Help, My WordPress editor has changed!

Note: this applies to self host­ed ver­sion of Word­Press, not to the ver­sion that uses WordPress.com. Last week, the new ver­sion of Word­Press was released. After many delays, the self host­ed Word­Press 5.0 brought the new Guten­berg edi­tor. This has been con­tro­ver­sial with a lot of peo­ple in the Word­Press com­mu­ni­ty. The new edi­tor changes …

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Flickr going back to its old subscription model

How­ev­er for free users this will mean that pho­tos will be delet­ed. Back in April, Flickr was acquired from Yahoo by Smug­mug, this rep­re­sents a major change in direc­tion for Flickr under them than Yahoo, and a return to Flickrs sub­scrip­tion based roots. Orig­i­nal­ly, Flickr would let you upload 200 pho­tos on free accounts, then …

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The History of the Browser User Agent

I came across this very old arti­cle on the his­to­ry of the web brows­er user agent string via OS News. And behold, then came a new web brows­er known as “Mozil­la”, being short for “Mosa­ic Killer,” but Mosa­ic was not amused, so the pub­lic name was changed to Netscape, and Netscape called itself Mozilla/1.0 (Win3.1), …

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Time to make sure your website works under a secure connection

The push to secure peo­ples web­site con­nec­tions is going a lot fur­ther. At first it was login forms that where get­ting labeled as inse­cure (most promi­nent­ly in Fire­fox). Now Google, with Chrome is going a step fur­ther, from July this year all sites which are not using encrypt­ed con­nec­tions (old http) will be marked as …

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