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Branding ABCs: Simple But Striking Typographical Logos
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Michelle Weber
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A logo gives your website an instant pop of professionalism; it’s such a key part of any website that WordPress.com includes a Site Logo tool to make adding one as straightforward as possible.

What if you don’t have the resources to have someone create a logo, or aren’t confident in your design chops? Sometimes a few letters are all you need — all the following sites use their initials for graphic, memorable logos.

Simple Monograms

Monograms aren’t just for polo shirts, and simple doesn’t mean boring or unremarkable. Pick a font that matches your brand’s personality and add a color — there are infinite possibilities, so you can create something elegant, playful, or bold.

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Uxmal: A Window Into the Maya
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Ben Huberman
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Terri and James Vance, the travel bloggers behind gallivance , share gorgeous shots of the ancient Mayan city of Uxmal, on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula.Read more

Really, libraries don’t need reinventing, thanks.
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Ben Huberman
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Michelle Weber
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Entomology Today
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Ben Huberman
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Set Up a One-Page Website or Multi-Panel Homepage
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
Purrfect Portraiture: Girls and Their Cats by Photographer BriAnne Wills
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
Rewriting the Story of the Starving Armenian
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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Project Run and Play Week One: Modern Mayan
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Krista Stevens
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A Quick Guide to Using Free High-Quality Photographs on Your Site
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands

Displaying professional, high-resolution images across your posts, pages, and headers can elevate the look of your site. But what if you need a specific photo — an adorable pup portrait at the park, for instance — but don’t have one of your own? With the new Free Photo Library, you have access to over 40,000 free images, thanks to Pexels, a library of stock photos. Learn how to make the most of this new feature in your Media Library.

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Want more options? We also recommend these sites for free images and patterns.

Here’s the scenario: you’re finalizing the new destination guide to New York City on your travel website. ...Read more