‘Wordle’ Today: Here’s the Answer, Notes for August 12th

‘Wordle’ Today: Here’s the Answer, Notes for August 12th

It’s Friday and there’s a new Wordle to solve – which means if you hit that wall before the weekend, our daily Wordle Help is here for you.

The answer to the August 12 Wordle, Riddle #419 is at the end of this article. Before you get there, however, there are a few subtle pointers to help you narrow it down, and if you scroll down you’ll see that we’ve compiled a selection of the best tips and strategies from our previous coverage to bring you help every day.

Where have Wordl I’m from?

Former Reddit engineer Josh Wardle created the game in 2021 as a bit of fun for him and his gaming-loving partner. It eventually became a staple of her family’s WhatsApp messages, and it was at this point that Wardle began to suspect he might have something special that deserved wider exposure.

Thousands of people around the world play this game every day now, and fans have even created alternatives to Wordle inspired by the original format. These include the music identification game Heardle, Hollywood nerd favorites Actorle and Framed, and variations like Dordle and Quordle that allow you to guess multiple words at once.

Not the tag you’re looking for? The Wordle answer for August 11th can be found here.

What’s the best Wordl initial word?

We have some ideas to help you choose the perfect first step. These tips include choosing a word with at least two different vowels to turn these building blocks on or off, as well as a few common consonants like S, T, R, or N.

Even if you’re attached to your math-savvy starter, if it was the answer on any given day, it won’t be the answer for a few years – so if you happen to get the elusive 1/6 result, celebrate by swapping your starting five.

What happened to Wordl Archive?

While you used to be able to play the entire archive of past puzzles, according to the site’s creator, the archive has been removed at the request of The New York Times.

is Wordl get tougher?

If you find Wordle too easy, there’s a hard mode you can activate to give yourself a greater challenge. But if you don’t activate this mode, we can assure you that Wordle will not become more difficult.

Why are there two different ones Wordl Answers some days?

The whole point of Wordle is that everyone solves the same puzzle with the same answer, no matter where you are in the world. However, occasionally the puzzle will accept two different correct solutions on the same day. This discrepancy stems from changes The New York Times made after acquiring Wordle earlier this year, removing words from Wardle’s original list that the team believes are obscure or potentially offensive.

To make sure you always get the same puzzle as everyone else, refresh your browser before playing – don’t worry, the site will keep your streak.

A subtle note for the Wordl Answer on 12.8

It has to do with name and/or organization.

Wordl Today is a 5 letter word that starts with…

…the letter L!

Does today’s Wordl Word has a double letter?

It does! And it may be related to the previous note.

SEE ALSO: Wordle Obsessed? These are the best word games to play IRL.

Wordl today: What is the answer?


It’s time to uncover the solution.

It is…


Reporting from Caitlin Welsh, Sam Haysom, Amanda Yeo, and Adam Rosenberg contributed to this article.