WordPress News Roundup – July 2020

The WordPress News Roundup is back! Here’s a recap of the latest developments in the WordPress ecosystem, from WordPress core updates and Gutenberg news to more plugin news. In this webinar, Nathan walks through each of these news items in more depth. Register for the next WordPress News Roundup webinar here. News from WordPress Core […]
The post WordPress News Roundup – July 2020 appeared first on iThemes.
Wordpress

How to Add Text to Speech in WordPress

Do you want to add text to speech feature in WordPress? Text to speech feature allows you to add an audio version of your articles using artificial intelligence. This is particularly useful for long reads and helping users who prefer audio content while exercising or… Read More »
The post How to Add Text to Speech in WordPress appeared first on WPBeginner.
Wordpress

WordPress 5.5 Beta 4

WordPress 5.5 Beta 4 is now available! This software is still in development,so it’s not recommended to run this version on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can test WordPress 5.5 Beta 4 in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding […]
Wordpress

Highlights from Git 2.28

The open source Git project just released Git 2.28 with features and bug fixes from over 58 contributors, 13 of them new. We last caught up with you on the latest in Git back when
Github

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight: Site Scan

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are shining the spotlight on the iThemes Security Pro Site Scan, a great feature to secure and protect your […]
The post iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight: Site Scan appeared first on iThemes.
Wordpress

Database Profiling with Visual Studio

Have you ever been tasked with diagnosing a slow performing web application and suspected the database was to blame? Looking into your database tier requires specific tools, now you can quickly and easily investigate using the database profiling tool in Visual Studio’s Performance Explorer!
The post Database Profiling with Visual Studio appeared first on Visual Studio Blog.
Visual Studio

The Indie Game Festival announces its nine winners

The talent of independent and small game developers shines this year at Google Play’s Indie Games Festival,a celebration of the creativity of game developers. We received hundreds of submissions for the three competitions in Europe, Japan and South Kor...
Google

The Matchup will change the way you get sports news

Almost two years ago, our friends at Google challenged the Local Media Consortium (LMC) to come up with a “moonshot”—a project that would be big and game-changing and maybe even a little outside our comfort zone. Gathered in a conference room in New Yo...
Google

How to Sell Group Memberships in WordPress for Corporate Teams

Do you want to sell group memberships for corporate teams? Normally, membership websites allow you to sell single user subscriptions. But what if you wanted to sell group memberships for businesses, so that they can add their team members? In this article, we will show… Read More »
The post How to Sell Group Memberships in WordPress for Corporate Teams appeared first on WPBeginner.
Wordpress

Our commitment to a more accessible world

Thirty years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed to guarantee people would be protected against discrimination on the basis of disability in all areas of life—such as jobs, education and transportation. Since that milestone moment, ther...
Google

Our commitment to a more accessible world

Thirty years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed to guarantee people would be protected against discrimination on the basis of disability in all areas of life—such as jobs, education and transportation. Since that milestone moment, ther...
Google

How to grow a “living” building

Andreas GyrAndreas Gyr remembers his first car fondly: a 1982 Ford Escort, which had the gas parts ripped out and replaced with 17 golf cart batteries and an electric motor. “It had about a 15-mile range and it topped out at like 58 miles per hour,” An...
Google

Elise Roy wants products to be accessible for all

Elise Roy has been a design thinker since she was young. When she started to lose her hearing at the age of 10, she got creative about how she could adapt her environment and tools to work for her. As an adult, she channeled that creativity to pave the...
Google

How to Start a Blog You Can Grow Into a Business




One of the biggest challenges new businesses face is building an audience for their products. This step-by-step guide will take a thorough look at what you need to know to start a blog and grow it into a source of traffic and income. And while our g...
Shopify

What is SSL and Why Is It Critical in 2020?

Secure Sockets Layer, also known as SSL, is a security technology that provides encryption between a client and a webserver. To understand this a bit more simply, a “client” is a web browser like Chrome or Safari, and a “webserver” is your website or online store. An easy way to tell if the website you […]
The post What is SSL and Why Is It Critical in 2020? appeared first on iThemes.
Wordpress

What is SSL and Why Is It Critical in 2020?

