What’s New in WordPress 5.8 (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 5.8 was released earlier today, and it is the second major release of 2021. This new release is coming with some major new features and improvements. These changes introduce new creative ways to work on your WordPress website. In this article, we’ll share what’s… Read More »
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WordPress 5.8 Tatum

Introducing 5.8 “Tatum”, our latest and greatest release, named in honor of the legendary jazz pianist Art Tatum. This release includes an all new widget editor powered by blocks, major technical tools for building block themes, as well as newly streamlined workflow tools.
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How to add CSS Backdrop Filter Effects to a Sticky Header in Divi

Adding CSS backdrop-filter effects is a fun and unique way to boost the design of a sticky header menu. What makes the backdrop-filter CSS property so unique is that it allows you to apply filter effects to the area behind an element. This is a perfect option for sticky headers because the design of your […]
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Cloud Covered: What was new in June on Google Cloud

June was full of news about new products, technologies and information from Google Cloud to help people connect, build and explore. Here’s a recap of June’s most popular posts on the Google Cloud blog. New subsea cable will connect the US and South Ame...
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WordPress 5.8: Top 20 Features & Improvements

WordPress 5.8 is slated for release on July 20, 2021, as the second of three major WordPress core releases of the year. The biggest thing to know about WordPress 5.8 is simply this: we’re full speed ahead with Full Site Editing (FSE) using the WordPress block editor. In addition, WordPress 5.8 brings a host of improvements […]
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Stripe vs PayPal: How to Know When to Use One or the Other (or Both)

If you’re making an online purchase, chances are high that you’ll end up using either Stripe vs PayPal to pay for it. Both processors have a large international foothold, but especially dominate in the US. That means if you want to launch an online store that caters to as many customers as possible, you’ll want […]
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6 Best Dropbox Plugins for WordPress

Looking for the best Dropbox plugins for WordPress? Dropbox is one of the most popular free cloud storage providers. Using cloud storage to save your WordPress backups, media files, and other important documents is a great strategy. Your documents and files will remain safe no… Read More »
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Do You Know Who You Are? 7 Questions to Ask to Define Your Unique Purpose

You have to find out who you are and you have to turn that understanding into your unique purpose. “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” – Dolly Parton Do you wonder why you are here or what your purpose may be? Do you look around and think you just know you […]
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Get a FREE Homemade Cookies 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 brand new, free Divi Layout Packs from our design team to you. This time around, Kenny and his team have created a beautiful Homemade Cookies Layout Pack that’ll help you get your […]
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Explore the undeciphered writing of the Incas

Issac Newton once said, "If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." By adopting this age-old phrase, he acknowledged that all “new” discoveries depend on all that preceded them.At Google, we firmly believe that history has mu...
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Privacy is an afterthought in the software lifecycle. That needs to change.

The key to combining privacy and innovation is baking it into the SDLC. Analogous to application security's (AppSec) upstream shift into the development cycle, privacy belongs at the outset of development, not as an afterthought. Here's why.
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WP Briefing: Episode 13: Cherishing WordPress Diversity

In this episode, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the fabric of the WordPress project and how we can move from a place of welcoming it to cherishing it. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits […]
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WooCommerce vs Shopify: Which eCommerce Platform Is Right for You?

WooCommerce vs Shopify is a tough match-up. Shopify claims that over 1,700,00 businesses use its platform. WooCommerce, on the other hand, has more than five million active installations. That means we’re talking about two eCommerce giants, with each taking an entirely different approach to helping you build an online store. In this article, we’re going […]
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How to Change Background Color in WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you looking for an easy way to change the background color of your WordPress website? The background color of your website plays an important role in your design and branding, and in making your content more readable. In this article, we will show you… Read More »
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Download a FREE Product Page Template for Divi’s Candle Making 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 Candle Making Layout Pack with a brand new Product Page template that matches the rest of pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy it! […]
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8 Best WordPress Popup Plugins

Whether you’re looking to increase newsletter signups, generate more leads, or boost subscribers, adding opt-in and popup forms to your site can help. Plus, thanks to the many WordPress popup plugins available, you have plenty of options to choose from. However, deciding which tool is the right one for you can be time-consuming. In this […]
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Download a FREE Header and Footer 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. Recently, we shared a brand new Bushcraft Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a global header & footer […]
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How to Implement a Time Budget: 5 Tips to Gain More Time

Have you ever considered setting a time budget? If you want to gain more time in your day, you have to be aware of how you are currently spending your time. Let’s face it. Most of us wish we had more time to get more things done, but despite what the government tries to convince […]
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Polishing up emoji and making them easier to share

