WordPress Deleted “Press This” Button

WordPress deleted Press This Button

WordPress deleted Press This Button

Good news, the “Press This” button is now back and working. See more information from Hugh’s Views and News here.

Use this URL to find your “Press This” button. I went to my admin panel and could not find it.

As Bloggers, we love the tools that make our blogging experiences easier and more efficient. In most cases, WordPress dot com makes that process easy for us, until I read this post today from fellow blogger Hugh, of Hugh’s Views and News.

What options are open to users of the WordPress blogging platform now that WordPress have deleted the ‘Press This’ sharing button?

Note: this only applies to users of WordPress dot com. If you are self-hosted using WordPress dot org, you can still use the “press this” tool.

Another blogger, Sue Vincent has some things to say about this subject as well!

Please read more from Hugh!

Source: What To Do Now WordPress Have Deleted The ‘Press This’ Sharing Button – Hugh’s Views & News

My only caution to this as far as sharing or re-blogging another blogger’s post, is to create your own image. I don’t recommend using the same image from the blogger’s post for a variety of reasons. Creating your own image graphic is good practice anyway!

My signature

16 Comments on “WordPress Deleted “Press This” Button

  1. Pingback: Today’s thought “Turning over the page” (December 31) – Belgian Ecclesia Brussel – Leuven

  2. Hi, Terri. Thanks so much for sharing this information from Sue and me.

    I’m really pleased to announce that WordPress has reactivated the ‘Press This’ sharing button, although it now works differently to how it used to work. However, the main thing is that it’s working again. 😀

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Hi, Terri – I was at a WordPress Conference this past weekend, so I heard about the discontinuation of ‘PressThis’ for WordPress.com. I am self-hosted, so should not (currently) be affected. I do make my own images when sharing other people posts on my site, but so I understand completely, what are the dangers of sharing their image directly (as long as I share their post as well and give them credit for this)?


  4. Since I’m not tech savvy, I appreciate you pointing this out to us. I’ve never before thought about using someone else’s image should I share their blog on my site, but your brief warning made me instantly aware about potential dangers. Thanks for a really useful article, Terri.

    Liked by 1 person

What is YOUR perspective? (Please note that when you visit, like, comment on, and share my blog posts, you are agreeing with the storage and handling of your data by WordPress. My privacy statement is in the above menu).

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Abrie dink hardop

Jy is wat jy dink - nie wat jy dink jy is nie. Dit help soms om hardop te lag vir wat jy dink of dink jy is.

Picture Retirement

retired from work, not life

Geriatri'x' Fotogallery

...out of a digital shoebox


The world is best viewed through the ears of a horse.

It's a Britta Bottle!

Small Stories of a Twenty-Something Adventuring Through Life

Live Laugh RV

Our next Chapter

Traveling at Wits End

Improving travel photography one step at a time.


An Occasional Diary of Everyday Life and Travel in the U.K. and sometimes elsewhere

Change Is Hard

...but change is certain.


~photo blogging just for the heck of it~

Na'ama Yehuda

Speech Language Pathologist, Writer, Blogger -- musings, anecdotes, stories, quotes, life lessons and growth

flying goannas

”Follow your heart while you’re alive. Put perfume on your head , clothe yourself with fine linen…make holiday and don’t tire of it” Harpist song 1400 BC

Next Phase In Fitness & Life

Living a full life of fitness & fun in my senior years

Grammy Writes

and takes pictures, and travels, and...

%d bloggers like this: