Corinne Guest, Barrington Lifestyles (Barrington Realty Company)

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Rainmaker
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Thank you for the heads up

Dec 06, 2018 05:27 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

"until you are ready to handle it." , That sounds like this may be quite a handful, hope it goes well for all of the users.

 
Dec 06, 2018 05:38 AM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Always important to do when an update is released. Good way to screw up everything you've previously done. 

Dec 06, 2018 05:51 AM
Rainer
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Kenneth J. Jones
Kenneth J. Jones, Realtors - Toms River, NJ
Broker of Record, SCGREA

Corinne Guest Thanks for the important info.

While I use WordPress for the basic platform for all of my websites, I use Thrive Themes as my editing program.

Still, I'm going to have to check this out for compatability.

Thanks, again!

Dec 06, 2018 07:50 AM
Ambassador
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

   I remember when WordPress was easy.  Most people could DIY.   Those days seem to be fading away.

Dec 06, 2018 06:34 AM
Rainmaker
622,760
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

This community is so helpful!

Dec 06, 2018 06:18 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

OY! Thank for the heads-up, Corinne! I hadn't hit update yet (I like to do them manually) so, I will hold-off.

Dec 06, 2018 06:02 AM
Rainmaker
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Valeria Mola
SIB REALTY - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty

Wow, thank you!

Dec 06, 2018 11:17 AM
Rainmaker
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Two Words:  

OH CRAP

Dec 06, 2018 08:14 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Corinne Guest I just closed my WordPress site (sold it for a good price) so I'm glad I do not need to deal with the change.

Dec 06, 2018 07:08 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

nothing's easy....

Dec 06, 2018 07:00 AM
Rainmaker
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Thanks for the heads up.

Dec 06, 2018 06:39 AM
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

Whoa... thanks for the heads up, Corinne!

Dec 06, 2018 06:38 AM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Thank you for the heads up, Corinne.

Dec 06, 2018 05:54 AM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Dec 06, 2018 08:03 AM
Rainmaker
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Thank you puppy mama, I will ping my web guy now.

Dec 06, 2018 06:21 AM
Rainmaker
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

That is good to know, thank you, Corinne.

Dec 06, 2018 12:48 PM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I am no longer a Wordpress user.

Dec 06, 2018 11:23 AM
Rainmaker
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Yes.  Not concerned about Gutenberg, my site editor doesn't use it.  Disabling auto updates is a pain though.  Will want to run it in my staging first.

Dec 06, 2018 09:18 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Thanks for letting us know. A

Dec 06, 2018 08:41 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I update manually so holding off for now. Thanks for the update.

Dec 06, 2018 08:15 AM
Rainmaker
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Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Is HOME.
Gulf Place @ 30A - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Let me help you find your path to the beach.

Thanks for sharing this information.  I was not aware of this change.

Jan 21, 2019 04:46 AM
Rainmaker
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Ben DeHaven
Haven Realty & Investments - Winter Haven, FL
Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida

I saw this too late, but It seems things are catching up. Luckily nothing was ruined.

Jan 02, 2019 11:51 AM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Corinne Guest thanks for the heads up.

Dec 28, 2018 08:13 PM
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Katerina Gasset
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services - Wellington, FL
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services

Yep! We learned that the hard way! Some of our sites broke!
And many hosting companies force the update even if you have auto updates turned off. Always something to have to scramble to work on!

Dec 12, 2018 09:01 AM
Rainmaker
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Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents
Lyon Real Estate - Sacramento, CA
Put 40 years of experience to work for you

Well, too late, I upgraded and it is a major PITA. Completely different. Seems to be made for a graphic designer with elements of QuarkXPress, remember that? LOL. 3 different scrolly bars. Not logical or well thought out. But I'm getting through it.

There is one new feature I really like but I forgot what it is because there are so many features I do not like.

Dec 10, 2018 03:19 PM
Rainmaker
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I don't have a WP site, but good heads up.

Dec 10, 2018 07:00 AM
Rainmaker
637,950
Chuck Willman UtahHomes.me
Utah Homes - Alpine, UT
Utah Homes

Yes. It's going to be a little bit touch and go for a lot of us using more than a few plugins.

Dec 10, 2018 06:57 AM
Rainmaker
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I did not, thanks

Dec 09, 2018 04:06 PM
Rainmaker
2,967,477
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I hate changes.

 

Dec 09, 2018 11:06 AM
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Craig Mullins
Pleasanton Mobile Notary - Pleasanton, CA
Notary - Agent - SEO - Search Engine Optimization

Make sure to make a backup of site and database before updating.

Dec 07, 2018 04:17 PM
Rainmaker
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I saw this yesterday, but was unable to comment.  I read the article from the link provided, but being that I am such a novice with website building, I am not sure if it will affect my websites or not.  I built my websites on Wordpress using Beaver Builder plugin, it was really easy to use at first, but even now it is difficult to use after an update a while back.  It sounds like eventually I will need to learn a lot more if I want to continue to update my websites.

Dec 07, 2018 10:28 AM
Rainmaker
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Morgan Taylor
Realtyna - Newark, DE
Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services

I saw it, but haven't updated yet. Thanks for the heads up! I might reconsider for a while. 

Dec 07, 2018 06:54 AM
Rainmaker
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

Didn't know thanks for the info and worth a peak... I suppose this might also have ripples through the website creation business 

Dec 06, 2018 08:17 PM
Rainmaker
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Anita Clark
ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

Yes, been waiting for it. However, my site is now currently undergoing a complete overhaul so I will wait until after that and the RETS feed is in-place before "upgrading" to Gutenberg.

Dec 06, 2018 04:34 PM
Rainer
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Steve Penner
Royal LePage / Moneyledgers Software - Winnipeg, MB
REALTOR / Owner of Moneyledgers

Good to have a heads up!.. thank you, will keep an eye on it.

Dec 06, 2018 02:52 PM
Rainmaker
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Thanks for the heads-up. Sounds risky!

Dec 06, 2018 02:06 PM
Rainmaker
329,245
Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

Thanks for the info!

Dec 06, 2018 01:11 PM