How to Create a Contract Agreement Form With Digital Signatures in WordPress

Do you want to add a contract agreement form to your WordPress website that people can e-sign? Typically to get contracts signed, you either have to manually print / scan the signature, or pay for an expensive third-party e-sign service. Wouldn’t it be nice if… Read More »
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How one Googler creates more than music at Carnival

While many Brazilians grow up celebrating Carnival, this wasn’t true for Christiane Silva Pinto. It wasn’t until college when she joined her first bateria that it became an incredibly important tradition to her. “When I was playing in college, I loved ...
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A Guide to WordPress User Roles and Permissions

WordPress is by far the most popular blogging and web creation tool available. Third-party apps and documentation for the platform are enormous. With each new update, WordPress coders continue to keep core features up to date while exploring new CMS horizons. At the heart of WordPress are user roles and permissions. The system defines each […]
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A Guide to WordPress User Roles and Permissions

WordPress is by far the most popular blogging and web creation tool available. Third-party apps and documentation for the platform are enormous. With each new update, WordPress coders continue to keep core features up to date while exploring new CMS horizons. At the heart of WordPress are user roles and permissions. The system defines each […]
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Alalaô! Keep up with Carnaval 2020 on Google News

Break out your costumes and strike a pose: Brazil’s Carnaval starts today and lasts through February 26th. The five-day festival, which traces its roots back to the early 1700s, is now one of the largest festivals in the world with thousands of parties...
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7 Best Countdown Plugins for WordPress (Easy to Use)

Readers often ask us how to add a countdown timer to their website. Countdown timers are a great way to build anticipation, excitement, and create FOMO effect on your website. There are lots of different countdown plugins out there that let you create a countdown… Read More »
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Pop-Up Livestream on February 22

As mentioned in this post, Matt will host a livestream on February 22 during Bangkok daylight hours. He opened an invitation to any speaker who was affected by the cancellation, and the livestream will include the following fine people: Imran Sayed, Md Saif Hassan, Muhammad Muhsin, Nirav Mehta, Piccia Neri, Umar Draz, and Francesca Marano […]
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2019 Transparency Report

We’re excited to share GitHub’s 2019 Transparency Report, a by-the-numbers look at how we handle requests for user data and moderate content on GitHub.
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Protecting the mobile app ecosystem

Mobile apps have transformed the way people engage with the world. From gaming, to ride sharing, to messaging, apps enrich the lives of billions — and are often funded by ads. Ads help make content available to everyone, creating a more diverse ecosyst...
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GitHub partners with HackYourFuture

GitHub is now a proud sponsor of Hack Your Future, a not-for-profit coding school for refugees and other people that have limited access to education and the labor market. Learn more about the latest campaign, Behind the Source.
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How to Install a WordPress Plugin – Step by Step for Beginners

After installing WordPress, the first thing every beginner needs to learn is how to install a WordPress plugin. In simple words, WordPress plugins are like apps for your WordPress website. They allow you to add new features to WordPress like a contact form, slideshow, shopping… Read More »
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Happy Birthday Photoshop! 

Happy Birthday Photoshop! I thought it might be fun to post this short videos demonstrating how Use several elements to build my composite images in Photoshop.
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7 Best Free Ecommerce Platforms for 2020 (Compared)

Are you looking for the best free eCommerce platform to build your eCommerce website? In the early days, eCommerce platforms used to cost thousands which kept many small businesses from creating an online store. Luckily now there are several popular eCommerce platforms that offer free… Read More »
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7 Best Free Ecommerce Platforms for 2020 (Compared)

Are you looking for the best free eCommerce platform to build your eCommerce website? In the early days, eCommerce platforms used to cost thousands which kept many small businesses from creating an online store. Luckily now there are several popular eCommerce platforms that offer free… Read More »
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How does a 140-year-old newspaper reinvent itself?

Editor’s note: This week, members of the GNI Subscriptions Lab will lead sessions at the Mega-Conference in Fort Worth, TX to share best practices and opportunities to grow digital subscriptions in line with reader preference. Here’s an inside look of ...
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“Parasite” searches ride an Oscars wave

It’s been over a week since “Parasite” made history, becoming the first non-English language film to win Best Picture. And people are still talking about (and searching for) it.Surge in search interestThere was already global interest in “Parasite” bef...
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WordPress 5.4 Beta 2

WordPress 5.4 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend running it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can test WordPress 5.4 beta 2 in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” option) Or download […]
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What is iThemes Hosting?

Imagine if you no longer had to worry about plugin updates or backups? iThemes hosting offers all the benefits of managed WordPress hosting, without the cost of managed services! It is always our intent to offer customers everything needed to run, launch and manage WordPress sites and now we can! If you’re running plugin updates, […]
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How to Create Custom Post Types in WordPress

Do you want to learn how to easily create custom post types in WordPress? Custom post types transform a WordPress site from a blogging platform into a powerful Content Management System (CMS). Basically, they allow you to go beyond posts and pages by creating different… Read More »
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Python 3.8.2rc2 is now available for testing


Python 3.8.2rc2 is the second release candidate of the second maintenance release of Python 3.8. Go get it here:



https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-382rc2/


Why a second release candidate?
The major reason for RC2 is that GH-1683...
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New skills for Indonesia’s next generation

As a teacher, Nur Ernawati believes in the value of lifelong learning—including for herself. Ernawati was one of 140 Indonesian teachers who signed up for a Bebras Indonesia course on computational thinking: a way of learning that stresses critical thi...
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A Review of Stackable – Gutenberg Blocks: Extending WordPress with Blocks

In our ongoing series about the new WordPress block editor, we found it fitting to offer reviews of WordPress block collection plugins. These are WordPress block plugins that contain a series of blocks and features that enhance your experience with the block editor, also known as the Gutenberg Editor.  As more and more people begin […]
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What’s Coming in WordPress 5.4 (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 5.4 is scheduled to be released on March 31, 2020. It will be the first major release of the year and will ship with some significant improvements. We’ve been following the development closely and testing the first beta to try out new features that… Read More »
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Automating MySQL schema migrations with GitHub Actions and more

In this deep dive, we cover how our daily schema migrations amounted to a significant toil on the database infrastructure team, and how we searched for a solution to automate the manual parts of the process.
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People of WordPress: Kori Ashton

You’ve probably heard that WordPress is open-source software, and may know that it’s created and run by volunteers. WordPress enthusiasts share many examples of how WordPress changed people’s lives for the better. This monthly series shares some of those lesser-known, amazing stories. The beginning In 1998, Kori created her very first HTML website. Her dad […]
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What is Lead Generation? A Beginner’s Guide

Most people have a passing knowledge of what a business lead is, but what is lead generation? Given the importance of leads, a passing knowledge of both of these important topics isn’t enough. Lead generation strategies can make or break a business in today’s competitive digital warfare between businesses. Without a solid understanding of both […]
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15 Best and Most Popular CMS Platforms in 2020 (Compared)

Are you wondering what CMS platform to use for building your website? A CMS (Content Management System) platform lets you easily create a website without understanding any code (at least for most of them). There are lots of CMS options available, which means you might… Read More »
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A home-grown news site for Peterborough

Editor’s note: Today’s guest post comes from John Baker, Chief Reporter, Peterborough Matters. I’ve worked in local news for 15 years and experienced how meaningful it is to a community. As I’ve walked through the city from my home in Woodston and visi...
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GameSnacks brings quick, casual games to any device

Look around on the bus, in line at a coffee shop, or even at the doctor’s office. You’ll likely see people playing games on their phones—and they’re a few of the two billion people around the world who are doing it. Unfortunately, many games (especiall...
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