Dandelion Salad is in Facebook Jail, Again! by Lo

Dandelion Salad is in Facebook Jail, Again!

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by Lo
Dandelion Salad, editor
March 1, 2018

“You’re temporarily restricted from joining and posting to groups that you do not manage until Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 11:55am.” That’s the message I received from Facebook today.

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Attn: Free WP Bloggers–Have You Logged Out Lately and Seen the New Huge Ads on Your Blog?

Defeat Capitalism!

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by Lo
Editor, Dandelion Salad
February 13, 2018

3 Ads on Each Blog Post on WordPress.com Blogs

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When I first started on WP almost 11 years ago, WP said that there “may” be an ad sometimes for readers who are not logged into WP.

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“Temporarily Restricted From Joining and Posting to Facebook Groups” by Lo

Josiah Says I'm Very Angry with Facebook

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by Lo
Dandelion Salad, editor
December 26, 2017

I’m “temporarily restricted from joining and posting to groups until Jan 2, 2018 at 1:52pm.” That’s the message I received from Facebook today.

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Where Are The Stats Pages on wordpress.com Blogs? by Lo (updated)

Old Stats with Map on wordpress.com Blogs

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by Lo
Editor, Dandelion Salad
April 6, 2015

Update: December 21, 2016: WP removed the blue “old” Stats page today. See: https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/stats-feedback/

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How To Use the Classic Editor on wordpress.com Blogs and Never See the Beep, Beep, Boop Editor Again! by Lo

Neighbor's Magnolia Tree

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by Lo
Editor, Dandelion Salad
April 1, 2015

Last Update: Jan. 22, 2018

On March 13, 2015 wordpress.com eliminated the “use the classic editor” link on new posts and on editing older posts. Many bloggers have no idea how to find the classic editor, so that’s why I’m doing this post.

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New Look for the New Year on Dandelion Salad and Continued Hiatus by Lo

Happy New Year!

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Last updated: March 16, 2015

by Lo
editor, Dandelion Salad
December 31, 2014

Happy New Year!

I recently changed themes on WordPress so mobile and tablet users can read the blog posts more easily. The previous theme was “retired” by WordPress so it needed to be changed to a newer one anyway.

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Where to Find Some of Dandelion Salad’s Writers and Others by Lo

Dogwood flower

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by Lo
editor, Dandelion Salad
May 12, 2014

Here is a list of the regular contributors to Dandelion Salad. Most writers have their blog/website at the beginning of their articles, and/or email address on their bio at the end of their articles. Here is the Writers Page. If you need to find another writer, let me know. Continue reading

Dandelion Salad Is Going On Hiatus by Lo (Updated)

Flying Bumble Bee on Honeysuckle Flower

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Last Updated: March 16, 2015

by Lo
editor, Dandelion Salad
April 28, 2014

Decided to take a hiatus for at least one week starting Sat. May 3. It may last longer, maybe a month or maybe the entire Summer or maybe forever. Continue reading

Yahoo is Blocking Email Subscriptions from Feedburner by Lo

Dandelion

by Lo
editor, Dandelion Salad
April 27, 2014

Updated: May 20, 2014

If you have an email subscription through Feedburner for the daily email newsletter from Dandelion Salad and have a Yahoo email address, you are not receiving the daily newsletters. Continue reading

Note on Older Videos Posted on Dandelion Salad by Lo

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

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Last Updated: Jan. 30, 2015

by Lo
editor, Dandelion Salad
March 23, 2014

Videos posted between 2008 and 2013 are not showing up because the coding used to embed the videos no longer work. Lockerz (who bought Vodpod) has shut down. I’m replacing the coding for videos posted in 2014 and also on the “must-see” list, but this takes a lot of time. If anyone has the time to look up the coding (Youtube url) and put that link in the comment section of the post, I’d appreciate it.

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How To Post a Comment on a WordPress.com Blog by Lo

by Lo
Editor, Dandelion Salad
February 25, 2014

It’s not too difficult, but it can be confusing to comment on WordPress.com’s blogs. Here is a screenshot from the comment box on my blog, Dandelion Salad.

Comment Box on WordPress Blogs

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Another New WordPress.com Feature: “Related” Posts by Lo (updated)

Beautiful Fall Day 2013

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by Lo
Editor, Dandelion Salad
Nov. 4, 2013

Before I start complaining about this new feature, I’d like to say that it is a good idea. It’s what I do for almost every blog post: put links to previous posts that are related to the current one. However, I select which previous posts to list at the end of the blog posts.

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