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Lorelle on WordPress is in Wikipedia

I’m fairly stunned. I’m in . Wow!

I’m listed on the Bookmarklet page of Wikipedia. Well, not me, but one of my articles: More Must Have Bookmarklets Than You Can Swing a Browser At.

Lorelle offers a list of bookmarklets useful for web design and development, especially useful for bloggers.

Wow!

Does this mean I’m famous? ;-)


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15 Comments

  1. Posted March 9, 2007 at 10:20 am | Permalink

    Apparently, you are #1 and #2 for ‘Lorelle’ on Google. You deserve a full biography on Wikipedia (linking to your genealogy blog, obviously).

  2. Posted March 9, 2007 at 10:34 am | Permalink

    Hah! Lorelle, there is no denying that you are an A-Lister now. :P

    Yes you are famous! Congrats ;)

  3. daimon
    Posted March 9, 2007 at 11:20 am | Permalink

    I don’t know if you’re famous or not but I can tell you I’m very grateful to have found your site. I’m learning how to use WordPress and your blog is one of my major resources. I wish you had written the Quick Start (Peachpit) book. In fact, there’s room for another book on WordPress. Why not consider it? THEN you’ll be famous.

  4. Posted March 9, 2007 at 11:27 am | Permalink

    Congrats. Famous is relative but there is no doubt this is success ;)

  5. Posted March 9, 2007 at 2:34 pm | Permalink

    Congratz! You deserve it!

  6. Posted March 9, 2007 at 3:48 pm | Permalink

    Yes, it means you’re famous. I remember when I found that my Power Point on the Fireside Poets had been linked in the Wikipedia article on this group — I was so excited! Congrats!

  7. Posted March 9, 2007 at 5:48 pm | Permalink

    Congrats, Lorelle, you REALLY deserve this :) And maybe something more :)

  8. Posted March 9, 2007 at 6:32 pm | Permalink

    Well, I’m going against the tide here. I don’t think you need the WikiPedia link to say you’re famous!

    Lorelle on WordPress was definitely famous a long long time back!

  9. Posted March 9, 2007 at 7:25 pm | Permalink

    I agree with Ajay. You’re famous with or without Wikipedia. And you’ve helped a lot of bloggers like me. So you deserve it.

  10. Posted March 9, 2007 at 10:54 pm | Permalink

    Lorelle,

    Even my becoming a blogger was partly influenced by your contribution. I was looking around in the web for some articles about getting started and I chanced upon yours. Although it was some time later that I signed up on Word Press, I had used this opportunity to read a few of your posts about the fundamentals of Blogging.

    I am very happy for you and for Wikipedia for having recognized your contribution.

    Keep the great work going!

  11. Posted March 10, 2007 at 3:19 am | Permalink

    Well done Lorelle! Congratulations and thank you for all your work. You worked hard at it and now even more people can profit from it. Enjoy yourself and have some applepie, whipped cream and a cappucino for a wordpress celebration!

  12. Posted March 10, 2007 at 8:48 am | Permalink

    Lol, congratulations to the fame! Well you obviously deserve it :)

  13. Posted March 10, 2007 at 11:17 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations! :) Just make sure they didn’t forget to put a properly formatted link to your blog post/article! j/k

    By the way, it’s possible because I’ve found many mistakes @ Wikipedia, take this as an example..

  14. Posted December 11, 2012 at 3:05 pm | Permalink

    Lorelle, I am in tears. I hope you can help. My blog was kicked off the web because of “too much activity.” I tried to follow the process to ask to be reinstated and messed up somehow. Now I can’t figure out how to reach WordPress. I have tried for 15 minutes.

    • Posted December 11, 2012 at 4:07 pm | Permalink

      I cannot help you with WordPress.com. There is never a reason to be kicked off for “too much activity” as that isn’t in the terms of service. If it is illegal activity or activity that violates the terms of service, maybe, but I don’t work at WordPress.com or Automattic. Your WordPress.com site is up, so hopefully you have resolved this issue. Contact WordPress support through their support services and/or the forum. Good luck with this.


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