THEN I UNDERSTOOD WORDPRESS AND WHAT’S HAPPENING – Marilyn Armstrong

I reread the letter from this engineer and I realized suddenly, with a certain horror, what it means to me, to you, to all of us who have been here for a while and built sites. WordPress decided to change their algorithm so that "new, fresh material" will get pushed up to the top of … Continue reading THEN I UNDERSTOOD WORDPRESS AND WHAT’S HAPPENING – Marilyn Armstrong

AN ELABORATE CONSPIRACY – Marilyn Armstrong

It's an elaborate conspiracy Someone commented that "working on a problem" was, for WordPress, their version of progress. So I got to thinking. What is the opposite word -- the antonym as it were -- of progress? And after considerable research I discovered there is no antonym because "progress" is a contextual word and what … Continue reading AN ELABORATE CONSPIRACY – Marilyn Armstrong

IF I HAD A MALLET – Marilyn Armstrong

Mallet from Daily Post Between one thing and another, Word Press has killed off my following. In ONE month, they've knocked me down by more than 80%. I'm finding it hard to convince myself to bother writing since it seems no one can get to me to respond. I'm getting many new followers. Dozens and … Continue reading IF I HAD A MALLET – Marilyn Armstrong

WHAT’S THE ANTONYM FOR PROGRESS? Marilyn Armstrong

Someone commented that "working on a problem" was, for WordPress, their version of progress. So I got to thinking. What is the opposite word -- the antonym as it were -- of progress? And after considerable research I discovered there is no antonym because "progress" is a contextual word and what is means depends on … Continue reading WHAT’S THE ANTONYM FOR PROGRESS? Marilyn Armstrong

FRETTING WHEN YOUR NAME DISAPPEARS IN WORDPRESS’S SEARCH ENGINE? – Marilyn Armstrong

Fretting? Why would I be fretting? After all -- the "Happiness Engineers" are still working on solving "my" problem! It's comforting to hear that "our team" is continuing  to "work" on this issue or are they working on it again. Or "still"? It's hard to know since they have yet to get my name or … Continue reading FRETTING WHEN YOUR NAME DISAPPEARS IN WORDPRESS’S SEARCH ENGINE? – Marilyn Armstrong

BREAKING NEWS? HOW ABOUT A BROKEN WORDPRESS SEARCH ENGINE? – MARILYN ARMSTRONG

Not exactly luminescent. More like the exact opposite.   If you are on your dashboard and you go to Reader (I don't know what dashboard you are using because they keep "fixing it" and this latest fix has REALLY fixed it but good). Open Reader, go down to "Search" and type in your name. See what … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS? HOW ABOUT A BROKEN WORDPRESS SEARCH ENGINE? – MARILYN ARMSTRONG