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How to Hide WordPress Admin Bar?

Has the ever-present WordPress Admin Bar got you pulling your hair?  Wondering how to get rid of it?  Well, you’re in luck!  You see, we recently had to hide WordPress Admin Bar. We tried and tested nearly 20 different ways to do this!  In this article, we’re going to explore the ones that simply…. work. Pro tip: To know the step-by-step process to hide the WordPress Admin Bar, skip to this section below.  What is the WordPress Admin Bar?  The Admin Bar is like your website’s very own WordPress speed-dial!  Let me explain. The Admin Bar is a 32px long toolbar that is displayed at… More Info

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WordPress to Stick with Online-Only Meetups and WordCamps for Remainder of 2020 – WordPress Tavern

photo credit: Burst The WordPress Community Team has officially updated its guidelines for WordCamps to be online-only events for the remainder of 2020. The six WordCamps on the schedule through the end of the year were already planning on using an online format but the guidelines also include local meetups. “The team acknowledges that this is not easy for the community that has been heavily based on in-person events and encounters,” Timi Wahalahti said in the announcement. “Unfortunately, the global coronavirus situation does not seem to be slowing down to a level that… More Info

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Reverse String WooCommerce WordPress Credit Card Swiper

As 2020 continues to be the worst year in almost anybody’s lifetime, allow me to take this opportunity to stoke the fires of your existential dread even further. As a sequel to my last blog post earlier this year about the credit card swiper that I found on a WordPress ecommerce website using WooCommerce, today I found another very noteworthy infection of the same variety. Credit Card Skimmer in /facebook-for-woocommerce/ The story starts the same way it always does: The client notified us that their customer’s credit cards were being compromised shortly after using their website… More Info

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Bing launches WordPress plugin, Mixer says farewell, and more » OnMSFT.com

Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! Microsoft’s Mixer video game streaming service ends today as streamers say their final farewells This week saw Mixer come to its final day, as the video game streaming service moves to Facebook Gaming. following Microsoft’s earlier announcement that it would be closing the service known as Mixer. Goodbye @WatchMixer, thank you for the lifelong friendships and memories. pic.twitter.com/2tJhzcjkYG — Stein (@steinekin) July 22,… More Info

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WordPress to get a built-in XML sitemap feature

WordPress, the content management system running a third of today’s internet sites, is getting built-in support for XML sitemaps. The feature will go live in WordPress 5.5, scheduled for release later this fall. XML sitemaps are special files that contain a list of all the site’s pages, blog posts, tags, and other content. Search engines like Google, Bing, and others, use sitemaps to index a site’s content, with XML-based sitemaps being the most… More Info

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Develop, Test, and Showcase Blocks in Isolation With BlockBook – WordPress Tavern

Riad Benguella released BlockBook, a project that promises to overhaul how developers build blocks and more, on Tuesday. It is a development environment that allows creators to work with blocks in isolation, outside of WordPress. Developers can view individual block properties and test output from a defined block library. BlockBook is available as an npm package. Developers can also contribute to the project through its GitHub repository. Benguella got the idea from Storybook, which is an open-source tool for developing UI components for React, Vue, Angular, and other JavaScript… More Info

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WordPress 5.5 Gets Native Google Sitemaps Integration

For over a year, Google said it is working with the WordPress team to build in to the core of WordPress the ability to generate XML Sitemaps. Well, now with WordPress 5.5 it is now out. Pascal Birchler from Google announced on WordPress.org “in WordPress 5.5, a new feature is being introduced that adds basic, extensible XML sitemaps functionality into WordPress core.” With version 5.5 of WordPress your WordPress site will expose a sitemap index at /wp-sitemap.xml. This is the main XML file that contains the listing of all the sitemap pages exposed by a WordPress site, Pascal said…. More Info

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Best WordPress SEO tools in 2020

WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that has always been very SEO-friendly out of the box, with a range of features that were both simple and innovative since the start. For example, WordPress comes with an easy-to-use URL rewrite system that has never bothered with session IDs in URLs like a lot of community-driven software that was developed around the same time. With a single click you have the option to move from dynamic URLs to simple URLs using dates, numbers, and/or simply letters. The result is a simple and clean set of URLs that have always been easy for search engines… More Info

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Best WordPress SEO tools in 2020

WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that has always been very SEO-friendly out of the box, with a range of features that were both simple and innovative since the start. For example, WordPress comes with an easy-to-use URL rewrite system that has never bothered with session IDs in URLs like a lot of community-driven software that was developed around the same time. With a single click you have the option to move from dynamic URLs to simple URLs using dates, numbers, and/or simply letters. The result is a simple and clean set of URLs that have always been easy for search engines… More Info

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Best WordPress SEO tools in 2020

WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that has always been very SEO-friendly out of the box, with a range of features that were both simple and innovative since the start. For example, WordPress comes with an easy-to-use URL rewrite system that has never bothered with session IDs in URLs like a lot of community-driven software that was developed around the same time. With a single click you have the option to move from dynamic URLs to simple URLs using dates, numbers, and/or simply letters. The result is a simple and clean set of URLs that have always been easy for search engines… More Info

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