Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

How to Turn Your Blog Into a Business

Virtual jobs have become more important than ever, but blogging has been a popular way for people to start a business and make extra money for quite some time.…
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The Pandemic Is No Excuse to Surveil Students

In Michigan, a small liberal-arts college is requiring students to install an app called Aura, which tracks their location in real time, before they come to campus.…
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Generation Work-From-Home May Never Recover

To have a job without a workplace, you must build an office of the mind. Structure, routine, focus, socialization, networking, stress relief—their creation is almost entirely up to you, alone in a spare bedroom or on your couch, where your laptop might vie for attention at any given moment with your pets or kids.…
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Torque’s Social Hour with Sarah Ricker

Continuing our weekly series of live conversations, we hope you enjoy this week’s episode of Torque’s Social Hour. In this episode we’ll talk with WP Engine’s Sarah Ricker about upcoming accessibility changes coming to WordPress 5.6 and what’s new in the “a11y” community.…
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3 Undefeated eCommerce Website Practices That Boost Conversions

Let’s face it, carving a niche for yourself online is becoming harder. New ecommerce websites are joining the millions that already exist every day. Your first thought will be to market more just to be heard in such a competitive landscape.…
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The latest news in SEO and WordPress: August 2020

Every month, Jono and I sit down to discuss the latest news in SEO in a live webinar for our Yoast SEO Academy members. It’s a fun way for us to provide you some of our insights on what’s happening right now.…
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Press This Podcast: Word Around the Campfire September

Welcome to Press This, the WordPress community podcast from WMR. Here host David Vogelpohl sits down with guests from around the community to talk about the biggest issues facing WordPress developers.…
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10 Programming Habits Web Developers Should Adopt

Anyone can learn to code, but developing good programming habits is another matter entirely. Programming is one of the easiest professions to pick up without any formal training.…
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How many internal links does a post have? Find out the easy way!

Do you wonder how often you link to a certain post? Or how many outgoing links it has? If you don’t, you should. Because if you want a post to rank, you should link to it from related content.…
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Yoast Takes Stake in WordProof

Yoast founder Joost de Valk and current Yoast CEO Marieke van de Rakt have invested in Dutch startup WordProof. WordProof is aimed at giving consumers a way to validate information using the Timestamp Ecosystem.…