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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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YouTube
Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch
Some YouTube users say the service is asking them to purchase a Premium subscription to watch videos in 4K, a feature that is currently free for all users  —  YouTube's Premium paid subscription includes benefits like ad-free viewing, video and song downloads for offline consumption, and background plays.

Twitter
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch
Twitter rolls out its edit button, letting users edit five times in 30 minutes, to Blue subscribers in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, coming soon to the US  —  Twitter is rolling out the ability to edit tweets to Blue subscribers in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the social network announced on Monday.

Google
Greg Stohr / Bloomberg
The US Supreme Court agrees to hear two Section 230-related cases involving terrorist content, Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Taamneh, and rule by July 2023  —  The US Supreme Court will decide whether social media companies can be sued over targeted content recommendations …

Google
Steve Dent / Engadget
The UIUC, Amazon, Apple, Google, Meta, Microsoft, and others launch the Speech Accessibility Project to improve voice recognition for people with disabilities  —  The University of Illinois (UIUC) has partnered with Amazon, Apple, Google, Meta, Microsoft and nonprofits on the Speech Accessibility Project.

Security
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer
The Vice Society ransomware gang publishes data allegedly stolen from the Los Angeles Unified School District, after the school system did not pay the ransom  —  The Vice Society Ransomware gang published data and documents Sunday morning that were stolen from the Los Angeles Unified School District during …

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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