Archive for the 'MarsEdit' Category

Prematurely Published Drafts

Friday, February 19th, 2016

A WordPress bug was brought to my attention in which changing the publish status of a post from “Draft” to “Published”, while also giving the post a specific date, for example to schedule it for the future, would cause the post to be unexpectedly published immediately, instead of scheduled for the future date. I looked […]

MarsEdit 3.7.4: San Francisco Typeface

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

MarsEdit 3.7.4 is now available from the MarsEdit home page, and will be available soon for update on the Mac App Store. Sharper, more typographically sensitive eyes pointed out that the font for the main window lists in MarsEdit 3.7.3 and earlier was stuck on the old system font, Lucida Grancde. Starting in OS X […]

WordPress 4.4.1: Scheduling Problem Solved

Friday, January 8th, 2016

I’m happy to share that the WordPress 4.4.1 release addresses the issue I reported previously with MarsEdit’s scheduled dates being misinterpreted by WordPress blogs. Thanks to the WordPress team for taking the regression seriously and choosing to revert the change that was at the root of the problem. Happy scheduling, everybody!

WordPress 4.4 Scheduling Issue

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

WordPress 4.4 includes a change that affects the scheduling of posts, or changing of a previously published post’s “publish date.” The change causes a discrepancy between the date as specified in MarsEdit, and the date as recorded on the blog server. Specifically: the time specified in MarsEdit will be adjusted by WordPress, by the hours […]