Introducing the New Sucuri Customer Dashboard

Over the course of the last year, our teams have been getting creative and making a collaborative effort to improve the experience of our customer dashboard. Website security is multifaceted and we understand the logistical complexities of managing multiple sites. That’s why we are continually brainstorming ways to make the management of your website security tools more streamlined.

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WordPress Community Team Considers New Retreat-Style WordCamp

The WordPress Community Team is debating the merits of a new type of WordCamp, a hybrid event with the traditional WordCamp content in a retreat-style format. Sven Wagener and the Köln meetup group in Germany, which has more than 700 members, have proposed a new style of camp that would potentially be called “WordCamp in the Green” or “WordCamp Retreat.”

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Jetpack 4.9 Introduces EU Cookie Law Banner Widget

Jetpack 4.9 gives self-hosted WordPress users access to some of the widgets that are available on One of the most useful ones for European websites is the new EU Cookie Law Banner widget. The WordPress plugin directory has dozens of plugins related to cookie consent, but Jetpack users can now get this feature bundled with the popular plugin.

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#SmallBusinessWeek Day 3: Spotlight on Securing your Business Site

Continuing with our #SmallBusinessWeek celebration, today the spotlight is on how Jetpack protects your business site from unwelcome attention and, more crucially, how using Jetpack means you can recover from problems. Neglect. Day by day, week by week, month by month, if a building is not maintained cracks will appear, rust will take hold, and eventually, the roof will cave in when you least expect it to.

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Things Jimmy Kimmel’s Baby Should Have Done to Deserve Health Care, According to Republicans

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel delivered a tearful monologue last night about his newborn son who was born with a heart defect and had life-saving surgery at just three days old. And today, Republicans are trying to get the votes to pass a health care law that will make it next to impossible for people like Kimmel’s baby to ever get care they can afford.

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10 Things You Can Do Better While Working With Programmers

If you had to guess what is it that programmers hate the most, what would you say? A Quora thread asking this question triggered over 90 replies and nearly 450k views. Clearly, there are some strong sentiments on this issue. What struck me the most is that some of the problems these developer complained about are very much avoidable.

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Jetpack 4.9: New Widgets and Many Small Improvements

Following last month’s big redesign, we focused this next release on a few new widgets and several performance improvements and bug fixes. This release makes three new widgets available for use on your site: EU Cookie Law Banner widget: allows you to display the standard confirmation required by EU law that gives site visitors the ability to accept site cookies.

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Longreads and Original Journalism

Amid the wreckage of fallen startups, Longreads is increasing the original reporting it funds: Longreads has raised about $250,000 from “thousands of members” since it added memberships in 2012. The suggested monthly amount is now $5 a month or $50 a year, though readers can choose to donate any amount, and Armstrong said that the company’s gotten some thousand-dollar donations.

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This a guest post by Tara Claeys (taraclaeys) of Design TLC, LLC. When she’s not working, Tara enjoys cycling, running, watching movies and spending time with friends and family. Peer reviewed by @boonebgorges. Ginny Wright started an outdoor boot camp fitness business, Body By Ginny, in Arlington, Virginia in 2003.

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CMB2: Size Matters | Half-Elf on Tech

One of the problems with adding a million custom meta boxes is that you have to arrange them in a way that doesn’t make the post editor suck. In today’s example I have the following custom meta ‘items’: Featured Image: 1 Taxonomies: 3 Dropdown selections: 3 “Rating” scores: 4 Text Boxes: 6 (1 plain text, 5 TinyMCE) That’s a lot of data.

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Contact Form 7

This post is no longer updated. Move to Contact Form 7 official site. Download | Plugin Homepage | FAQ | Support Forum (日本語の説明はこちら) Summary Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible. Supports multiple contact forms. You can customize form and mail contents with simple markup. AJAX submitting with jQuery Form Plugin.

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Custom Login

A simple way to customise the login screen on your WordPress install. There are a number of advantages to using this plugin: Using a plugin means the changes stay when you upgrade It’s an easy way to add a little polish to your freelance web design jobs There is a flickr group for showing off your custom logins, or for getting inspiration for your own creations.


Male Engineering Student Perfectly Explains Why Female Classmates Aren’t His Equals

When Jared Mauldin saw how his female peers were treated, he realized men and women in STEM are definitely not equal. The senior in mechanical engineering at Eastern Washington University sent a letter to the editor of his school’s student newspaper, The Easterner, addressed to “the women in [his] engineering classes.”

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Will You Help Me Sell My Plugin? | Half-Elf on Tech

I get asked this a lot. It comes with the territory, but people ask me to help them monetize their plugins all the time. And my answer is always the same. As much as I am a strong advocate of people making money off of WordPress, and as much as I support plugin and theme devs in their work, I’m not out here to help you run your business.

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