"Gentleness is the mark of fearless strength. Driven by fear, the weak are violent/reactive." (unknown) In a not-so gentle move, wordpress.com has decided to push their new "Calypso" admin interface as the default to all users. Meaning that, if you had bookmarked the standard /wp-admin/ interface directly and then chose "Posts" from the sidebar, you'd … Continue reading Gentleness
Does the native WordPress 5.5 Lazy Load feature work on mobile for you?
A couple of days after I wrote my "Walled Garden" post I stumbled upon "Always Own Your Platform" which summarizes my thoughts nicely. And coincidentally, this Twitter thread by Mark Weidenbaum expresses a similar notion. Both imply the question: what kind of World Wide Web do you want? The walled garden that's out of your … Continue reading Always Own Your Platform
In the past couple of weeks, as I was moving more posts for my 100 Peaks archive over from my photography site to this personal blog, I tried the new "Gutenberg" block editor for WordPress, multiple times. Maybe it just means that I'm getting old but for the life of me, I just can't get … Continue reading Gutenberg still gets a NO from me