WPSeek Mobile: A WordPress Function Reference on the Go

WPSeek is a search engine for WordPress functions, filters, actions, and constants. The site, created by Oliver Schlöbe, has been serving developers and theme authors for more than five years. A couple months ago, Schlöbe released a free WPSeek Android app, making the function reference and search engine easy to browse on Android devices.

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Why Comments Matter

Recently on Twitter, I got in an argument with a couple of well-established anti-comment types. Their argument was that comments on blog posts and the like didn’t matter – they support disabling/disallowing comments on an individual site or article. My argument is that comments are just as valuable as the original article, post, thought, rant that inspired them.

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: July 2014 – Smashing Magazine

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one- desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

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United States planning legislation to offer Europeans the same privacy rights as US citizens

The United States government intends to offer European citizens the same privacy rights extended to US citizens. Exactly how it will do that is yet to be determined, but US attorney general Eric Holder this week told European leaders of the Obama administration’s intention to create legislation offering EU citizens “the same right to seek judicial redress for intentional or willful disclosures of protected information and for refusal to grant access or to rectify any errors in that information.”

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Daring Fireball: Facebook Manipulated Users’ Feeds for a Psychology Experiment

Scientists at Facebook have published a paper showing that they manipulated the content seen by more than 600,000 users in an attempt to determine whether this would affect their emotional state. The paper, “Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks,” was published in The Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences.

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Selling Out

I heard a story one time (a quite old story) about a man and a woman playing a little game of something like truth-or-dare at a dinner party. The man, allegedly and, in all likelihood, inappropriately identified as Winston Churchill, poses the following hypothetical to the woman, “Madam, would you sleep with me for 5 million pounds?”

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Aaron Jorbin

At WordCamp Lancaster 2014, I set out to challenge myself with a crazy idea. Overall, I think it went pretty well. At least the tweets seemed to be positive @aaronjorbin Well you certainly have oration down. Well done! – Casey Driscoll (@caseydriscoll) March 1, 2014 Mini-talks from @aaronjorbin are really useful and informative.

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The Supreme Court’s baffling tech illiteracy is becoming a big problem

This week was a huge one for technology at the Supreme Court. The Court issued three opinions – Riley v. California, United States v. Wurie, and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo – that taken together served as an endorsement of cell phone privacy and a condemnation of the online retransmission of TV shows to paid subscribers.

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Canada’s Supreme Court Penalizes Walmart for Closing Store After Workers Unionized

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Canada’s Supreme Court ruled Friday that Wal-Mart must compensate former workers at a Quebec store that was closed after they voted to become the first Wal-Mart store in North America to unionize. The high court ruled in 2009 that Wal-Mart was entitled to close the store in Jonquiere in 2005, seven months after workers voted to unionize.

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Each year WordCamp Montreal strives to offer a wide variety of talks and discussions about and around WordPress. Our speakers are passionate, expert volunteers who want to teach you about WordPress and publishing on the web. View talk descriptions ” View speaker bios ” Tetative Hourly Schedule This schedule is tentative and subject to revision.

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Chaque année, WordCamp Montréal s’efforce d’offrir un large éventail de conférences et de discussions sur WordPress. Nous recherchons des personnes qui sont passionnées par WordPress pour divertir nos visiteurs et leur apprendre de nouvelles choses. Voir la liste de conférenciers confirmés.

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Top designers react to Google’s new ‘Material’ design language

Two days ago, Google revealed its next generation “Material” design language – a departure from past guidelines and a clear reaction to design trends made popular by Apple and Microsoft. To fully digest the impact Material will have on the future of digital design, VentureBeat asked several designers to share their first impressions.

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WPWeekly Episode 153 – The Joomla Beat With Peter Bui

Marcus Couch and I were joined by Peter Bui of PB WebDev. Bui who lives in Sydney Australia produces the JoomlaBeat podcast. JoomlaBeat is a weekly podcast produced as a resource for the Joomla community. This episode is a civilized and informational conversation that discusses the similarities and distinct differences between the WordPress and Joomla projects.

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The Trapper Keeper is back, but it carries tablets instead of homework

Ask anyone who progressed through middle and high school during the ’80s and ’90s how they kept heaps of schoolwork organized, and “Trapper Keeper’ is the answer you’ll hear. But Trapper Keepers were about way more than keeping stuff together; the colorful three-ring binders were an essential school supply.

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