GitHub Availability Report: March 2021

In March, we experienced three incidents resulting in significant impact and degraded state of availability for issues, pull requests, webhooks, API requests, GitHub Pages, and GitHub Actions services. Follow up to March 1 09:59 UTC
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: April 2021, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first week of April. This post provides a report of 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, […]
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How to Send Twilio SMS Notifications from WooCommerce (Step by Step)

Do you want to send Twilio SMS notifications from WooCommerce? With SMS notifications, you can stay in touch with your customers, notify them of order updates, send coupon codes, and more. In this article, we’ll show you how you can add Twilio SMS notifications from… Read More »
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Kadence WP is Joining the iThemes Family!

Today, I am very excited to share that iThemes has acquired Kadence WP and the whole team behind Kadence Blocks, a WordPress page-builder style block package, and Kadence Theme, a next-generation WordPress theme built for performance and easy development.  We know our community of web developers, web designers, marketing agencies, and bloggers will love Kadence WP … […]
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Experiment with AR and VR made for the web

Augmented and virtual reality are opening up the possibilities of how we interact with the world and information around us. WebXR brings together AR and VR on the web to make them more convenient and widely accessible. Today on the Experiments with Goo...
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Announcing the Global Maintainer Summit

If you’re an open source maintainer, you know that keeping the wheels of the open source ecosystem turning is quite a task. Project maintenance is uniquely challenging and rewarding work. Yet, as open source maintainers,
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Python 3.10.0a7 is now available for testing

Brrrrr… do you feel that? That’s the chill of beta freeze coming closer. Meanwhile, your friendly CPython release team doesn’t rest even on holidays and we have prepared a shiny new release for you: Python 3.10.0a7.Get the new release here:ht...
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How to Highlight Author’s Comments in WordPress

Do you want to highlight the author’s comments in WordPress posts on your website? Highlighting the author’s comments in your WordPress blog can help you build engagement. Users are more likely to leave a comment when they see the author is actively participating in the… Read More »
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Motivation Monday: Balance Busy with Purposeful Actions

Balance busy to keep time from slipping away. Little bits, distractions, and clutter will steal your time and resources unless you make a purposeful effort to find ways to keep busy in-check. “I’m so busy doing nothing that the idea of doing anything – which as you know, always leads to something – cuts into […]
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How to Create a WordPress Popup Based on Location (Step by Step)

Do you want to create a WordPress popup based on the location of your visitors? Creating WordPress popups based on location helps you deliver the right marketing message, to the right people, at the right time. This means a better user experience and more revenue… Read More »
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Python 3.9.4 hotfix is now available

Python 3.9.3 was released two days ago on Friday, April 2nd. It
contains important security content listed below for reference.
Unfortunately, it also introduced an unintentional ABI incompatibility,
making some C extensions built with Python 3.9.0 ...
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The Month in WordPress: March 2021

This way of iterating improves WordPress and ties back to one of my favorite open-source principles. The idea that with many eyes, all bugs are shallow. To me, that means that with enough people looking at a problem, someone is bound to be able to see the solution. These words from Josepha Haden Chomphosy on […]
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How to Display Announcements in Your WordPress Blog

Do you want to display announcements in your WordPress blog or website? Adding announcements to your site is an effective way to direct user attention and boost conversions. They can be used to convey important messages, redirect users to popular content, promote special offers, and… Read More »
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Python 3.9.3 and 3.8.9 are now available

Those are expedited security releases, recommended to all users. Get them here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-389/Note: 3.9.3 has been recalled due to introducing unintentional ABI incompatibility. Download 3.9.4 instead: https://www.p...
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Little Bits Eat Your Time

The little bits eat your time, just like the little things eat your money. Little bits add up to big bits until there are no bits left. Without a way to keep up and regulate the little bits of time, you won’t have the time you need to get things gone. Stamp Down Your Little […]
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Stadia Savepoint: March updates

