wordpress review

30 Dec


I am sure everyone here in wordpress must have got the annual report compiled specifically for their blog.

it is a very interesting read and i have been compared to a san francisco cable car. haha. it just goes to show how small is my readership.

it is a kind way of putting it, saying the car takes 60 people so it would take 38 journeys to take all those people who viewed my blog. and they highlight the most popular posts but dont call it highlights of their year. That way it won’t bring up someone’s post of the death of their daughter like facebook did.

I have often felt rather ambiguous about the ‘like’ button. it seems weird to press the like button when someone is posting about a disaster or death , either a personal one or the world’s. 

i see others being compared to the sydney opera house, and one to the louvre. i wonder are there any higher comparisons and to what? i would like to know. 

but i guess the very small and the very big wont be putting up their report for show.

i am sure plenty of us dont mind about the numbers reading our blogs. after all we write it for ourselves. it is a great way for us to write anything we like without feeling that every post must be a masterpiece of great writing. and it is a great feeling when someone else comments and contributes to the post either to add to it or just to chat. 

5 Responses to “wordpress review”

  1. Sarah M Wednesday December 31, 2014 at 7:22 am #

    Yes the ‘like’ button is a strange concept; often people blanket ‘liking’ everything so that people will then like them back and they can boast of having 200 likes or 10,000 followers. I hate all that.

    • alifesgayventure Wednesday December 31, 2014 at 8:41 am #

      now there is even a like for the comments. at first it looks cheesy, but actually it is quite a good idea. instead of repeating what they say, one can like it as if to say my sentiments exactly.
      there may be people liking everything just to get traffic, but maybe not as many as we think. however, i do give people the benefit of the doubt because if they dont do it, no one will find them. it is a form of advertising but sometimes i have found blogs i like to follow from that, which i wont know about. so it can be a good thing. i find the like button for me gives me a nice feeling and is a form of encouragement to the writer. and when i find a post i like, it is nice to be able to tell that person i like it.

  2. Garfield Hug Wednesday December 31, 2014 at 9:15 am #

    Don’t be bothered. Just know people read to enjoy and gain information. Happy New Year and have a lovely holiday. I must remember my manners and thank you for so kindly always dropping by and having a chat or two! 😀

    • alifesgayventure Wednesday December 31, 2014 at 12:54 pm #

      hi garfield, it is sweet of u to visit me and wish me a happy new year. the same to you too. so quickly it is 15yrs into the 21st century. it sounds so science fiction, doesn’t it? i do like dropping by at your blog to chitchat. a bit like going to a mamak stall with friends and yak over teh tarik.

      • Garfield Hug Wednesday December 31, 2014 at 1:54 pm #

        Indeed it is! Yes, treat our chats as if we are at mamak stalls and we are chatting over teh tarik for you and teh o for me 😉 Cheers! Garfield gvg u hugs!

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