Month: January 2020

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WordPress Plugin Roundup – January 2020

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 January

12 (WordPress) Web Design Trends 2020 You Should Not Miss Out On

In the following, we will try to make some predictions about the web design trends coming to WordPress and the Internet at large in 2020. Want to know what to get ready for? Then just

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SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft

SpaceX completed a crucial test of a key safety system of its Crew Dragon spacecraft today. The test involved launching its Crew Dragon using a Falcon 9, though without any actual crew on board. The

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5 reasons why your site isn’t showing up on Google

You’ve done all the hard work — got a hosting package, installed WordPress, picked a nice theme and wrote some content. You hit publish on your first post. Time to rake in that traffic, right?

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Startups Weekly: In a crowded field of unicorns, ClassPass becomes another unicorn

I hope you’ve all had a good week. Normally I’m behind the scenes (where I’m most comfortable), but I’ll be managing the Startups Weekly newsletter until I assign it to someone else. More on that

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Developing WordPress Plugins

As a WordPress developer, mistakes are part of the process. Successful plugin development, especially when you’re new to it, involves a bit of trial and error. Even seasoned developers are bound to mess up occasionally.

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Facebook data misuse and voter manipulation back in the frame with latest Cambridge Analytica leaks

More details are emerging about the scale and scope of disgraced data company Cambridge Analytica’s activities in elections around the world — via a cache of internal documents that’s being released by former employee and

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Another Year Under the Sun ?

Each new year, the world gets a little bit older…and so do we. This end to an era nudges us to take a step back and reflect on “how we’re doing” – to consider what

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Reading Isaac Asimov at 100

In his recently published book “Astounding,” the author Alec Nevala-Lee brings American science fiction’s Golden Age back into focus by following four key figures: John W. Campbell, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard — and

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A Guide to WordPress PHP

Looking to understand WordPress PHP? In this post, we’ll unpack what PHP is and how it works with WordPress. Understanding PHP and how it integrates with WordPress will help with site maintenance, troubleshooting errors and

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