Good morning, Team Wordle. It's a new day, which means there's a new word puzzle for you to take on. Working it out by yourself is always fun, but if you get stuck, here are some tips and hints to help you figure out the solution.
If you prefer to cut to the chase, skip to the end of this article for the answer to May 28's Wordle 343 revealed. For those of you who'd rather work out today's Wordle answer yourself, keep reading for a few tips, clues, and strategies to assist you.
Wordle was originally created by engineer Josh Wardle as a gift for his partner, but soon spread internationally. Thousands of people around the globe now play this game each day, and fans have even created alternate Wordle versions inspired by the original. This includes battle royale Squabble, music identification game Heardle, and variations like Dordle and Quordle that make you guess multiple words at once.
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. Such tips include choosing a word with at least two different vowels in it, plus a few common consonants such as S, T, R, or N.
Explore the Wordle archive
One Wordle a day is all well and good, but sometimes it just isn't enough. If you want to escape into the world of Wordle for a bit longer, the entire archive of past puzzles is available for you to explore whenever you'd like. Just remember to get up and stretch every now and again, and maybe eat something.
Is Wordle getting harder?
If you've been finding Wordle too easy, there is a Hard Mode you can enable to give yourself more of a challenge. But unless you activate this mode, we can assure you that Wordle isn't getting harder.
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 aberration is due to changes the New York Times made after it acquired Wordle earlier this year.
Here's a subtle hint for today's Wordle answer:
Today's Wordle solution is a verb.
Today's Wordle is a 5-letter word that starts with...
Today's Wordle is brought to you by the letter 'C.'
What's the answer to Wordle today?
It's your last chance to guess today's Wordle! We're finally about to reveal the solution.
Are you ready?
The solution to Wordle #343 is...
Reporting by Caitlin Welsh, Amanda Yeo and Adam Rosenberg contributed to this article.