How to Resize Blocks in WordPress

The Gutenberg Block Editor, introduced officially in WordPress 5.0, gives users the opportunity to fully customize their WordPress content and sites. No longer constrained by the need to create in a WYSIWYG tool like the TinyMCE Classic Editor, Gutenberg provides individual blocks for each element of the post’s or page’s content. With control over the […]
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Know the Causes of Burnout: 5 Ways to Avoid Catching Fire

Don’t burnout. Catching Fire might be a good thing if you are a teenage girl who is the face of the revolution against the capital. It’s not a great thing if you are trying to find balance in your business and for your life. Burnout is real. It can cause mental, physical, and financial problems. […]
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How to Use the WordPress List Block

Lists may seem simple, but they powerful tools. If you’re running a website, lists enable you to share information in a way that’s easier to digest than long, unending paragraphs. They enable you to cut to the chase and give users the exact information they’re looking for. In other words, lists are one of the […]
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Download a FREE Blog Post Template for Divi’s Bushcraft Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. This time around we’re building upon the Bushcraft Layout Pack with a brand new blog post template that matches the rest of pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy it! Check […]
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Quicksave: The latest from Google Play Pass

Google Play Pass helps you connect with awesome digital content: It’s your pass to hundreds of apps and games without ads and in-app purchases. We wanted to take another moment to spotlight a few of the games and developers we think you’ll enjoy.Dive i...
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19+ Free Google Tools Every WordPress Blogger Should Use

Are you looking for the best free Google tools to grow your WordPress blog? Google offers a wide variety of free tools to help bloggers and website owners improve their SEO, get more traffic, be more productive, and more. In this article, we highlight the… Read More »
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Configuring Theme Design with theme.json

Starting in WordPress 5.8, a new tool — “theme.json” — is available to use in your theme. Maybe you’re hearing about it for the first time, or maybe you’re testing and developing themes with it already. Either way, I’m glad you’re here because it’s an exciting time for WordPress themes. This post provides a quick introduction […]
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Download a FREE Header and Footer Template for Divi’s Softball League Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. Recently, we shared a brand new Softball League Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a global header & […]
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Speed up your .NET and C++ development with Hot Reload in Visual Studio 2022

With the recent release of Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2 we’d like to use this blog post to dive deeper into the brand-new Hot Reload experience which works for both managed .NET and newly supported native C++ apps.

With Hot Reload our goal is to save you as many app restarts between edits as possible,
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Helping site owners manage consent in AdSense

Privacy regulations like the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are an important part of privacy-first advertising. But navigating privacy regulations can be complex if you can’t dedicate r...
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Google interns take on 2021

When I applied to be an intern at Google, I didn’t know what I wanted to do. But I knew what I was hoping for: a collaborative culture, to work on interesting new technology, and, of course, one of those colorful propeller hats. Still, I had no idea wh...
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Audience Explorer unlocks first-party data insights

If you’re hoping to attract new advertisers and earn the most value from your first-party data, it’s critical to explain what makes your audiences special. But it often takes technical skills or data expertise to develop insights that add order and mea...
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How to Use the WordPress Event Block by Automattic

Automattic, the parent company for WordPress, has already published some of the most well-known WP plugins out there. WooCommerce, Jetpack, Akismet, BuddyPress, bbPress…and the list goes on. Now, they have added another powerful plugin to their already-long list: Event Block. It’s an incredibly simple solution to let your users know what you have coming up. […]
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How to Easily Integrate Zoom Meetings & Webinars in WordPress

Do you want to easily integrate Zoom meetings and webinars in WordPress? By integrating WordPress with Zoom you can automatically enroll customers, visitors, and new members into Zoom video calls and webinars. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily integrate Zoom meetings and… Read More »
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A shared responsibility for quality journalism

Today we are publishing a paper that draws from our decades-long experience working with news publishers and journalists. It offers some ideas for constructive paths forward to foster the sustainability of the quality journalism that informs and streng...
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iThemes Security 8.0 Brings New Design, Features

Let’s take a look at iThemes Security 8.0, the most user-friendly, easy to configure, best-looking WordPress security plugin to secure and protect your WordPress website! A Note On Updating to iThemes Security 8.0 If you manually update to iThemes Security 8.0 from an earlier version of the plugin, you may see an error message in […]
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: July 2021, Part 4

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. Each vulnerability will have a severity rating of Low, Medium, High, or Critical. Responsible disclosure and […]
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Vaccines and our return-to-office plans

Sundar sent the following email to Google employees earlier this morning. The email has been edited to remove internal links. Hi everyone,I hope you are all taking good care. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve put the wellbeing of our Google co...
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Download a FREE Product Category Page Template for Divi’s Spice Shop Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. This time around we’re building upon the Spice Shop Layout Pack with a brand new product category page template that matches the rest of the layout pack perfectly. Hope […]
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Using AI to map Africa’s buildings

