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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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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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

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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The Digest Email Subscriptions Are Not Working Through WordPress.com by Lo (Updated)

Echinacea

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Updated: Sept. 12, 2013

by Lo
Editor, Dandelion Salad
September 6, 2013

The email subscriptions are not working through WordPress.com. It is on the daily and weekly digests, not the individual posts setting for the subscriptions.

It’s been a few weeks and they are trying to fix it.

I’m sorry I didn’t notice until today as I have been so busy posting every day.

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So Sorry For All The Emails On the Older Blog Posts by Lo

Ripening Blackberries

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by Lo
editor, Dandelion Salad
Aug. 15, 2013

I’m so sorry that many of you have received too many emails from Dandelion Salad.

I have had to edit over 200 older posts in the last few days. First I had to make them “privately” published, then had to edit them and republish them.

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Dandelion Salad’s Blog Posts Are Not Spam and the Big, Blue Banner Ads on Videos by Lo

Daffodil

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Updates below

by Lo
Editor, Dandelion Salad
April 23, 2013

Apparently someone posted a link to a blog post from Dandelion Salad onto their Facebook Wall and one (or more) of their friends marked it as “Spam”.

When that happens anyone who now posts a link to a blog post from Dandelion Salad or shares a link via their friends or the Dandelion Salad Page on Facebook has to put in a security code (captcha).

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Dandelion Salad Stats: 2010 in review

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January 1, 2011

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.
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