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People of WordPress: Meher Bala

April 30th, 2022

In this series, we share some of the inspiring stories of how WordPress and its global network of contributors can change people’s lives for the better. This month we feature an Indian-based WordPress developer and long-term contributor on how it helped her find a career and a local and global community to belong to. WordPress…

Chrome 102: Window Controls Overlay, a Host of Finished Origin Trials, PWAs as File Handlers and More

April 28th, 2022

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 102 is beta as of April 28, 2022. You can download the latest on Google.com…

New options for removing your personally-identifiable information from Search

April 27th, 2022

Privacy and online safety go hand in hand. And when you’re using the internet, it’s important to have control over how your sensitive, personally identifiable information can be found. On Google Search, we already have a set of policies that allow people to request the removal of certain content from Search, with a focus on…

10 fun facts to celebrate a decade of Drive

April 26th, 2022

Engineer Darren Smith remembers the day that Google Drive launched in 2012. “We were all in a conference room, sort of like a war room,” he says. “We all cheered when the first user was live with Drive!” And just like that, Drive was…well, alive. (Fun fact: The team who launched it actually had “It…

WordPress 6.0 Beta 3

April 26th, 2022

WordPress 6.0 Beta 3 is now available for testing! This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress production or mission-critical websites. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 3 on a test server and site. You can test WordPress 6.0 Beta 3…

Southeast Asian travelers are back

April 25th, 2022

Before COVID-19, the countries of Southeast Asia were some of the world’s most popular travel destinations. The pandemic changed that in a matter of months — with devastating repercussions for the region’s $380 billion tourism industry. In early 2022, though, the tide started to turn again. Southeast Asian nations have eased travel restrictions, and the…

Get more out of the Google app

April 22nd, 2022

There’s a lot you can do with the Google app – from immersing yourself in 3D augmented reality to sending a message to loved ones and searching for fashion inspiration. Here are a few of our favorite ways to use the Google app for Android and iOS to search for information and get things done…

New cookie choices in Europe

April 21st, 2022

If you’ve visited a website in Europe, chances are you’ve seen a cookie consent banner. Cookies help sites remember information about your visit, so they can do things like display text in your preferred language, make sure you’re a real user and not a pesky bot, or estimate whether or not an ad campaign is…

Adding Tailwind CSS to New and Existing WordPress Themes

April 20th, 2022

In the 15 or so years since I started making WordPress websites, nothing has had more of an impact on my productivity — and my ability to enjoy front-end development — than adding Tailwind CSS to my workflow (and it isn’t close). When I began working with Tailwind, there was an up-to-date, first-party repository on…

WordPress 6.0 Beta 2

April 19th, 2022

WordPress 6.0 Beta 2 is now available for testing! This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, and test this version of WordPress on a production or mission-critical website. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 2 on a test server and site. You can test the WordPress…