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I’ve been using WordPress for what, 5 years now? More probably. In fact, I don’t really remember how I got into making sites with WordPress, it’s just what I do these days. Maybe it’s worth going down memory lane and having a look. Especially now since I need a distraction after a missing ‘#’ in some of my code has made me look like a fucking idiot. Although worryingly, as soon as I started writing, WordPress has started showing me a Connection lost error. I assume that’s just coincidence, right? Anyway, WordPress was never the first content management system (CMS)… [Continue Reading]

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On WordPress 5.0

WordPress 5.0 came out late November. Not long afterwards, WordPress 5.0.1 and WordPress 4.9.9 came out to address a bunch of security issues. Not long after that, WordPress 5.0.2 was released to deal with some bugs. Now, normally I update WordPress as soon as I can, after checking that there’s nothing weird. All my WordPress installations are set up to automatically download and do security updates, but it’s worth checking before you do a major update just in case a plugin is no longer compatible. Most plugin authors will want to update their work as well, so you’ll always end… [Continue Reading]

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On WordPress

I like WordPress. WordPress is cool. Well, WordPress.org is cool. WordPress.com, I don’t particularly like, but it definitely does the job. “But wait aren’t they the same thing?” Nope. WordPress.com is a blogging system hosted by WordPress. Think more along the lines of Tumblr. You can blog and do what you want but there’s also a bit of a community feeling about it all. You can browse other people’s WordPress sites and everyone’s website (unless you pay) has the same domain name, generally something like spuf.wordpress.com. That being said, spuf.wordpress.com doesn’t actually exist. I considered making it at some point,… [Continue Reading]

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