Between 2020 and 2050, Africa’s population is expected to double, adding 950 million more people to its urban areas alone. However, according to 2018 figures, a scarcity of affordable housing in many African cities has forced over half of the city dwel...
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700,000 lines of code, 20 years, and one developer: How Dwarf Fortress is built

Dwarf Fortress is one of those oddball passion projects that’s broken into Internet consciousness. It’s a free game where you play either an adventurer or a fortress full of dwarves in a randomly generated fantasy world. The simulation runs deep, with new games creating multiple civilizations with histories, mythologies, and artifacts. I reached out to him to see how he’s managed a single, growing codebase over 15+ years, the perils of pathing, and debugging dead cats. Our conversation below has been edited for clarity. 
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WordPress Block Directory: How to Access & Use It

If you have ever searched for a specific block in the Gutenberg block editor, then you’ve seen the WordPress Block Directory and may not have even known it. Introduced in version 5.5 and enhanced in WordPress 5.8 with patterns, the Block Directory works very similarly to the theme or plugin repositories at WordPress.org. The difference […]
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How to Add Expires Headers in WordPress (2 Methods)

Do you want to learn how to add expires headers in WordPress? Expires headers are rules that let web browsers know whether to load a web page resource like images from the visitor’s browser cache or from your server. These can help improve the performance… Read More »
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Italy’s capital of culture: Parma

The cultural scope of the beautiful Italian Peninsula never ceases to amaze people all over the world. But the possibility of getting to know the traditions and peculiarities of many Italian gems has been drastically reduced since the pandemic hit. Amo...
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One engineer’s tips for getting into Google

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today we spoke with Akash Mukherjee, a Secur...
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Our quantum processor at the Deutsches Museum

In 2019, our Quantum AI team achieved a beyond-classical computation by outperforming the world’s fastest classical computer. Today, a quantum processor from the Sycamore generation that accomplished this important computing milestone will be donated t...
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Why Website Security Matters to Your Business: 7 Tips to Keep You Safe

Have you ever thought about why website security matters to your business? If you lock your office door when you leave at the end of the day, or you keep your money in a safe, you have a basic idea of the part security plays in your business. What about when it comes to the […]
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How to Create a Sticky Background Mask with Divi

Divi’s sticky options enable you to build a ton of different designs for your websites. Today’s post adds another tutorial to the list of things you can achieve and it will hopefully help spark creativity. We’re going to show you how to create a sticky background mask, and have this mask follow the visitor on […]
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WordPress Pricing: How Much Does a WordPress Website Really Cost?

Despite being advertised as a free platform, WordPress pricing isn’t quite that simple. Sure, you can set up a free account on WordPress.com, however, the site comes with limitations that many users will likely outgrow. Then there’s the famous, free, open source, self-hosted WordPress.org software. True, it’s free to download, but (at the very least) […]
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An expanded skills program to empower Singaporeans

Like many young people in Singapore last year, Gaviota Rajendhiran graduated in a tough environment. The economic impact of COVID-19 meant there were fewer jobs to apply for and more competition for the positions that were available. So when she heard ...
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You Reap What You Sow: 7 Tips for Business Success

You will reap what you sow, so are you sowing possibilities and opportunities or are you sowing problems? You sow a thought, you reap an action. You sow an action, you reap a habit. You sow a habit, you reap a character. You sow a character you reap a destiny. – Wiseman The choices you […]
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Get a FREE Softball League Layout Pack for Divi

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative; where each week, we give away a brand new, free Divi Layout Pack from our design team to you. For this week, our design team has created an exciting new Softball League Layout Pack. This crowd-pleasing softball league […]
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6 Content Curation Tools for Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Is curated content part of your marketing strategy? It’s challenging to only share resources you’ve created yourself. But when you share useful information from other creators, you keep your audience engaged and learning every step of the way, whether they’re learning from you or another creator you admire. Content curation tools can help make the […]
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How to Edit HTML in WordPress Code Editor (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you looking for an easy way to edit HTML on your WordPress website? HyperText Markup Language or HTML is a code that tells a web browser how to display the content on your web pages. Editing HTML comes in handy for advanced customization and… Read More »
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How to Design a Fluid Hero Section in Divi

A website’s hero section is one of the best candidates for fluid design. Unlike traditional responsive design that adjusts at different breakpoints, fluid design scales seamlessly with the browser viewport and keeps the design consistent on any device. After all, the hero section is the first thing users see on a website. You may have […]
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Easy Affiliate – WordPress Affiliate Plugin: An Overview and Review

An affiliate program is one of the best ways to get sales, subscriptions, and conversions. When done right, it can enable you to grow your business much faster than it would organically or through traditional online marketing. The only problem is that WordPress doesn’t offer an affiliate system out of the box. That means you’ll […]
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