Author Archives: Richard

Site maintenance: Wed 18 May – Thu 19 May 2016

I’ve just been notified by the company that hosts my webserver that they need to turn it off for about 10 minutes to replace the power supply that it is plugged into. They will be doing this overnight between Wed … Continue reading

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New Scrabble dictionaries

In the last year the Scrabble people have been very busy updating their dictionaries around the world! In North America… Last year (2014) there was a new Scrabble word list published by Merriam-Webster: the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary 5th edition … Continue reading

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Cookies!

Anyone visiting the site recently from a country in the European Union may have noticed one of those annoying ‘this site uses cookies’ bars at the bottom of the screen. These are popping up everywhere as a result of an … Continue reading

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Good news for mobile phone users!

I’ve just done another major update of the Word Helper site.  For most of you, you may not see much difference.  But it you access Word Helper from a mobile phone, hopefully you should find it much, much easier to … Continue reading

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Announcing the Crossword Solver

After many years of running this site for Scrabble, Words with Friends, and other similar word games, I decided it was time to spread the net wider. Today I’ve created a new section The Crossword Solver.  As the name suggests, … Continue reading

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New Words With Friends dictionary

I’m grateful to Lisa (one of the users of my Word Finder iPhone app) for pointing out that Words With Friends have recently updated their dictionary. So I’ve just tweaked the word list for Word Helper to accommodate the changes. … Continue reading

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Sorry for the website problems

If you’ve visited Word Helper over the last couple of days you may have noticed all has not been well. It started on Tuesday when I did a routine upgrade to the web server.  It should have taken less than … Continue reading

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Have Scrabble tile values just changed?

If you keep up to date with the news, you might have just come across a disturbing story! According to the BBC news, the value of all the Scrabble tiles have just been changed! Woah!  Really? No, not really.  Not … Continue reading

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I need your help!

I want to thank everyone for all your lovely comments and support with the change of the site name that was forced upon us. But we’re not quite out of the woods yet, and I need your help if you … Continue reading

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Ok, so I made a mistake!

Oops. You will probably already know that due to legal problems I had to rename the site from its original name of scrabblehelper.net. Well I only had a week to do it, and so I had to choose a new … Continue reading

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