Headless Form Submission With the WordPress REST API

April 9th, 2021

If you’re building a WordPress site, you need a good reason not to choose a WordPress form plugin. They are convenient and offer plenty of customizations that would take a ton of effort to build from scratch. They render the HTML, validate the data, store the submissions, and provide integration with third-party services. But suppose…

Seeking aspiring designers looking to Change The Game

April 7th, 2021

Though women are playing mobile games at record numbers and makeup 45% of gamers, they are heavily underrepresented in the gaming industry and as protagonists in video games. At Google Play, we have a mission to make mobile gaming truly for everyone by enabling women to be celebrated and empowered as both players and creators….

Experiment with AR and VR made for the web

April 6th, 2021

Augmented and virtual reality are opening up the possibilities of how we interact with the world and the information around us. WebXR brings together AR and VR on the web to make them more convenient and widely accessible. Today on the Experiments with Google platform, we’re launching the new WebXR collection to showcase what is…

Arts and culture activities for your health and wellbeing

April 6th, 2021

Our collective health and wellbeing have taken center stage as the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.  While extraordinary advances in science have delivered vaccines and new hope, for over a year we’ve had to consider what well-being means on a personal and global level. We’ve also asked ourselves how best to cope…

Advancing mobile app inventory quality with app reviews

April 5th, 2021

To help create a clean and safe ads ecosystem for both developers and advertisers, we’re introducing a new app review process across AdMob and Ad Manager. The process will help enhance the mobile app inventory quality for developers who choose to monetize with either platform. Together with initiatives such as support for app-ads.txt and sellers.json,…

Don’t Copy That Surface

April 5th, 2021

This post is part of a new series we’re bringing you of deeper dives into the careful trade-offs and complex engineering that goes into making Chrome fast and reliable. This debugging adventure by Chrome developer and blogger Bruce Dawson reduced CPU usage by about 3% when using a webcam – a real help for those…

Creating a Smart Navbar With Vanilla JavaScript

April 5th, 2021

Sticky, or fixed, navigation is a popular design choice because it gives users persistent access to navigate the site. On the other hand, it takes up space on the page and sometimes covers content in a way that’s less than appealing. A possible solution? Smart navigation. Let’s define “smart navigation” as: Visible at the top…

The Month in WordPress: March 2021

April 3rd, 2021

This way of iterating improves WordPress and ties back to one of my favorite open-source principles. The idea that with many eyes, all bugs are shallow. To me, that means that with enough people looking at a problem, someone is bound to be able to see the solution. These words from Josepha Haden Chomphosy on…

DrupalCon North America 2021: Keynote speakers making a positive impact in open source and beyond

April 2nd, 2021

This year’s DrupalCon North America 2021 keynotes highlight the power of the global Drupal community to make a difference in some of the most crucial issues of our time and the future of digital experiences. Register today. The Drupal Association is planning a blockbuster event for DrupalCon North America, the most widely attended Drupal event,…

An autistic Googler and his manager thrive through communication

April 2nd, 2021

To mark World Autism Awareness Day, we sat down with Tim Goldstein, who is autistic, and his prior manager, Patricia Li, to hear how they created an inclusive experience and career opportunities for Tim. They explained how they worked together on communication, collaboration, and mutual understanding to build a strong and successful working relationship. What…