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Shoptalk is a podcast about front end web design, development and UX. Each week Dave & Chris will be joined by a special guest who is there to talk shop and help answer listener submitted questions. Audio editing by Aaron Dowd.

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Slack Confirms $120M Fundraise Led By Google Ventures And KPCB At $1.12B Valuation

Slack, the enterprise collaboration platform co-founded by Stewart Butterfield, today confirmed that it has closed a $120 million round of funding, co-led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Google Ventures with the participation of past investors including A16Z, Accel Partners and The Social+Capital Partnership. We first reported on this fundraise last week.

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A skeleton delivered the Halloween weather report in Kentucky

The forecast today is very spooky. As a Halloween treat, Jude “Bones” Redfield of WDRB in Louisville, Kentucky, reported the weather as a skeleton with a little help from a green screen. It makes sense: Who better to trust than a skeleton to let you know about trick-or-treating weather?

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MailChimp Subscribe Form Plugin – via @CrowdFavorite

Decided to update my email subscription feature and in the process set out to find a more effective solution. I had been rocking the Jetpack plugin and using their subscription module, but it left a lot to be desired. Mainly the lack of control, or appeared lack of control over my own data (my emails).

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How to Allow User Registration on Your WordPress Site

Last updated on by Editorial Staff Do you want to allow users to register on your site? Whether it is for having them write a blog post or simply comment on the site, WordPress allows you to enable user registration.

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Facebook wants you to vote on Tuesday. Here’s how it messed with your feed in 2012.

On Election Day, political campaigns, candidates, consultants, and pollsters pay close attention to who votes and why-and so does Facebook. For the past six years, on every national Election Day, the social-networking behemoth has pushed out a tool-a high-profile button that proclaims “I’m Voting” or “I’m a Voter”-designed to encourage Facebook users to vote.

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The Next Big Thing for Sync is Coming: Client Dashboard Sneak Peek – iThemes

We’ve been hard at work on a huge new feature for Sync Pro and we’re excited to share a sneak peek. Introducing Client Dashboard, a new way to control what clients see when they log in to their WordPress dashboard. Ever wish you could have more control over what your clients see when they log in to their WordPress dashboard?

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