Although it has the appearance of one, this isn’t actually a full blog post so don’t put the kettle on. (In my dreams, I press ‘publish’ and there’s a grid surge as readers get tea at the ready for a good 90-second read. Anyway. . . .)
This is a brief post to say I’ve done in five days what a 14-year old would accomplish in five minutes, and that’s add – I hope – an email notification thingy on this site. Most of those five days were spent poking around the innards of WordPress to find the right widget or gizmo to do this.
If you follow this blog already, you should see ‘Thanks for following When I’m 64’ to the right. If you don’t, you should see a ‘follow’ button and a sign-up option to receive new blog posts by email. Because I own and follow the blog, I can’t see the email sign-up option. Just the way it works, apparently.
So here’s my ask:
If the email sign-in or follow options are visible to you, please drop me a line, either as a blog comment or on Facebook. If something needs fixing I’ll engage the WordPress wizards or a 14-year old to help me out. Although I don’t actually know a 14-year old.
Seems there is a sweet spot in terms of blog followership, and if I can reach that, I can go bigger, diversify and have more fun with this site. I sure look forward to that.
To the 359 people now following, thank you!
The next post will be the real deal.