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Social strategist, communicator, writer, and podcaster based in the UK. Believer in #InternetForEveryone, tea rather than coffee. Threads: https://www.threads.net/@nevillehobson

WordPress Origin Story

I started experimenting with WordPress at version 1.2. I’m not a developer although I love discovering how WordPress-built websites work and what they enable people to do.

  • Member Since: March 10th, 2006
  • Location: UK
  • Website: nevillehobson.com
  • GitHub: Luke717
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  • Created a topic, ‘Webfinger end point not accessible’ but no explainer, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I struggled with Activitypub when it first came out, n…

  • Created a topic, Display year and months, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. Is is possible to configure the display to be like…

  • Created a topic, Cross-site scripting threeat, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    For some time, Jetpack Protect has been reporting that…

  • Posted a reply to Critical Vulnerability – arbitrary file upload, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    As of Dec 4, 2023, my site still shows 1.0.8 as the latest version and…

  • Created a topic, The future of WP theme installation, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I installed Ollie and the plugin, super easy to set up…

  • Posted a reply to Featured image in posts is dark: how to change?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @mrfoxtalbot spot on! That's exactly it. Thank you very much, Alvaro, solved 🥳

  • Created a topic, Featured image in posts is dark: how to change?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm setting up the Twenty Twenty-Three theme in a chil…

  • Posted a reply to Add complete always-visible menu below site title, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, I advanced a little with a solution, following this pretty helpful guide: https://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-themes/how-to-add-custom-navigation-menus-in-wordpress-3-0-themes/. I've…

  • Created a topic, Add complete always-visible menu below site title, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I recently installed Hoffman on one of my blogs. I lik…

  • Created a topic, Just what I needed, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Along comes WP Carousel free version that gives me exa…

  • Posted a reply to WP <= 6.1.1 – Unauthenticated Blind SSRF via DNS Rebinding, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @super1mazyoon thanks for posting about this. I got this alert today on one of my…

  • Created a topic, ‘Posts’ admin page layout a mess after installing Yoast, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I just installed Yoast free. Returning after some year…

  • Posted a reply to How to change text decoration via CSS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi KokkieH, thanks for replying. Appreciate the tips re the code, thanks! And thank you…

  • Posted a reply to How to change text decoration via CSS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Right after I posted this, I noticed that my CSS addition is working as expected…

  • Created a topic, How to change text decoration via CSS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Trying out BlockBase on one of my WP blogs (https://ne…

  • Created a topic, Log from first copy, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, here's the log from my first copy. The message pop…

  • Posted a reply to Jetpack encountered an error and was unable to display the Dashboard…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hmm, I just realised that, when I got the error I reported earlier, I was…

  • Created a topic, Jetpack encountered an error and was unable to display the Dashboard…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I get this error message "Jetpack encountered an error…

  • Created a topic, Useful plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Adds useful functionality that makes it easy and seaml…

  • Created a topic, Works well with latest WP, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've been using this plugin since it came out some 5 y…

  • Created a topic, Working in Jetpack contact form, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just installed it. So far, so good!

  • Created a topic, Terrific plugin!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hey Jetpack, I just found this plugin. It works fine w…

  • Created a topic, Works exactly as expected!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Very useful plugin. Especially like the image choices