Making Published Posts Private: The WordPress Dot Com SuperBug

(UPDATE:  UrbanSemiotic.com is now hosted on Movable Type 4.1.  We are keeping this article in publication to keep the record preserved.)

I love WordPress.com and I moved my standalone blog from being self-hosted to the .COM version because I didn’t want to deal with any of the backend technical stuff. 

That doesn’t mean problems and bugs aren’t an issue, though, and there is a current bug that I call a WordPress.com SuperBug — a regular “bug” is bothersome, a “SuperBug” modifies published content — and here’s why.
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There is a known problem on WordPress.com where Published posts can mysteriously become Private posts.

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