Thinking Aloud on a Sunday

Another FYI re-blog on the whole debacle that is WP….this one is from my friend Pete and makes excellent points. chuq

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WordPress

For obvious reasons, I have been thinking a lot about WordPress today.

When I started blogging, this platform stood out as being the most user-friendly, to a novice blogger. The set-up was relatively simple, and I was soon up and running with my own new blog. WordPress also enjoyed a huge following all over the world, so this gave me lots to explore, and also attracted followers to my blog. Over time, I managed to get help from many others in the community, and I was able to learn how to add images, change themes, and much more.

Fast forward five years, and my WordPress blogs have become my main hobby. The first thing I do after I get up, and the last thing I do before going to bed. In between, I read other blogs, comment on posts, and reply to comments on mine. Blogging makes me content…

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WORSTpress Fucks Up AGAIN.

WORSTpress Fucks Up AGAIN.

This is an FYI re-blog.

I was having problems with my “Press This” button and sent WP an email for help so far no answer.

But I did find a post from my friend at “Mr. Militant Negro” about the problem …… At least someone is on the ball and it ain’t WP. chuq

The Militant Negro™

After 6 years of blogging on wordpress, which from this point forward in this blog post shall be referred to as WORSTPRESS, I have finally had enough. I put up with much bullshit from this blog hosting site and I have reached my ropes end.

I retired in 2008 from 26 years of being a chef, traveling around the globe cooking for a living. In 2008 I stopped loving the cooking and started dreading going to work. No reason why, just happened. I retired. Quit. Decided there is no reason to spend 14 hours a day on my feet doing something I no longer liked, loved, wanted to continue doing.

Fast forward to 2011 and the start of my blogging career. December 5th, 2011 to be precise. Now before December 5th, 2011, I did blog for a couple of lesser professional blogs on other less desirable blog hosting sites, it was…

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