Just when you thought it was safe… Earlier this year, a German regional court fined a website operator for transferring a site visitor’s IP address to Google through the use of Google Fonts without the visitor’s explicit consent. Following the news of the above ruling, WordPress theme authors were urged to bundle theme fonts withContinue reading “Google Fonts and GDPR”
WordCamp US 2022 – San Diego, CA – September 9 through 11, 2022 WordCamp US 2022 – San Diego, CA – September 9 through 11, 2022 It’s just around the corner! The first in-person WordCamp US since 2019. In order to handle any last minute changes, this year’s WordCamp US is being kept to aContinue reading “WordCamp US 2022 – San Diego, CA – September 9 through 11, 2022”
This post is coming to you via the WordPress Classic Editor in the WP Admin dashboard. In case you’re wondering whether it is still there and functional, it is. You might remember that when the Block Editor was introduced to the world in WordPress 5.0 in 2018, we WordPress.com users kept hearing that the ClassicContinue reading “Working in the Classic Editor c. 2022”
The confusion around the differences between WordPress and WordPress.com has been around since the beginning of time. Well, maybe not exactly then, but certainly since 2005 when WordPress.com said “Hello World!” and especially since the introduction of the Jetpack plugin which connects self-hosted WordPress sites to WordPress.com so they can enjoy features available only onContinue reading “WordPress.com vs. a Self-Hosted WordPress Install: What’s Best For You?”
It’s that time of the year when I take a step back and take a break from blogging. In previous years that also meant traveling abroad, but for the last couple of years our travel plans remain plans until we are able to digest the thought of sitting on an airplane for at least 5Continue reading “Hiatus”
In the not-too-distant past, the majority of themes on WordPress.com were ready-to-use Classic themes or Hybrid themes, with paint-by-number typography, multiple color palettes and and an overall “look and feel” created by a professional designer that we users could easily customize and fill with content. Today, if you venture beyond a theme’s static front pageContinue reading “Let Them Eat Cake”
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