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It’s All In the Head: Managing the Document Head of a React Powered Site With React Helmet

October 30th, 2019

The document head might not be the most glamorous part of a website, but what goes into it is arguably just as important to the success of your website as its user interface. This is, after all, where you tell search engines about your website and integrate it with third-party applications like Facebook and Twitter,…

Get your products in front of holiday shoppers

October 30th, 2019

In three weeks, consumers will have their devices in hand and be ready to line up at stores to continue their holiday shopping over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Will you be ready? We’ve made a list of recommendations and hope you’ll check it twice to help you dial up holiday performance. See our first…

How we can help more American small businesses export

October 30th, 2019

Technology has made it easier than ever before for small businesses to find new customers abroad. That’s been the experience for Ryan McFarland in South Dakota, who started Strider Bikes in 2007 after inventing a pedal-free bicycle for his young son. He’s since sold more than 2.5 million bikes to customers in 78 countries, and…

Tune into the radio with the Google Assistant and SiriusXM

October 30th, 2019

Starting next week, you can stream SiriusXM’s extensive lineup of channels with the Google Assistant on your smart devices, like Nest Mini, Nest Hub, Android, and iOS phones, and everywhere Assistant is available. With just your voice, you can pick from a wide selection of talk shows, commercial-free music, and sports stations from SiriusXM, which…

Authorized Translation of Data on the Web Best Practices in Brazilian Portuguese

October 30th, 2019

Today W3C published the Brazilian Portuguese Authorized Translation of Data on the Web Best Practices, Boas Práticas para Dados na Web, following the Policy for Authorized W3C Translations. The Lead Translation Organization for this Authorized Translation was the Núcleo de Informação e Coordenação do Ponto BR. This translation and more are listed on W3C public…

WordPress 5.3 RC3

October 29th, 2019

The third release candidate for WordPress 5.3 is now available! WordPress 5.3 is currently scheduled to be released on November 12 2019, but we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.3 yet, now is the time! There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.3 release candidate: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge…

Vint Cerf’s top moments from 50 years of the Internet

October 29th, 2019

Editor’s note: On the 50th anniversary of the Internet, this post comes from one of the most knowledgeable sources out there. Though it’s not included in his official title, Vint Cerf is, in fact, one of the architects of the modern Internet.  Before there was the Internet, there was a packet. The “sending of the…

Are There Random Numbers in CSS?

October 29th, 2019

CSS allows you to create dynamic layouts and interfaces on the web, but as a language, it is static: once a value is set, it cannot be changed. The idea of randomness is off the table. Generating random numbers at runtime is the territory of JavaScript, not so much CSS. Or is it? If we…

Investing in affordable and inclusive communities

October 29th, 2019

Editor’s note: This guest post comes from Micaela Connery, Founder and CEO of The Kelsey. My cousin Kelsey and I were born three months apart, going through every life milestone together. When it came time to live on our own, it took me several months to find housing—but it took Kelsey almost eight years. Her…

10 shortcuts made possible by .new

October 29th, 2019

Who doesn’t love finding a good shortcut? A year ago, G Suite created a handful of shortcuts: docs.new, sheets.new, and slides.new. You can easily pull up a new document, spreadsheet or presentation by typing those shortcuts into your address bar. This inspired Google Registry to release the .new domain extension as a way for people…