My theme’s been retired! Now what?

The number of available themes, both free and premium, here on WordPress.com has been holding steady at 288 since the beginning of 2018. No new themes (at all!) have been introduced since the "Photo Blog" and "Small Business" premium themes were introduced in December 2017 and lots have been retired since then. Most of those … Continue reading My theme’s been retired! Now what?

Has anyone seen Gutenberg?

In the roadmap outlined by Matt Mullenweg at WordCamp Europe in Belgrade, the new Gutenberg editor for WP Admin users on WordPress.com was to be integrated sometime in June. Yes, here on WordPress.com. (Pro tip: WordPress.com is the test arena for  features coming to standalone WordPress.) https://twitter.com/dimensionmedia/status/1007599787523354625 Looking even more closely at the screenshots from … Continue reading Has anyone seen Gutenberg?

Intermission

Hello all, I'm taking the next few weeks off to rest and recuperate from a recurring back injury. There won't be any new posts for a while and this will also give me an opportunity to revisit how this site can best serve its readers. You'll still be able to access all the articles in … Continue reading Intermission

This site and the GDPR

There's been a lot of concern, confusion and angst by site owners here on WordPress.com ahead of implementing the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation on May 25th and the impact that will have on site owners and visitors. At the moment, the only thing I can suggest is that you take the time to read … Continue reading This site and the GDPR