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A Little Technical Assistance For WordPress Users


Have you done this? I have!

The Sound of One Hand Typing

This is for all us WordPress users who reply to their comments from the list that drops down when you click on the bell icon in the upper right-hand corner and look at the list, like this:

You might have noticed that, when you go to answer the comment, it suddenly disappears and ends up in your trash. This happens to me a lot, and I just figured out what does it.

When you click on a comment in the list, you get the whole comment instead of the preview and something that looks like this after it:

You might think, “okay, I can just start typing.” And when you start typing, the comment is replaced by a box that says “Comment trashed” or “comment moved to spam,” along with a place that says “undo,” which usually disappears by the time you notice it.

Here’s the deal: when the comment…

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Author: Linda G. Hill

There's a writer in here, clawing her way out.

4 thoughts on “A Little Technical Assistance For WordPress Users

  1. Yes, been there and done that.

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  2. I will periodically get a message saying “cannot process your comment”. So I erase the comment, reclick inside the box and retype the comment. Then it seems to work.


  3. In technical jargon that is referred to as a feature. An underappreciated feature. The technical staff is working hard to complete this feature so it automatically turns off your mouse or any pointing device, extinguishes any light in the room, and strings trip-wires randomly across the floor so you cannot run screaming from the room. Click on this link to automagically subscribe to updates on this and other new features. And as Mega-Maid says in Spaceballs ‘Have a good day!”.

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