The WordPress org support forums were taken offline…

The The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. support forums were taken offline this morning to help resolve data corruption and uptime issues with a database cluster, which had caused intermittent downtime across the networknetwork (versus site, blog). All problems have been resolved and the support forums have been brought back online.

You can follow a new blogblog (versus network, site) (hosted elsewhere, on An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. for future status messages. (You can subscribe to that site via email.)