Since all the updates that took place in WA there has been this strange blue dot that shows up on my screens. When I click on it, it takes me to the top of whatever page I am on at the time. So, I guess that is what it is for.

I have a problem with this annoying blue dot because it is always getting in my way. I frequently make screen shots of items, but many times this little blue dot is in my screen shots and I can't move it out of the way!

Does anyone know if there is a way I can get rid of it completely. Other than a quick trip to the top of the page is there any other use for the blue dot?

Thanks,
Verna

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judebanks Premium
You should be able to crop the screenshot to remove the blue dot as it is always at the bottom of the screen. Include a bit extra at the bottom of the image in your screen so you can crop above it,


Screenshot 1 with the blue dot.
Screenshot 2 the blue dot is gone!

~Jude
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verna8767 Premium
Thanks, Jude. That's what I have been doing, manipulating my screen shots to not include the dot.
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verna8767 Premium
To those who indicated they hadn't noticed the blue dot before or wondered about it, see the response below that I got from "Triblu".
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mbouteiller Premium
Thanks Verna, for bringing this up. I never noticed. Interesting...
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suzzziq Premium
I have never noticed this. Interesting! Thanks for asking and finding out:)
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davehayes Premium
Not that I am aware of, I know its there, but it doesn't bother me too much
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dragonfly10 Premium
I don't any more than Triblu. You go to site support and ask them. I do not have a blue dot on my screen
Sandy
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Triblu Premium
Hey Verna,

The blue dot feature (see screen print below) is a feature that will prove very helpful when scrolling some of the very long training. It is also a feature of the website, so no, you cannot remove it.

Hope this helps you.
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verna8767 Premium
What do you mean a feature of the website? I never had it before all the new upgrades in WA. I don't recall seeing anything about this feature in the updates.

It gets in my way when I'm trying to do screen shots and sometimes I have to do a lot of manipulating of the screen or resizing the screen to get it out of my shot.

Thanks for responding Trish. You are always a great help!
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Triblu Premium
It is an option you can add to your website if you so wish, by using a plugin.

Google search "back to the top plugin for wordpress" (without the quotation marks, of course) and you will see several different plugins offered.

My premium themes on my websites... some offer this option as a built in goodie.

As for screen shots, I wouldn't let that bother me... in fact, I'd be more apt to include it especially if your screen shots are being used to bring more members to WA. Simply because it makes your screen shots more authentic with it than without it. However, this is only my opinion.

Hope this help you.
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verna8767 Premium
Let me understand what you are saying. What plugin is creating this blue dot? I don't see any plugins in my list of plugins that I don't recognize and I didn't put there.

Or, are you saying that it could have been an update to the website theme I'm using? My theme hasn't had a recent update and the first time I saw it was after the WA updates. Could this be something that is from the WA updates/changes? If that's the case I wonder shy some people responded that they haven't notices any blue dot?

I don't want to add a plugin for the dot! I would like to get rid of it. I don't know what it bothers me so much, but it does!

Thansk again for the info Trish.
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Triblu Premium
Hey Verna,

All I was trying to point out is that if you ever want the same option on your website you CAN install a plugin. Sorry for confusing you.

The Wealthy Affiliate website belongs to Kyle and Carson and no one but their team can remove or add anything to their website.
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verna8767 Premium
Oh, okay. I get it now. Thanks for the clarification. Sorry for misunderstanding what you were saying in the first place!
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