What’s With WordPress???

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Yesterday I went out to play basketball, and when I came back, my blog’s regular Stats page was gone, replaced by WordPress’s new improved ugly Stats page that I don’t like. I’d ask them about it, but “Contact Us” doesn’t work, no matter what I do.

On top of all that, they sent me an email today, something from “WordPress business,” whatever that is, trying to hit me up for $300 or else it’s adios, muchachos. We just paid the renewal fee here two months ago or so, so what’s this all about?

So I can’t get in touch with anyone at WordPress to ask my question and I don’t know what nasty little surprise they’ll spring on me next.

If I suddenly disappear from the Internet, please be advised it wasn’t my fault.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

11 responses to “What’s With WordPress???

  • marlene

    “This Is How They Are Shutting Down the Alternative Media Online” Youtube.

    ‘ve been having trouble with Disqus, although I don’t have a blog. Perhaps “WordPress business” is not legitimate? I don’t understand why we need so many programs to accomplish one task. Please keep us posted.


    • marlene

      Basketball? Really? You certainly heal well. God bless you.


    • leeduigon

      My webmaster tells me it’s something that should have been done automatically, it’s not a scam, and I don’t have to do anything about it. Which is good, because there really is very little that I know how to do on a computer.

      If I could only get my regular Stats page back… but I am unable to communicate with WordPress.


    • leeduigon

      Finally I got in touch with a WordPress engineer, and he straightened out the problem for me. It took a long time, and I never did get to ask him what caused this in the first place.

      As a technology moron, I get very upset when something that has taken me a long time and a lot of effort to learn is suddenly… changed!


      • marlene

        When it comes to being a “technology moron” I believe I’ve got you beat. I still have XP on my PC (personal computer). My 8.1 laptop has been changed so many times it now has PC (political control). Glad you got this problem solved; now you’re ready for the next one – lol. Thanks for keeping me posted.


  • UnKnowable

    I’d be darned careful about WordPress Business. It could be a scam artist. I’d go in from your WordPress control panel and see if there’s anything that would indicate a change in the charges. FWIW, I haven’t heard a thing on my WordPress account. If they decide that I need to pay them $300 out of thin air you can bet that right-question.com will be migrating in a big hurry.


  • Erlene

    What a pain. My late husband and I had a word press site, which was stolen just about the time he passed away, and after a few tries, I threw in the towel and gave it up. Don’t do as I did.


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