All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘plugins’

Your Facebook Comments Plugin Is About To Get An Update

Your Facebook Comments Plugin Is About To Get An Update

Facebook is getting ready to thrust its new Comments plugin upon users who haven’t taken the initiative to update it themselves. The new plugin was unveiled at the company’s F8 developers conference earlier this year, and comes with some new bells and whistles. The most interesting part about the new version is that it syncs comments between content on your …

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Google Launches WordPress Plugin For AdSense, Webmaster Tools Management

Google announced the launch of its new Google Publisher Plugin for WordPress (in beta). This lets people place AdSense ads on their sites, and verify their sites in Webmaster Tools right from WordPress. The plugin links your site to your AdSense account, and lets you place ads without having to manually modify code. If you already have an AdSense account, …

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Firefox To Soon Block Plugins By Default

Plugins are a necessary evil of the Internet. The often vulnerable software plugins that enable video and audio streaming on Web browsers are regularly exploited by hackers. To stop the spread of malware, Mozilla is now moving to change how Firefox handles plugins. Mozilla announced today that Firefox will soon block most third-party plugins by default. This means that future …

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Google Launches New Google+ Plugins For Websites

Google announced the launch of some new Google+ plugins for websites today. These include a new follow button, a new badge for communities, and updated badges for pages and profiles. The new follow button lets users follow you from your site, so they they can add you to their circles. “The Follow button is simple to add to your website. …

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You May Soon Be “Wanting” Things On Facebook

It looks like brands with highly desirable products may soon have a new way to promote their wares on Facebook, and it won’t cost them an extra dime. According to a find by Tom Waddington, Facebook is testing a “Want” button. The plugin would apparently work in the same way as the “like” button on sites. Here’s an example of …

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Facebook Gets WordPress Integration

I think it’s safe to say that everybody has had a blog at one point or another. While we may have moved on to the microblogging world of tumblr, there is still value in the traditional blog offered by WordPress, Blogger or others. What better way to share that value than through Facebook? Facebook announced today that they are making …

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Facebook Outage Killed Some Retail Sites’ Performance

On Thursday night, Facebook experienced a major worldwide outage that lasted, in some cases, for a couple of hours. Things have been less-than-perfect for users since then, even after Facebook released a statement saying that everything should be a-ok. Users were still reporting this morning that Facebook was either slow to load or down altogether, although things seem to have …

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Google+ Platform Office Hours Details jQuery Plugin

It’s another week and you know what that means – another Google+ platform office hours. While most of these are usually pretty interesting, this week has something that’s far more helpful to developers. The office hours last week were hosted by Jennifer Murphy, a developer programs engineer for Google. She gives a short demo of the new jQuery plugin that …

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