How to Use wp.template, WordPress’ Underscore.js Template Method –

Like many developer agencies, we have a few different audiences, including clients (current and prospective) and other developers. Our aim is to serve all of our audiences, who fall on a broad spectrum of technical knowledge. Even if you’re not a professional developer, we know that many of you still educate yourselves on the technology used on your site-and we want to help!

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GoDaddy+= Sucuri: Building a Security Platform For Every Website Owner

Authored by Daniel & Tony We are happy to announce that as of today Sucuri will be joining the GoDaddy family. This acquisition will bring the best of both worlds. It will allow us to expand our product-line to all GoDaddy customers, while also remaining true to our foundation supporting all our current and future…

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Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware – Motherboard

To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America’s heartland have started hacking their equipment with firmware that’s cracked in Eastern Europe and traded on invite-only, paid online forums. Tractor hacking is growing increasingly popular because John Deere and other manufacturers have made it impossible to perform “unauthorized” repair on farm equipment, which farmers see as an attack on their sovereignty and quite possibly an existential threat to their livelihood if their tractor breaks at an inopportune time.

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Help Jesse Petersen and His Family by Donating to His Medical Leave Fund

Jesse Petersen, a longtime member of the WordPress community and founder of Genesis, needs our help. Petersen is battling Cystic Fibrosis and earlier this year after visiting a clinic, discovered that his lung function was at 22%. Due to decrease lung function, Petersen missed five weeks of work, required home IVs, and visited many doctors.

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Adding Images to WordPress Sidebars Is About to Get a Lot Easier

Adding images to sidebars in WordPress is a cumbersome task that requires users to upload an image to the Media Library, find the URL, copy it, and paste it into a Text widget along with additional HTML. Nearly two years ago, Mel Choyce opened a ticket on WordPress Trac proposing that a media widget be added to core.

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WordPress Theme Review Team Making Progress on Clearing Out 1,000+ Review Backlog

The WordPress Theme Review team (TRT) has turned a corner and is approaching a major milestone of getting the review queue under 100 themes. As of today, 189 themes are lined up in what was previously a 1,000+ backlog. Key reviewers are confident that number will be closer to zero in the near future.

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WordCamp London 2017 Highlights | WordPress Hosting by @WPEngine

WordCamp London 2017 occurred this past weekend at London Metropolitan University and was another incredible experience. With more than 500 people on hand to make the event a success for the second year, read on for some highlights from #wcldn. Location and Event Overview It’s notable that many attendees are from the UK and travel to …

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In an Unprecedented No-Show, the U.S. Pulls Out of Planned Human Rights Hearing

The United States has pulled its participation from hearings planned for today by a regional human rights body that has enjoyed the support of every U.S. administration since its founding.The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is meeting in Washington, D.C., for a regular session covering human rights issues spanning North and South America.

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Improved Stats and Distraction-Free Editing

It’s often the little things that count – especially when it comes to your stats and writing. Based on valuable feedback from the community, we have just launched a few improvements that we think you’ll really love. Today First: Now when you visit a site’s stats, you’ll see the Days view first, with data displayed for the last 30 days.

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YouTube Restricts LGBT Videos – Including Carmilla – LezWatch TV

On Friday March 17th, YouTube rolled out a new thing called “Restricted Mode” – an optional feature to filter content. Google explained they used “community flagging, age-restrictions, and other signals to identify and filter out potentially inappropriate content.” The comments on YouTube (and the internet in general) can be a pretty negative experience.

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Take the WordPress Editor Experience Survey

WordPress core contributors have published a survey to collect feedback on how people are using the editor. The results of the short 15-question survey will assist the team in redesigning the editing experience in the WordPress admin. Participants are asked to identify how they use WordPress and if they use certain features like formatting buttons and distraction-free writing.

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