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Chrome 80, Content Indexing, ES Modules and More

December 19th, 2019

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 80 is beta as of December 19, 2019. Content Indexing A progressive web app can…

Two Lessons I Learned From Making React Components

December 18th, 2019

Here’s a couple of lessons I’ve learned about how not to build React components. These are things I’ve come across over the past couple of months and thought they might be of interest to you if you’re working on a design system, especially one with a bunch of legacy technical decisions and a lot of…

WordPress 5.3.2 Maintenance Release

December 18th, 2019

WordPress 5.3.2 is now available! This maintenance release features 5 fixes and enhancements. WordPress 5.3.2 is a short-cycle maintenance release. The next major release will be version 5.4. You can download WordPress 5.3.2 by clicking the button at the top of this page, or visit your Dashboard → Updates and click Update Now. If you have sites that support…

2019 Google Ad Manager Recap

December 18th, 2019

2019 is all but behind us. But before we move forward, we’re taking a moment to look back and reflect on another year filled with partner successes, new learnings and of course, product launches. Below are some of our top moments from throughout the year. Celebrated our partners’ successes Success stories showed the amazing work of…

State of the Word: the story of the slides

December 17th, 2019

During the State of the Word at WordCamp US 2019, Matt Mullenweg shared that Gutenberg was used to create his slides and the presentation was powered by the Slides plugin. Using WordPress to power a slide deck isn’t an obvious choice, so we wanted to showcase the process and give some tips for making slide…

What’s new in Chrome OS: Control music and podcasts at a glance

December 17th, 2019

With the latest Chrome OS update, we’re continuing to make Chromebook secure, fast and intuitively simple. Now you can control your music or podcasts from the lock screen, and manage your privacy settings across apps more easily. Control music at a glance The latest Chrome OS update brings controls for music and podcasts to your…

Google for Argentina: more opportunities through tech

December 17th, 2019

A couple of weeks ago at Google for Argentina, we shared how Google has opened up opportunities and a path for growth for people and businesses in Argentina. Here’s what we highlighted at the event: Our impact in Argentina In 2018, Google contributed to the national economy with more than 52 billion Argentinian pesos, helping…

One year, three highlights: Google for Nonprofits looks back

December 17th, 2019

Imagine ending homelessness, solving climate change, or guaranteeing a sustainable future for the world. Nonprofits work hard to make these goals a reality. They tackle the most urgent issues facing society, and Google products help make their missions more visible and far-reaching. Let’s look at three ways the nonprofit community thrived in 2019 with the…

Capture your holiday on Pixel 4

December 17th, 2019

Who doesn’t love holiday photos? Luckily for Pixel 4 owners, the camera on your phone is packed with all of the features you need to get the perfect picture every time, year-round. All is calm, all photos are bright Holiday decorations and lights can make it difficult to capture that perfectly lit photo. Pixel 4’s…

Using AI to find where the wild things are

December 17th, 2019

According to the World Wildlife Fund, vertebrate populations have shrunk an average of 60 percent since the 1970s. And a recent UN global assessment found that we’re at risk of losing one million species to extinction, many of which may become extinct within the next decade. To better protect wildlife, seven organizations, led by Conservation…