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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM. Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome.
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COVID-19 Information

U.S. Citizen Travelers: Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM . Global Health Advisory: The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and ...
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WordPress Release Notes – July 2021

Code Changes (transparent to end-users) 1. Performance Updates- Updated the following plugins and settings to improve overall site security and performance: a. Gravity Forms- Bug fixes for issues with display of block settings icons in various themes and contexts. Added dynamic sizing to the form switcher to better handle forms with long titles. b. Slider Revolution- Bug fixes ...
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Social Links is now available!

The State Department LinkTree Alternative. Brought to you by GPA Mission Website Platforms, Digital Strategy & Training, and Digital Lab. GPA Digital Lab (LAB) has designed and launched a new product for social media content strategy in collaboration with the Digital Strategy & Training team and Mission Website Platforms (MWP). Social Links was launched on ...
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WordPress Release Notes – June 2021

Code Changes (transparent to end-users) 1. Performance Updates – Updated the following plugins and settings to improve overall site security and performance: a. Gravity Forms- Bug fixes for various appearance settings including “Date”, “List” and “Time” fields when editing an entry. b. User Switching – Bug fixes for issues that could lead to PHP errors given a malformed cookie. ...
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WordPress Release Notes– May 2021

Code Changes (transparent to end-users) 1. Performance Updates– Updated the following plugins and settings to improve overall site security and performance: a. Gravity Forms- Updated header to include the “Requires at least” and “Requires PHP” properties. Updated minimum WordPress version for support on the System status page to 5.6. b. WordPress Sitemap Page- Updated compatibility to PHP 8. ...
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WordPress Release Notes– April 2021

Code Changes (transparent to end-users) 1. Performance Updates- Updated the following plugins and settings to improve overall site security and performance: a. Gravity Forms- Updated header to include the “Requires at least” and “Requires PHP” properties. Updated minimum WordPress version for support on the System status page to 5.6. b. WordPress Sitemap Page- Updated compatibility to PHP 8. ...
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