The State of the Octoverse 2020

Change is inevitable, and this year, it has been inescapable. We’ve had to find new ways to relate, learn, and balance both work and life at home. One thing has stayed the same: developers collaborate
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5 tips to tailor your Google TV recommendations

Showverload — nounShow-ver-load — shō-vər-lōdDefinition of showverloadThe feeling that overcomes you when you finally sit down to watch television and are faced with too many options. Most of us have experienced the feeling defined above. So we built G...
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Now playing: New music from Nest Audio Sessions

I’ve always been one of those people who feels like their life has a soundtrack. In college, everything was playing out to Jay Z, and there were a couple of years dominated by bossa nova. But 2020 was a difficult one for me to find the right tunes for....
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How to Add the WordPress Logout Link to Navigation Menu?

Do you want to add a WordPress logout link to your site? If you run a membership site, bbPress forum, eCommerce store, or a learning management system (LMS) using WordPress, having a prominent logout link is helpful for your users. In this article, we will… Read More »
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The Month in WordPress: November 2020

November 2020 saw several updates to the WordPress 5.6 release. Read on to follow all the latest news from the WordPress world! WordPress 5.6 updates The Core team released WordPress 5.6 Beta 3 on Nov. 2, Beta 4 on Nov. 12, release candidate 1 on Nov. 17, and release candidate 2 on Dec. 1. You […]
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WordPress 5.6 Release Candidate 2

The second release candidate for WordPress 5.6 is here! WordPress 5.6 is slated for release on December 8, 2020, and we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.6 yet, now is the time! You can test WordPress 5.6 release candidate 2 in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” option). Or download the release […]
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Stadia Savepoint: November updates

It’s time for another update to our Stadia Savepoint series, recapping the new games, features, and changes for Stadia in November.The month marked one year since Stadia launched. In the past year, we’ve quadrupled our library on the Stadia store and s...
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Our scholarship to support women in gaming

An interactive experience that puts you in the shoes of a first responder. A multiplayer game that adjusts itself according to each players’ capabilities. A drone exploration passion project. These are just a few of the projects created over the past y...
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Get creative with Chromebooks

When inspiration strikes, you can turn to Chromebook to get creative. To help you get started on artistic hobbies, we’re explaining how simple it is to draw, edit photos, make movies, animate and design on Chromebook—thanks to creativity apps and new P...
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Help the PSF raise $60,000 USD by December 31st!

Help us raise $60,000 USD by December 31st!Python continues to be a popular and accessible language in the education sector. More and more institutions around the world are introducing students to the opportunities that Python presents. Your support ca...
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Learn to code with Grasshopper, now in Spanish

Ver abajo versión en españolSince Grasshopper launched in 2018, one million people have spent at least one hour learning to code through our app. That’s approximately 114 years spent learning the fundamentals of coding. We’ve also run a number of acade...
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Google Play’s Best of 2020

This year, the world came together over games, apps, movies and books, even when we were apart. Together, Google Play fans dove into four new and compelling novellas in “If It Bleeds,” as each took us intriguing places with the master of horror himself...
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13 Crucial WordPress Maintenance Tasks to Perform Regularly

Ever wondered which important maintenance tasks you should perform regularly on your WordPress site? Routine WordPress maintenance tasks take very little time, but they ensure that your site is secure, safe, and running at peak performance. In this article, we will share the most crucial… Read More »
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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – iThemes Security Check

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 will cover the iThemes Security Check, a way to secure your website with a single click. […]
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How to Easily Fix the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN Error

Recently, one of our readers asked what they could do to fix the DNS_PROBE-FINISHED_NXDOMAIN problem? This error message appears in Chrome when your browser can’t connect to the website you’ve requested. Other browsers use different messages to display this error. In this article, we’ll show… Read More »
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What is Google Analytics? A Beginner’s Guide

Ready to dive into the answer to “What is Google Analytics?” You’ve landed in the right place! In this beginner’s guide to Google Analyics, we answer all of your questions about getting started with Google Analytics and show you how to use Google Analytics to benefit your website in ways yet to be discovered. We’ll […]
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14 Best WordPress Testimonial Plugins (Compared)

Are you looking for the best testimonial plugins for your WordPress website? Testimonials and reviews are a great way to add social proof to your website and help build trust among your users. In this article, we have hand-picked the best testimonial plugins for WordPress… Read More »
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Customer Appreciation: 11 Gratitude Approaches

This holiday season is a great time to consider how you are showing customer appreciation this year. A little bit of gratitude can go a long way for businesses that want to build lasting relationships with their customers.  There’s no denying that businesses aren’t much without their customers. If you have a business that doesn’t […]
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How to Add a PayPal Donate Button in WordPress

Are you looking to add a PayPal donate button on your WordPress site? PayPal makes it super-easy to accept donations on your website. It is convenient, cost-effective, secure, and already used by millions of users around the world. In this article, we will show you… Read More »
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[Guest post] Learn C# with Visual Studio, Visual Studio for Mac, and Unity (and win a free book!)

This post was authored by guest blogger Andrew Stellman, author of the Head First C# book series, and published by the Visual Studio for Mac team on his behalf.

Visual Studio is an amazing development tool. But Visual Studio and Visual Studio for Mac are more than just intuitive,
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The Nest devices that save sleep-deprived parents

When my daughter Ruth was born this January, she was a handful. Literally. In the early months of her life, she refused to be put down, fussing and screaming unless we were holding her, walking up and down the hallways of our home. I became a sleep-dep...
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A custom-built robot lightens up the mood

As a technical solutions consultant at Google, Christian Gijtenbeek enjoys helping others with creative solutions to complex problems. While working from home this year, the Amsterdam-based Googler noticed a dilemma of his own. “It’s more challenging t...
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: November 2020, Part 2

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of November. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress […]
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Combining technology and art as a Developer Advocate

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’s post is all about Priyanka Vergadia,...
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5 Best WooCommerce Spin a Wheel Coupon Plugins (Compared)

Are you looking for a spin a wheel coupon plugin for WooCommerce? Spin to win wheel is a gamification technique that helps you generate leads and boost overall sales conversion. In this article, we will share the best WooCommerce spin a wheel coupon plugins that… Read More »
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5 Best WooCommerce Spin a Wheel Coupon Plugins (Compared)

Are you looking for a spin a wheel coupon plugin for WooCommerce? Spin to win wheel is a gamification technique that helps you generate leads and boost overall sales conversion. In this article, we will share the best WooCommerce spin a wheel coupon plugins that… Read More »
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