Facebook & WordPress no longer friends?

Have you noticed that your WordPress blog is not automatically posting to Facebook?

From WordPress:

Note: Starting August 1, 2018, Facebook is making a change to their platform: third-party tools can no longer automatically share posts to Facebook Profiles. This includes Publicize. If you’ve connected a Facebook Profile to your site, then Publicize will no longer be able to share your new posts to Facebook automatically, and you won’t be able to make a new connection to a Facebook Profile. Sharing to Facebook Pages will continue to work as before.

If you’d like to share your concerns with Facebook, head to their Help Community.

The bolded part above looks promising! BUT, I can’t share. I can’t post using the FB button on my entry. I can’t copy and paste the link. Every stinking time, it’s labeled as spam and redirected. I can’t even put the link to my blog on my Facebook page without raising flags? What’s up with that Facebook?



Hiring Librarians

OK, I’m going to push another blog. Hiring Librarians by Emily Weak. The majority of the posts I’ve read in this one have to do with what those hiring want to see from those interviewing. A lot of the questions have to do with the resume and cover letter – key components to getting past the mailbox and into the interview room.

There are other good topics too, like the one about hiring those with disabilities – specifically Autism. Lots of good info was shared in that post.

Odd subscription coding

I found a new blog that looked interesting enough and plunked it down in my reader to keep tabs on for a probationary period. Every post looks something like this in the reader:

Neighbor’s high tech mower Wikipedia <!– //Disable right mouse click Script //By Maximus (maximus@nsimail.com) w/ mods by DynamicDrive //For full source code, visit http://www.dynamicdrive.com var message=”Function Disabled!”; /////////////////////////////////// function clickIE4(){ if (event.button==2){ alert(message); return false; } } function clickNS4(e){ if (document.layers||

Well, that’s no fun. I’ve clicked on a few if the title was descriptive enough to lure me in, but really, this is just a mess.


2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 24,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 5 fully loaded ships.

In 2010, there were 350 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1069 posts. There were 67 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 12mb. That’s about 1 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was December 22nd with 969 views. The most popular post that day was The birth of Christ in the digital age.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were networkedblogs.com, mail.yahoo.com, newleaven.com, mail.live.com, and facebook.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for abacus, nes employment solutions, nes staffing scam, families, and jack of all trades.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


The birth of Christ in the digital age December 2010


NES Staffing – NES Employment Solutions June 2009


How to use an abacus October 2009


Asking for IM sign-up for job interview? June 2009


About Me January 2009

Cleaning up the blogroll

Well, when you don’t post, things happen. When you can’t read your feed, people disappear and it’s months and you wonder where they went.

Chuck has not posted in a while. Anyone heard from Chuck?

Bible Monkey is completely gone (out of the country!), as is Michael Metts. ??

Broadcast Depth is no longer on hiatus (I think 😉 )

Inquiring Minds and Scripture, Ministry and the People of God have joined the team at Near Emmaus.

Kurk Gayle – on how he died as a blogger. *sob*

A few had moved. I think I got them.

Last night when I went to bed, I thought that maybe

I’d get 1,000 hits yesterday. Jack of All Trades was at well over 800 for the day which was an all time high at that point. Even without quite making it to 1000, yesterday’s hits topped out at 969. And even more surprising, JoAT is just a couple of thousand views shy of 50,000. I realize that number is small potatoes for many of you, but I was really surprised that readers kept reading even when I wasn’t posting.

Thanks to every visitor! And I’d still love to know who you all are. If you don’t mind commenting, I’ll do my best to respond 😉

Edited to add:

So only a few are getting here via searching. That’s actually kind of sad looking . . .

And yet . . . Oh and the digital birth of Christ is the most popular post.