“Starting today I need to forget what’s gone, appreciate what remains, and look forward to what’s coming.” ~ quotereel.com.
How lovely to be able to announce good news for a change. I can tell you that apart from the pingback problem, most of my other issues including the inability to click Like and type comments on the sites I visit, without having to log in again, have been rectified!
A few of us have had a thing or two to say about the pingback issue on our WordPress sites, but I’m not going to pollute the atmosphere by shouting and raising a ‘stink’ about it as my partner GC has suggested because that’s not my style, mine is far less plangent.
GC was disappointed when at the end of May 2018 WordPress shut down their daily word-prompts, and he still hasn’t forgiven the company! I differ on that one too, it didn’t bother me in the slightest and what was for him a hindrance, was for me a golden opportunity.
If one’s main aim is to cultivate new friendships, then it follows that the demise of the prompts would indeed be an obstacle.
My way of coming to terms with it was to take a leap forward, embrace new beginnings and rising out of the ashes of the Phoenix, our site Weekly Prompts was born, and at the start of June, we will celebrate its first birthday..
Weekly Prompts has allowed us to continue making new friendships, and as a bonus, we have been able to introduce bloggers to each other and facilitate their new friendships.
Latest Communication with WordPress
Anyway, I digress again, back to the task in hand. On Saturday, I answered a follow-up message from one of the Happiness engineers.
Previously one of the engineers had suggested that the problem could be a bug, I questioned this by suggesting that if their software had a bug in the code then surely that would affect everyone using WordPress.
In the same communication, I asked the engineer if the recent security issue affecting the WordPress iOS App was caused by a virus.
I’d also suggested that as a virus is capable of attacking randomly, could it be a virus that is affecting some of our pingbacks. Then I got cheeky and made a further suggestion “Why not bring in the big guns, such as the Russians, after all, they are the best in the business!”
In reply, a female engineer denied a virus had affected in-house security with iOS Apps, but she neither confirmed nor denied that a virus could be affecting pingbacks, and her tone informed me she did not appreciate my sense of humour regarding my Russian remark. 😂 I’d say the lack of a yay or a nay was quite interesting too!
(C) SueW-nansfarm.net 2019 –
Unsurprisingly, the created pingbacks to the following sites failed to work. Reluctantly, I created links instead.
Word Prompts Plangent from RDP – Anyway from FOWP – Pollution from Travel with intent, and for good measure another attempt at a pingback to Communication from Weekly Prompts.
Clipart – Pixabay and Google