Create compelling Web Stories on WordPress

Web Stories bring a familiar full-screen, tappable story format to the wide audience of the web. Now it's even easier for creators to create and publish Web Stories with the new Web Stories for WordPress plugin. We introduced the beta version of the pl...
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Web Creator Spotlight | Abby Mills

“Where did she find that outfit?!” is something you’ll probably think within minutes of meeting Abby Mills, the blogger behind the vintage fashion and lifestyle blog Clothes & Pizza. The next thing that pops into your head might be “she literally h...
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Web Creator Spotlight | Coley Gaffney

Think of a job in the food business and Nicole Gaffney—a.k.a. Coley—has likely had it. Since dropping her 9-5 job in 2010 and beginning a catering business, she’s been a contestant on “Master Chef,” opened her own smoothie and acai shop, Soulberri, in ...
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11 questions with web creator Hetal Vasavada

Hetal Vasavada of Milk & Cardamom is a New Jersey native who bakes and blogs from her adopted home of San Francisco, CA. Her cookbooks have been reviewed by The Washington Post andThe New York Times, among others, and she’s even been a contestant o...
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The Ultimate WordPress Admin Guide: 7 Things to Know

Complete control over your website is one of the most appealing features of WordPress. However, if this is your first time as a WordPress admin, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. After all, there’s a lot more to running a website than just picking your favorite theme and installing some plugins. Stepping into the […]
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New Features in Visual Studio 2019 v16.8 Preview 3.1

In conjunction with Ignite 2020, we are releasing Visual Studio 2019 v16.8 Preview 3.1. Our events always bring an excitement to our team as we launch new functionality to our product. In this release, we are giving you access to improvements in Git Integration,
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Need a dose of Disney+? Just ask!

Disney+ is a one-of-a-kind experience that transcends generations. Whether it’s a classic like Snow White or the new, live-action series The Mandalorian, Disney+ has something for everyone to love. And starting today, you can navigate Disney+ content o...
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How to Show Personalized Content to Different Users in WordPress

Do you want to show different content to different users in WordPress? Sometimes you may want to show custom content to users from specific locations, on specific dates, or other conditions. Website personalization is not available in WordPress out of the box. However there are… Read More »
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Bridge to Kubernetes GA

We are super excited to announce General Availability of Bridge to Kubernetes. 

Formerly known as Local Process with Kubernetes, Bridge to Kubernetes is an iterative development tool offered in Visual Studio and VS Code that allows developers to write, test and debug microservice code on their development workstations while consuming dependencies and inheriting existing configuration from a Kubernetes environment. 
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Our work to move data portability forward

Editor’s note: Google and the Data Transfer Project recently submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about data portability. Ahead of tomorrow’s “Data To Go” workshop with the FTC, we’re sharing an overview of our work along with some ...
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A guide to common AdSense policy questions

AdSense program policies help ensure we preserve a healthy digital ecosystem for the benefit of all users, advertisers and publishers. Based on feedback from AdSense publishers, we know that there's more we could be doing to make our policies easier to...
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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – User Logging

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we will highlight a feature in the iThemes Security Pro plugin and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we cover the User Logging feature in iThemes Security Pro. Why We Developed User Logging The iThemes Security […]
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How to Copy and Paste in WordPress without Formatting Issues

Recently, a reader asked us how to copy and paste items into WordPress without causing formatting issues? Often when you are copying and pasting content from a desktop app or a web page, you end up pasting unwanted formatting too. This does not match your… Read More »
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Join us for OctogatosConf

A free two-day single track conference live on September 24 - 25, 2020 in celebration of our culture and LatinX heritage month. You will join a live stream of interactive talks by industry experts in both Spanish, Portuguese and English, with live captioning and translation. Topics will include software development, security, technical project management, civic tech, open source, professional development and best practices.
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What is PHP and Why it is Used?

