Add New Post on Old Screen – No More Beep Beep Boop


I don’t know about anyone else, but I really Really don’t like the “improved posting experience” we are now being forced to use when writing a new post.

Heaven knows why it’s been changed – if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

Colonialist found a way to beat the system and he has kindly told us how he did it. It works for me and I am very grateful to him.

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Does Beep Beep Boop drive you dilly?  Did you always go back to the older version until the option to do so on the page below disappeared?

Beep beep boop

I’m not sure how it works on later themes, but for my preferred old one here is a quick method for getting back to the other far more flexible version:

Positing My Sites Blog Posts X and Tick

On the ‘My Sites’ dropdown, you don’t go to Blog Posts but to Sharing.

Posting Sharing Post New

A new dropdown appears, and with this one the ‘Posts’ and ‘Add New’ get you into the old version, with the usual plaintive urge to use the ‘new posting experience’ – no, thank you.  The old one gives far better response and ease in operation for changing fonts and colours, adding links, and manipulating elements generally.

Dead easy – when you know how.  You have no…

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