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The Technology Behind Google Duplex AI

Technology Behind Google Duplex AI

Google Duplex was revealed last year. It is a new technology for conducting natural conversations to carry out ‘real world’ tasks over the phone. The most fascinating example of what Google Duplex can be used for is Google Assistant on certain Google devices, like Pixel. All Android and iOS devices will be able to use…

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Plugin Feature Updates Gone Wrong! Part Deux

Plugin Feature Updates Gone Wrong

WooCommerce is used to power very high-level e-commerce stores which use WordPress. It currently has over 4+ million active installs. WooCommerce has an upcoming release planned for April 11th, 2019, version 3.6. The new version will include a number of performance changes, which will help when used on your child site for e-commerce. One of the changes…

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Plugin Feature Updates Gone Wrong

Plugin Feature Updates Gone Wrong

Two major, well-known WordPress plugins have recently implemented certain changes which have not gone down well with the WordPress community. Jetpack in version 7.1, made a change with Jetpack active when you go to /wp-admin/ Plugins > Add New If a Jetpack module has similar features to the plugin keyword you are searching for, the…

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Why Multisite is a Waste of Time

Is WordPress Multisite a Waste of Time

If you use MainWP for managing your child sites, you already have a way to update plugins, themes, and push different code changes to those sites without having to deal with multisite performance issues. Multisite allows many subsites to share common plugins and themes. In addition, all sites will end up sharing the same database…

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Better Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

REM and non-REM sleep play an important, ongoing role in both physical and cognitive development. A person goes through 4 or 5 sleep cycles throughout sleep, which involve gradual descent into deeper stages. Each stage takes around 90 minutes. Most people are familiar with the movie, “Inception,” and how in the person (or “architect’s”) dream,…

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Social Warfare Plugin Vulnerability Temp Deactivate Now

Social Warfare Plugin Vulnerability

If you are using the Social Warfare plugin on any child sites (including the pro version of the plugin), deactivate the plugin on any child sites and wait for an update to be released. Wordfence has more about the issue in the plugin, which states that it is a stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability.  Sucuri…

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Easy WP SMTP Plugin Vulnerability Update Immediately

Easy WP SMTP Plugin Vulnerability Update Immediately

If you are using the plugin Easy WP SMTP for sending site emails using SMTP, make sure that you update to version 1.3.9.1. Do not delay updating any of your child sites, as using the unfixed version of the plugin gives your child site a high chance of being hacked. For more information about the…

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Which WordPress Core Files are Safe to Delete

Which WordPress Core Files are Safe to Delete

When installed, WordPress will add a number of files which can be safely deleted on any of your child sites. The first of those files is readme.html, which is an information HTML file as part of the famous 5-minute install of WordPress manually. The second of those files is wp-config-sample.php, which is an example of…

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How Well Does Convesio Work for Hosting your MainWP Child Sites

MainWP & Convesio

Convesio is one of the newer options for hosting your MainWP Child sites. After you have created your account from an invitation link via email, you should be able to sign into the account. Click on the New Site button, and then select which version of WordPress, PHP version and location. The default for a…

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