Bring Back My Internet

Mixed Messages Okay, so I’m slightly reneging on my earlier post by writing about computers again, but trust me when I say this one is as much personal as it is technical. Back in t’ day It seems so bizarre to me that people are taken aback by my not having a Facebook account. Or a Twitter account. Or anything that they have bar email. I’ll add you on Facebook.
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Getting on with Gutenberg

It seems like you can’t use anything these days without spending a good amount of time trying to keep up with changes to the product you’re using. My partner frequently complains about apps on her phone being updated, only to find that entire sections of the UI have changed with seemingly no warning. It is a frustration, to be sure, and following mailing lists, forums, and Slack (grr) groups to keep up with everything is an exhausting experience, but it is also something that is becoming more and more necessary as we enter the age of the rolling release. One such change I’ve become aware of having set up my first WordPress site in a few years is the switch to Gutenberg in the upcoming WordPress 5. Never one to be left behind on such advances, I installed the plugin and started playing around with the “future of WordPress”.

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