Parenting approaches differ, but mostly, everything we consider “good parenting” fulfills two basic needs: It makes children feel safe, and it makes them feel loved. Parents and non-parents alike tend to scorn any parenting approach that doesn’t meet these goals.
Somewhere along the journey of our teams transitioning to agile practices we picked up user stories. We got incredibly excited - no longer do we have to write long functional requirements documents, but instead, using short sentence format, we could express what our customers intended to do… requirements without the long documents…
2 Likes, 2 Comments – Sarah Gooding (@pollyplummer) on Instagram: “Elliot is going to be a big sister in December!”
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Open Sourcing Mental Illness (OSMI), a non-profit organization that raises mental health awareness in the tech community, has surpassed its $50K fundraising goal for 2017. Ed Finkler, who founded OSMI in 2013, left his position as CTO of Graph Story to work full-time on speaking, educating, and providing resources to support mental wellness in the tech and open source communities.
Minnesota is grappling with 73 cases of measles right now – more cases than the entire country had last year. The outbreak is thanks to people who don’t vaccinate their children, according to the…
Your website launch isn’t the end of the journey, it’s just the start. Here are the 14 things you can’t forget to do after launching a new WordPress site. Most of us get super excited when it looks like we’re close to launching a new WordPress site.
Based in Melbourne, Australia for over 17 years, 24Digital knows what it takes to succeed in the ever-evolving digital marketing space which is no longer a world resting on desktop alone. The goal is to be an extension to every client’s marketing department, a true partnership to launch or rebuild effective websites – from WordPress to Magento ecommerce sites, and everything in between.
Snow-covered icebergs dominate the scene near the shore of the Antarctic Peninsula, the northernmost part of the icy south polar region. Between the sun, the water and icy peaks, the beauty can be quite literally blinding. “Everything is reflective and everything’s white,” recalls filmmaker Alex Cornell, who vacationed there last month with his family.
“Above the fold” is a term originating from newspaper and tabloid design. It refers to the upper half of the paper that shows the most important news and photos of the newspaper. In web design “above the fold” means the part that you can see without scrolling down the page.
Life is busy and filled with too many options. Staying connected, with all this noise, can sometimes be challenging. And in a world of choice, having a familiar place to share with the people who are closest to you, can go a long way.
Here’s a question I got the other day? Would you suggest icon fonts or inline SVGs for a complex single page application? And are there specific accessibility concerns for either? Accessibility is especially important for us because schools use our products. I ask because we are currently in the process of unifying and setting up an icon system.
With May drawing to a close, we’re several weeks out from seeing many of you at VIP Workshop, and WordCamp Europe is just days away. See below for the past month’s highlights from across the enterprise WordPress ecosystem and the media and marketing landscape. We’ve added a signup form below the post to get these…
Hi, I’m Ryan McCue, the guy in this post. I figured I should probably give time to respond, seeing as it’s about me. 🙂 To preface, I’d like to mention that I don’t think who am I or what I do…
public-apis – A collective list of public JSON APIs for use in web development.
Human Made has released its first public beta of Chassis Desktop, an application for local WordPress development. Chassis is a Vagrant-based virtual server and a community project that Human Made has commercially supported since 2012. The new desktop app is in early beta at version 0.2.0 with version 1.0.0 coming soon.
The second release candidate for WordPress 4.8 is now available. To test WordPress 4.8, you can use the WordPress Beta Tester plugin or you can download the release candidate here (zip). We’ve made a handful of changes since releasing RC 1 last week.
President Donald Trump was set to unveil his decision on the Paris climate accord Thursday in dramatic fashion, teasing an afternoon Rose Garden statement while revealing little about his final thinking.
The Weather Channel and weather.com provide a national and local weather forecast for cities, as well as weather radar, report and hurricane coverage.
Inpsyde, a WordPress agency and WordPress.com VIP partner based in Germany, has open sourced Wonolog, a package that integrates Monolog for sophisticated WordPress data logging. Monolog is the most widely used PHP logging library with more than 57 million downloads to date.
Designers, programmers, tech entrepreneurs, and investors love talking about how hard their work is. Let’s get real. Hard work is picking lettuce 8 hours a day in 90 degree heat. Hard work is being a single mother or father who has to work two minimum wage jobs back to back with nary a recuperative break all day.
One of the world’s biggest icebergs ever is poised to break off from an Antarctic ice shelf, as a huge crack in the ice continues to grow. “In the largest jump since January, the rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown an additional 11 miles between May 25 and May 31, 2017,” said Adrian Luckman of Project MIDAS, a British Antarctic research project that’s keeping watch on the ever-growing crack.
Responsive layouts are one of the most crucial factors that enable companies to offer a fantastic user experience to their customers. Now, you must be thinking, how? Learn more about every aspect of creating a fantastic, responsive WordPress site.
