What To Do Now WordPress Have Deleted The ‘Press This’ Sharing Button

Thank you, Hugh, for informing everyone about this. I personally have never used it, I’ve only reblogged. It is good to know. It is too bad that WP didn’t inform us. Has anyone else had issues with Press This? Let me know! šŸ™‚

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I never believed I would say these words to you but, if you have the ā€˜Press Thisā€™ sharing button on your blog, remove it now! Why? Because it no longer works, and anyone clicking on it will get an error message.

#blogging #WordPress #bloggingtips

I was a big fan of the WordPress ā€˜Press Thisā€™ sharing button. In fact, it was recommended to me a few years ago by a WordPress member of staff. The person in question was shocked by how many of us were still using the reblog button rather than ā€˜Press Thisā€™ to share the posts of other bloggers.

According to the WordPressĀ HappinessĀ Engineer, I chatted with on Saturday morning, they disabled the ā€˜Press Thisā€™ sharing button to prevent phishing attempts. I had a long hard think about this and do recall a few occasions where some of my posts had been shared via ā€œPress Thisā€™ on blogs that included very littleā€¦

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