New Free WordPress Plugins! | Plugin Planet

Excited to announce the launch of two free WordPress plugins. First is Simple Login Notification, a simple plugin that notifies you whenever an admin-level user logs in to your site. The second plugin is Simple Download Counter, which tracks the number of times files are downloaded from your site. Both of these plugins are 100% free and open source, available for download at the WordPress Plugin Directory. Learn more &

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Wearing Many Hats With Estrella Alvarado

At Brafton, Estrella Alvarado is an SEO and Demand Gen Specialist. “But to put it in simpler terms,” she says, “I do SEO-related stuff.” To tell you the truth, that doesn’t even begin to describe Estrella’s role at Brafton. With her hands in many different pots, she is an integral part of Brafton’s marketing team. But the funny thing? Originally, Estrella envisioned a career in arts and culture. Early in

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The Arrival of CKEditor 5, Part II

DrupalCon Prague is over; time to evaluate the talks and sessions we have seen so far. Learn more about the upcoming Automatic Updates project, Project Browser, the integration of GitLab, and the update to CKEditor 5. In this article, I will focus on the possible blockages of the update to CKEditor 5. What to Look Out for As I described in part I about the update to CKEditor5, the rewritten

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Traffic dropping? How to determine the cause and fix it • Yoast

It’s Monday morning and you open up your Google Analytics stats. Then there it is, something you don’t wish to see at the beginning of the week: a sudden drop in traffic. And not just a small decline in traffic, no this is a significant drop. Panic strikes, time for action! First, take a couple of deep breaths and grab a piece of (digital) paper and write down the things you

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How To Customize WordPress Block Theme Cover Templates with Dynamic Post Feature Images | CSS-Tricks

If we browse the WordPress theme directory, a majority of themes showcase cover images. It is a feature in popular demand. The cover page trend is true even in the block theme directory screenshots as well. Let’s consider the following example from Twenty Twenty (a classic theme) which includes a cover template that can be used to display both in single post and page, where the post’s featured image displays at the

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DrupalCon Prague Recap | Herchel.com

I attended DrupalCon Prague over the last week. It was wonderful to see old friends and meet new friends in such a beautiful location. This was my 14th in-person DrupalCon, but only my second European DrupalCon (with the previous being in Dublin). While I was super excited to be back in Europe and visit one of the most beautiful cities in the world, I was also really nervous about three

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UK’s largest health research programme chooses Microsoft Cloud

The UK’s largest ever health research programme, Our Future Health, which aims to create one of the most detailed pictures there has ever been of people’s health, is to use the Microsoft Cloud to securely store the huge amounts of data needed for the programme. Our Future Health, a collaboration between the private, charity and public sectors – including the NHS – is building a community of five million volunteers

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TikTok video descriptions now have a 2,200 character limit

TikTok video descriptions, once limited to 300 characters, have now been updated to 2,200 characters. What this means. The update was first noticed by social media consultant Matta Navarra on Twitter, who posted that the new character limit allowed users to express more details about their content, generate more engagement, and make their videos more searchable. Woah…! TikTok has increased video description character limit to 2,200 characters! This is huge

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Podcast | The Increasing Importance of Hyperscalers with Darian Wilkin

In this Episode: How Hyperscalers Offer Great Reliability Darian Wilkin, Senior Solutions Engineer at Digital Ocean, describes Digital Ocean as AWS, “give or take $160 Million.” And while this is a tongue-in-cheek way of saying they offer the same thing, but AWS is much much bigger, it also plays to Digital Ocean’s strength. See, if you’ve ever experienced streaming issues with HBO or the Super Bowl, it’s likely due to

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