There are two reasons for this post. Firstly, as a new month (and the last quarter of the year) begins, I wanted to give you an update regarding my plans for this blog moving forward. Secondly, I wanted to make some comments on recent changes WordPress have made to new post emails, which you may or may not have noticed, but that could have a significant impact on the WordPress platform.
In recent months my focus has been on the completion of my music project, so you will have noticed me posting a lot about new songs, album artwork, release info, etc. That project is now finished, so I have been able to regroup and give some thought to what I’d like to achieve over the next season in my life’s journey.
Some of you may have noticed that WordPress.com have made a big change to the emails you receive when blogs you follow publish a new post. There are now advertisements at the bottom of these emails. Here is an example:
I believe the adverts are only included in new post emails from WordPress.com users who don’t have a paid subscription. However, I think these adverts really devalue the content of the emails, and the WordPress platform as a whole.
If you would rather that the emails your readers receive remain ad free, please take action and contact WordPress support and let them know. This is an important issue and a support agent told me that they are only trialing this for the moment, so your feedback will be very important.
Okay, dear friends, that’s all for now, God bless you and have a wonderful week!