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Introducing Embeddable Tweets and Enhanced Tweet and Follow Button

Twitter just launched a new major redesinged version of Twitter that makes it even easier to stay close to everything that interests you with new. In addition, Twitter has also introduced new tools that bring Tweets to your website / blog(s), and new ways to share with our Tweet buttons.

“These …

WordAds Advertising Program for WordPress.com Launches – 50,000 WordPress-powered Blogs Coming Online Every Day

WordPress.com LogoWordPress.com LogoAutomattic and Federated Media announced of rolling out WordAds on WordPress.com based blogs to help user make money from their blogs by showing high quality ads from brand advertisers.

“‘WordAds,’ which is 100% optional, will let bloggers make money from their blogs by showing “high quality ads from brand advertisers” – …

Microsoft Delivers Codename “Social Analytics” Experimental Cloud Service

Last week, Microsoft codename “Social Analytics” Azure service (Project “Vancouver”), a new cloud-based social-analytics service, made available to developers and end users who want to integrate social web information into business applications.

SQL Azure Labs: LogoSQL Azure Labs: Logo“Our goal is to enable businesses to build connections and communities among customers, influencers, and their employees; to support …

WordPress 3.3 Beta 1 Brings ‘Media Uploader, Fly Out Admin Menus’ and More!

WordPress 3.3 Beta 1 released today – is expected to see the final released by the end of November.

“The more help we get with testing and fixing bugs, the sooner we will be able to release the final version,” said the Dev team.

Here’s some of what’s new:

WordPress Plugin Security Showdown: WordCamp San Francisco [Video]

At 2011 WordCamp in San Francisco, core developers Mark Jaquith and Jon Cave, along with developer and author Brad Williams, covered some of the best security practices for plugin development and offered some real-life examples of just how easy it is to turn a world-class plugin into a crippling vulnerability.

“One of the …

WordPress: Top 10 Features You Mayn’t Using – But You Should Be!

No matter, whether you are a pro, an average or a novice WordPresser — as a matter of fact — it is for sure that you are not using all the features that the open source CMS software is bundled with — chances are you have never noticed, especially those that have recently been introduced. …

OData Producer Library for PHP Released to CodePlex

The OData Producer Library for PHP is now avilable for download. The OData Producer Library for PHP is a server library that allows to exposes data sources by using the OData Protocol.

PHP developers can now add OData support to their applications so it can be consumed by all clients and libraries that …

WordPress.com: Site Stats Show Now Shows ‘Who Comments Most’ – New ‘Feedfabrik and Empire Avenue’ Web Apps Launched

Automattic’s WordPress.com now lets you see who’s commenting the most on your blog and what posts they are commenting. “The new Comments panel in your Site Stats provides three tabs: Top Commenters, Most Commented, and a Summary of comments on your blog,” informed a team member.

“If your blog …

WordPress Theme Customization Basics With Jane Wells

At this year’s WordCamp San Francisco, Jane Wells gave a great presentation with an outstanding Q & A to highlight some of the basics of theme customization.

WordPress Now Powering 14.7% Top Million Websites in the World: Matt Mullenweg: State of the Word 2011

Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress over on the WordPress.org blog, just made a blog post about the growth of WordPress blogging software and the ecosystem around it.

In the blog post titled “State of the Word” Mullenweg said that,

We’ve grown to power 14.7% of the top million websites in …

Sparklines Stats Chart Now Available for WordPress.com Blogs

WordPress.com just made announcements about new Stats features. “The first one affects everyone with a WordPress.com blog. And, the second is just for those who have marked their blogs Private,” announced Andy Skelton on WordPress.com blog.

When you are logged into WordPress.com, the WordPress.com Admin Bar visible at the top of your screen …

WordPress.com Released ‘Simplified, More Attractive’ Post Page Design

Scott Berkun over at official WordPress.com blog said that “Over the last few weeks we’ve studied the most popular features people add to their blogs. Things like Sharing, Likes and Ratings. Previously when you turned them on it made your blog look cluttered, defeating the purpose of the features themselves. This made us sad.” So, …

Publicize on WordPress.com Now Shares Post to Facebook Pages

Back In Feb this year, WordPress.com launched “Publicize” for Facebook, which automatically shares a link to new posts to Facebook account(s). Since, user have been demanding the ability to Publicize to Facebook Pages. Now, today on August 8, the WordPress team announced this support.

If you already have Publicize …

WordPress.com Now Provides Pinning and Jump List to 20 Million Bloggers!

WordPress.com users can now experience pinning and jump list support for all of their blogs with Internet Explorer 9 and Windows 7.

This means that blogs hosted on WordPress, automatically have the capability to pin their site to Windows 7 taskbars. Once pinned, customers can right-click on the favicon and see the last …

oEmbed Provider API Now Available On WordPress.com

The team at WordPress.com today on July 14, announce the availability of new oEmbed Provider API, yet another way to make it easy for third-party services and their respective audiences to share and consume content.

“oEmbed is a format for allowing an embedded representation of a URL on third-party sites. The simple API …