WordPress Reader Changes—Do they know how you feel?

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WORDPRESS READER CHANGES

You may have noticed a major update to the WordPress Reader recently.

There have been a few minor improvements since, which is a good sign. It shows that WordPress staff is listening.

  • Word count is now showing for all posts. Approximate time no longer shows for short posts, but appears in parentheses after the word count for longer posts.
  • It’s now possible to see who wrote the post more clearly, as a larger site icon (or blavatar—but no longer the Gravatar) appears at the top of the post followed by the name of the site.
  • The age of the post now appears at the top of the post. This makes it much easier to find where we had previously left off.

DOES WORDPRESS KNOW HOW READERS FEEL?

I wrote a post on the WordPress Reader changes a few days ago when the big surprise…

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7 thoughts on “WordPress Reader Changes—Do they know how you feel?

  1. I never use the reader, I bookmark all the regulars I have contact with and then use the random click on commenters approach, I like to think it’s because I’m a rebel but really my WordPress usually opens on my Dashboard so I keep forgetting.

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  2. Good morning, Michelle! I don’t really care for the changes and your post was really informative. Usually, I’ll just move forward and make the best of it but once in a great while, I might let them know how I feel. The same goes for Facebook. 🙂 I appreciate you taking the time for your readers and I wish you a Marvelous Monday! Hugs!

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  3. I honestly do try to roll with the changes. But I wish they’d settle on what they’re going to do — before — they subject us to it, AND stick with it…
    Thanks for reblogging an informative post. Many hugs!

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