PHP is a server-side scripting language used for the development of web applications, dynamic websites and static websites. PHP was originally an abbreviation for “personal home pages” but has since been changed to “hypertext pre-processor.” In this guide, we’ll cover more about what is PHP and the basics of PHP. Let’s dive in. Basics of […]
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Easier access to Search, Chrome and Gmail in iOS 14

iOS 14 has launched, and with it comes new features that make it easier to access some of the Google apps you use most often. Starting today, you can add a Google Search Widget to your Home Screen to let you find information even faster. You can also s...
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7 Best Twitter Plugins for WordPress in 2020 (Compared)

Are you looking for the best Twitter plugins for WordPress? Perhaps you want to include your recent tweets on your site or encourage visitors to share your content. In this article, we’ll share the best Twitter plugins for WordPress that will help you grow your… Read More »
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Ultimate Guide to Hire a WordPress Developer

Looking to hire a WordPress developer? Maybe you’re building a website or starting a business online, and realized you need help accomplishing specific features or functionality for your website. Sure, you could probably figure things out on your own with enough patience and research. But is it truly the best use or your time? If […]
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Making data useful for public health

Researchers around the world have used modelling techniques to find patterns in data and map the spread of COVID-19, in order to combat the disease. Modelling a complex global event is challenging, particularly when there are many variables—human behav...
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Levelling up gaming on Chromebooks

In the last few months, we've seen the amount of time people use gaming apps on their Chromebooks nearly triple. So, we’ve worked with our partners to expand our gaming offerings. We’re increasing the breadth of high quality games on the Google Play St...
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GitHub CLI 1.0 is now available

GitHub CLI brings GitHub to your terminal. It reduces context switching, helps you focus, and enables you to more easily script and create your own workflows. Earlier this year, we announced the beta of GitHub
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Python 3.9.0rc2 is now available for testing

 Python 3.9.0 is almost ready. This release, 3.9.0rc2, is the last planned preview before the final release of Python 3.9.0 on 2020-10-05. Get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390rc2/In the mean time, we ...
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How to Create a Local WordPress Site Using XAMPP

Do you want to create a local WordPress site on your computer using XAMPP? Installing WordPress on your computer helps you try out WordPress, test themes and plugins, and learn WordPress development. In this article, we will show you how to easily create a local… Read More »
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Travel to Croatia with Google Arts & Culture

Croatia, the country of a thousand islands, is well known for its spectacular beaches and national parks, and as one of the sunniest places in Europe. But it also has a rich cultural history, with one of the highest counts of items on UNESCO’s List of ...
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Request for Comments: Nested Map Functions

As Sass libraries and design systems get more complex and have more users with
different needs, they tend to develop the need to share and override
configuration and design tokens. This configuration is often hierarchical, and
ends up being represented...
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New! Banned Users Gets an Upgrade in iThemes Security Pro 6.7.0

The iThemes Security Pro Banned Users feature just got an upgrade. Banned Users version now gives you more flexibility on how bans are enforced on your website. Plus, with the new Banned Users Security Card, you can manage your bans directly from your WordPress Security Dashboard. Current iThemes Security Pro, Plugin Suite & Toolkit customers […]
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Supporting a greener future in Europe

This week, Google announced that we’ve eliminated our entire carbon legacy since the company was founded, as well as our most ambitious sustainability goal yet—we aim to operate on 24/7 carbon-free energy in all our data centres and campuses worldwide ...
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How sobriety has helped me cope through a pandemic

I never considered myself an addict until the day I found myself huddled under my covers at four in the afternoon, hungover and wishing my surroundings would disappear. This wasn’t the first time that had happened—in fact, it had become a weekly occurr...
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Shop safely and easily from stores in your community

Convenience and safety are important when you’re deciding how to shop–in fact, we’ve seen Google searches for “curbside pickup” and “safe shopping” increase tenfold in the last few months. And while you may want to support the stores nearby that have o...
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How to Edit the Footer in WordPress (Step by Step)

Do you need to edit the footer area of your WordPress website? The footer area appears at the bottom of each page on your WordPress site., There are several different ways website owners can utilize this area and make it more useful for their website… Read More »
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TAG Bulletin: Q3 2020

This bulletin includes coordinated influence operation campaigns terminated on our platforms in July of 2020. We will continue to update this bulletin with data from Q3 as it becomes available. It was last updated on Sept 15, 2020.JulyWe terminated 1 a...
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How to Move a WordPress Website to a New Domain

Need to move a WordPress website to a new domain? The good news is that it is possible to move an entire website to a new URL or domain. In this post, we’ll cover a step-by-step guide for how to move a WordPress site or blog to a new domain. Reasons to Move a WordPress […]
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