Category: News & Events

The European Union in mid-September approved a tough new package of internet regulations. It’s called the EU Copyright Directive and it proposes to curtail some of your most cherished online freedoms. The EU Copyright Directive contains two particularly nasty sections. They are Article 11 and Article 13. Article 11 gives European news outlets the power…

Made your peace yet with GDPR? If so, laid-back California’s got some news that will definitely harsh your mellow. Starting in 2020, the Golden State will have a GDPR law of its own. It’s called the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCP). So now you need to do more than comply with Europe’s tough new data…

Guess what type of email we love getting here at Valet? Anything that isn’t a notification. It’s not that notifications upset us. We know they’re necessary. It’s just that we receive so many of them. The reason we get so many notifications is that we support and love so many websites. Each of those websites…

WordPress is pushing out a new code version next week and soon you’ll be invited via the admin area to try out the new editor coming in release 5.0—but before you click that button be sure to read this very informative article by Joe Casabona about the potential problems you may face and how to overcome them.

WordPress – a website-and-blog publishing system used by millions – will soon roll out a radical revamp of its content-management editor. The changes are expected to be so extensive that most current WordPress users will likely struggle to adapt, so WordPress website management services agency Valet is offering a free, downloadable eBook to help them…

A new Google Search Console. Over the last few months, Google has been sending out invitations to their BETA version of the new Google Search Console to select users. If you are not among that BETA group, that’s ok. They will be opening up the experience to all the users of the current Search Console…

On February 6, 2018 WordPress.org released version 4.9.4 of the WordPress software. This comes quickly on the heels of the Feb 5 release of version 4.9.3. The February 5 release contained a major bug found immediately after it was pushed live. The latest version, 4.9.4. will need to be manually updated in the dashboard. It will encounter…

What is happening? WordPress has announced that it’s “officially ending support for Internet Explorer versions 8, 9, and 10, starting with WordPress 4.8.” Microsoft officially discontinued supporting these browsers themselves in January 2016. Matt Mullenwig states in his announcement: “I realize that folks still running these browsers are probably stuck with them because of something out…