We talk a lot about the most frequently used emoji — 😂, 😭,❤️... But what about 📬? Who will speak for 📓? With over 3,521 emoji, there are a lot you have to scroll past to get to 👑. While working from home, plus the delay of Unicode’s next emoji release,...
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Download a FREE Product 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 Page template that matches the rest of the layout pack perfectly. Hope you […]
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Design your Web Forms apps with Web Live Preview in Visual Studio 2022

In Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2, we have introduced a new designer for Web Forms projects that is powered by Web Live Preview. In this post we will go over how you can use the new Web Forms designer as well as other features provided by Web Live Preview.
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The Overflow #82: Best practices for comments

Welcome to ISSUE #82 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: why you should mentor others, does GPL apply to neural network models, and hacking the React AST. From the blog Best practices for writing code comments stackoverflow.blogWhile there are many…
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How to Fix the “Parse Error: Syntax Error, Unexpected” in WordPress

If you’ve ever updated a plugin or pasted code into your WordPress website, chances are you’ve problem seen the parse error syntax error unexpected end in WordPress message. This is a common error because it only takes one character to cause it. In this article, we’ll explore what causes this error and see how to […]
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7 Best WordPress Real Estate Plugins Compared (2021)

Are you looking for the best WordPress real estate plugins? WordPress is used by many real estate websites to showcase listings and get new customers. In this article, we have hand-picked the best WordPress real estate plugins that you can use to grow your business.… Read More »
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What Are Kadence Blocks: 5 Reasons to Use Kadence Blocks

What are Kadence Blocks? No, it’s not a new learning game for kids. It’s a WordPress plugin that will give you more design flexibility and freedom than you’ve ever had before. Kadence Blocks add custom blocks and options that extend the editing capabilities of WordPress Gutenberg Editor. The sole purpose of Kadence Blocks is to […]
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Debug code with force run to cursor

Have you ever had an experience when breakpoints in your application cause some disruption in your debugging, because you may need to test your updated code or focus on another area that does not need those break conditions? For these scenarios,
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How to Create a Compact Testimonial Slider for a Header in Divi

Adding testimonials to your site is an effective way to boost the credibility of your business (or brand) and build trust with visitors. A testimonial slider is a convenient tool for showcasing testimonials all in one place. With this in mind, it makes sense to add a compact testimonial slider to your header so those […]
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PayPal Fraud: How to Protect Your Online Business

When you’re running an online business, choosing a safe, reliable payment processor is essential. However, even when you choose a credible and popular provider such as PayPal, there are still security risks. To keep your customers’ payment details as protected as possible, it’s important to know how to protect against PayPal fraud. In this post, […]
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Introducing Mobile Web Certification

In 2018, we launched Google Marketing Platform Partners to provide marketers a network of accredited partners to help them grow their business with our ads and analytics tools. As digital marketing becomes increasingly complex, businesses need help to ...
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How to Add Drop Caps in WordPress Posts

Are you looking for a way to add drop caps in WordPress? Drop caps are a great way to start a paragraph. They help you to capture your reader’s attention and get them interested in reading your content. In this article, we will show you… Read More »
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Download a FREE Category Page Template for Divi’s Social Media Consultant 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 Social Media Consultant Layout Pack with a brand new Category Page Template that matches the rest of pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy […]
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How we protect users from 0-day attacks

Zero-day vulnerabilities are unknown software flaws. Until they’re identified and fixed, they can be exploited by attackers. Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) actively works to detect hacking attempts and influence operations to protect users from d...
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: July 2021, Part 2

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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Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2 is out!

We’re excited to announce the second preview release of Visual Studio 2022! Preview 1 was the first-ever 64-bit Visual Studio, delivering improved scalability. Starting with Preview 2, we’re focusing on delivering new capabilities on the themes of personal and team productivity,
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Stripe Fraud: How to Protect Your Online Business

Stripe is one of the most popular payment processors globally, but it’s particularly popular in the US. This platform helps process payments for almost two million websites. However, Stripe is not exempt from online fraud, which is a problem that plagues most online stores and payment processors. In 2019 alone, online fraud cost stores almost […]
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How to Easily Fix Leverage Browser Caching Warning in WordPress

Do you want to learn how to easily fix leverage browser caching warning in WordPress? By fixing the leverage browser caching warning, you’ll quickly speed up your WordPress site and deliver a better experience to your website visitors. In this article, we’ll show you how… Read More »
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WordPress 5.8 Release Candidate 3

The third release candidate for WordPress 5.8 is now available! WordPress 5.8 is slated for release on July 20, 2021, and we need your help to get there—if you have not tried 5.8 yet, now is the time! You can test the WordPress 5.8 release candidate 3 in any of these three ways: Install and […]
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10 WordPress Theme Features You Need

Have you been wondering which WordPress theme features you need to build a great website? Having a website gives you the ability to reach out to a broader audience in a variety of directions, but having the right theme features can elevate your website even more. You probably landed here because you’re just starting out […]
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