Standing with the Black community

Sundar sent the following email to Google employees today.Hi Googlers,I realize that nothing about this week feels like business as usual—and it shouldn’t. Our Black community is hurting, and many of us are searching for ways to stand up for what we be...
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New! Protect Your WordPress Website with the iThemes Security Site Scan.

The iThemes Security Pro plugin released an improved way for protecting your sites against software vulnerabilities, the number one culprit of hacked and compromised WordPress sites. Having software with known vulnerabilities installed on your site gives hackers the blueprints they need to take over your site. It is hard to keep track of every disclosed […]
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Visual Studio 2019 v16.7 Preview 2 Available Today!

Whew! It feels like Microsoft Build 2020 just ended yesterday, and now we are releasing Visual Studio 2019 v16.7 Preview 2. We hope you enjoyed any virtual sessions you were able to attend.  Our teams certainly enjoyed presenting upcoming features and products to you.
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How to Create Smart Coupons in WooCommerce

Several of our readers have asked us how to create smart coupons in WooCommerce to extend the default functionality. If you want to go beyond the built-in WooCommerce coupons to add items like buy one get one coupon, free gift coupon, etc, then you’re in… Read More »
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Introducing Local Process with Kubernetes for Visual Studio 2019

Today, we’re proud to announce the Local Process with Kubernetes preview feature in Visual Studio 2019 16.7 Preview 2.   

 Local Process with Kubernetes allows you to write, test and debug your .NET microservice code on your development workstation while connected to your Kubernetes cluster with the rest of your application or services.  
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The Month in WordPress: May 2020

May was an action-packed month for WordPress! WordPress organizers are increasingly moving WordCamps online, and contributors are taking big steps towards Full Site Editing with Gutenberg. To learn more and get all the latest updates, read on.  Gutenberg 8.1 and 8.2 Gutenberg 8.1 was released on May 13, followed quickly by Gutenberg 8.2 on May […]
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Visual Studio Subscriptions administrator feature updates

Over the past few months, we’ve interviewed a number of our Visual Studio Subscriptions administrators, and had a couple different surveys running in the administration portal to better understand what you like, don’t like, and absolutely hate about the current admin experience (yes the surveys are read by the PM team;
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Bedtime tools to help improve your sleep

With sleep, the quality is just as important as the quantity. Right now, those of us who no longer commute and are staying close to home may be able to sleep in, but how well and how much we’re sleeping can still be a struggle. In fact, there’s been a ...
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How to Send SMS Messages to Your WordPress Users

Recently, one of our readers asked if it was possible to send SMS messages to their subscribers along with email newsletters. The answer is yes. You can easily send text messages to your website users by using one of the many SMS plugins for WordPress.… Read More »
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Stadia Savepoint: May updates

We're back with another update in our Stadia Savepoint series—here's what happened in May. This month, our community started playing Embr, Jotun: Valhalla Edition, Sundered: Eldritch Edition, DOOM 64, and many other games that arrived for purchase on t...
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The Best WordPress Popup Plugins for 2020

The best WordPress popup plugins enable you to come up with appealing popup boxes for your website. WordPress popup plugins help you grab the user’s attention and collect the data you want. Most people have a terrible perception of website popups, as they can be annoying and disruptive to their browsing routine. However, popups contribute […]
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8 Best WordPress Notification Bar Plugins (Compared)

Do you want to add a notification bar on your website? A floating bar or “hello bar” can be an effective and non-intrusive way to alert users about a sale or coupon. However, it could also get annoying if it’s not setup properly. For instance,… Read More »
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GitHub Action Hero: Adam Dobrawy

GitHub Actions allows you to automate your workflow. Connect with the tools you know and love, and have more freedom to innovate and be creative. With GitHub Actions, you can deploy to any cloud, build
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Introducing Hack Club’s Summer of Making

We’re partnering with Hack Club to support the students behind Summer of Making, a new remote, student summer program. From building Arduino-powered robots to creating an open source game, we’re excited to see students channel their passions and build with the Hack Club community this summer.
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Learn and play together as a family with Chromebook

The last few months have been an adventure for a lot of families like mine that are juggling work, parenting, and school at home. Our family Chromebook has been a huge help. Between video calls with teachers and classmates, virtual “field trips” to the...
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Ideas from our experts on fighting screen fatigue

I’m a big advocate of stepping away from my laptop and phone after work (I've even beenthatperson who brags about their low screen time stats). But unsurprisingly, those numbers aren’t quite so low these days. Between working remotely, video calling my...
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WordPress Conversion Tracking Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide

Do you want to add conversion tracking features to your WordPress website? Conversion tracking helps you measure the impact of your marketing efforts and makes it easier to understand how users interact with your website. In this guide, we will show you how to add… Read More »
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Spot the scam, stop the scammers

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), people reported $1.9 billion lost to scams in 2019. Every minute, more than $3,600 disappeared from wallets and bank accounts in response to made-up stories of urgently overdue tax payments, bogus contes...
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Learn with Visual Studio Remote Office Hours

A new live broadcast directly from the Visual Studio team (my garage to be exact) is now streaming near you every Thursday morning. It’s about everything Visual Studio and you get rare insights into the inner workings of features, processes, and the people that make it all happen.
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TAG Bulletin: Q1 2020

This bulletin includes coordinated influence operation campaigns terminated on our platforms in Q1 of 2020. It was last updated on May 27, 2020.JanuaryWe terminated 3 YouTube channels as part of our ongoing investigation into coordinated influence oper...
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The big story behind a little Blue Dot

Editor’s note: May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Learn more about Google's mental health resources and tools. A few years ago, Jenny Fandrianto noticed a sticker on a colleague’s laptop that read “ask me about Blue Dot.” So, she did. She learned Bl...
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The GitHub Support Community has a new look and feel!

We’ve given the GitHub Support Community a major upgrade with a number of benefits: built using open-source, great Markdown support, more responsive design, and so much more.
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: May 2020, Part 2

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of May, 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. New WordPress plugin and […]
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Lightroom Mobile – How to Correct Perspective

In this video I demonstrate how to use Lightroom on my mobile device to remove lens distortion and correct the perspective of an image. Then, I make adjustments to the Light panel to reveal detail in the highlights and shadows and use Adjustment Brush ...
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How to Create a WordPress Form With a Date Picker

Do you need people to pick a date when they fill in a form on your website? Perhaps you want to know a good time to call them, or maybe you want to gather information such as date of birth, etc. That’s where a date… Read More »
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Working from home and the office

Sundar sent the following email to Google employees earlier today.Hi Googlers, As mentioned in our last TGIF, we’ll be approaching the return to office with a gradual, phased approach, taking both team and individual needs and preferences into account:...
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