Freshly Pressed – what does it mean?

Am I the only person in the world who didn’t know what ‘Freshly Pressed” meant?

Occasionally when I read other people’s blogs, I see that they have a little blue logo on their site, like this –


Apparently, it’s quite a big deal if you get Freshly Pressed, as it can attract a large number of new viewers to your blog.   Every day, the WordPress team select a small number of blogs from the millions of posts published, and they appear in the ‘Discover’ section of the Reader.

Here’s Jan’s post about being Freshly Pressed….

Here’s a post by Transcribingmemory describing how they found they were Freshly Pressed…


Did you know that WordPress accepts submissions for your blog post to be featured on Discover?  Read the guidelines and how to submit here.

Here’s some ideas on how to get featured on Freshly Pressed.


5 thoughts on “Freshly Pressed – what does it mean?

    • No, it doesn’t matter to me, I was just interested in finding out about it. A lot of the blogs that are selected are just ordinary blogs, not businesses. I might submit my most popular post, just to see what happens!

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  1. I was featured on Freshly Pressed when I first started blogging; back then it was luck – the editors had to see your article and think it worthy of sharing. Good to now they now take submissions for “DIscover”!

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