by Posted on ” Maryland Governor Will Commute All Remaining Death Sentences To Life Without Parole” Share: CREDIT: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) will commute all remaining death sentences for those in the state’s prison system to life without parole, he announced Wednesday.
With the news that PGP is one of the things that is still tough for the NSA, now is a great time to donate to GnuPG, which I just did.
Remember the collective Internet freakout over the massive iOS 8 download? Well, now that freakout has taken the form of a lawsuit. Specifically, a class action suit filed in the United States District Court in San Francisco Tuesday, which claims Apple misled users about the size of the iOS 8 update.
In order to see the post meta boxes using Distraction-free Writing Mode in WordPress 4.1, you have to move the cursor away from the post editor. During the editing process, you may need to preview a post several times.
In a move that could save travelers a lot of money on Internet access, Marriott will offer free basic Wi-Fi to guests who are enrolled in its rewards program, and who book directly through the company, beginning Jan. 15. But wait – that’s not all.
Jetpack is a WordPress plugin maintained by Automattic and has over 30 different modules. The modules provide a variety of features including, contact forms, stats, and related posts. Among the various reputations that Jetpack has is that it’s bloated and increases the time it takes to load a site.
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Winter has taken control of the Lower 48 to close out 2014. Much of the nation is experiencing colder than normal temperatures and a rare snowstorm is sweeping across the Southwest. In Las Vegas, snow has officially been reported.
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Earlier on today I blogged a description of what we had to do at PythonAnywhere to handle the upcoming EU VAT (~= sales tax) changes for digital services. It’s a long post (though I tried to keep it as light as possible), but the short form is “it was hard, and at least in part unnecessarily so”.
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This past year my mantra for the year was “Create shared memories.” It was the focus element of each month, week, and day. It guided how I planned and how I made decision. And it worked well! I know it’s not Thanksgiving, but who says you have to only be thankful on a specific day each year?
Yet another year is about to coming to an end. We want to thank you guys for supporting WPBeginner for 5+ years of our existence. As we look back at the year of 2014, it was full of success and joy for the WPBeginner team. With your help, we built two schools in Guatemala.
Publix will extend health insurance benefits to the spouses of employees in same-sex marriages beginning Thursday, the company has confirmed. “We are offering this benefit to associates who are married in any state where same-sex marriages are legal, regardless of the associates’ state of residence,” Brian West, spokesman for the grocer, said Tuesday in an emailed statement.
For site owners who want the WP API served over SSL always and forever. All HTTP requests to the JSON REST API will be 301 redirected to their HTTPS equivalent.
Over the holidays, I opted to try to teach myself Ruby & it’s companion Rails. Turns out, there are a great resources scattered about the web that can really help you drill down into rails and learn the nitty gritty details of how it all works.
Wow, where has 2014 gone? It’s been, indeed, a busy year for me. From my first WordCamp speaking engagement, all the way to contributing to more and more plugin projects, it’s been a great year of amazing experiences.
This is part two of a two part series looking back at WordPress news in 2014. There was plenty of action to write about with over 900 posts published in 2014. Browse through the list and if a particular story had an impact on you, let us know in the comments.
Legendary Cartoon Voice Dies Christine Cavanaugh — the original voice of “Babe” the pig and Dexter from “Dexter’s Laboratory” — has died at the age of 51. Cavanaugh passed away on December 22nd … the details surrounding her death are unclear. Christine’s work is legendary …
A Morton Salt plant in downtown Chicago partially collapsed on Tuesday, spilling a massive pile of salt onto cars parked at a nearby Acura dealership. The Chicago Fire Department’s office of news affairs confirmed that no injuries had been reported.
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By on . Our friends at SpiderLabs released a blog post today talking about the latest WP Symposium file upload vulnerability, and the attacks they have been seeing in the wild. This specific vulnerability was disclosed publicly Dec 11th, and attacks against it have started.
This year the WordPress plugin directory crossed 35,000 plugin listings and is rapidly approaching one billion total downloads. WordPress 4.0 added custom icons to the plugin installer in the admin, which helps developers to differentiate their plugins in this massive sea of extensions.
There’s too much stress in the world, hopefully this will cheer you up.
A year ago, my boss announced that our large New York ad agency would be moving to an open office. After nine years as a senior writer, I was forced to trade in my private office for a seat at a long, shared table.
With the technology industry ensnared in a never-ending battle for talent, many industry leaders are looking for creative solutions to this problem. Paul Graham recently penned an essay arguing (once again) for changes to this country’s skilled immigration policies: ” Let the other 95% of Great Programmers In.”
