The Block Editor-A Fireside Chat

It was enlightening to learn from posts in the community forum feedback thread on the Block Editor that many WordPress.com users didn't know how we got here. If you count yourself in that group, grab your favorite beverage, settle in, and let's review. This may get a bit lengthy and I'll try not to put…

Remembering WP Admin

**Update 14 February 2020 WordPress.com returned the link to WP Admin in the MySite's dashboard for all users. You can read more in this recent post. WordPress.com site administration has moved little by little from the WP Admin dashboard to the new-ish Calypso dashboard since it's introduction two years ago. There are still many features…

Singing The New Dash Editor Blues

Since about 2011-12, WordPress.com users have been redirected to the New Dashboard ("New Dash") after logging in on the main WP.com log-in page rather than to their primary site's Dashboard. This change coincided with the introduction of the WordPress.com Reader and "Freshly Pressed" to the New Dash.  The "Quick Editor" was added and allowed users to select…