WordPress’s Block Editor and the Publicize Feature

Like many folks using WordPress, I post a tweet each time I publish a blog entry and that’s done automatically by WordPress. In the WordPress Classic Editor, there was a section in the sidebar next to the post to select where the post was publicized (Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) and customize the accompanying text. By default, the message is just the post’s title, but I like to add in hashtags when appropriate so being able to edit that text is important to me. After switching to the new Block Editor in WordPress 5, I couldn’t find those settings. Here’s how to get them back.

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Here Comes the New Blog. Same as the Old Blog.

Welcome to the new home of my blog! I’ve had this domain for over a year but with PASS Summit 2018 coming up soon I decided it was time to make the move official.

I’ve brought all the content over from the old site but all new content will be appearing here. I’ll throw a new coat of paint on at some point just to freshen things up.