Premium Theme Extinction Event

In an earlier post I mentioned I'd talk about how the changeover to the Block Editor changes how one chooses themes. This post is sort of about that. The WordPress.com Great Premium Theme Cull of 2020. To encourage users to move to the no-longer-new Block Editor interface (aka Gutenberg) WordPress.com recently removed from the Theme…

Why I don’t miss the Reblog button currently AWOL on WordPress.com websites

The most frequent feedback from community members of the website Reblog button is that it immediately publishes the reblog to your website when you clicked the button. That didn't allow you, the reblogger, to preview your post, add your own site's categories and tags, save your reblog as a draft post, schedule your reblog, add…

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…