WordPress 5.6.2 Update is Largely Successful

WordPress rolled out a bug fix update, version 5.6.2. Aside from an issue affecting Ultimate Addons for Gutenberg plugin, the update is largely successful, publishers are encouraged to update.

WordPress 5.6.2

WP 5.6.2 is called a Maintenance Update. A maintenance update is one that is meant to fix bugs introduced by a previous update. Because a maintenance update fixes problems, it is generally recommended that publishers update their WordPress to the latest version.

Bug Fixes

The latest update fixes a problem introduced with version 5.6.1. That issue was called the “Leave site? Changes you made may not be saved” bug.

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The biggest smartphone fails of 2020 (Update: Video!)

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on December 29, 2020. It has been updated to include the related video above.

The smartphone world endured a rollercoaster of a year, as the transition to 5G collided with the COVID-19 pandemic. The former meant that we got 5G phones across almost all price segments, as well as some major price hikes at the top-end. Meanwhile, the pandemic hurt business in a big way in the first half of the year, as lockdowns resulted in offline retail collapsing.

Yet, even without these two factors, we still saw several major smartphone fails that

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New Gwinnett high school brings tech curriculum update

Although Alyssa doesn’t plan a career in computers, she knows theater lights and sound boards use artificial intelligence.

“We use it even when we don’t think we’re using it,” she said.

The Gwinnett district has allocated $97 million to build Seckinger, a traditional campus in the fast-growing northern part of the county a few miles from increasingly crowded Mill Creek High, which Seckinger will relieve. The new campus will include stadiums and ball fields and hold up to 3,000 students, Mostaghimi said.

Harmony, Ivy Creek and Patrick Elementary Schools will feed into Jones Middle and then Seckinger High.

The Seckinger

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Reaction to Google December 2020 Core Update & This Week’s Digital Marketing News [PODCAST]

On this week’s episode of Marketing O’Clock, hosts Greg Finn, Mark Saltarelli, and Christine “Shep” Zirnheld break down the biggest digital marketing news of the week.

Plus, can we come up with a better name for the December 2020 Core Update? Probably, it isn’t that hard.

If you’re unable to listen on Spotify, be sure to catch the video version of the show on the Search Engine Journal YouTube channel.

Google confirmed that the latest core algorithm update, called the December 2020 core update, would begin rolling out on December 3, 2020.


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Developers can now generate App Clip codes, update privacy ‘nutrition labels’

Following the release of iOS 14.3 on Monday, Apple announced developers are now able to take advantage of App Clips and app privacy “nutrition labels,” two features that expand the utility and security of the company’s mobile platform.

Announced at WWDC 2020 in June, App Clips are bite-sized versions of apps that provide users easy access to core software features without a large download.

For example, a user can quickly pay for a meal or rent a scooter by scanning a special App Clip code, downloading a small part of a third-party app from the App Store and completing

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Top tech boss dismisses effort to update city’s glitchy computer systems

But it has been nearly two decades since the city took an inventory of its software and computer systems, a fact City Council members are citing as a reason to study its tech and seek upgrades.

A technical glitch, for instance, crashed the city’s municipal wireless network—which manages traffic lights and police license-plate readers—for 11 days in April 2019. A private audit commissioned by City Hall concluded the incident could have been avoided through more timely upgrades to the system.

A bill from Councilman Paul Vallone would require officials study the feasibility of updating its software and data systems

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