WWW dev

World Emoji Day

For World Emoji Day, the Unicode Consortium redesigns its site to be more user-friendly | TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/17/for-world-emoji-day-the-unicode-consortium-redesigns-its-site-to-be-more-user-friendly/ The World Emoji Day is on Wednesday, July 17. For it Apple and Google had announced plans to bring an expanded set of emoji to their respective platforms. The Unicode Consortium, the nonprofit organization responsible for determining which

One-third of the web! — WordPress

https://wordpress.org/news/2019/03/one-third-of-the-web/ WordPress now powers over 1/3rd of the top 10 million sites on the web according to W3Techs. Our market share has been growing steadily over the last few year. Over the years WordPress has become the CMS of choice for more and more people and companies. What’s New in WordPress 5.1 (Moving PHP Forward)

The next version of HTTP won’t be using TCP | Ars Technica

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/11/the-next-version-of-http-wont-be-using-tcp/ HTTP is switching to a protocol layered on top of UDP. Today’s HTTP (versions 1.0, 1.1, and 2) are all layered on top of TCP (Transmission Control Protocol). TCP isn’t particularly tuned for the kinds of scenarios that HTTP is used for. TCP requires a number of round trips between client and server to

How to scale your website across all mobile devices and some other www tips

https://opensource.com/article/18/8/how-scale-your-website-across-all-devices According to this article the most successful websites are designed with a mobile-first approach. The significant year-over-year growth of online business transactions done via mobile devices has encouraged companies to build websites and e-commerce sites that look, feel, and function identically on computers and smart mobile devices. This article gives ideas how to build

Save The Link

https://savethelink.org/ Linking is the foundation of the Web. Links are what empower us to access the greatest collection of human knowledge. Outdated media publishers are successfully lobbying all over the world to restrict linking on the Internet. Tell decision-makers that you oppose regulations that aim to censor links. One service that you can use for

The Ultimate Guide to WordPress and GDPR Compliance (in Plain English)

http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/the-ultimate-guide-to-wordpress-and-gdpr-compliance-everything-you-need-to-know/ Are you confused by GDPR, and how it will impact your WordPress site? This article tries to explain everything you need to know about GDPR and WordPress (without the complex legal stuff). The EU isn’t some evil government that is out to get you. Their goal is to protect consumers.

FIDO Alliance and W3C have a plan to kill the password | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/10/fido-alliance-and-w3c-have-a-plan-to-kill-the-password/ This looks interesting. By now it’s crystal clear to just about everyone that the password is a weak form of authentication but used a lot. Today, two standards bodies, FIDO and W3C announced a way that looks better, a new password free protocol for the web called WebAuthn. The major browser makers including Google,