WordPress 5.4 is here!!

Hi all! This week’s big news… WordPress 5.4 is here!! In my mind, this is a major release that brings many cool and necessary updates to the core WordPress software. Sites created on WordPress.com have had their core softare updated already. And those with self-hosted configurations should see an update notification within wp-admin. So, hereContinue reading “WordPress 5.4 is here!!”

WordPress.com Workshop for Website Builders

Hi all! Today, I wanted to share an upcoming virtual workshop WordPress.com is hosting over Zoom for website builders. Workshop Title: How to Build an Impressive Website: Secrets from Web Design Pros (Workshop Signup Page) From the signup page: Thank you for your interest in our upcoming online WordPress.com workshop. We will be covering bestContinue reading “WordPress.com Workshop for Website Builders”

Trying to Figure Out Presentation Shortcode Errors

Hi all! Sorry for the week’s interval there. I was finishing many loose ends with my current job, anticipating to hear back from Automattic soon. (Nope, haven’t heard anything yet, but I’ve decided to take that as good news… They must be preparing to send out a notice to all who passed the second interviewContinue reading “Trying to Figure Out Presentation Shortcode Errors”

Presentations Shortcode

Hi everyone! Today I am back with another Shortcode post. This time, I am looking at the Presentation Shortcode. To start with, have a look at a presentation I created using this code. Related Posts: Testing “Shortcode” and Other Embedding Methods Creating a Playlist Brief Explanation The Presentation Shortcode is a nifty way to createContinue reading “Presentations Shortcode”

Figuring Out “Portfolios”

Hi all! I’ve taken a little time off WordPress.com forum volunteering and blogging this week. But I’m still here! I sent my application in and so I have been using this interval to catch up on other non-Automattic related responsibilities I have. But today, I decided to look into a WordPress.com feature I have beenContinue reading “Figuring Out “Portfolios””

Creating a Playlist

Hi everyone! In my post Testing “Shortcode” and Other Embedding Methods, I tried adding a playlist, only to realize I need a paid plan with WordPress.com to do that. I then said… This site is on the free plan, so I will come back to that another day. I have an idea, a legitimate workaround…Continue reading “Creating a Playlist”