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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Form Security - WP Mayor

WordPress websites are often targeted by hackers seeking to exploit security vulnerabilities. Web forms are one of the avenues that hackers use to gain entry into a site and steal sensitive information. In this post, we’ll show you how to… Continue Reading →

Top reasons not to use setlocale() for character encoding conversion - Make WordPress Plugins

Many WordPress plugins use the setlocale() function. While it’s generally safe to use setlocale() to get various information about a specific locale, it’s essential to understand that using setlocale() to perform string manipulations has significant disadvantages. The goal of this article… Continue Reading →

iThemes Patches Vulnerability in BackupBuddy, Wordfence Tracks 5 Million Exploit Attempts - WP Tavern

BackupBuddy, a commercial plugin from iThemes that performs scheduled backups with remote storage options, has patched a vulnerability that allowed for arbitrary file download by unauthenticated users. iThemes published an advisory for its users, indicating that the vulnerability affects versions… Continue Reading →

WordPress To Drop Security Updates for Versions 3.7 Through 4.0 by December, 2022 - WP Tavern

WordPress’ Security Team announced it will be dropping support for versions 3.7 through 4.0 on December 1, 2022. To give some context for how old these versions are, in 2013, WordPress 3.7 introduced automatic background updates and 3.8 updated the… Continue Reading →

Dropping security updates for WordPress versions 3.7 through 4.0 - WordPress.org News

As of December 1, 2022 the WordPress Security Team will no longer provide security updates for WordPress versions 3.7 through 4.0. These versions of WordPress were first released eight or more years ago so the vast majority of WordPress installations… Continue Reading →

A Cookieless Future: Preparing for the End of Third-Party Cookies - Kinsta Blog

Everyone loves cookies. Or do they? Just like oatmeal raisin, people either love or hate third-party web cookies. Now, major players like Google are trying to phase them out altogether. This emerging shift away from third-party cookies has become known… Continue Reading →

How To Add CAPTCHA Protection to WordPress

Even if you are confident in the security of your WordPress site, you should still take precautions. A security breach can wreak irreparable damage to your online business. Hackers frequently use bots to saturate your website with spam, which can… Continue Reading →

427 – Manage an Existing WordPress Site - Your Website Engineer

Announcements Gutenberg 5.0 Adds New RSS Block, Amazon Kindle Embed Block, and FocalPointPicker Component WordPress 5.1 Release Candidate Is there a plugin for that? With more than 50,000 plugins in the WordPress repository, it’s hard to find the perfect one…. Continue Reading →

420 – Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide 2018 - Your Website Engineer

Announcements WordPress 5.0.1 WordCamp US in Saint Louis on Nov 1-3, 2019 Is there a plugin for that? With more than 50,000 plugins in the WordPress repository, it’s hard to find the perfect one. Each week, I will highlight an… Continue Reading →

WP Toolkit with Smart Updates powered by AI

Do you ever get tired of applying security updates to your WordPress websites? Try the WP Toolkit with smart AI updates. WP Toolkit makes updates a breeze.

WPWeekly Episode 323 – Recap of WordCamp Grand Rapids and A Gutenberg Road Map - WordPress Weekly

In this episode, John James Jacoby recaps his trip to WordCamp Grand Rapids and shares his experience. WordCamp Grand Rapids had a strong focus on tools, plugins, and themes and by all accounts, was a successful event. We discussed Matt… Continue Reading →

WPWeekly Episode 322 – WP Engine Acquires StudioPress - WordPress Weekly

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I spend the first half of the show discussing WP Engine’s acquisition of StudioPress. We share reactions from social media, debate on whether it’s a good or bad thing for the WordPress ecosystem,… Continue Reading →

WordPress Plugins A to Z Episode 362 Bulk Editing WooCommerce, Private Demos It's Episode 362 and we've got plugins for Bigger WooCommerce Product Images, Bulk Editing WooCommerce, Private Demos, Tweaking WordPress Settings, Email Logs and Your Own Plugin Update Server. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z! – WordPress Plugins Podcast – WordPress Plugins A to Z Podcast - WP Plugins A to Z

Episode #362 Bulk Editing WooCommerce, Private Demos #Wordpress #Plugins #Podcast Click To Tweet It’s Episode 362 and we’ve got plugins for Bigger WooCommerce Product Images, Bulk Editing WooCommerce, Private Demos, Tweaking WordPress Settings, Email Logs and Your Own Plugin Update… Continue Reading →

WPWeekly Episode 315 – WordPress 4.9.6, Gutenberg, and Stolen Goats - WordPress Weekly

In this episode, John James Jacoby starts the show by giving everyone a status update on bbPress 2.6. We review the new privacy features in WordPress 4.9.6 Beta 1 and provide feedback. We tell you what’s new in Gutenberg 2.8… Continue Reading →

WordPress Plugins A to Z Episode 342 Cleaning Shortcodes, Media Library FTP It's Episode 342 and we've got plugins for Cleaning Shortcodes, Media Library FTP, Customized Logins, Featured Images in RSS, Social Sharing and Login Notifications. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z! – WordPress Plugins Podcast – WordPress Plugins A to Z Podcast - WP Plugins A to Z

Episode #342 Cleaning Shortcodes, Media Library FTP #Wordpress #Plugins #Podcast Click To Tweet It’s Episode 342 and we’ve got plugins for Cleaning Shortcodes, Media Library FTP, Customized Logins, Featured Images in RSS, Social Sharing and Login Notifications. It’s all coming… Continue Reading →

