I like to use site content to write my posts because I like the image feature and how it makes sure they are sized well for page speed. However, I'm about to chuck it in and go back to writing directly in wordpress because I'm having so much trouble with other features.

Does anyone else have issues with creating headings or lists?
Sometimes I can write something in H2 or H3 without any issue at all. Other times, it won't let me at all, or will turn a whole block of content into the heading.

Same thing happens with bullet point lists. Sometimes I can make them fine, other times not. It doesn't seem to matter if I try to turn words already on the page into the list or if I

If these things happened in wordpress I'd go into the text editor and sort the code out but obviously we can't see the code with site content.

It means I have to upload to wordpress then spend ages ironing out all the edits I need to make. Anyone else find this?

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TimMoto Premium
I've chucked-it and use wordpress exclusively for my post writing, editing, image imports, etc...for same reasons you're expressing here.
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emilyonline Premium
glad to hear i'm not the only one!
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Carson2 Premium
Hi Emily. I hope to be as established as you are some day, but I sure enjoyed your post about the situation. Have a marvelous week.
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emilyonline Premium
thank you, you too!
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BElliott56 Premium
Hello Emily, First of all I would like to say Welcome and stay on track. I have also had those problems that you have spoke of.

In the beginning, those things can be very frustrating to deal with. However consider staying put with WA. Whyu, you ask? If you go back and just use wordpress only. Sure you might get some training but you will in no way get the level of training you get with WA. One of the other BIG factors is the free wordpress websites they offer, BREAK all the time. To me I would totally hate that. Especially if you are in a post trying to finish it and all of a sudden it's gone, with no idea where it went or how to get it back.

Keep in mind there is a learning curve and before long you'll be firing right through all this little stuff. My biggest problem now is fat fingering the keyboard.

Wish you all the best no mater which way you go.

Brian
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emilyonline Premium
thank you, i mustnt have been clear!
i've been with WA since 2015, im not going anywhere lol.
I'm just sick of site content, it doesn't perform the way I hoped it would. I'm talking about writing my posts straight onto my site, not leaving WA.
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BElliott56 Premium
ok cool. Carson just sent out a new post on WA updates. That might help you.
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emilyonline Premium
thanks, I'll take a look!
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chender684 Premium
Emily,
I haven't used Site Content for a long time because of the limitations and I have also experienced the issues you mentioned.
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emilyonline Premium
thank you for your answer. glad to hear i'm not the only one!

i might just stop using it and learn how to optimize my images in wordpress better. would probably save me a ton of time instead of using site content just because it's good at compressing images.
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chender684 Premium
Here is some good info on plugins for image optimization: I just use EWWW Image Optimization. Here is some good info on setting for it as well:
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emilyonline Premium
thank you, I'll take a look :)
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