When there are problems with your blog…

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What do you do? I’m having problems with WordPress, so I’m not blogging. That’s my solution. Maybe it’s not the best, but it’s no fun writing a blog post when the visual rich editor isn’t working.

Any WordPress 2.3.3 or 2.3.1 experts out there who might be able to help? Everything was working fine one day, and then it stopped the next, with nothing changed on my end (as far as I know).

So, stay tuned. I’ll be writing again when I can indent my posts, switch between code and WYSIWYG, etc. Thanks for your patience.

8 Responses to “When there are problems with your blog…”

  1. Theda K,
    I can’t tell you what to do in WordPress–other than upgrade to the new version.

    However, I suggest you try BlogDesk.

    It’s a free download, and I find it much easier to compose posts in BlogDesk than in the WordPress (even when it’s working right). You can do all the formatting, insert images – everything just like you do in WordPress. When you press Publish, the post is posted to your blog.

    Of course, you first have to set BlogDesk up so it knows where to post, but that’s simple to do, and once done, you don’t have to mess with it again unless you change/add categories.

    Lillie Ammann’s last blog post..March Madness

    • Theda K. says:

      Thanks Lillie! I’m going to try it ASAP. I can’t stand writing in a bad editor, so I just won’t write, but maybe BlogDesk will be the answer. I’ll let you know if it works out.

      Thanks again for the advice! My host is driving me nuts, and I don’t have the energy to upgrade yet.

      🙂

  2. That’s too bad. 🙁 You don’t seem to be alone in your problems and seeing all the people having issues with WP I’m glad I haven’t left Blogger. It’s not perfect but it’s the devil I know.

    castocreations’s last blog post..Morning Beauty

  3. Triphow Ling says:

    That’s pathetic. Who ever made you a blogger? 🙂 Maybe you might have heard about wordpress 2.5? If you’re having problems, might as well take the oppurtunity to upgrade. If yer lucky, the problem might solve itself.

    Triphow Ling’s last blog post..Kanye West, The Dalai Lama & Inner Peace

    • Theda K. says:

      LOL! 🙂

      I’m not so sure about WordPress 2.5 yet. I want to see if there are bugs before I install it. Okay. Who am I kidding. I don’t know how to install it, and I don’t really feel like fiddling around with PHP codes and MySQL databases. I’ll have to wait until my host has one-click installation of the current release.

      I’m trying out a text editor that Lillie recommended for now.

      Thanks! I’ll get back to blogging. I know how you want me to write everyday! 🙂

  4. Guy Cohen says:

    That’s bad! Hopefully, you can solve that problem. I know it’s not easy to fix, especially if you’re not that expert in WordPress.

    Guy Cohen’s last blog post..Guy Cohen- Owner of the Native Group Inc.

  5. neil... says:

    These things can happen from time to time. Possibly it is some rogue server permissions (drop me an email with more details and I may be able to help as I build WordPress solutions as part of my day-job).

    WordPress 2.5 is very solid. Bugs are minor unless you are in the business of creating heavily customised templates. Very much worth the minimal upgrade discomfort.

    neil…’s last blog post..Two ambitious writers, two different products

  6. Hello: I love your blog and visit often. I also am using wordpress 2.1 You may be a victim of your own success. I am told that 2.1 has security issues that can be exployted by smart outsiders. The details are on the wordpress blog. I am an entre carder but I always stop to read your posts.

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