 🙂

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      1. Your name links to — if that’s not where you want to send people, you can update your profile to make sure your name links to the right blog:

        Make that change here:

        Also, since the blog where you’re posting isn’t “new” by First Friday guidelines, please head to the Community Pool threads when you’d like to share. Thanks! You can find them here:


    1. Welcome!

      One thing — I noticed you’re using a lot of tags some of your posts. The Reader actually filters out posts that use more than 15 tags and categories (combined) as an anti-spam measure, so using this many tags actually makes it harder for folks to find your posts, which is sad! If you cut your tags down to the most relevant, you’ll actually draw more readers.

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      1. On each post. Each individual post should have few than 15 tags and categories — e.g., you could have 13 tags and one category, seven tags and seven categories, etc. But the total should be under 15.

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  3. Hi everyone. I’m not exactly new to the blogosphere but I have recently started a brand new blog where I’ll be posting reviews and ootds and song playlists and my late-night thoughts and all sorts of good stuff. I already have a few posts up and I would really appreciate it if you could spend some time to just pop over for a visit and a browse. Happy reading 🙂

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    1. Hey Joyoe!!
      Welcome to the blogging world!! I read your introduction post. It’s interesting!
      Just want to tell you, add http to your site address, so it will be a clickable link and it will be easy to visit your site for other bloggers.
      Happy blogging!!

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  4. Hello! I started my blog about 2 weeks ago, and it is a mix of book reviews, photos and stories about conventions I go to and info about my handmade geekery shop and other handmade geekery shops I buy from.

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  5. Hi everyone!

    I just started a blog last week. I posted a link yesterday….. and then realized it was Thursday. My blog is geared toward 30-something dating and my personal, unbelievable and hilarious experiences that have ensued over the last year. I hope you enjoy. 🙂

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