An Internet army of truth-tellers
In the continuing struggle over Ukraine, the use of the Internet to spread the truth remains a powerful tool to counter Putin's attempts to paint a false picture of events. It may even have helped push Russia into an agreement at talks Thursday in …
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Keeping the Internet Free—for Now
Less than a month after announcing its plan to abandon U.S. protection of the open Internet in 2015, the White House has stepped back from the abyss. Following objections by Bill Clinton, a warning letter from 35 Republican senators, and critical …
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Critical Bug 'Heartbleed' Violates Internet Security – Passwords, Credit Cards …
Mashable suggested the users who frequent the listed (vulnerable) sites should wait for an official confirmation from the web site before making the next visit. Upon getting a confirmation back from the sites on the security update installation, users …
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Internet security flaw left University sites vulnerable
The University's Information and Technology Services staff are working to combat a security flaw that left sensitive information on some of the Internet's most visited sites — as well as key University portals — vulnerable to prying eyes.
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Version 3.9 of WordPress, named “Smith” in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This release features a number of refinements that we hope you’ll love.A smoother media editing experience
Improved visual editing
The updated visual editor has improved speed, accessibility, and mobile support. You can paste into the visual editor from your word processor without wasting time to clean up messy styling. (Yeah, we’re talking about you, Microsoft Word.)
Edit images easily
With quicker access to crop and rotation tools, it’s now much easier to edit your images while editing posts. You can also scale images directly in the editor to find just the right fit.
Drag and drop your images
Uploading your images is easier than ever. Just grab them from your desktop and drop them in the editor.Gallery previews
Galleries display a beautiful grid of images right in the editor, just like they do in your published post.Do more with audio and video Ain't Misbehavin' Davenport Blues Buddy Bolden's Blues Squaty Roo Dixie Blues Wolverine Blues
Images have galleries; now we’ve added simple audio and video playlists, so you can showcase your music and clips.Live widget and header previews //wordpress.org/news/files/2014/04/widgets.mp4
Add, edit, and rearrange your site’s widgets right in the theme customizer. No “save and surprise” — preview your changes live and only save them when you’re ready.
The improved header image tool also lets you upload, crop, and manage headers while customizing your theme.Stunning new theme browser
Looking for a new theme should be easy and fun. Lose yourself in the boundless supply of free WordPress.org themes with the beautiful new theme browser.
This release was led by Andrew Nacin and Mike Schroder, with the help of these fine individuals. There are 267 contributors with props in this release, a new high:
Aaron D. Campbell, Aaron Jorbin, Adam Harley, Adam Silverstein, adelval, Ajay, Akeda Bagus, Alex Concha, Alison Barrett, Allan Collins, Amy Hendrix (sabreuse), Andrea Fercia, Andrew Nacin, Andrew Norcross, Andrew Ozz, Andrey "Rarst" Savchenko, Andy Keith, Andy Skelton, Anton Timmermans, Aubrey Portwood, Barry, Bartosz Romanowski, bassgang, bcworkz, Ben Dunkle, Bernhard Riedl, bigdawggi, Bob Gregor, bobbingwide, Brad Touesnard, bradparbs, bramd, Brandon Kraft, brasofilo, bravokeyl, Bryan Petty, cgaffga, Chirag Swadia, Chouby, Chris Blower, Chris Olbekson, Chris Scott, chriseverson, chrisguitarguy, Christopher Finke, ciantic, cmmarslender, Comparativa de Bancos, Connor Jennings, Cor van Noorloos, Corphi, cramdesign, Daniel Bachhuber, Daniel Jalkut (Red Sweater), Danny de Haan, Daryl Koopersmith, Dave Kellam (eightface), DaveE, David A. Kennedy, David Anderson, David Marichal, Denis de Bernardy, Dion Hulse, Dominik Schilling, Doug Wollison, Drew Jaynes, DrProtocols, Dustin Filippini, eatingrules, edik, Elio Rivero, enej, Eric Andrew Lewis, Eric Mann, Erica Varlese, Erick Hitter, Evan Anderson, Fahmi, fboender, Frank Klein, Gary Cao, Gary Jones, Gary Pendergast, genkisan, Gennady Kovshenin, George Stephanis, Graham Armfield, Grant Mangham, Gregory Cornelius, Gregory Karpinsky, hakre, hanni, Helen Hou-Sandí, ippetkov, Ipstenu (Mika Epstein), J.D. Grimes, Jack Reichert, jameslee, Janneke Van Dorpe, janrenn, JayCC, Jeff Sebring, Jen Mylo, Jeremy Felt, Jesin A, Jesper Johansen (jayjdk), jnielsendotnet, Joan Artes, Joe Dolson, Joe Hoyle, John Blackbourn, John James Jacoby, John P. Bloch, John Regan, Jon Cave, Jonas Bolinder (jond3r), Joost de Valk, Josh Pollock, Joshua Abenazer, jstraitiff, Julio Potier, Justin Kopepasah, Justin Sainton, K.Adam White, Kailey (trepmal), Kaspars, Kelly Dwan, kerikae, Kevin Worthington, Kim Parsell, Kirk Wight, kitchin, klihelp, Knut Sparhell, Konstantin Kovshenin, Konstantin Obenland, Krzysiek Drozdz, Lance Willett, Lee Willis, lkwdwrd, lpointet, Luc De Brouwer, Lucas Karpiuk, Mark Barnes, Mark Jaquith, Marko Heijnen, Marventus, Matt (Thomas) Miklic, Matt Banks, Matt Mullenweg, Matthew Boynes, Matthew Denton, Matthew Haines-Young, mattonomics, mattyrob, Matías Ventura, Max Cutler, mcadwell, Mel Choyce, meloniq, Michael Arestad, Michel - xiligroup dev, Miguel Fonseca, Mike Burns, Mike Hansen, Mike Manger, Mike Schinkel, Mike Schroder, mikecorkum, mitcho (Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine), Mohammad Jangda, Morgan Estes, Morten Rand-Hendriksen, Naoko Takano, Nashwan Doaqan, nendeb55, Nick Halsey, Nicole Arnold, Nikhil Vimal (NikV), nivijah, nofearinc, Nuno Morgadinho, olivM, Omer Korner, OriginalEXE, oso96_2000, patricknami, Paul Bearne, Paul Gibbs, Paul Wilde, pavelevap, Peter Westwood, Philip Arthur Moore, Pippin Williamson, Prasath Nadarajah, prettyboymp, Raam Dev, rachelbaker, Ram Ratan Maurya, ramonchiara, Rescuework Support, Rhys Wynne, Ricardo Correia, Richard Sweeney, Richard Tape, richard2222, Ricky Lee Whittemore, Robert Chapin, robmiller, Rodrigo Primo, romaimperator, roothorick, ruud@joyo, Ryan Boren, Ryan McCue, Sal Ferrarello, Samuel Wood (Otto), Sandeep, Scott Lee, Scott Reilly, Scott Taylor, ScreenfeedFr, scribu, sdasse, Sean Butze, Sean Hayes, Sean Nessworthy, Sergey Biryukov, shahpranaf, Shaun Andrews, ShinichiN, Simon Prosser, Simon Wheatley, Siobhan, Siobhan Bamber (siobhyb), sirzooro, solarissmoke, sonjanyc, Spencer Finnell, Spencer Piontkowski, stephcook22, Stephen Edgar, Stephen Harris, Steve Bruner, Steven Word, Takayuki Miyauchi, Tanner Moushey, Taylor Lovett, tbrams, tellyworth, TobiasBg, Tom Auger, Tom Willmot, Topher, topquarky, Torsten Landsiedel, Toru, Travis Smith, Umesh Kumar, undergroundnetwork, VarunAgw, wawco, Weston Ruter, wokamoto, xsonic, Yoav Farhi, Yuri Victor, Zach Tirrell, and Ze Fontainhas. Also thanks to Michael Pick for producing the release video.
If you want to follow along or help out, check out Make WordPress and our core development blog. Thanks for choosing WordPress. See you soon for version 4.0!
Web portals are different from the regular web sites as it contains information from different sources in a structured way. Every information is dedicated to some dedicated area. In regular websites all the information is scattered on different pages but in web portal you can easily find the different information in a single page. Web portal provides different types of services also like e-mail, news, search engine, stock information, games etc. so it is easier for the user to find the information on a single page. Web portal means taking knowledge from different sites. Web portal helps user to get different types of information of an organizations in a single page. Usually web portal provide valuable information to the users which is very helpful for them. With the help of web portals user can get knowledge of different world in a single page. The best example of a web portal is Yahoo! It offers e-mail services, discussion forums, search engine, news, games, and a lot other services. So the point here is Crocus Infotech also specializes in providing web portal development services. It has so far catered to tens of clients and still continues to do so. Web portal provide the information of different sector like government sector, private sector, news, entertainment, stock and it also provide different services like e-mail, search engine and data base. The main work of web portal is to provide information about other website. Web Portal Development requires a lot of expertise and technical skills and portals are sometimes worked as a search engine so that we can search any information on it.
In 1990 when the concept of web portal was introduced in the internet world the most of the organization tried to a acquire the web portal concept because it is for many users.
Different types of web portals:
Personal portal- A personal portal is a site on the wide-reaching network. It provides modified capability to its company, as long as a way to other content.
2. News portals – The established media rooms all around the world are fast adapting to the new age technologies. This marks the start of information portals by media houses crossways the world.
3. Government web portals – Many governments had already dedicated to creating portal sites for their people. These built-in primary portals to the government as well as portals residential for explicit audience.
4. Cultural portals – Educational portal collective digitized educational collection of galleries, libraries, archives and museums.
5. Corporate web portals – Corporate intranets grew in size and complexity, webmasters were faced with increasing content and user management challenges.
6. Stock portals – Stock portals use online gateway through a central depository system for the visitors to buy or sell their shares or manage their portfolio.
7. Search portals – Search portals aggregate results from several search engines into one page.
8. Tender’s portals – Tender’s portals stands for a gateway to search, modify, submit, archive data on tenders and professional processing of continuous online tenders.
9. Hosted web portal – Hosted web portals gained popularity a number of companies began offering them as a hosted service.
10. Domain-specific portals – A number of portals have come about that are specific to the particular domain, offering access to related companies and services.