Don’t let these important dates for your offline Christmas marketing pass you by

Sending post within the UK this Christmas? Get your cards and parcels to the post office by Tuesday, December 18, and you will still be able to send them in time for the big day, using Second Class stamps. If you're pushed for time, First Class and Special Delivery postal options are also available until later in the week. This year, the final dates for posting within the UK are: Tuesday,...
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Upgraded to WordPress 5.0 but prefer the Classic Editor? No problem!

Upgraded to WordPress 5.0 but prefer to stick with the familiar Classic Editor? No problem! Support for the Classic Editor plugin will remain in WordPress through 2022.The Classic Editor plugin restores the previous WordPress editor and the Edit Post screen. It lets you keep using plugins that extend it, add old-style meta boxes, or otherwise depend on the previous editor. To install, visit your...
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WordPress 5.0 will probably be released Thursday, December 6th 2018

WordPress 5.0 will most probably be released this Thursday, December 6 2018. This comes as a surprise to a lot of people, including us. WordPress 5.0 includes the Gutenberg editor, giving users a brand new editing experience. While we initially see this as an improvement, we doubt if everyone is ready for it at this point. WordPress 5.0 is a huge release as it sees the introduction of a new...
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WordPress 5.0 Pushed Back Further … again

A little while ago, the WordPress core development team pushed the expected WordPress 5.0 release date from November 19 to November 27. Well, as the fact that there's still no WordPress 5.0 indicates, that release date has been pushed back again - to when we don't yet know. In their release post for the WordPress 5.0 Release Candidate 1, the team only said that "A final release date will be...
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Some great new Outlook 2016 features just landed for Office 365 subscribers

What is Focused inbox in Outlook on Windows, Mac, Android and iOS?

What is Focused Inbox? Focused Inbox intelligently presorts your email so you can focus on what matters. It places your most important emails in "Focused" and the rest in "Other." Focused Inbox works across all your email accounts, personal and professional. To create an inbox that "feels right" to you, the system takes into account emails and contacts with whom you interact, and filters out...
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Multiple vulnerabilities patched in October 17th Drupal Core update

It's been a while since the last Drupal Core update was released (back in April) but it's now time, once again, to install a Drupal Core update to keep your Drupal websites secure. The following issues with Drupal Core have been patched, and are included in yesterday's update: In some conditions, content moderation fails to check a users access to use certain transitions, leading to an access...
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What is the standard UK business card size?

We often get asked this question, and it does vary between different printing companies and even countries! In most cases a standard business card in the UK and from O'Brien Media (unless otherwise requested) is sized at 85 mm wide x 55 mm high (see diagram below). This size is almost the same as a regular credit or debit card – meaning it will easily fit into a wallet or purse.Business...
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Instagram unveils new tools to increase safety & access to information

Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app, is introducing three new features designed to provide more transparency and security to its users. The plan includes the introduction of a new section, "About this Account", which will provide more details about accounts with large follower counts. Access to the blue badge verification process is also on the cards for all users, and Instagram is...
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Facebook is making changes to discourage misuse of personal accounts

Facebook is making a number of changes to their platform to discourage misuse of personal accounts and improve their ecosystem. Here's how the changes impact social media management tools and your use of Facebook for your business: Facebook Profiles: From the 31st July you will no longer be able to post to personal Facebook Profiles using social media management tools and Facebook are cracking...
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New version of Website Resource Monitor available for hosted WordPress websites

We're rolling out a new improved version of our Website Resource Monitor plugin for WordPress websites hosted on our servers. The latest version allows you to view up-to-date information on your website's disk space, database, and memory usage requirements from your WordPress dashboard (no more needing to log into Client Connect to check your usage!). We've even added a graphical indicator...
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