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A few hours ago, version 3.3 of WordPress, named “Sonny” (in honor of jazz saxophonist legend Sonny Stitt), was officially released! There are some cool new features in WordPress 3.3, including a drag and drop media upload box. Just drag files right from your computer into the media upload box in your dashboard and the files will automatically be uploaded. Pretty neat. Navigation through your dashboard also looks better than ever with some slick new … [ Continue reading article → ]
Earlier today Google announced that Google+ is now officially open to the public. In the official announcement, Vic Gundotra (Senior VP of Engineering) stated “Anyone can sign up for Google+ — no invitation required”.
The Facebook Like button, which recently replaced the Facebook Share button, is a great way to encourage your visitors to share content or posts they like on your website or blog with their friends. When a visitor “likes” something on your site, a link to the page they like is automatically posted to their Facebook stream for all their friends to see. This is an easy way to increase traffic to your site, and many … [ Continue reading article → ]
Update (9/20): Google+ is now officially OPEN to anyone who wants to join. No more need for an invitation. Just head on over to google.com/+ and sign up! Update (7/16 at 10:06am EST): New Google+ sign-ups are still open to anyone who gets invited to join. Need an invite to join Google Plus? Let me know at the bottom of this post I’ll be happy to send you one (as long as they are still … [ Continue reading article → ]
Yesterday, version 3.2 of WordPress (named “Gershwin”) was officially released. The main purpose of this release was to clean up the code to make the WordPress software more lightweight and faster. The first thing I noticed about this new release is the WordPress Dashboard has also been updated with a sleeker, more modern look. One really cool feature I’m actually using as I write this article is the new fullscreen “zen” mode. When you activate … [ Continue reading article → ]
Today, the team from WordPress.org noticed something suspicious with several popular plugins: AddThis, WPtouch, and W3 Total Cache. It appears that someone found a way to commit fake, “new” versions of these plugins that included well-hidden backdoors. Luckily, the WordPress team is on the ball and quickly discovered there was a problem. They were able to remove the fake versions and roll back these plugins to the real versions. As an added precaution, they have … [ Continue reading article → ]
Recently, YouTube has launched a new feature at YouTube.com/create that helps you to create online videos without even having to use a camera. This new portal lets you do this by integrating the services of a few third party companies (GoAnimate, Stupeflix, and Xtranormal), which were all designed to create custom videos featuring virtual avatars, custom speech, and more.
Yesterday, version 3.1 of WordPress (codenamed “Reinhardt”) was officially released. Some of the new features include a redesigned linking workflow to makes it easier for you to link to existing posts and pages, a streamlined writing interface, an admin bar with some of the most used Dashboard features, a refreshed blue admin scheme available under your personal options, and much more. If you’re a WordPress developer, you’ll also find a bunch of new features that … [ Continue reading article → ]
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Hi, my name is Dana and here at All Webmaster I teach people how to build websites. I've been creating websites professionally for over 12 years and this is where I'll share the things I've learned so you can build your own website and get people to visit it. [More about...]