Funny 404 pages are a great way to add a little character to your website. There are so many great examples of funny 404 pages on the web, so we compiled some of our favorites to help get you inspired.
Freemius Insights has announced that its analytics service that was previously only available to WordPress plugins is now available for themes. The company was founded in 2015 by Vova Feldman and his team after discovering how much information is not available to developers who host plugins and themes on the official WordPress directories and marketplaces.
As the great Avril Lavigne once sang, “Why’d you have to go and make health care so complicated?” Well, okay. That’s not exactly what she said, but if she were to release her hit angsty 2002 anthem, ” Complicated,” today about the laughable health care statement Donald Trump made on Monday, those would probably be the lyrics.
After ~3 years of managed hosting at WordPress.com I decided to self host my blog. In this blog post I’ll outline all the steps I took to migrate. Why WordPress.com? Three years ago I decided I want to create a blog, but didn’t have any specific platform in
Amazon is currently experiencing “high error rates with S3 in US-EAST-1,” causing a massive outage for sites, apps, and services across the web. The AWS service health dashboard was also temporarily affected by the outage. Amazon says it is working at repairing S3 and that they believe they have identified the root cause.
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The next version of WP Super Cache will be one with some big changes! There are many small bug fixes and improvements but the one I’m most excited about is moving the legacy cache files into the supercache directory. The legacy cache files were the files created by the old WP-Cache plugin upon which this plugin is based.
Today marks the release of the next version of our flagship WordPress plugin: Yoast SEO 4.4. In Yoast SEO 4.4 you’ll find many small changes and a couple of new features that make it even easier to work with the plugin. In this release post, we’ll give a brief overview of the changes that we’ve …
You had trouble sleeping again last night. Up until the time you got into bed, you were looking at their Twitter feed, their Facebook page, and their website. It’s your competitor. You’re completely preoccupied with everything they do … and for a seemingly good reason.
“Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.” That quote has been on my mind the past few days and never has it been so relatable.
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Slavco Mihajloski, security researcher at Sucuri, has discovered a critical SQL injection vulnerability in NextGEN Gallery, a popular WordPress plugin that’s active on more than a million sites. Mihajloski gives the vulnerability a 9 out of 10 on Sucuri’s DREAD scale. Dread stands for Damage, Reproducibility, Exploitability, Affected Users, and Discoverability.
Many have tried over the years to bring us web annotations. The lack of standards has been one of the key things holding these efforts back- a need we highlighted in the first of our 12 original principles back in 2013 and have been working towards ever since.
We are excited to announce that the Mozilla Corporation has completed the acquisition of Read It Later, Inc. the developers of Pocket. Mozilla is growing, experimenting more, and doubling down on our mission to keep the internet healthy, as a global public resource that’s open and accessible to all.
Linux creator Linus Torvalds joined Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, on stage at the Open Source Leadership Summit for a candid conversation on maintaining open source projects. After 25 years of maintaining the Linux kernal, Torvalds has developed a network of trust that enables the project to iterate quickly with its 2.5 month release cycle.
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Security Risk: Critical Exploitation Level: Easy/Remote DREAD Score: 9 Vulnerability: SQL Injection Patched Version: 2.1.79 As part of a vulnerability research project for our Sucuri Firewall (WAF), we have been auditing multiple open source projects looking for security issues. While working on the WordPress plugin NextGEN Gallery, we discovered a severe SQL Injection vulnerability.
An elderly man storms into his doctor’s office, steaming mad. “Doc, my new 22-year-old wife is expecting a baby. You performed my vasectomy 30 years ago, and I’m very upset right now.” “Let me respond to that by telling you a story,” the doctor calmly replies.
Last updated on by Editorial Staff Do you want to display category descriptions on your WordPress site? Categories allow you to easily sort content on your website. They also help users easily find content and are good for SEO. In this article, we will show you how to easily display category descriptions in WordPress.
6 Likes, 1 Comments – John Hawkins (@vegasgeek) on Instagram: “14 months ago, I injured my back. Yesterday I completed the #crossfitopen workout #17point1…”
Twitterrific is the friendly, award-winning Twitter client that’s beautiful to look at, easy to use and full of elegant features.
When it comes to the shows and characters I love I always have my guard up. I keep my expectations set to low at all times and I’m perpetually ready for a show to get cancelled or a stray bullet to take out a character.
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Neil Fingleton, the man who brought the Game of Thrones giant Mag the Mighty to life, has passed away from apparent heart failure. He was 36 years old. Fingleton, who stood 7-feet and 7-inches tall, received the Guinness World Record in 2016 for being named Britain’s Tallest Man.
Technology has its own purposes.
In 2016, Acunetix, a UK-based security firm, found that 33% of websites and web apps are vulnerable to XSS. This number is down 5% from the company’s findings for the previous year, but it’s still one of the most common vulnerabilities.
Each PressNomics we have crafted (had crafted) an opening video to open the event. In anticipation of PN5 lets take a look back. PN1 – In this video, we wanted to highlight the awesome fact, that for an unproven idea, folks came from all over.
