Update on Support for the Classic Editor Plugin
Even though I use, and highly recommend that everyone transitions to, Wordpress's native block editor I thought I'd share this little bit of news from WordPress.orgIf you're still using the Classic Editor plugin you'll be pleased to know that support for the plugin is expected to be extended through 2022.If you've tried using the block editor and didn't like it maybe it's time to give it another go. It's improved out of sight since it first became an integral part of WordPress. Maybe now is the
Is the GeneratePress Theme Versatile?
No, this is not an ad. Many Wealthy Affiliate members are using the GeneratePress theme. It's light-weight, versatile, highly customizable, and newbie-friendly. But every website is different. I'd like to use this post to demonstrate just how different websites can be even though they're using the same theme. Will you help?So this doesn't get flagged as "self-promotion" I'm not going to showcase my own websites here, you can find them listed on my profile page https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/ma
RIP Tom Short (Tirolith)
It's with a heavy heart that I have to tell you that my friend Tom Short died last Thursday from a massive heart attack. You will have known him as Tirolith, a member of Wealthy Affiliate since September 2015. https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/tirolithTom was 79 years young and is survived by his wife of 53 years, Robyn, and their two adult children.He had been battling cancer for quite some time but it was his heart which finally gave out.Rest in peace Tom, you are sadly missed.
Amazon Strikes Again
As more people are buying more stuff online, Amazon reduced affiliate commissions. They don't need us so they've practically cut us out.And now they've tightened their disclosure rules. Please check out my updated training:Affiliate Disclosures, FTC Guidelines, and Amazon RulesIf you are still promoting stuff for Amazon then you'll need to comply with all their current requirements. Is it time to find other sources for the products you promote? Among others, I hear that ebay is offering a bette
The Block Editor (aka Gutenberg)
Time to Make the Switch!You don't need to continue to struggle with the Classic Editor plugin. WordPress introduced the block editor, initially as a plugin named "Gutenberg" almost three years ago but kept the old way of writing posts as the Classic Editor plugin. The block editor is now the standard editor and most people find it much easier to use than its clunky forebears.But some people still use the Classic Editor plugin. It's even installed, by default, with every new website built at Wea