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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How to Grow Your Email List

When choosing between billable work or marketing to create new business, solopreneurs often choose to focus on the paying clients. We get it! But there’s a way to do both by utilizing a few simple tools. For example, AJ Morris and Nathan Ingram recently shared some great tips for how to use the iThemes Combo […]
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Decompilation of C# code made easy with Visual Studio

Have you ever found yourself debugging a .NET project or memory dump only to be confronted with a No Symbols Loaded page? Or maybe experienced an exception occurring in a 3rd party .NET assembly but had no source code to figure out why?
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How to View the Mobile Version of WordPress Sites from Desktop

Do you want to preview the mobile version of your WordPress site? Previewing the mobile layout helps you see how your website looks on mobile devices. While you can certainly take a look at your live site on your phone, this doesn’t help during the… Read More »
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New! Save Time Securing WordPress With User Groups

The iThemes Security Pro plugin already helps you lock down your WordPress website down to the user-level with the User Security Check and User Logging features. Today, we are excited to roll out the New User Groups feature gives you the power to enforce the right level of security for the right people. Introducing User […]
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Creating .NET Core global tools on macOS

One of the really cool aspects about .NET Core is the support for global tools. You can use global tools to simplify common tasks during your development workflow. For example, you can create tools to minify image assets, simplify working with source control,
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: February 2020, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of February, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup […]
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Announcing GitHub India

We’re bringing GitHub closer to communities in India to better serve students, developers, maintainers, enterprise customers, and everyone helping to create the future of open source.
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WordCamp Asia Cancelled Due to COVID-19

I’ve arrived at the difficult decision to cancel the inaugural WordCamp Asia event, which was planned to take place in Bangkok on February 21st. The excitement and anticipation around this event have been huge, but there are too many unknowns around the health issues unfolding right now in the region to explicitly encourage a large […]
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WordPress 5.4 Beta 1

WordPress 5.4 Beta 1 is now available for testing! 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 the WordPress 5.4 beta in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” […]
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GitHub Enterprise Server 2.20 is here

Additional security features, a new internal visibility option, and more with the latest updates to GitHub Enterprise Server 2.20.
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Making our Unity Analyzers Open-Source 

Here at the Visual Studio Tools for Unity team our mission is to improve the productivity of Unity developers. In Visual Studio 2019 we’ve introduced our Unity Analyzers, a collection of Unity specific code diagnostics and code fixes. Today we’re excited to make our Unity Analyzers Open-Source.
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Annie Jean-Baptiste keeps asking, “who else?”

As a child, Annie Jean-Baptiste wanted to be a pediatrician. But when her freshman year of college rolled around, her dream took a turn. “I started taking some of the classes and thinking ‘I don’t know if this is really what I should be doing…’” she la...
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Updates to Lightroom Classic v9.2 (February, 2020) 

I’m excited to announce several updates and enhancements to Lightroom Classic including a new interface to simplify the creation and application of  custom setting for rendering raw files, support for large Photoshop (.PSB) files, secondary display enh...
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Updates to Lightroom Classic v9.2 (February, 2020) 

I’m excited to announce several updates and enhancements to Lightroom Classic including a new interface to simplify the creation and application of  custom setting for rendering raw files, support for large Photoshop (.PSB) files, secondary display enh...
Adobe

More protection for Nest accounts

Privacy and security are foundational to Nest’s mission to create a more helpful home. When you invite our products into your home, you trust us to help you solve everyday problems—whether that’s saving on your monthly energy bills, keeping an eye on t...
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Searching for love this Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air this week as searches for “love” peak (as they do every year around this time!). Ahead of the most romantic day of the year, we looked at fun Valentine’s Day trends, from romantic comedies and love songs to gift ideas, that will get ...
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Ultimate WordPress SEO Guide for Beginners (Step by Step)

Improving your WordPress SEO is crucial for getting more traffic to your website. Sadly most WordPress SEO guides are too technical for new users to get started. If you are serious about increasing your website traffic, then you need to pay attention to the WordPress… Read More »
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Hey Google, turn up the love

Whether you’re planning to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your partner or best friends (or maybe it’ll be a day of self-care), the Google Assistant can help transform your home from forgettable to festive. On your Assistant-enabled smart speaker or Sma...
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A Review of CoBlocks: Extending WordPress Blocks

When the new WordPress editor was first released, we were all introduced to the idea of blocks. The idea of using a modular system to create pages was something we now had to endure. It puts more focus on your content while leaving behind the most conventional way of writing your content. The Gutenberg project […]
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