While the childless might be popping champagne and staying out late, 87% of parents are planning to celebrate New Year’s Eve with their kids, according to a Wakefield Research survey conducted by Netflix. Midnight, however, is a bit late for most youngsters. Already, 34% of parents “fool” their kids into thinking it’s midnight at an earlier time.
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To date, the majority of the feedback we’ve received about our acquisition by Automattic has been positive, but we’ve continued to hear from some of our users that they’re concerned about being forced to use Jetpack if they want to continue to receive the protection offered by BruteProtect.
Today we released Pods 2.5 on WordPress.org. This release encompasses a large number of bug fixes and performance updates from the Pods team and Pods community. This release introduces no new features, it is simply less buggy and more performant than Pods 2.5.
It’s not a slowdown – it’s a virtual work stoppage. NYPD traffic tickets and summonses for minor offenses have dropped off by a staggering 94 percent following the execution of two cops – as officers feel betrayed by the mayor and fear for their safety, The Post has learned.
Twelve years later, goaded by some friends, I attended an informal dance class. Surprisingly, I seemed to be picking up the moves faster than the other participants. Later, those same friends told me “you’re a natural.”
WebDevStudios loves to help people, and this holiday season brought on a great new tradition of helping others for the entire team. In late November our awesome project managers Cristina Cannon and Jaimie Olmstead came up with the brilliant idea of a Holiday Charity Competition between the three teams that make up WebDevStudios-The A-Team, The Scream Team, and Team Maintainn.
It’s that time of year again … The time of year when we wind down one year in anticipation of the next by taking a final look back at the best of the best content published here at Copyblogger during the last calendar year. It’s become an annual tradition.
At the end of each year, I like to take a look back at the last 365 days and review how my business has progressed throughout the year. Overall, 2014 was an exceptionally good year for me with many different highlights. Open source software stands at the very heart of my business and encompasses many of the core beliefs…
If you’re a WordPress ecommerce site admin or owner I’m sure you’ve heard and even seen some of the upcoming changes being made to EU VAT. The Exchange Team has been hard at work to make sure the EU Value Added Taxes Add-On for iThemes Exchange is updated with the new features and flexibility needed …
by Carrie Dils I was on vacation in Cancun with some girlfriends. We’re talking the kind of vacation where I’m enjoying cocktails before noon, books on the beach, and just the right amount of conversation with friends.
When I started writing about careers we were at the beginning of a huge revolution. It makes sense, then, that I spent so much time trying to not write about careers. If you start at the beginning of a revolution you look like a crazy person.
Last updated on by Editorial Staff Wondering if your WordPress theme meets the latest standard? Not sure if the developer you hired did a good enough job? In this article, we will show you how to test your WordPress theme against latest standards.
Hackers have already bypassed Apple’s fingerprint scanner using fake fingerprints, and now they have found a way to reproduce your fingerprints by using just a couple of photos of your fingers.
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Over the past few days, China has blocked access to servers required to use Gmail through its Great Firewall. Earlier this month, Spain passed a law that requires Google to pay fees to publishers for every single snippet of a news article the company uses with Google News.
WordPress’ sticky posts feature was introduced six years ago in the 2.7 release. It was added to enable users to stick important posts to the front page so that they won’t disappear in a blog’s steady stream of chronologically ordered content.
In the end, much was said, most of it in the form of flaming posts to various discussion boards, and the tag will probably be remembered as the most hated of all HTML tags. I would like to publicly state that at no time did I actually write code or even seriously advocate for the tag.
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As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the most futuristic breakthroughs and developments of the past year. This year’s crop features a slew of incredible technological, scientific, and social achievements, from mind-to-mind communication to self-guiding sniper bullets. Here are 15 predications that came true in 2014.
Dan Griffiths, who is known on Twitter as Ghost1227 and one of the creators of WP Tally, recently found himself in an emergency situation. Due to personal reasons, details of the situation have been withheld but it required Griffiths to come up with $2,500 within a 24 hour time span.
On Jan. 13, 1999, Hae Min Lee, an 18-year-old high school student from Baltimore, went missing. About a month later, police uncovered her body in a nearby park; an autopsy would later find that she was choked to death. Lee’s ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, 17, became the primary suspect in her homicide after an anonymous caller told the police to investigate him.
Friends and the WordPress community, I’m a military veteran (Marine) and WordPress developer in dire need of your help! My family had a crisis this week when I unexpectedly had to take my son to the Emergency Room. This resulted in my savings being drained and now I’m facing eviction and other financial challenges.