WP and the plight of single-post bloggers

Anyone else had Meeka’s problem with WordPress posts?

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Yesterday I posted about my favourite bloggers not appearing in the WordPress Reader. You can find that post here. Today, I’m posting about how I worked it out, and why the answer doesn’t make me happy.

So first up, what did I discover?

I’ll start by saying that WordPress has not been messing with my blog, at least, not directly. However my timezone, and the prolific nature of some of the blogs I follow have combined to create a situation where I actually get to see very few of the blogs I follow. This is a design issue, but more on that later.

The person I have to thank for this discovery is the lovely D.V. Berkom. D.V. is an international blogger/writer friend, and I normally follow her posts via email, but today I went to her blog via the ‘Followed Sites/Manage’ option in the WordPress Reader:

WP followed sites

When I…

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8 thoughts on “WP and the plight of single-post bloggers

  1. Oh sure! I much prefer email notifications. They stay in your inbox (Thunderbird). Plus you can filter and sort as they come in.
    Filtering sorting and navigation all leave a lot to be desired in WP reader. The only thing that works efficiently is the comment tracker button in the upper right corner. But that’s separate from the reader.

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