EBN UI changes on Blog List and Activity

Last updated on 2018/12/04

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by Gasper Vozel

A few days ago we’ve pushed some UI changes to the Easy Blog Networks app. The goal of these changes was to polish the existing interface and to remove elements which we feel aren’t needed. To avoid any unnecessary confusion, we will review those changes one by one and explain our thought process behind it. […]

EBN System Update #25

Last updated on 2019/03/21

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by Gasper Vozel

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For the last 6 months, we’ve been working hard on making EBN source code as easy to maintain as possible. The majority of EBN is written in Python and as some of you know the End of Life for Python 2.7 has been set to 2020 (ref). I’m happy to announce that we’ve already rewritten […]

New WordPress themes available when adding a new blog

Last updated on 2020/05/18

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by Marbe Ralozo

Great news! We have added 30 new themes to our list of default themes to give you more options to choose from. When adding a new blog, our system installs a random theme from this list. You can also optionally select any of these theme on the Add Blog form under WordPress Settings (optional) -> Active Theme. […]

EBN now has one-click Enable HTTPS

Last updated on 2020/05/18

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by Dejan Murko

Let’s Encrypt is rapidly advancing secure website encryption with their free SSL. We also see more and more EBN users requesting the certificate, so we’ve decided to create a button that will enable it for you in one-click. You can find the button above the Report Problem. Once the blog has enabled HTTPS, it will show […]

EBN browser extensions for faster login to your blogs

Last updated on 2020/05/18

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by Admin EBN

We’ve just published Firefox and Chrome extensions that make it easier for you to log into your EBN blogs. All you need to do is connect the extension to your account, and then you can manage your blogs directly from your browser. Read the help article for instructions on how to install and use the extensions. […]

You can now install blogs with ‘www’ directly from the Add Blog form

Last updated on 2018/05/03

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by Marbe Ralozo

In the past, if you wanted to have www in the address of the blog, you needed to go through the WordPress settings dashboard. From today on, you can just add it in the domain field of the Add Blog form (without http://). This will simplify the process of adding a blog even further, making […]

Restore Archive.org sites directly into EBN!

Last updated on 2019/12/06

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by Dejan Murko

One major annoyance for some EBN users has been the inability to easily restore sites from Archive.org into their EBN account. But with the help from people at Wayback Machine Downloader that has now been resolved! Wayback Machine Downloader offers easy restoration from Archive.org of any website into your EBN account. And they’re offering a […]

Security while traveling and using WiFi

Last updated on 2017/12/27

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by Janez Troha

I recently attended a conference where I had to stay in a not cheap hotel that had shared WiFi. Being a curious person (as any Mr. Robot fan would be), I wondered how secure accessing the Internet there really is. Well, as you might have guessed, it’s horrible.  I could see every guest’s device on […]

Free Hide Footer Links Plugin

Last updated on 2019/11/27

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by Dejan Murko

Removing footer links is one of the most common reasons why users want to customize a theme. It’s also very annoying to only create a child theme only for this reason. That’s why we’ve built a plugin that can help you remove the footer directly from your WP dashboard on any theme. Note: the plugin does not […]

Latest discoveries about deindexations and Search Engine crawling

Last updated on 2019/11/27

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by Dejan Murko

Every time a blog gets deindexed on EBN, we save all the information we have about it so we can analyze it later. We then do batch analysis to see if there are any patterns or footprints that we can report to the community. In the last few weeks, we found a few interesting things. We’re still discussing how […]