WPWeekly Episode 299 – 2017 Year in Review - WordPress Weekly

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I review the WordPress news that made headlines on the Tavern in 2017. Among the stories we talk about more in-depth was Headway Themes, WP-CLI becoming a WordPress.org sanctioned project, and Disqus being… Continue Reading →

Mastermind.fm - Mastermind

“; } // WA: Replace ‘?&’ by ‘?’ to avoid potential redirection problems later on $link = str_replace(‘?&’, ‘?’, $link ); return $link; } } http://mastermind.fm A podcast about WordPress & Business Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:13:39 +0000 en-US hourly… Continue Reading →

WPWeekly Episode 295 – Turkey With A Side of Gutenberg and Giving Thanks to Open Source - WordPress Weekly

I apologize for the delay in getting this episode out to you. In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discussed a range of topics, including a caching bug introduced in WordPress 4.9 that causes Page Templates not to display… Continue Reading →

Episode 46 – Know Your Audience w/ Ugo Cei - Imagely Photography Podcast

Ugo Cei is a landscape and travel photographer from Italy. Besides taking photos for himself, he loves helping photography enthusiasts sharpen their skills so that they can take amazing photographs. He does so in various ways. First, through his website,… Continue Reading →

WPWeekly Episode 293 – WordPress 4.8.3, RIP Firebug, and Patreon - WordPress Weekly

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discuss the news of the week including, a behind the scenes look at how WordPress 4.8.3 was released, WordPress 4.9 RC1, and Patreon launching an app directory along with a free WordPress… Continue Reading →

WordPress Plugins A to Z Episode 328 Photo Tiles, Email Logs, Collages, Front-End Admin Menus It's Episode 328 and we've got plugins for Photo Tiles, Email Logs, Collages, Front-End Admin Menus, Gallery Tools and Wishlists for WooCommerce. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z! – WordPress Plugins Podcast – WordPress Plugins A to Z Podcast - WP Plugins A to Z

Episode #328 Photo Tiles, Email Logs #Wordpress #Plugins #Podcast Click To Tweet It’s Episode 328 and we’ve got plugins for Photo Tiles, Email Logs, Collages, Front-End Admin Menus, Gallery Tools and Wishlists for WooCommerce. It’s all coming up on WordPress… Continue Reading →

Episode 44 – One Stop Shop for Support & Maintenance w/ Brandon Hopper - Imagely Photography Podcast

Brandon Hopper is the owner of the company The Hopper Company LLC based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He provides web design services, website support and maintenance, and marketing integration. In addition to his web services, Brandon also helps businesses develop… Continue Reading →

Daily Bolt, XSS, Why Log Out, HTTPS Poseidon – BlogAid Today 9/28/17

Tips Today include: – BlogAid posts now included on The Daily Bolt – XSS security vulnerability and how to protect yourself – Why it’s a good idea to log out of your site when not working on it – Request… Continue Reading →

Tips Tuesday – New Gallery Widget, Keyword Research, Google Ranking

Tips this week include: • Several updates to the BlogAid site • How to Hotlink Protect Your Images • Security patches in WordPress 4.8.2 • New gallery plugin coming in WordPress 4.9 • What JavaScript framework agnostic approach to building… Continue Reading →

WPWeekly Episode 288 – No React.js Framework for Gutenberg - WordPress Weekly

While I was supposed to be on vacation last week, I instead had surgery for a broken ankle. Tune in to hear the hilarious explanation on how I broke it. The lesson I learned is to not chase animals out… Continue Reading →

Episode 42 – Live from Out of Chicago Photography Conference w/ Charlie Clemmer - Imagely Photography Podcast

Charlie Clemmer is a portrait and event photographer out of Texas. He and Scott met up at Out of Chicago Photography Conference to talk WordPress in a Q&A format. This episode was recorded outside on a terrace within The Loop,… Continue Reading →

WP Plugins A to Z Episode 323 Facebook Reviews, Speed Monitoring It's Episode 323 and we've got plugins for Facebook Reviews, Speed Monitoring, New Posts via Messenger, Nearby Locations, Media File Types and Latest Posts. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z! – WordPress Plugins Podcast – WordPress Plugins A to Z Podcast - WP Plugins A to Z

http://www.johnoverall.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Episode323-WPPlugins-A-to-Z.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe to WPPlugins A to Z on Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS Episode #323 New Posts via Messenger, Nearby Locations #Wordpress #Plugins #Podcast Click To Tweet It’s… Continue Reading →

Why Not to Use a Block All Mixed Content CSP on HTTPS Sites with Ads

Today the MediaVine Ad Network suggests changing the Upgrade-Insecure-Request Content Security Policy to the Block-All-Mixed-Content policy. Discover the issues you’ll run into with this if you used a free way to convert your site to HTTPS.

Tips Tuesday – HTTPS, PHP, WHM, Site Upgrades To Do Now

Tips this week include: • Interview with Scratch to Published client Tara Dusko and her new site • New BlogAid Today Livestream Recap post • Splitting Multiple Sites into cPanels on WHM Hosting Webinar • New HTTPS Content Policy Security… Continue Reading →

WordPress Plugins A to Z Episode 322 Advanced Search Forms, WordPress Security It's Episode 322 and we've got plugins for Advanced Search Forms, WordPress Security, Social Hashtag Display, Clickbank and Script Placement. It's all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z! – WordPress Plugins Podcast – WordPress Plugins A to Z Podcast - WP Plugins A to Z

Episode #322 Advanced Search Forms, WordPress Security #Wordpress #Plugins #Podcast Click To Tweet It’s Episode 322 and we’ve got plugins for Advanced Search Forms, WordPress Security, Social Hashtag Display, Clickbank and Script Placement. It’s all coming up on WordPress Plugins… Continue Reading →

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