We always thought that Jammy Toast and the whole WordPress blogging platform – which Jammy Toast runs on – was pretty easy to use. You just read the posts, leave a comment, if you desire, and that was all she wrote. However, we hadn’t allowed for The Chimpton who finds the whole concept of replying to a comment just too much for her tiny pea-head to comprehend. With this in mind we thought we had better come up with a Jammy Toast for Dummies. I am sure you have seen the books in the shops where they try and explain to the mentally retarded how simple things work and hope that they pick it up. So here is the Special Chimpton Edition of Jammy Toast for Dummies…
Thanks to those of you who warned us yesterday of a security flaw in the WordPress blogging software that we use here on Jammy Toast. Fortunately, we are ahead of the game and keep our installation of WordPress up to date and so, hopefully, it is secure. However, others whose websites are not as well updated have been left open to attack and tens of thousands of sites have been defaced. One estimate suggests more than 1.5 million pages on blogs have been defaced. The security firm that found the vulnerability said some hackers were now trying to use it to take over sites rather than just spoil pages. WordPress has urged site owners to keep their software up to date and avoid falling victim.
Happy New Year and welcome to Jammy Toast. If you have been here before then welcome back but if you are a new visitor then make yourselves at home. Whoever you are, wherever you are from, we are always welcome here at Jammy Toast. If this is your first visit then let me introduce ourselves. Here at Jammy Toast we save bears who have been cast adrift into the hands of charity shops and car boot or eBay sales. All these bears need is a happy family home to make them feel loved and wanted – this is where we step in. Our job here at Jammy Toast is to save bears and provide them with a happy home where they can watch daytime telly and play on the internet.
Hello everyone, this is Erasmus ‘Razzi’ Bear Esq here and I thought because we have just started a brand new Jammy Toast then we should also re-start an old feature – My Column. That means from time to time, or when The Bearkeeper can’t think of anything better to write, I will write something to try to keep you all entertained. I am not quite sure what I am going to write about yet but I thought I would get the ball rolling today.
The first job of the year is to wish all our friends a very happy and prosperous New Year. If you have followed Jammy Toast a while then welcome back but if you are a new visitor then make yourselves at home and have a nose around. Whoever you are, wherever you are from, we always like to see you here at Jammy Toast. Just in case you are new, then let me introduce ourselves. Here at Jammy Toast we save teddy bear, many of whom have been cast adrift into the hands of charity shops and eBay sales. All these bears need is a happy family home to make them feel safe and secure and provide them with a happy home where they can watch daytime telly and play on the internet.
We were pretty late posting anything tonight because Themeco, the makers of our WordPress theme, have just updated our X Theme to version 3.0 and I couldn’t wait to update our website to the latest version. This time they have added Extensions which allows us to build new amazing functionality into Jammy Toast. If anyone is thinking of launching a site I can thoroughly recommend WordPress with the X Theme, it really is the only theme you would need containing multiple unique designs. As Themeco have already said; it is one theme but with endless possibilities.
We have been waiting with baited breath for the latest update to our WordPress theme “X” as it was promised to be a big one. Version 2.0 has now been released and sees two major areas of improvement; firstly there is a new stack available and secondly “X” now includes megamenus. There are also many areas of improvement and much of the theme’s code has been “minified” and the way scripts load improved to offer quicker loading times for our readers. In additional there are many updates and bug fixes that have greatly streamlined the way many processes are handled by “X”. Although many of these have more to do with the backend, they do go a long way to improve the way “X” loads and works.
As everyone is busy doing other things over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, I thought it would be a good idea to bring everyone up to date with the workings of Jammy Toast. Behind the scenes we have quietly been making changes all the time, most of which don’t really affect our end-users. We recently upgraded WordPress to version 3.9 “Smith” named in honour of jazz organist Jimmy Smith. This release features a number of refinements, none of which you will probably ever see, but it makes it easier for us run Jammy Toast more smoothly.
Ijust thought tonight that we might as well warn you that Edward is getting itchy fingers again and is thinking of a complete redesign for Jammy Toast. He has always wanted a theme which has the ability to change design at the flick of a switch and he thinks he has now found one. This new theme has built in custom post formats enabling either Standard, Image, Gallery, Audio, Video, Quotes or Links straight out of the box without the need for complicated plugins which need to be updated at regular intervals. It is also fully responsive so that it can display on any device. It is advertised as “The last WordPress theme you’ll ever have to buy”.
Some of you may have noticed that some prestigious companies have “By Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen” on their products and stationary. These companies are Royal Warrant Holders; they are “united by their commitment to the highest standards of service, quality and excellence”, to The Queen, Prince Phillip or Prince Charles. We thought it was about time The Bears gave out Bear Warrants to people and companies who supply excellent service and products to the bears here at Jammy Toast. We do not accept any form of advertising here at Jammy Toast but we do believe in acknowledging companies who have provided us with excellent services and so today we would like to recommend…