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Best WordPress Multilingual Plugins - WP Mayor

WordPress has become one of the most popular open source Content Management Systems, and now powers and supports more than 60,000,000 blogs and sites from all over the world. Since WordPress is so widely used all over the world, there… Continue Reading →

MariaDB Health Checks Plugin Now Available on - WP Tavern

A new MariaDB Health Checks plugin is now available on, thanks to the efforts of contributors involved in the 2023 CloudFest Hackathon which took place in Germany. MariaDB is a popular open source database used by those looking to… Continue Reading →

W3 Eden Addresses Authenticated Stored XSS Vulnerability in Download Manager WordPress Plugin - Wordfence Blog

On April 25, 2023, our Wordfence Threat Intelligence team identified and began the responsible disclosure process for a stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in W3 Eden’s Download Manager plugin, which is actively installed on more than 100,000 WordPress websites, making… Continue Reading →

30+ Best WooCommerce Plugins, Free & Paid - WP Mayor

In this post, we look at some of the best WooCommerce plugins that help you improve your store in some way, whether that’s marketing it more effectively, creating a more user-friendly experience for your shoppers, or enhancing your WordPress site… Continue Reading →

Can ChatGPT Build a Useful WordPress Plugin That Actually Works? - WPMU Dev

Can AI turn non-coders into pro WordPress plugin developers? To find out, we asked ChatGPT to build a custom WordPress plugin from scratch and then had our crack team of developers examine the code… AI is the world’s most popular… Continue Reading →

Plugin Review Team Update - Make WordPress Plugins

tl;dr An update on the team which is a lot of onboarding, making tools work for multiple people at once, and more documentation than you can shake a stick at. As much of the WordPress community knows by now, I… Continue Reading →

10 Best WordPress Cache Plugins in 2023 for Faster Website Speed - WP Dev Shed

If you’re running a WordPress website, you know how important it is to have a fast loading website. A slow website can lead to a poor user experience and can even harm your search engine rankings. One of the best… Continue Reading →

Best RSS Aggregator for WordPress: Top Plugin Choices - WP Mayor

Explore the top RSS aggregators for WordPress: WP RSS Aggregator, Super RSS Reader Plugin, Feedzy RSS Feeds Plugin, and WPeMatico Autoblogging Tool. These plugins import multiple feeds, organize content, and integrate with social media. Syndicate content, save time, and prioritize… Continue Reading →

Best WordPress SEO Plugins - WP Dev Shed

If you’re new to the concept of search engine optimisation, you needn’t be intimidated by it. There are some basic, relatively simple things you can do around your blog or website to improve its SEO, and utilising one of the… Continue Reading →

Best Free and Premium WordPress Auction Plugins - WP Dev Shed

Did you now you can host your own online auctions on your WordPress website or blog with a simple plugin? Sites such as eBay have popularized the use of online auctions, and made them a familiar purchasing option for users…. Continue Reading →

Best Calendar Plugins for WordPress - WP Dev Shed

Need to list events on your website or blog? Whether you want to keep customers in the loop on sales, fans up to date on upcoming gigs or remind club members of regular meet ups, there are many WordPress plugins… Continue Reading →

ACF Plugin’s Reflected XSS Vulnerability Attracts Exploit Attempts Within 24 Hours of Public Announcement - WP Tavern

On May 5, Patchstack published a security advisory about a high severity reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in ACF (Advanced Custom Fields), potentially affecting more than 4.5 million users. WP Engine patched the vulnerability on May 4, but the Akamai… Continue Reading →

Best Slideshow Plugins for WordPress - WP Dev Shed

Looking to feature your photography, products or featured pages and posts on your WordPress website or blog easily with a dedicated plugin? There are tons of great free options available — here are five of the most popular to consider…… Continue Reading →

Best Pricing Table Plugins for WordPress - WP Dev Shed

If you’re running an ecommerce site, or your website or blog’s function is to support your online business, it’s more than likely that including pricing for your products and services is important to you. In last week’s post we examined… Continue Reading →

WP Rocket Review: Is It the Perfect Solution for WordPress Caching? - WordPress Arena

It is incredibly frustrating to have a slow WordPress blog, and optimizing it to make it faster is no longer optional. A good caching plugin can help make this process easier for you. Currently, there is an abundance of WordPress… Continue Reading →

Themeum Acquires Kirki Customizer Framework Plugin - WP Tavern

Themeum, a WordPress theme and plugin company founded in 2013, has acquired the Kirki Customizer Framework plugin from its former developer, David Vongries. In April 2023, Vongries announced he was sunsetting the product and discontinuing development. He put the plugin up for… Continue Reading →

