It’s Friday the 13th, and with it comes a new Wordle puzzle for you to solve! There’s no need to feel scared if you’re struggling, though. As always, we’re here with some tips and hints to help you find the solution.
If you prefer to just be told the answer, you can jump to the bottom of this article to get January 13’s Wordle solution straight up. But if you prefer to work it out yourself, keep reading for a few clues, tips, and strategies to help you get there.
Where did Wordle come from?
While engineer Josh Wardle originally created Wordle for his partner, the word guessing game has since become a daily habit for thousands of players across the globe. In fact, Wordle became so popular that it was eventually purchased by the New York Times.
Wordle has also inspired numerous fanmade clones and alternate iterations, such as battle royale Squabblemusic identification game Heardand variations like Dordle and Quordle that have you trying to guess multiple words at once. It has also provided ample content for TikTok creators, because sometimes it’s nice to just watch someone solve a problem rather than do it yourself.
Not the day you’re after? Here’s the Wordle answer for January 12.
What’s the best Wordle starting word?
The best Wordle starting word is the one that makes you happy. However, if you prefer a strategic approach over an emotional one, we have some ideas to help you select the perfect opening. Some helpful tips include choosing a word that has at least two different vowels in it, and making sure there are some common consonants like S, T, R, or N mixed in.
What happened to the Wordle archive?
In happier times, the entire archive of past Wordles was openly available for everybody to enjoy whenever they felt the urge for a word puzzle. Unfortunately this library has since been erased from the internet, with the website’s creator saying its removal was at the New York Times‘ request.
Is Wordle getting harder?
Though it may feel as though solving Wordle‘s puzzles is more of a struggle than it used to be, the game isn’t getting any harder. You are able to make it more difficult though, as Wordle has a Hard Mode you can enable.
Why are there two different Wordle answers some days?
Usually, Wordle solutions are like Highlander: There can be only one. However occasionally the puzzle game will accept two different correct solutions on the same day, in apparent defiance of Wordle law. This is because the New York Times made changes to Wordle after acquiring it, swapping out some answers for new ones.
The Times has since added its own updated word list, so this should happen even less frequently than before. To avoid any confusion, it’s a good idea to refresh your browser before getting stuck into a new puzzle.
Here’s a subtle hint for today’s Wordle answer:
The solution to today’s Wordle is a noun, and something that you are.
Does today’s Wordle answer have a double letter?
There are no double letters in today’s Wordle answer, so don’t worry about that tripping you up!
Today’s Wordle is a 5-letter word that starts with…
Today’s Wordle starts with the letter H, as in “Haven” by Stray Kids.
What’s the answer to Wordle today?
We’re finally about to reveal the answer to today’s Wordle!
Are you ready?
The solution to Wordle #573 is…
Don’t feel discouraged if you didn’t guess it this time! There will be a new Wordle puzzle for you to try tomorrow, and we’ll be back again with more tips and tricks to help you out.