GitHub in the enterprise

During the last year alone, over 56 million developers created more than 60 million new repos and made more than 1.9 billion contributions on GitHub. These developers are building the software we all depend on
Github

Our work on the 2020 U.S. election

It’s been over a month since polls closed in the U.S. 2020 election, and more Americans voted in this election than in any recent Presidential race. In the months—and years—leading up to this cycle, our teams worked hard to create tools that help voter...
Google

Making Chrome extensions more private and secure

Every day 4 million Chrome extensions are downloaded, and with more than 250,000 extensions and themes available on the Chrome Web Store, no two Chrome browsers are alike. From productivity and learning tools to entertainment and shopping, extensions o...
Google

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: December 2020, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of December. This post 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. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress plugins, […]
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How to Use Google Forms


A long time ago, in workplaces that now seem far, far away, creating a document or spreadsheet on your computer meant firing up the old licensed software. Forms were still paper-based and to most of us, “the cloud” still meant those things floating in...
Wordpress

2020: The year the world asked “why?”

2020 was the year we asked "why?"While “coronavirus” was the top trending search worldwide, we also asked questions like “why is it called covid-19?” and “why is mental health important?” more than ever before. We searched for ways to help each other, ...
Google

2020: The new normals of daily life

This year, if you found yourselves asking  "what day is it?" you weren’t alone. That question was searched for on Google more than ever before in 2020 as so many of us adjusted to new routines while living through the coronavirus pandemic. Sheltering i...
Google

Magic visits the Natural History Museum in London

What do a manatee and a mermaid have in common? You can learn about their case of mistaken identity with the help of the Natural History Museum and Google Arts & Culture.  From unicorns to dragons, and flying snakes to shrinking lizards, mythical c...
Google

What’s New in WordPress 5.6 (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 5.6 was released earlier today, and it is the last major release of 2020. This new release is packed with a lot of improvements and new features. It also includes a brand new default WordPress theme. In this article, we’ll share what’s new in… Read More »
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Wordpress

Early Adopters Take the Lead

Adopting technology early is a challenge every business may face at some point in their growth and development. However, technology is now moving so fast that what might have seemed risky in the past might today actually be the safer bet, to stay ahead...
Magento

Visual Studio 2019 v16.9 Preview 2 and New Year Wishes Coming to You!

As we quickly move towards the end of this unpredictable year, our team is delivering at least one more set of features your way in Visual Studio 2019 v16.9 Preview 2! Our C++, .NET, and Xamarin Forms teams have been hard at work to deliver some great new functionality.
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Twenty Twenty-One: First Look at the New Default WordPress Theme

Twenty Twenty-One is the brand new WordPress default theme coming with WordPress 5.6. As has been the case for its predecessor, the Twenty Twenty-One WordPress theme continues the minimalist theme design, and if you are looking for a great theme to build your own based off of, you are in luck. In this article, we […]
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Wordpress

WordPress 5.6: Top 16 Features & Improvements

WordPress 5.6 is slated for release on December 8, 2020, as the third major WordPress core release of the year. WordPress 5.6 has a focus on improving the WordPress block editor, strengthening security (specifically, expanding auto-updates), lots of improvements that developers will love, and a brand new default theme, Twenty Twenty-One. In this post, we what’s […]
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7 Best Cloud Phone Systems for Remote Teams – Compared (2020)

Are you looking for the best cloud phone system for remote teams? Cloud-based phone systems are a great option when your team members work remotely sometimes or work from home. Choosing the best cloud phone system is a very important decision because it can impact… Read More »
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Wordpress

A smarter smart home from Google and Samsung

So many products come together to power a smart home—light bulbs, thermostats, TVs, speakers...the list goes on and on. To make it easier for you to control all of your connected devices, we’ve been working closely with manufacturers to make sure your ...
Google

Tools to help the travel industry’s recovery

Down the road from our Asia Pacific headquarters, one of the world’s most connected travel hubs—Singapore Changi Airport—is unusually quiet. It’s been this way for months, with global air passenger numbers falling by almost 90 per cent in 2020. This ha...
Google

Enjoy a special visit to the Palace Museum

The Palace Museum is one of the world’s most renowned cultural heritage sites. As the largest and the best-preserved wooden imperial architecture complex in the world, it served as the home of 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing dynasties. The Museum ...
Google

Release Radar · December 2020 Edition

We’re here to bring you the latest and greatest releases for December 2020. These are exciting new releases from some of the coolest projects around. There’s everything from world-changing tech to weekend hobbies. The best
Github

The latest features for Pixel owners are here

One of the best parts of Pixel is regular feature drops that make the phone better and better (and better). With the December update, even more Pixel owners will get to experience our most recent updates, along with a few new surprises. The latest and ...
Google

Stadia arrives in eight new European countries

We created Stadia to make great games more accessible. You don’t need to buy new hardware because Stadia works with the things you already own: laptops, desktops, compatible phones and tablets, and popular game controllers. And Stadia works instantly, ...
Google

How to Submit Your Website to Search Engines (Beginner’s Guide)

Recently, one of our readers asked us how to submit their WordPress site to search engines like Google? Search engines are the largest source of traffic for most websites. That’s why it is important to ensure that they can easily find and rank your website… Read More »
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Wordpress

How to Submit Your Website to Search Engines (Beginner’s Guide)

Recently, one of our readers asked us how to submit their WordPress site to search engines like Google? Search engines are the largest source of traffic for most websites. That’s why it is important to ensure that they can easily find and rank your website… Read More »
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Wordpress

Be ready for 2021 with Google Marketing Platform

This year has taught us that it can be hard to predict what the future has in store. As we approach 2021, it’s a good time to think about how your business can prepare for whatever comes next. Here are five ways Google Marketing Platform can help you r...
Google

When newsrooms collaborate with AI

Two years ago, the Google News Initiative partnered with the London School of Economics and Political Science to launch JournalismAI, a global effort to foster media literacy in newsrooms through research, training and experimentation.  Since then, mor...
Google

A more inclusive global digital economy

Editor’s Note: The following is adapted from remarks delivered by Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, at the Singapore FinTech Festival today on the need and opportunity to build a more inclusive global digital economy.Thank you to the Monetary ...
Google

WordPress 5.6 “Simone”

Meet Simone, our latest and greatest WordPress release. Named for the legendary performer Nina Simone. Fire up a playlist with her best work and read on to discover what WordPress 5.6 has in store for you.
Wordpress

The benefits of AMP

In 2015, the mobile web was not in a good place. An analysis of more than 10,000 mobile web domains showed that the average load time for mobile sites was 19 seconds over 3G connections. As a result, new proprietary mobile web formats arose as companie...
Google

How Google Search ads work

If you’re searching for information on Google where businesses might have relevant services or products to provide, you will likely come across ads. These could be ads from the flower shop down the street, your favorite nonprofit or a large retailer. I...
Google

14 Best WordPress SEO Plugins and Tools That You Should Use

Often we’re asked about what are the best WordPress SEO plugins and tools that we recommend. That’s because search engines are a major source of traffic for most websites on the internet. Optimizing your website for search engines can help you rank higher in search… Read More »
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