Breaking up with your homepage

We are not sure why, but we seem to have lost the Freshly Pressed page that used to be our home page (and a  great  subtle reminder to blog).

It’s really hard. We loved logging on and seeing the colorful daily round up, the best and brightest, the weird and the wild, the touching and the touchy. We got used to the World of WordPress being there, a part of our world. But now, we have to break it off.

Don’t get us wrong, people grow and change. The new wordpress.com home page probably works for wordpress. But for us, it’s a series of rather grim grey and black adverts that keep whipping by in such a way as to cause everyone anxiety.

So, like any relationship where two people (or entities) grow apart, we have to break up with our wordpress.com home page. Sniffle, sob.

We’re hoping to find the old Freshly Pressed page somewhere, at some point,  but we’ve already invested time looking for it, couldn’t find it, and given up. Sometimes, you just have to let go.

At this point, it’s simply  more time effective and less stressful to make google.com our homepage and keep checking back. There seems to be some weird stuff going on at WP, but we’ll keep blogging, when we think of it.

(UPDATE: You can still find Freshly Pressed, https://wordpress.com/#!/fresh/, but you may have to be logged in to your WP account and access it through your dashboard. We’re not sure if it’s an independent link).

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Published in: on August 30, 2012 at 10:40 AM  Comments (2)  
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  1. I miss Freshly Pressed as a homepage also. I’m not a blogger and I’ve never had to “sign in”, but I used love being able to daily visit and check out different topics on the easy to find and use wordpress homepage. It used to provide variety in my cubicle life! So it seems like the Freshly Pressed phenomenon has been deleted from wordpress content. That’s too bad. I now have no reason to visit wordpress at all. Incidentally, I found your blog in my google-search to find freshly pressed. Still haven’t found Freshly Pressed but apparently I’m not alone.

  2. You can still find Freshly Pressed, https://wordpress.com/#!/fresh/, but you may have to be logged in to your WP account and access it through your WP dashboard.

    We’re not sure if it’s an independent link that anyone can access.


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