Twitter Moments Now Open to All Users, WordPress 4.5+ Supports Embedding

Twitter rolled out its Moments feature to the common folk yesterday. Moments, a collection of tweets that tell a story, were originally made available to a select group of high profile accounts. In August, Twitter expanded access to Moments and announced that Moments would soon be open to all users.

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An even better way to handle free downloads – Easy Digital Downloads

Our Free Downloads extension just hit its second major milestone and, since it was first released, it has grown to become one of our most popular official extensions. In the last year and a half we have been working to bring you new features and more flexibility with the goal of making Free Downloads the perfect platform for managing free products through Easy Digital Downloads.

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Results of the Measure Jetpack Project Likely to Be Published After WordCamp Stockholm in November

Nearly a year ago, we published information about a new project by Arūnas Liuiza, a WordPress plugin developer, called Measure Jetpack that would benchmark Jetpack’s performance on websites. Outside of a post published in January, there’s been little information on its progress.

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WordPress Page builder plugins: a critical review – Pippins Plugins

Page builders are everywhere and new ones are popping up every month. I have always had a strong dislike for page builder plugins as they frequently cause compatibility problems with other plugins. To ensure I wasn’t unjustly biased, I decided to review as many page builders as I could manage to determine if they are really all that bad.

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Google’s Mobile Friendly Rules for Popups – Explained in Plain English!

Last month, Google announced the changes that are coming to mobile search results in 2017. One of the things mentioned was sites that use “intrusive” interstitials on mobile devices will lose their “mobile friendly” tag. Since mobile friendly tags are one of the many ranking factors that Google uses, this announcement caused panic in marketing circles.

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New Debate Strategy for Donald Trump: Practice, Practice, Practice

Mr. Trump, for his part, sought to blame everything but himself. During an appearance on Fox News on Tuesday, he charged that the moderator, Lester Holt of NBC News, had become overly aggressive with him – although he inaccurately said that Mr. Holt had questioned him over a 1973 federal discrimination lawsuit against Mr. Trump’s company.

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AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases

DENVER (AP) – Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found. Criminal-history and driver databases give officers critical information about people they encounter on the job.

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Endorsement: Hillary Clinton is the only choice to move America ahead

The Arizona Republic editorial board endorses Hillary Clinton for president. Since The Arizona Republic began publication in 1890, we have never endorsed a Democrat over a Republican for president. Never. This reflects a deep philosophical appreciation for conservative ideals and Republican principles. This year is different.

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Elon Musk unveils plan to colonise Mars (2016.9.27)

Elon Musk unveils SpaceX’s future Mars vehicle and discusses the long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars. The presentation focuses on potential architectures for sustaining humans on the Red Planet that industry, government and the scientific community can collaborate on in the years ahead.

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Melting Ice Caps Expose Hundreds Of Secret Arctic Lairs

ZACKENBERG RESEARCH STATION, GREENLAND-According to oceanographers, the Arctic Circle has been devastated by the effects of global warming in recent years, threatening hundreds of men and women who use the frozen tundra as a place to conduct bizarre experiments in human-animal grafting or carry out massive government cover-ups.

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When emailing zips please make sure your email… – Make WordPress Plugins

When emailing zips, please make sure your email client and email service provider allow this. Increasingly, we have seen people testifying that they emailed us a file with a zip, but we never receive it. In doing some research, we’ve found that mail providers are now silent-killing large emails!

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Managed WordPress Hosting is 7 years old. | Pagely® WordPress Hosting

7 years ago this month, Pagely® launched as a service that aimed to smooth and eliminate some of the technical hurdles of launching and hosting a WordPress powered site. It was a brand new category at the time, and now Managed WordPress Hosting is an ubiquitous channel within the broader Hosting industry.

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FACT CHECK: First Presidential Debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go head-to-head Monday night in the first presidential debate. NPR’s politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors.

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No, Donald Trump’s Camp Isn’t Deleting His Stupid Climate Change Tweets

The following tweet went viral tonight; it’s a lie. During the debate, Donald Trump denied claiming that global warming is a Chinese hoax-“I do not say that,” Trump insisted. The internet quickly found precisely that claim. But despite several prominent people running with it, Trump’s camp did not delete his 2012 tweet claiming that China invented global warming to put the U.S.

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Reality Check Quick Takes: Trump rooted for the housing crisis?

From misrepresentations to half-truths and flat out lies, Trump has talked around and away from the truth more brazenly than any major party presidential nominee in modern political history. Clinton has made misleading and even false statements about her use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state.

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