Miscellaneous Blogging Advice

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How-To Tips & Tricks for Your WordPress Website or Blog

Below is an outdated segment from my About Page where I gave some blogging advice for users.

I may update it one day.

I wanted to remove it from my About Page so that I could shorten that page.

So I am making it its own post that can be updated & referred to later if I ever bother to update it one day.

Blogging Advice

I recommend following News.

Possibly participating in the Blogging University.

Following WordPress Tavern.

Reading Learn

Searching on Support when you need help with something on

Contacting the Staff for help using their Contact Page or by emailing them at, and getting help from the Community by using the Forums.


Automattic Acquires Tumblr Plans To Rebuild The Backend Powered By WordPress

Recently WordPress Tavern had a post about Automattic acquiring Tumblr called: Automattic Acquires Tumblr Plans To Rebuild The Backend Powered By WordPress.

I was not expecting that at all, I am not sure if this was a good idea or not to acquire a dying brand, but I am curious to see what happens.

Automattic owns WordPress and et cetera, Tumblr was one of its competitors, and so this should be interesting regardless of whether it fails or not.

The end,

-John Jr

Miscellaneous Boots Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory Sites & Bans Malicious Publication Of Unauthorized Images Of Minors

Sarah Gooding made a concerning post at the WordPress Tavern (WP Tavern) called Boots Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory Sites, And Bans Malicious Publication Of Unauthorized Images Of Minors:

I recommend reading her post, if it were not for her, I would not have known about this, which is sad.


The Twenty Seventeen Theme Is Finally Available On 👏

After what felt like half a year the free default WordPress theme Twenty Seventeen has finally been released on over Four (4) months late, which as far as I know is the longest that it has ever taken for a default WordPress theme to be released on after it had already been released on, but I could be wrong.

The Twenty Seventeen theme is probably the first free theme to ever have a video header option.



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