Last updated on by Sal Ferrarello For the purpose of this exercise, I’m going to update the Tested up to value for my Stop Emails plugin, without creating a new release. This URL is available on the Developers tab of your plugin on wordpress.org in the Subversion Repository link.
I was in my car, stuck in traffic in downtown Boston, when the news came on the radio that Jeff Buckley had died. My free hand (the one not on the steering wheel) flew up involuntarily to my mouth, as I simultaneously gasped and covered my gasp, as if to stifle the horror I felt.
In this episode, I’m joined by John James Jacoby. We recap WordCamp Chicago 2017 and learn about what he’s been up to as of late. Jacoby was recently elected as a trustee by the Village of East Troy, WI. We discussed what lessons he’s learned through open source software development that he’ll apply to his Trustee role.
WP-CLI 1.2.0 was released today with a major overhaul that removes bundled commands from core in favor of maintaining them in distinct packages. This is the second release since the project was brought under the official WordPress umbrella and the first major release since hiring Alain Schlesser as a part-time co-maintainer.
Happy release day! After 325 merged pull requests, we’re excited to bring you WP-CLI v1.2.0, chock full of enhancements, bug fixes… and a bootstrap refactor. But first… We have a new logo! Coming soon to a laptop near you: Thanks to Chris Wallace and the crew at Lift UX for their work, as well as…
Pods Framework has released two new versions. Pods 2.6.9 is a maintenance release that includes bug fixes for Pods Templates, Auto Templates, and Pods Shortcodes. Meanwhile, Pods 2.7 beta 1 introduces a new feature called Flexible Relationships. Flexible Relationships uses WordPress’ media modal that allows users to add or edit records from within the parent record of a relationship.
GitHub is continuing to make good on its promise to improve the platform for open source maintainers and communities with its new temporary interaction limits. The feature was introduced this week as a way for project maintainers to manage participation in heated discussions.
Featured images are used within WordPress in a number of different ways, depending on the theme you are using. Most themes use featured images as a thumbnail preview of one of the images in a post or page that is typically displayed on the homepage and archive pages.
https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/325284367 Check out the latest, fun Simbi commission I finished for a professional blacksmith, wood, and leather worker! And, of course, there’s my previous custom tune, “The Groovy City,” to enjoy, as well as some new, indie short-film music! I’ll try to keep this post updated as I add more custom work…
If you work with clients, let’s face it-client problems are inevitable. But with a little preparation, you can prevent (or greatly minimize) potential miscommunications and conflict before it happens. In this post, we’ll cover the 9 most common client problems and how to prevent them.
After changing our CMS to WordPress, we wanted to make sure that our whole web eco-system was fast, secure and flexible. We did an RFP alongside some independent market research, and were ultimately able to narrow our list down to three or four qualified vendors, all of whom specialized in WordPress hosting and provided the type of security features we needed.
What are your top 7 rules of life? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.
Brian Gardner If you are an entrepreneur and ready to build a timeless, classic brand, the Refined Pro Theme by Restored 316 is the perfect foundation. Refined Pro allows you to beautifully showcase your photography, your content, and your products-while maintaining a simple, yet elegant, look.
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Researchers who study the Earth’s climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global warming. Around the world there are 28 or so research groups in more than a dozen countries who have written 61 climate models.
St. Mary’s University, located in San Antonio, Texas, is a nationally recognized master’s level school with Catholic and Marianist roots. Their mission is to promote an ethic of service, to foster scientific and humanistic research, and to perform as an engine of social mobility. St.
We’re excited to announce our new Pods 2.7 Beta to our wonderful community. This one has been a long time coming and brings with it the new Flexible Relationships that are sure to change your workflow for the better. Check out our announcement video for an overview of the new workflow.
We are releasing Pods Maintenance Release patch 2.6.9 today with multiple fixes to Pods Templates, Auto Templates and the Pods Shortcodes along with several more behind the scenes fixes for outstanding issues. The bug with the the Template reference never loading in the Pods Template editor has been corrected.
It’s a question I hear a lot. Just about every time I get into a conversation about membership sites. But before we get into the answer to that, we need to back up just a bit. Increasing your conversion rates is a fantastic topic. It’s what we’ll look at here.
In a typical office environment, it’s easy to walk over to your teammate’s desk when you have a question or need help with an issue. But what happens when your teammates are on the other side of the world? The protocol obviously changes entirely, and some extra elements need to be taken into account.
This is the third part in our series on personal security that offers methods to strengthen your overall security posture. By taking a holistic approach to security, you are protecting your website against attack vectors due to poor security practices in various aspects of your digital life.
Security researcher Dawid Golunski of Legal Hackers has published the details of an unauthorized password reset vulnerability in WordPress core. Golunski demonstrated how, under certain circumstances, an attacker could intercept the password reset email and gain access to a user’s account.