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WP Reader Changes – 2016/2017

Periodically updated list of news/articles/contacts about the WP Reader Changesbell-and-cross-3

and a link to – User Interface Changes ⇐  and Accessing the old System (Stats, Editor etc)

Following the introduction of a new WP Reader format in December of 2016, objections were raised about the layout and the intention to “push” WP’s recommendations into our readers. More recently there have been complaints about censorship and then an intention to “push” recommendations by email.

The WP Forum ⇒ on this topic with members comments (available to all WP bloggers).

The WP Blog announcement ⇒ is still readable but now closed for further comments.

Articles

Articles in reverse chronology:-

Preventing WP Reading Recommendation Being Sent by Email ⇐    Opting out of the automatic email subscription.

A Lament for the Ancient Code Wrangler at Xmas ⇐  😀 An Ode of humour.  Oh alright, taking the mickey. (Dec 24, 2016).

WP Reader Changes – Wouldn’t This be Better ? ⇐  An alternative design that addresses the problems (Dec 21, 2016).

WP Reader Changes – WP Test Sending Recommendations by Email ⇐  Update: It seems that we will be able to manage our subscription. Please see the post for details (Dec 20, 2016).

A Xmas Ode to the WP Reader ⇐  😀 A little fun at their expense.  Well we can’t let them get us down and become dispirited (Dec 19, 2016).

** WP Reader Changes – Worse to Come ⇐  General Information about WP’s intent to put their recommendations into our Readers, problems with the new format and the means to complain (Dec 18, 2016).

WP Reader Changes ⇒ by Cindy Knoke which contains a large number of adverse comments (Dec 15, 2016).

 

4 responses

  1. I think the WP reader needs to go back to the old format 😉

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    December 22, 2016 at 21:53

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