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  • Member Since: February 27th, 2005
  • Location: about 35 miles north of New York City
  • Website: bob-easton.com/blog
  • GitHub: bobeaston
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Bio

… house-husband, grandpa, woodcarver, small boat builder, pen and ink artist, retired computer enginerd, web accessibility consultant, WordPress freelancer, build-it-yourself computer hobbyist …

Bob posts about woodcarving, woodworking, pen and ink drawing, and other inane topics from time to time at: http://bob-easton.com/blog

WordPress Origin Story

It’s been so long that I don’t remember my first WordPress site.

  • Created a topic, Thanks You – improved answer calculation time, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thank You!!!! The time needed to check answers has im…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to Captions – why not use the built-in media capability?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    THANKS eedee!

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Captions – why not use the built-in media capability?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A more specific example: https://www.grinlinggibbonsphotos.com/patrick-damiaens/ For single images, the caption appears in black text below…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Captions – why not use the built-in media capability?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Try the Image block and the Gallery block. For examples, see www.grinlinggibbonsphotos.com You might take…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Captions – why not use the built-in media capability?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    OK. That will work.

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Captions – why not use the built-in media capability?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Every image in the WP Media Library can have a caption…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to “Comments Entered: NA:” shows when comments are disabled, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    ONCE AGAIN.... This is a ***BUG*** and it is NOT fixed. 1. %USER_COMMENT% is turned…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to “Comments Entered: NA:” shows when comments are disabled, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    My individual issue is resolved. The LOGIC issue is not resolved. Why offer a switch…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to “Comments Entered: NA:” shows when comments are disabled, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks Kriti, Now, I know where the unwanted information is coming from ... from an…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to “Comments Entered: NA:” shows when comments are disabled, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello Kriti, Perhaps I didn't explain the problem well enough. We have 125 quizzes, made…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to “Comments Entered: NA:” shows when comments are disabled, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    How? %QUESTIONS_ANSWERS% has always shown only the questions and answers. Now it adds something extra.…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, “Comments Entered: NA:” shows when comments are disabled, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    QSM version 7.0.1 AND 7.0.2 On new quizzes, the "Enabl…

    3 months ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Update all git repositories to use `main` instead of `master`, on the site Make WordPress Core:
    A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers…

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Thank You Tobias! Great tool !!!!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    We long ago got over (I hope) using tables for page la…

    6 months ago

  • Created a topic, FYI… debug reports ¬®PHP Notice…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    While debugging a problem completely unrelated to BPS,…

    7 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Unusual characters after HTML minify, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, there are diffs between the server levels. Thanks again. You've certainly been a big…

    7 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Unusual characters after HTML minify, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    THANKS Raul! What an excellent response! Makes sense. Ironically, in an effort to further diagnose,…

    7 months ago

  • Created a topic, Unusual characters after HTML minify, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Black diamond with white question mark inside. {Sorry…

    7 months ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Guidelines for ancient browser support: IE, on the site Make WordPress Core:
    "But there is not a huge amount of people using..." People can be counted. We…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Gutenberg blocks need to support standard html, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    This is apparently the wrong place to post an issue for the Gutenberg developers. I'll…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Gutenberg blocks need to support standard html, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It's my turn to be clear.... I am NOT looking for alternative ways to insert…

    8 months ago

  • Created a topic, Gutenberg blocks need to support standard html, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Today (WP=5.3), the only Gutenberg block that supports…

    8 months ago

  • Created a topic, Works well, but needs…., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    To give a 5 start rating, I would REALLY, REALLY, REAL…

    10 months ago

  • Created a topic, “Run Now” never completes, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Version 3.10 "Run now" for a complete, "Both Database …

    12 months ago

  • Created a topic, Cannot “Add Media” to a question, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    We often create quizzes with audio media as part of th…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Feature request: auto-flow content, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    So.... no ice cream either? :) THANKS for the quick response, and keep havin' fun.…

    4 years ago

  • Created a topic, Feature request: auto-flow content, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Scenario: I have a long list of items (think individua…

    4 years ago

  • Created a topic, Great plugins and even greater support!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I combined the basic Popup Manager with the Forced Int…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Theme Review Accessibility Guidelines Update, on the site Make WordPress Accessible:
    This guide just keeps getting better and better. It hits the big issues, yet stays…

    6 years ago