For the last couple of days I’ve been struggling with WordPress. The old version I was on (2.3) for some mysterious reason started slamming my web server to the point it would bring the site down whenever I’d try to write or edit a post. (Tech support at my web host, Bluehost.com, was spectacularly UNhelpful in troubleshooting this problem, BTW. Tom Vilot and I figured it out independently. Bluehost support utterly wasted nearly two hours of my time yesterday in four separate calls….Â Â Grrrrr……)
So now that Tom helped me get WP manually updated to 2.6 (Bluehost only offered automated update options to 2.5.1 — another grrrrrrr……) WP now seems ready to cooperate. (Well, except that my secure login stopped working.) I’m trying it out with this post. We’ll see what happens.
Moment of truth: Is this thing on? If you’re reading this, it worked.
UPDATE: OK, now that I know I can use the site again, here’s a gripe I have that maybe WordPress developers can do something about:
Why is the WordPress update process so F*CKING OBTUSE???
Here’s what I mean…