WooCommerce 3.5.3 Released – Fixes WP 5.0.2 Order Table Missing Issue

The WooCommerce core team just shipped WooCommerce 3.5.3, which is really a 1 issue patch release, which resolves the not-so-insignificant issue of the Orders list table (in wp admin) going missing on upgrade to last night’s WordPress 5.0.2 release.

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Is Search Becoming Less Useful? The “Christmas Bath Toys” Example

One of the themes which is recurring a little for me in work life is the idea that organic search is changing a lot – and not necessarily for the better.

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A Twenty Seventeen Child Theme

A while back I wrote a thing about using the More tag in Twenty Seventeen theme, and because this site uses a (hastily put together) child theme of WordPress Twenty Seventeen theme, and I described that in a little detail, people started coming into this site looking for that.

Hey isn’t there a simple Twenty Seventeen child theme I can just download and get hacking away at? I wondered. There wasn’t. At least, I couldn’t see one.

So today, I released my own.

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Let’s discuss about it!

More spam from Steve Blackmon arrived today. Delightful. If you got a similar message to this, it is 100% spam.

SIDEBAR – interestingly, people actually looking up the phrase “discuss about it” are landing here, I think looking for grammatical advice. Those people, “let’s discuss about it!” is (basically) “wrong” grammatically speaking, because “discuss” itself means to talk about something, rendering the word “about” in this phrase redundant. “Let’s discuss it!” would be sufficient. Don’t Repeat Yourself. DRY.

In any case, the spam had this grammatically incorrect title is copied in below. Because I for some reason decided to publish these here spams… perhaps because they get past my spam filter.

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