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SEO for Developers by Detlef Johnson

Next Up: Svelte 3

Svelte is a reactive JavaScript server-side compiler that changes the paradigm for reactivity back to vanilla JavaScript.

Semantic HTML5

Latest article looking at HTML5 semantic elements.

<article> <header> <nav> <aside> <section>

Header request response tool

Markdown rendering tool

No matter how simple the language it can be helpful to have a markdown editor handy for your readme.md at GitHub and elsewhere.

Filtered Headlines


Privacy
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch
A look at the new privacy features in iOS 13, including reminders about app location track, one-time location sharing, and removing metadata from images  —  It's finally here.  —  Apple's new iOS 13, the thirteenth major iteration of its popular iPhone software, is out to download.

YouTube
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch
YouTube to tighten creator verification in October, focusing on channels with a need for proof of authenticity and clarifying verification isn't an endorsement  —  YouTube's verification program is getting a massive overhaul, the company announced today, which will likely result in a number …

Google
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch
Alphabet's Wing says it will test drone delivery in Christiansburg, Virginia with Walgreens, FedEx, and local retailer Sugar Magnolia  —  Wing, the drone delivery company that started its life within the Google X lab before spinning out into its own thing under the Alphabet umbrella, is prepping for takeoff.

YouTube
Julia Alexander / The Verge
YouTube creators may lose verified badges as company makes verification program even stricter  —  In a continued effort to better the site  —  YouTube is rolling out changes to its verification program for creators, making it tougher for growing channels to earn a checkmark beside their name …

Facebook
Katie Deighton / The Drum
GroupM forms New Majority Ready Coalition with media and tech companies, excluding Facebook, to help brands adapt to US's changing demographics in advertising  —  The biggest players in US media - Facebook excluded - have formed a cross-industry coalition to better understand multicultural audiences …

Javascript Indexing Details

Good extra information on SEO for JavaScript Indexing, including feedback on Angular, React, and Vue from Google's Martin Splitt. What's especially interesting is the ongoing discussion where Martin talks about indexing whereby he used to author a site which used a custom 404 page for the app page. The SEO consultant pointed this out to him and the rest is history.

SEO for JavaScript

The SEO for Developers column at Search Engine Land started in January. Tools on the back end for powering up interesting front end pieces like that are underway. It's an effort to build a proper Search Engine Land companion in Search Return. React and such is forthcoming but not until a need arises for content that begins largely static, however.

0day WordPress Security Woes

A security researcher dropping some 0days may have an axe to grind considering how bad the plugin ecosystem is. It has a "dizzying number of buggy, poorly-audited plugins in the WordPress repository."

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