Your WordPress News Dashboard Plugin Pages Add Download Link for Using Plugins on Self-Hosted Sites - WP Tavern plugin pages have been updated to include a download link for plugins listed in the .com directory. These are the listings that are scraped from The plugins are available for free on for self-hosted sites but… Continue Reading →

New Plugin Adds Citations and Bibliography Block to WordPress Editor - WP Tavern

Citations is a new plugin created by WP Munich and the team at Luehrsen // Heinrich, a German WordPress agency. It makes it easy to create in-text citations and assign them a specific source. Most of the existing plugins that do this… Continue Reading →

ActivityPub 1.0.0 Released, Introducing Blog-Wide Accounts and New Blocks - WP Tavern

Version 1.0.0 of the ActivityPub plugin was released this week with major updates that make it possible to have a blog-wide account, instead of just individual author accounts, where followers receive updates from all authors. This new feature allows people… Continue Reading →

WordPress Plugin Developers Renew Demands for Better Plugin Metrics - WP Tavern

It has be nearly one year since WordPress silently turned off active install growth data for plugins hosted in the official plugin repository, a key metric that many developers rely on for accurate tracking and product decision-making. “Insufficient data obfuscation”… Continue Reading →

Over 100,000 WordPress Websites Affected by XSS and SQLi Vulnerabilities in Slimstat Analytics Plugin - Wordfence Blog

On August 24, 2023, our Wordfence Threat Intelligence team identified and began the responsible disclosure process for a stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and a Blind SQL Injection vulnerability in the Slimstat Analytics plugin, which is actively installed on more than… Continue Reading →

ACF’s 2023 Annual Survey Results Reinforce Plugin’s Focus on Improving the Block Building Experience - WP Tavern

Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), one of the plugins WP Engine acquired from Delicious Brains in 2022, has published the results if its first annual survey. Although ACF reports more than 4.5 million active users, including PRO site installs, the survey only gathered… Continue Reading →

Patchstack Reports 404 Vulnerabilities Affecting 1.6M+ Websites to Plugins Team - WP Tavern

After an accumulation of undisclosed and unpatched vulnerabilities in plugins hosted on, Patchstack has reported 404 plugins to WordPress’ Plugin Review Team. “This situation creates a significant risk for the WordPress community, and we decided to take action,” Patchstack… Continue Reading →

Performant Translations Plugin Now Available on - WP Tavern

After an in-depth performance analysis earlier this year revealed that translations can impact server response times, WordPress contributors proposed half a dozen technical solutions for consideration to improve performance for the ~56% of sites that use translations. Performant Translations, a feature… Continue Reading →

Meet Academic Standards With These Essential WordPress Plugins For Scholarly Content - WPMU Dev

Do you manage a WordPress site for researchers, scholars, or educators? Use these plugins to easily add footnotes, citations, a table of contents, or a glossary to academic or research content. WordPress offers many plugins that make it easier for… Continue Reading →

Slay Your Content With This ChatGPT WordPress Plugin - Web Designer Depot

Excited by the promise of AI but not sure how to get started? The look no further than this magical ChatGPT WordPress plugin.

New Chrome Browser Extension Enables One-Click Plugin and Theme Testing with WordPress Playground - WP Tavern

WordPress Playground, an experimental project that uses WebAssembly (WASM) to run WordPress in the browser, makes it possible for users to quickly test plugins and themes without having to set up a local development environment. Ordinarily, testing a plugin or theme with… Continue Reading →

Equalize Digital Accessibility Checker Plugin Adds New Frontend Highlighting Feature Funded by NASA - WP Tavern

Equalize Digital, a WordPress accessibility products and services company, has added a new frontend highlighting feature to its free accessibility checker plugin, which is used to perform audits on self-hosted sites. The feature was funded by the National Aeronautics and… Continue Reading →

8 of the Best WordPress Testimonial Plugins Compared (2023) - WP Kube

The post 8 of the Best WordPress Testimonial Plugins Compared (2023) is written by Editorial Staff and appeared first on WPKube. Searching for the best WordPress testimonials plugin to boost social trust on your website? Displaying testimonials can be a… Continue Reading →

