Helping kids learn to evaluate what they see online

Editor’s Note: This week we're launching six new media literacy activities for Be Internet Awesome, designed to help kids analyze and evaluate media as they navigate the internet. The new activities were developed in collaboration with experts Anne Collier, executive...

Building the Future of the Classroom with Google for Education

Editor’s Note: This week, we’re joining thousands of educators and students at ISTE in Philadelphia. Visit us at booth 2200, where you can demo the latest Chromebook devices and classroom technology from Google and our partners.  Follow along on Twitter and Facebook...

How to Access the MLS

Access to the MLS usually requires a real estate license. But sometimes you can gain access by partnering with an agent, building a long-standing relationship with the MLS, or signing up as an unlicensed assistant. We review these and other ways to access the MLS...

Top 8 Drag and Drop Page Builders for a WordPress IDX Website

The modern real estate agent is expected to be an expert salesperson and web manager all in the same 24-hour day. Naturally, any tools that can reduce the workload on real estate agents are highly valuable. In this article, we’ll review 7 drag and drop page builders...

Unite 2019: New Tools to Unlock Meaningful Customer Experiences

You worry about scaling globally... We'll take care of the technology underpinning your business. That's the message from Unite 2019, Shopify’s fourth annual partner and developer conference. It was there that we announced new Shopify Plus products and tools to help...

How to Become a Real Estate Agent in California

To become a real estate agent in California you must be 18 years old and you must disclose any criminal or disciplinary action. Applicants also are required to take 135 hours of college-level real estate prep courses and pass the licensing exam. The licensing...

What Is a Pending Listing in Real Estate?

A pending listing is a real estate listing that is under contract. This means the buyer and seller have agreed on a price and are in negotiations to finalize the sale. The contract typically includes an expiration date. If the sale is not complete before this date,...

Diversity at W3C: 2019 update; launch of TPAC Diversity Fund

There is increasing awareness of the need for greater diversity in the tech field. We would like W3C to be a model of supporting diversity. W3C stakeholders have established a TPAC Diversity Fund. As an international organization, we see the immense value we gain from...

Dataset Exchange Working Group Is Making Progress

What are the issues? The history of computing has been one associated with the realisation that information aggregated was often information with increased value. This led to the conflicting positions of those wanting to merge data from diverse sources to distil more...

Headless Commerce is Flexible Commerce

The freedom to sell anywhere... That's the promise of headless commerce. While much has been written about headless, it's nothing more than an alternative architecture you can use to insulate your brand from shifts in technology and consumer behavior. But how do you...

Privacy Anti-Patterns in Standards

The Web suffers from large scale, frequent, and often invisible privacy violations. These pervasive privacy problems threaten the Web’s ability to serve as a preeminent application platform and information distribution system. W3C’s Privacy Interest Group (PING) has...

W3C and WHATWG to work together to advance the open Web platform

I am pleased to announce that W3C and the WHATWG have just signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of a single version of the HTML and DOM specifications. The Memorandum of Understanding jointly published as the WHATWG/W3C Joint Working Mode gives the...

EPUBCheck 4.2.0 and EPUB 3.2 production-ready

The Publishing Business Group is pleased to announce the simultaneous availability of EPUBCheck 4.2 production-ready release and EPUB 3.2 Final Specification! This renewed version of EPUBCheck enable all the digital publishing industry to create, distribute and bring...

18 Tips to Make a Normal Real Estate Listing Video Into Internet Gold

There are a lot of real estate listing videos on the Internet. There are also a lot of bad ones. People come up with excuses. “My listings are nothing special.” “People only care about luxury listings.” “I don’t have good equipment.” It’s nonsense. Check out Brad...

What Is the Council of Multiple Listing Services?

The Council of Multiple Listing Services is a real estate industry trade group that represents more than 200 MLS across the United States. The organization supports MLS and their members by providing networking, training and professional certification opportunities as...

9 Ways To Up Your Real Estate Social Media Game With Xara

Social media offers a lot for real estate agents. You can share listings, publish content and engage with leads all in a way that benefits your business and your life. But the competition on social media is strong. To maximize returns, your posts, tweets and shares...

How to Become a Real Estate Agent in Florida

To become a real estate agent in Florida you must be 18 years old, have a high school diploma, and submit to fingerprinting. You also must complete 63 hours of pre-licensing education and pass the Florida real estate exam. Real estate is risky. It is risky because it...

How to Block Spam With CAPTCHA on Your WordPress Real Estate Website

As real estate professionals, we want to generate comments on our website. This demonstrates that our content matters and it helps create a sense of community. But not all comments are good comments. If you’ve been in business long enough, you’ve surely encountered...
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