Spring is well ahead of schedule across much of the southern United States, in some cases by at least two to three weeks. An early spring may sound nice, but it comes with serious consequences-both to human health and the environment.
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Kevin Wang and his team at FOSSA have carved out a niche for themselves in the open source product space with the launch of their license compliance and dependency analysis tool. The company announced a $2.2 million seed round this week after completing a year-long private beta period with Fortune 500 companies.
Discourse is free, open-source discussion software created by Jeff Atwood in 2013. In addition to celebrating its fourth birthday, the team announced the Discourse Encouragement Fund. The fund allows the development team to pay contributors for critical work. In the course of a year, Discourse has paid 16 different developers a total of $17,000 to work on tasks.
Web Applications Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for power users of web applications. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here’s how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the top I got a message on my mobile today: “There’s been a change to your Google account” along with a prompt to re-enter my password.
Cloudflare, a content distribution network used by many popular sites, published detailed information about a security vulnerability that leaked user information, some of which was private, including passwords, private messages, etc. The vulnerability was discovered by security researcher Tavis Ormandy, a member of Google’s Project Zero team.
Do you want to be become an expert WordPress developer? Do you want to work in a experienced team, who have developed with WordPress for over a decade? If the answer is yes – great! Highrise Digital are looking for a WordPress developer to join their team and to push the boundaries of WordPress to solve complex client needs.
As we’ve noted here in the past, supersized coffee chain Starbucks has decided to take a very public stance in the world of American politics over the past couple of years. Given the youthful, next-generation persona which they try to project in all of their marketing it will come as no surprise that this has taken the form of a decidedly liberal initiative.
Democratize Publishing. We say that a lot in WordPress. We boldly state that the goal of WordPress is to democratize publishing through Open Source, GPL software. I’d like to turn that on it’s ear for a moment. The purpose of the REST API is to democratize reading.
A logo is an essential part of any brand’s identity-it’s often the first thing a potential customer will see, and it’s critical to use a logo that stands out from the competition. As with all business spending, you want to weigh the cost of logo design against the quality and value you will gain.
The Grammys may have been 2 weeks ago, but these animals are already putting their game faces on for next year. Hold on to your seat, Adele.
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Online harassment is a hot topic right now, as Twitter’s perennial battle with trolls heats up, forcing the company to develop new features to combat abuse. Technology companies are scrambling to create solutions that will make their communities safer for users and now Google is taking on the challenge of online harassment as part of its Jigsaw technology incubator.
REWARD offered for hash collisions for SHA1, SHA256, RIPEMD160 and other
(It took every ounce of strength not to call this issue “cloudbleed”) Corpus distillation is a procedure we use to optimize the fuzzing we do by analyzing publicly available datasets. We’ve spoken a bit about this publicly in the past, for example: https://security.googleblog.com/2011/08/fuzzing-at-scale.html http://taviso.decsystem.org/making_software_dumber.pdf#page=11 On February 17th 2017, I was working on a corpus distillation project, when I encountered some data that didn’t match what I had been expecting.
Last Friday, Tavis Ormandy from Google’s Project Zero contacted Cloudflare to report a security problem with our edge servers. He was seeing corrupted web pages being returned by some HTTP requests run through Cloudflare. It turned out that in some unusual circumstances, which I’ll detail below, our edge
White supremacist roving haircut Richard Spencer dropped by the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday morning to yell about race and tweet sulkily about the event. He was on the grounds for about two hours before he was asked to leave by the American Conservative Union.
FEBRUARY 23, 2017 – Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Co-Founder of the gun violence prevention organization Americans for Responsible Solutions, today called on leaders in Congress embrace open debate, listen to their constituents and hold town halls. Earlier today, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX-01) invoked the 2011 shooting of Congresswoman Giffords at a constituent event as …
In this tutorial, I’m going to walk you through how you can add a new menu in WordPress Admin Area, where your users will be able to import any demo content – including widgets, their positions and navigation as well – by a single click.
WordPress contributor teams are getting ready for the next Community Summit, which will be held in Paris leading up to WordCamp Europe on June 13-14. This is the first time the event will be held o…
These are customs agents forcibly checking the ID of every passenger deplaning from Delta flight 1583 tonight at JFK. A domestic flight. pic.twitter.com/fHMgyzCjo5 – Britton Taylor (@brittontaylor) February 23, 2017 Customs and Border Protection agents met a domestic flight at John F.
WebDevStudios is thrilled to announce the launch of the new and improved TheSportsGeek.com! Working with Kevin McClelland, editor of The Sports Geek, was exciting. The challenge that he presented included the requests for a fresh redesign, a logo refresh, and a full-site-rebuild on WordPress. The original website was somewhat outdated, …
Version 3.3 of the Akismet plugin for WordPress is available. In addition to a handful of bug fixes, version 3.3 refreshes the Akismet settings page design and adds an improved first-run experience. Now, when you activate Akismet for the first time, it will offer to check your current Pending queue for spam, and for especially…