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These Everything Bagel-Spiced Cheese Puffs Are My New Favorite Snack-etizer

We've partnered with Real California Milk to bring you a snack-meets-appetizer recipe that's perfect for holiday entertaining. Featuring California Cheddar and Gouda, these light and airy cheese puffs have an everything bagel-inspired twist.

Put a plate of snacks or appetizers in front of me and they will eventually...

51 Sputnik Chandeliers To Give Your Decor A Contemporary Edge

If your head is often in the clouds and beyond, then you can relate to the invention of this iconic chandelier. After the launch of the Soviet satellite Sputnik in 1957, everyone’s imagination was engulfed in space travel, especially the design world. Thus, birthed the Sputnik chandelier, an introduction of the Atomic...

Taco Bell to open in NSW next year

Taco Bell will return to NSW for the first time in more than a decade next year, with plans afoot for two operators of the Tex-Mex fast-food chain to open more than 110 outlets in Australia and New Zealand by 2024.

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How to test WordPress 5.0 — and every other new release

December 6, 2018, is the day we shall remember for the birth of WordPress 5.0 and its new block editor. While we love the new editor, we’re advising people to hold off updating to WordPress 5.0 until early next year when the release will be much more stable. Not to mention, the busy holidays will […]
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Four tools to discover and optimize for related keywords

SEO moved beyond exact keyword matching long ago. We need content that includes related concepts, satisfies intent and provides value. Keyword tools with something new to bring to the table for understanding topics, expanding keyword lists, and diversifying organic rankings.
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Why doesn’t Google index my content properly?

Before Google can rank your content, it needs to discover it, be permitted and able to evaluate it, and index it. If any of these processes go wrong, you might find that your pages don’t show up in the search results. Most of the time, you can rely on Google to correctly index your content, all by itself. […]

Content Comprehensiveness – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by KameronJenkinsWhen Google says they prefer comprehensive, complete content, what does that really mean? In this week's episode of Whiteboard Friday, Kameron Jenkins explores actionable ways to translate the demands of the search engines into valuable, quality content that should help you rank.

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How to test WordPress 5.0 — and every other new release

December 6, 2018, is the day we shall remember for the birth of WordPress 5.0 and its new block editor. While we love the new editor, we’re advising people to hold off updating to WordPress 5.0 until early next year when the release will be much more stable. Not to mention, the busy holidays will […]
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5 Tools for Social Media Content Inspiration

Finding content to share on social media can be challenging. These five tools will help to provide inspiration and ideas for social media managers and content creators.


Democrats erupt into laughter after Google CEO has to explain to Rep. Steve King that the ‘iPhone is made by a different company’ (GOOGL)

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai was asked by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) why his 7-year-old granddaughter saw a photo of the congressman with inappropriate language while playing a game on her iPhone. 
Pichai answered, "Congressman, iPhone is made by a different...

Firefox 64 Released

The year's last release of Firefox bundles together goodies for all, including multi-tab management in the interface, new CSS features, devtools improvements, better privacy protections, add-ons updates, and much, much more. Read all about it!
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Huawei, Google and the tiring politics of tech

The defining question of the 21st century is pretty simple: who owns what? Who owns the telecommunications infrastructure that powers our mobile devices? Who owns the OS that powers those devices? Who owns our data? Today, we see these intersecting arcs with two prominent tech leaders mired in legal and political...

Dell gets shareholder approval for VMware deal

Dell Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it has received shareholder approval for its earlier announced deal to buy back shares tied to its interest in software maker VMware , paving the way for it to return to the market.

If you care about your privacy, try these special versions of Firefox

Mozilla has put its most advanced features in its lesser-known desktop and mobile browsers. Here’s how the latest versions work, and how to make the most of them.
Forget the eyes: Web browsing is the true window into your soul. It shows what you like to read, watch, and buy–and what new jobs, or relationships, you...

Trello Acquires Butler To Bring You The Power Of Automation

Today we’re excited to announce the acquisition of one of our most popular Power-Ups, Butler for Trello. With this acquisition, Trello users will have the ability to work smarter and faster by bringing the power of workplace automation to their Trello boards.


Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for The Nobel Prize by Stockholm Design Lab

“A Noble Effort”

Established in 1895 through the will of Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist Alfred Nobel, who left much of his wealth after his death to its formation, the Nobel Prize, first awarded in 1901, honors those who "have conferred the greatest benefit to...

The paradox of choice: what UXers need to know

We tend to think that having choices and freedom is a good thing. After all, who doesn’t like going to a restaurant to find that everything on the menu looks great? If you were staring at that menu, it’s likely you would be overwhelmed by the number of viable options at your disposal. That feeling is a direct result of...

Noted: New Logo for Balmain by Adulte Adulte

“Late to the Party”

(Est. 1945) "Balmain was founded in 1945 by Pierre Balmain. From the outset, Monsieur Balmain's boldly feminine and opulent signature style offered a startling contrast to the utilitarian looks of the day, creating a distinctive, super-feminine DNA for the house, which relied on richly...

2019 UI and UX Design Trends

Scenery Illustration by J.HUALast year we put together a prediction of mobile UI design trends. This year, we’re going deeper and beyond just mobile. Because the number one trend in modern design is context. There are no generalizations anymore. Everything is in context and connected.It feels like we’re getting...

Pantone’s Color of The Year is Living Coral, Examples of Use

You're reading Pantone’s Color of The Year is Living Coral, Examples of Use, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!

PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral is the color that will represent 2019. Vibrant and warm, this color sends a powerful message on many...

Pentagram designs a Harry Potter font, and it’s magical

It’s called “Crimes New Roman.”
Harry Potter, the beloved children’s books by J.K. Rowling, is now a bona fide franchise, with books, theme parks, and countless movies. The latest? The Crimes of Grindelwald, a sequel to the spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. It’s playing in movie theaters...

Noted: New Logo for Alexander Wang

“Lowercase, the Latest Must-have Fashion”

(Est. 2005) "Alexander Wang (born December 26, 1983) is an American fashion designer. At age 18, he moved to New York City to attend Parsons School of Design. In 2005, after two years at Parsons, he decided to pursue the launch of his own fashion label, which...

World-class designer: an interview with Erico Fileno

Erico Fileno, Head of Innovation & Design at VisaThis article is part of a series of 10 interviews with world-class designers. I’ve interviewed Junior to Senior designers from companies such as IDEO, Dropbox, Visa, Airbnb, Toptal, Shopify and others.“Questions to your younger self” was the format I used because...


Our learnings from adopting GraphQL

A Marketing Tech Campaignby Artem Shtatnov and Ravi Srinivas RanganathanIn an earlier blog post, we provided a high-level overview of some of the applications in the Marketing Technology team that we build to enable scale and intelligence in driving our global advertising, which reaches users on sites like The New York...

Intellicode for JavaScript, Babel 7.2.0, and npm’s predictions for 2019

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IntelliCode for JavaScript and TypeScript in VS Code — The popular VS Code editor gains support for IntelliCode for JavaScript (and TypeScript) users. IntelliCode is a feature that recommends commonly used completion items based upon the current context...

New PCI DSS report now available, 31 services added to scope

In just the last 6 months, we’ve increased the number of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) certified services by 50%. We were evaluated by third-party auditors from Coalfire and the latest report is now available on AWS Artifact. I would like to especially call out the six new services (marked with...

Create Animated React Apps With React Spring

One thing that is pivotal to creating great interactive web applications is animations. Animations add life to your applications and improve the overall user experience.
In this tutorial, w...

Laravel News: Speeding Up PHP with OPcache in Docker

The Laravel News site has a new tutorial posted showing how to speed up your PHP execution when developing with Docker by making use of the OPCache functionality.

If you’re on Docker for Mac or Docker for Windows, you might see some noticeable slowness and time to the first byte (TTFB) depending on your application’s...

How To Troubleshoot Issues in MySQL

MySQL is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS), the most popular of its kind in the world. As is the case when working with any software, both newcomers and experienced users can run into confusing error messages or difficult-to-diagnose problems.
This guide will serve as a...

DRY Switching with CSS Variables: The Difference of One Declaration

This is the first post of a two-part series that looks into the way CSS variables can be used to make the code for complex layouts and interactions less difficult to write and a lot easier to maintain. This first installment walks through various use cases where this technique applies. The second post covers the use of...