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Bookmarked: https://seblog.nl/2017/02/13/3/how-i-hacked-my-own-site. Curious if—although I’m all for preventing …

Bookmarked: https://seblog.nl/2017/02/13/3/how-i-hacked-my-own-site.

Curious if—although I’m all for preventing PHP to be run from any “uploads” folder—downscaling and compressing the profile pictures would either “fix” or discard them.

In order to protect visitors of my site from other security issues, the plugin downloads the images and shows those downloaded ones. This way my visitors only deal with my server, and not with the servers of everyone who liked my post.

How I hacked my own site by feeding it a profile picture via webmention | Seblog
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Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/key-takeaways-from-the-first-future-of-themes-meeting. “Global Styles” does feel an awful …

Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/key-takeaways-from-the-first-future-of-themes-meeting.

“Global Styles” does feel an awful lot like the Theme Options pages of horrible “premium” themes.

[T]heme authors who build hyper-detailed designs, [may] be cringing at the thought.

Key Takeaways From the First ‘Future of Themes’ Meeting
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Bookmarked: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615108/column-aron-dsouza-gawker-jake-lodwick-sarah-cone-social-network-peter-thiel/. Companies like Mastodon, MIT Technology Review? …

Bookmarked: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615108/column-aron-dsouza-gawker-jake-lodwick-sarah-cone-social-network-peter-thiel/.

Companies like Mastodon, MIT Technology Review?

Companies like Mastodon, Ello, and Peach have all been touted as alternatives to Facebook and Twitter, which are rife with harassment, abuse, and misinformation.

Gawker’s nemesis is working on a social network offering access to the rich
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