All of this represents the conclusion of a test that began all the way back in 2010, and has been tweaked over the years since then. Search Engine Land readers — particularly some outside the U.S. — notified us late last year that they were seeing the top-only ads more frequently.
Data-driven design. I love stuff like this.
Blatantly ripping off other people’s work I see. Hats off to the f.lux developers for issuing such a polite and gracious response to the news.
Let’s take a closer look at the category make up. A common question is which category is the largest? If you’re thinking games you’re not wrong! The Games category is the single largest category on the Apple TV App Store with 1,002 apps. This means Games make up roughly 38% of all Apple TV apps.
Read as: there are already approximately 900 crappy games for the Apple TV.
I’ve made a new, ridiculously simple WordPress plugin called Direct link. Ever wished you could make your post titles link to external sites instead of being simple permalinks? Now you can! Download the plugin at wordpress.org/plugins/direct-link (usage instructions can be found here).
Feedback is always welcome. If you want some additional feature or find a bug (this is version 1.0, after all), let me know via the WP forums.
An insightful piece by Matt Mullenweg on the balance between maintaining a popular piece of software and adapting to advancements in technology.
Oh, and there’s this, too:
So we asked ourselves a big question. What would we build if we were starting from scratch today, knowing all we’ve learned over the past 13 years of building WordPress? At the beginning of last year, we decided to start experimenting and see.
Today we’re announcing something brand new, a new approach to WordPress, and open sourcing the code behind it. The project, codenamed Calypso, is the culmination of more than 20 months of work by dozens of the most talented engineers and designers I’ve had the pleasure of working with (127 contributors with over 26,000 commits!).