Using Custom Templates with Rewrite Rules in WordPress Plugins - Tom McFarlin

You need to have custom templates with rewrite rules in your WordPress plugin. This is not a custom template in the WordPress sense and you’ll only have as many rewrite rules as you do templates. Source

3 Methods Of Finding Free WordPress Plugins - WordPress Arena

When it comes to enhancing the functionality and automation of your blog, using plugins is essential. However, with over 50,366 plugins available in the official WordPress plugin database, it can be overwhelming to choose the right ones. In this article,… Continue Reading → Acquires BackWPup, Adminimize, and Search & Replace Plugins - WP Tavern, a European cloud hosting and digital marketing services provider, has acquired the BackWPup, Adminimize, and Search & Replace plugins from Inpsyde. Together the products have more than 1.1 million active installs and will join’s growing portfolio of WordPress products, which include… Continue Reading →

12 Best WordPress Advertising Plugins (2023 Comparison) - Blogging Wizard

Do you need a WordPress advertising plugin to help you insert ads on your site and manage them? Google AdSense and other ad networks allow you to monetize your content…

WordPress Plugin Review Team Addresses Backlog of 900+ Plugins, Implements Strategies to Improve Approval Process - WP Tavern

WordPress’ Plugin Review team is wading through a backlog that was over 900 plugins awaiting approval earlier this week. The current count has 870 plugins sitting in the review queue, with an average wait time of 61 days before initial… Continue Reading →

Kadence Blocks 3.1.11 Patches Critical Vulnerability - WP Tavern

The Kadence Blocks plugin, which is used on more than 300,000 WordPress sites, has patched a critical vulnerability in its Advanced Form Block file upload capability. Version 3.1.11, released on August 8, 2023, patches the security issue with the form… Continue Reading →

10 Best WordPress Quiz Plugins For 2023 (Top Picks) - Blogging Wizard

Quizzes provide one of the most effective ways to get users to interact with your website, and WordPress quiz plugins provide one of the easiest ways to create quizzes for…

CovertKit Updates WordPress Plugin, Adds Members Only Content, Newsletter Feed, and Product Embeds - WP Tavern

ConvertKit has updated its official WordPress plugin and WooCommerce add-on to support a range of new features. More than 40,000 sites use ConvertKit’s plugin to integrate their newsletters, email campaigns, and digital products with WordPress. The service is free for… Continue Reading →

Jetpack Launches Newsletter Product - WP Tavern

Jetpack 12.4 was released today, launching the plugin’s Newsletter product. It allows users to send blog posts as newsletters, without the hassle of having to copy and paste from the WordPress editor into another newsletter service’s campaign editor and reformat… Continue Reading →

9 Best WordPress Security Plugins & Tools (2023 Edition) - Blogging Wizard

WordPress security plugins provide one of the easiest ways to keep a WordPress site free of malware and prevent takeover events. Even if your host’s security is rock solid, a…

Getting the Best Results From WordPress Code Reviews - Delicious Brains

Code review is an integral part of the development cycle, with a direct impact on quality. Whether you’re focused on web, plugin, or theme development, thorough code review can help you improve your final product. In this article, we look… Continue Reading →

15 Fresh and Effective WooCommerce Plugins to Boost Sales in 2023 - Web Designer Depot

Businesses constantly face new challenges and opportunities. Over the last few years many companies have had to adjust their operations to accommodate the new remote working environment, while others have had to make drastic changes to their business models to… Continue Reading →

Podcast E450 – Forum Plugin Review #7 – Sabai Discuss - KitchenSinkWP

This week I review another forums plugin: Sabai Discuss – Q&A forum [powerpress]

Podcast E449 – LearnDash LMS Plugin Review - KitchenSinkWP

This week I review LearnDash [powerpress]

Podcast E443 – Forum Plugin Review #6 – ForumWP - KitchenSinkWP

This week I review another Forums solution: ForumWP [powerpress]

Podcast E438 – Forum Plugin Review #5 Part 2: Question Answer - KitchenSinkWP

This week I follow up with part 2 of a Q/A plugin review [powerpress]

Podcast E437 – Forum Plugin Review #5: DW Question and Answer - KitchenSinkWP

This week I continue the forums plugin research/reviews: DW Question and Answer [powerpress]

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