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Is your plugin ready for PHP 8? Maybe I should ask if you’re ready for WordPress 5.6? Either way, there will be changes. Breaking ones. Read them all on PHP 8’s GitHub page. PHP 8 comes out on Thanksgiving and WordPress 5.6 comes out 12 calendar days later. So, yay! Not so much? Also, why…

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Many of us who have been blogging for years are completely used to being able to post a link to a Facebook or Instagram post and it magically appearing. That is from the oEmbed support from Facebook’s API. The old oEmbed endpoints end October 24, 2020. They have new Facebook oEmbed endpoints. The developer requirements,…

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How exciting is this news from cPanel? Their new update (90) has a lot of great features, but the one that caught my eye is the ability to use Slack’s webhooks to get notifications. Their release notes say: In cPanel & WHM version 90, you can now send system notifications to one or more Slack…

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Can you really get customers on Twitter? Yes. You can. I do. Most of the time. Yes, if your business is B2B you need Twitter. Firstly, you can’t analyze data that you don’t measure. Tracking your lead source only happens if you ask your customers how they heard about you. My friend John Locke talks…

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