ACF Launches New Annual Survey - WP Tavern

WP Engine has launched an annual survey for Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), one of the plugins it acquired from Delicious Brains in 2022. ACF reports more than 4.5 million active users, including PRO site installs, and WP Engine Product Manager… Continue Reading →

Essential Addons for Elementor Patches Critical Privilege Escalation Vulnerability - WP Tavern

Essential Addons for Elementor, a plugin with more than a million active installs, has patched an unauthenticated privilege escalation vulnerability in version 5.7.2. The vulnerability was discovered on May 8, 2023, and reported by Patchstack researcher Rafie Muhammad. It was given… Continue Reading →

#75 – Mark Westguard on Launching a Plugin Into an Already Competitive Market - WP Tavern

Transcript [00:00:00] Nathan Wrigley: Welcome to the Jukebox podcast from WP Tavern. My name is Nathan Wrigley. Jukebox is a podcast which is dedicated to all things WordPress. The people, the events, the plugins, the blocks, the themes, and in… Continue Reading →

Advanced Custom Fields Plugin Patches Reflected XSS Vulnerability - WP Tavern

Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) has patched a reflected XSS vulnerability that affects versions 6.1.5 and below of ACF and ACF Pro, potentially impacting more than 2+ million users. It was discovered by Patchstack researcher Rafie Muhammad in February 2023, and patched… Continue Reading →

Periodic Table of WordPress Plugins Showcases 108 Most Popular Plugins - WP Tavern

WordPress core committer Pascal Birchler has published a Periodic Table of WordPress Plugins to celebrate the software’s upcoming 20th anniversary. The table showcases 108 of the most popular free plugins on Ten years ago Birchler created a website that… Continue Reading →

Kirki Plugin Up for Sale, Development Discontinued - WP Tavern

David Vongries, developer of the Kirki Customizer Framework plugin, announced he is sunsetting the product and will discontinue development and support. Vongries bought the plugin in 2020 from its original creator, Ari Stathopoulos, and grew its user base from 400K… Continue Reading →

How to Run Custom Functionality Once in Multiple Plugins - Tom McFarlin

Here’s a function that makes it exceptionally easy to ensure that we run custom functionality once in multiple plugins. Source

#73 – Ryan Welcher on Using the create-block Tool to Quickly Scaffold a New Block Plugin - WP Tavern

Transcript [00:00:00] Nathan Wrigley: Welcome to the Jukebox podcast from WP Tavern. My name is Nathan Wrigley. Jukebox is a podcast which is dedicated to all things WordPress. The people, the events, the plugins, the blocks, the themes, and in… Continue Reading →

8 Best WordPress Page Builder Plugins (2023 Edition) - Blogging Wizard

What is the best page builder plugin for your WordPress site? That’s the topic we’re going to explore in this post. The WordPress page builder industry has grown quite a…

Newly Rewritten WordPress SQLite Database Integration Plugin Needs Testing - WP Tavern

WordPress contributors are making progress on officially supporting SQLite in core, a project that would benefit less complex sites (small to medium sites and blogs) that don’t necessarily require WordPress’ standard MySQL database. In a recent update, Yoast-sponsored core contributor… Continue Reading →

7 Best WordPress Affiliate Manager Plugins For 2023 - Blogging Wizard

Do you want to launch and manage your own affiliate program from the comfort of your WordPress site? In this list, we’ve rounded up the best WordPress affiliate manager plugins…

Yoast SEO 20.5 Drops Support for PHP 5.6, 7.0, and 7.1 - WP Tavern

Yoast SEO 20.5 was released this week with several security fixes and an improved Google SERP preview. The preview shows mobile and desktop snippets with Google’s current styling so users can see exactly how their snippets will look and tweak… Continue Reading →

Limit Login Attempts Plugin Patches Severe Unauthenticated Stored XSS Vulnerability - WP Tavern

Wordfence has published a security advisory about a severe unauthenticated stored Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in the Limit Login Attempts plugin, which is active on more than 600,000 WordPress sites. The security issue was discovered by Wordfence security researcher Marco Wotschka… Continue Reading →

Engagement Tips to Woo Clients and Extend the Honeymoon Phase - WPMU Dev

Having a brilliant website isn’t enough. Even if your business came with a substantial, pre-existing customer base (and let’s face it, most don’t), continuing communication is essential for retainment and growth. Running a successful business means building and maintaining a… Continue Reading →

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