Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com, just announced that it is rolling out a vertical for portfolio sites. This, the company says, is meant to allow photographers, videographers, illustrators, painters, designers and others who want to showcase their creations on WordPress.com.
WordPress.com users, of course, were always able to choose some portfolio-like themes for their sites, but this is the first time Automattic is making this a priority. Last year, the company also rolled out verticals for wedding sites, band pages, cities and restaurants.
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