It’s time for another update to our Stadia Savepoint series, recapping the new games, features and changes for Stadia.In March, players took to the pitch in FIFA 21 and explored an open-world of a bizarre, over-the-top city in Saints Row: The Third Rem...
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New advanced TV insights from Google Ad Manager

Advanced TV viewership, or the usage of digital technology to watch TV content, continues to accelerate with new direct-to-consumer apps and free ad-supported TV services. To help our partners gain insight into how 2020 impacted advanced TV monetizatio...
Google

6 Best HR Payroll Software for Small Businesses (2021)

We’ve had many people ask us how we handle payroll and HR for our remote team, considering we have over 150+ team members spread worldwide. HR payroll software can streamline HR tasks and make payroll as easy as clicking a button. In this article, we’ve… Read More »
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301 Redirects: The Ultimate Guide

A 301 redirect is like a map that will take your website’s visitors from a page or post that no longer exists to one that does. Imagine trying to get your groceries delivered, but the map app stops at the end of your street and doesn’t take the delivery guy all the way to your […]
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How to Integrate Slack with WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Do you want to integrate Slack with your WordPress website or WooCommerce store? Slack is a powerful team communication suite that allows you to stay collaborate with your team and optimize your workflow. In this article, we’ll show you how how to easily integrate Slack… Read More »
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Teaching and coding led one Googler to tech writing

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 Garrett Holthaus, ...
Google

How to Stop WordPress Spam: The Ultimate Guide

No matter how big or small your WordPress site, unwanted WordPress spam in comments sections, site registrations and contact form messages are issues that you’ll need to address. Left unchecked, WordPress spam comments and spam user registration issues can quickly take over your site with intrusive content that detracts from the message your site is […]
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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 titles and developers we think you’ll enjoy.Dive ...
Google

Update on campaign targeting security researchers

In January, the Threat Analysis Group documented a hacking campaign, which we were able to attribute to a North Korean government-backed entity, targeting security researchers. On March 17th, the same actors behind those attacks set up a new website wi...
Google

Google women celebrate being the “first…”

Earlier this month, we celebrated women who achieved historical firsts. From the first woman astronaut to the first woman to climb Mount Everest, in the past year, the world searched for “the first woman” more than ever before. These trailblazers conti...
Google

Spot misinformation online with these tips

The COVID-19 pandemic. Elections around the world. Fact-checkers worldwide have had a busy year. More than 50,000 new fact checks surfaced on Google Search over the past year, with all fact checks receiving more than 2.4 billion impressions in Search i...
Google

Some first numbers on how News Showcase is working

For the past two decades, we’ve worked closely and collaboratively with the news industry on helping publishers evolve in the digital age. One of the major ways we support journalism is through Google News Showcase, our new product and licensing progra...
Google

Google News Showcase is launching in Italy

Google News Showcase, our new product experience and licensing program for news, will begin rolling out with local, national and independent publishers in Italy starting today. News Showcase is backed by our recent $1 billion investment in news around ...
Google

How to Add Amazon Ads to Your WordPress Site (3 Methods)

Do you want to add Amazon ads to your WordPress site? Amazon ads can be a great way to make money online. Plus, they have a faster and simpler approval process compared to other ad networks. In this article, we’ll show you how to add… Read More »
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Say “Hey Google…” to the new Fiat 500 Family

For me, having a car has always been about more than driving. I like the way a car can reflect my style, and make my life easier. That’s why I was personally very intrigued when the Fiat team approached us. They wanted to see if we could work together ...
Google

Organize your documents effortlessly with Stack

Have you ever lost a receipt you needed for a refund? Or misplaced an important tax document? Or forgot a bill and incurred a fine? I’ve done all three. (More than once!) As we go through life, we come across many documents that we might need in the fu...
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Angular Language Service for Visual Studio Update

Last August, the JavaScript/TypeScript tools team released the Angular Language Service for Visual Studio customers. We wanted to appeal to the many ASP.NET/ASP.NET Core users that are building their front-end projects with Angular. Though there was a lot of praise around this extension, 
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