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Webinology’s Throwback Thursday Honors Women’s History Month and a Pioneer of Technology at NASA, Annie J. Easley

Only four African American employees were employed at the lab during a period of time in our society that was particularly unequitable, these Americans paved the way for other technicians and programmers to study STEM technologies. Over an impressive 34 years, Annie evolved with technology, easily adapting to work as a computer programmer, using the Formula Translating System (Fortran) and the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) to support several programs NACA.

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Development

The Biden White House has decided to stay with WordPress for the White House Website Relaunch

“In 2017 the previous administration of the United States switched their whitehouse.gov from Drupal to WordPress, and although there are many exciting new tools and changes to the website, the Biden and Harris team chose to continue with one of the world’s leading website providers, WordPress. In an effort to become far more accessible to America’s growing multicultural population they have ensured that the site is adhering to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).”

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In the news

Introducing “Learn WordPress”

Learn WordPress is an exceptional collection of open source discussion groups, lesson plans, quizzes, workshops, courses, and tutorials designed to make you an expert at WordPress! It does not matter if you are a seasoned pro or a new business venturing into the world of online e-commerce. Learn WordPress is designed to fit all levels of needs.

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Uncategorized

What is ADA Compliance for Your Business Website?

In today’s business world, it is increasingly important to be sure that you are ADA compliant. Sites not making an effort to become ADA compliant can find themselves open to lawsuits, fines, and other severe penalties that could lead to the closing of your business.

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Uncategorized

State and Statelessness

After my colleague Diedra Smith posted about how “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” I thought I’d add to the list with a post about that mysterious concept, “state.”

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WordPress

Forms and CPTs and Tables, Oh My!

There are several ways to collect, store, and use data in a Wordpress website. In this article, I’ll discuss and compare three of them: Forms, Custom Post Types (CPTs) and custom database tables.

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Elementor

Dixie Design: A Tale of Two Widgets

If you don’t have time to maintain custom post types and metadata, or don’t need the power they provide, then the simpler Media Grid with a filter may serve your purpose.

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From the CEO

What is Caching (and why should you care?)

A brand-new installation of WordPress – with no pages, posts, images, or plugins installed – contains about 450,000 lines of code. WordPress is using this code to build the page that your website visitor requested, and normally it will do it every time they visit, even if that page hasn’t changed. Caching was invented to solve this type of problem.

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