Secure Sockets Layer, also known as SSL, is a security technology that provides encryption between a client and a webserver. To understand this a bit more simply, a “client” is a web browser like Chrome or Safari, and a “webserver” is your website or online store. An easy way to tell if the website you […]
The post What is SSL and Why Is It Critical in 2020? appeared first on iThemes.
Wordpress

6 Best Authorize.Net WordPress Plugins (Compared)

Are you looking for the best Authorize.net plugin for WordPress? Authorize.net is a popular payment gateway that allows you to easily accept credit card payments on your website. In this article, we’ll compare the best Authorize.Net WordPress plugins that you can use to accept online… Read More »
The post 6 Best Authorize.Net WordPress Plugins (Compared) appeared first on WPBeginner.
Wordpress

GitHub Action Hero: Samson Amaugo

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
Github

Closing data gaps with Lacuna Fund

Machine learning has shown enormous promise for social good, whether in helping respond to global health pandemics or reach citizens before natural disasters hit. But even as machine learning technology becomes increasingly accessible, social innovator...
Google

BackupBuddy University: 10 Tips For WordPress Backup Schedules

BackupBuddy’s WordPress backup schedules are a powerful way to let BackupBuddy handle your website backups for you. Once backup schedules are set up, you won’t have to do anything else—BackupBuddy will just run your backups automatically on the schedule you need. Combined with BackupBuddy’s 5 types of WordPress backups and remote destinations options, backup schedules […]
The post BackupBuddy University: 10 Tips For WordPress Backup Schedules appeared first on iThemes.
Wordpress

Buy on Google is now open and commission-free

Over the past few months, we’ve made significant changes to help businesses reach more consumers and help people find the best products, prices and places to buy online. We made it free for retailers to list productson Google Shopping in the U.S., and ...
Google

How to Organize WordPress Files in Media Library Folders

Do you want to organize WordPress files in the media library folders? By default, WordPress automatically creates folders in the media library based on year and months. However, some users may want to create their own custom folders for different media files. In this article,… Read More »
The post How to Organize WordPress Files in Media Library Folders appeared first on WPBeginner.
Wordpress

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: July 2020, Part 2

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of July, 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 […]
The post WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: July 2020, Part 2 appeared first on iThemes.
Wordpress

How to Create a Custom Airtable Form in WordPress

Do you want to make a custom Airtable form for your WordPress site? Airtable is a data management tool that lets you create your own custom data-driven apps. Basically, you can collect data using a form on your website and use it to make spreadsheets,… Read More »
The post How to Create a Custom Airtable Form in WordPress appeared first on WPBeginner.
Wordpress

WordPress 5.5 Beta 3

WordPress 5.5 Beta 3 is now available! This software is still in development,so it’s not recommended to run this version on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can test WordPress 5.5 Beta 3 in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding […]
Wordpress

WordPress Plugin Roundup – July 2020

The WordPress Plugin Roundup is back! Each month, we recap the best WordPress plugins that were added or updated within the last 30 days on the WordPress Plugin Directory. Here’s a list of our favorite new or recently-updated plugins for July 2020. 1. Filester – File Manager Pro Filester has all pro features of other […]
The post WordPress Plugin Roundup – July 2020 appeared first on iThemes.
Wordpress

Netflix arrives on Nest Hub and Hub Max

The kitchen is a popular place for smart displays in many homes, and for good reason. Whether you’re listening to music, getting the news or catching up on a popular TV show, your Nest Hub or Next Hub Max keep you entertained while you’re prepping dinn...
Google

How to Display Breadcrumb Navigation Links in WordPress

Do you want to display breadcrumb navigation links on your WordPress site? Breadcrumb navigation is a secondary navigation system that tells users where they are on a website relative to the homepage. In this article, we’ll show you how to display breadcrumb navigation links in… Read More »
The post How to Display Breadcrumb Navigation Links in WordPress appeared first on WPBeginner.
Wordpress

A look at art in isolation captured on Pixel

Every industry has been affected by COVID-19, and the art world is no exception. Content creation requires a new level of imagination as many artists figure out how to approach their work within the confines of shelter in place.Google Pixel’s Creator L...
Google

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight #4: Your WordPress Security Dashboard

Welcome to the fourth edition of the iThemes Security feature spotlight. In these posts, we pick a feature in the iThemes Security Pro plugin and share a bit about why we developed it, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature to strengthen your WordPress website’s security. Today we are going to […]
The post iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight #4: Your WordPress Security Dashboard appeared first on iThemes.
Wordpress

Hardening your GitHub Enterprise Server

GitHub stores your source code, releases, and a vast amount of invaluable information in issues and pull requests. While GitHub Enterprise Server (GHES), our self hosted solution, provides great security by default, administrators can take additional steps to further harden their appliance. This post will guide you through the most important settings.
Github