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SEO for Developers by Detlef Johnson

Major update: I've been hired by Jim Boykin of Internet Marketing Ninjas as a technologist to launch a service providng performance optimization that improve Core Web Vitals scores without the need for developers to get involved by using Cloudflare's security and CDN services with its edge computing capability.

5 ways to level up your Vim skills

Level up your Vim skills and kick your text editor up a notch with a few fun tricks.

Markdown rendering tool

Powered by VueJS a helpful little markdown editor is handy for your readme.md at GitHub and wherever else.

Head request response tool

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Security
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE
Europol, alongside Italian and Spanish police, arrest 106 people accused of working for the Italian Mafia and laundering over €10M made through cybercrimes  —  European police accused several people of SIM swapping, phishing, and hacking in support of Italian organized crime.

Programming
Ricky Ben-David / The Times of Israel
Jerusalem-based Lightricks, which makes 11 subscription photo and editing apps, including Facetune, raises $130M Series D at a $1.8B valuation  —  Lightricks' tools are used by millions of content creators across social media platforms worldwide  —  Lightricks, a Jerusalem-based software startup …

Twitter
Todd Spangler / Variety
Filing: Twitter agrees to pay $809.5M to resolve claims from 2016 that it provided misleading engagement information to investors  —  Twitter disclosed a binding agreement to settle a class-action lawsuit, under which the social network will pay $809.5 million to resolve claims it provided misleading engagement info to investors.

Twitter
Yogita Khatri / The Block
As bitcoin falls to ~$43K, El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele says the country “bought the dip” and acquired 150 more BTC, taking its total holding to 700  —  El Salvador has purchased 150 more bitcoins (worth $6.8 million at current prices), President Nayib Bukele said on Twitter Monday …

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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