Nice to see how fast WordPress is being updated these days, but this version has one concerning feature that I want to make everyone aware of: native Twitter embeds.

What this means (as far as I can tell) is that if you paste a link to a tweet, WordPress will automatically turn that into an embedded Tweet. This is really nice for a lot of people, but those embeds also have tracking code in them — so I don’t use them.

Go to `Settings > Media` and look for this:

Uncheck that box to turn this “feature” off.

Posted by Ben Brooks