Last of the Year . . .

This is the last (probably) post of 2019 and in a spirit of adventure, I am attempting to use the WordPress ‘Block Editor’ as opposed to my usual editor ‘Open Live Writer’. I’ve used Open Live Writer (OLW)ever since the demise of the Windows Live Writer (WLW). The last release of WLW, which was part and parcel of the the Microsoft Essentials package, was back in 2012 and the software was finally discontinued in 2017.

I have also used Microsoft Word as my editor, which given the complexity of that software, works quite well. At the end of the day, you have work with what works best for you, and as OLW is very simple to use, I’m probably going to stick with that. Although it has not been updated since 2017 which may mean I have to think again soon.

I am not entirely convinced that the Block Editor is for me. I think it might take me a little more time to get used to it, but for now I think I will stick to Open Live Writer. Better the devil you know and all that.

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So I’ll just wish everyone a Happy New Year, and here’s to the next one

2 thoughts on “Last of the Year . . .

  1. Happy New Year, Tony. I tried the block editor some time ago and didn’t like it. It may be better now. It worries me how some of the people I interact with here on WordPress will cope with it if/when they are forced to use it.

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    1. At the end of the day, I spent more time trying to add categories and tags than I spent writing the post. So I think even the Word version was better than the Block Editor. Gonna stick to OWL Have a great New Year Susan x

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