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What Is a Zero-Day Exploit? And Why Are They Dangerous? - Kinsta Blog

While businesses have always had many threats to contend with, cyber attacks are becoming increasingly worrying. A zero-day exploit is one of the severest malware threats. Try a free demo {“@context”:”http://schema.org/”,”@id”:”https://kinsta.com/wp-content/themes/kinsta/images/mykinsta-demo-video.mp4″,”@type”:”VideoObject”,”duration”:”PT5S”,”name”:”MyKinsta Demo Overview”,”thumbnailUrl”:”https://kinsta.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/zero-day-exploit.jpg”,”embedUrl”:”https://kinsta.com/wp-content/themes/kinsta/images/mykinsta-demo-video.mp4″,”uploadDate”:”2021-12-02″,”description”:”Want to test out the MyKinsta dashboard without… Continue Reading →

Please don’t ‘test’ submitting other people’s plugins. - Make WordPress Plugins

tl;dr: Never test vulnerabilities on someone else’s live site without their permission. By now, a lot of you have read the post about the so-called “WordPress Plugin Confusion” whereby a plugin hosted on WordPress.org can ‘override’ a plugin not hosted… Continue Reading →

How to Know if Your Phone Is Hacked (and How You Can Avoid It) - Kinsta Blog

Did you know that we spend more than 8 years of our life just looking at our phones? Try a free demo {“@context”:”http://schema.org/”,”@id”:”https://kinsta.com/wp-content/themes/kinsta/images/mykinsta-demo-video.mp4″,”@type”:”VideoObject”,”duration”:”PT5S”,”name”:”MyKinsta Demo Overview”,”thumbnailUrl”:”https://kinsta.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/how-to-know-if-your-phone-is-hacked.jpg”,”embedUrl”:”https://kinsta.com/wp-content/themes/kinsta/images/mykinsta-demo-video.mp4″,”uploadDate”:”2021-11-23″,”description”:”Want to test out the MyKinsta dashboard without opening a Kinsta web hosting account? Now you… Continue Reading →

GoDaddy Data Breach Exposes 1.2 Million Active and Inactive Managed WordPress Hosting Accounts - WP Tavern

In a disclosure to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that was published today, GoDaddy announced a data security breach impacting its WordPress managed hosting customers. The company discovered unauthorized third-party access to its hosting environment on November 17,… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.8.2 Security and Maintenance Release - WordPress.org News

WordPress 5.8.2 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 2 bug fixes in addition to 1 security fix. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 5.2 have… Continue Reading →

Patchstack Releases Free Security Plugin, Its Red Team Found 1,182 Vulnerabilities Since March - WP Tavern

In September, Patchstack released its six-month report on the vulnerabilities found with WordPress and its extensions. At the time, it listed over 1,000 issues — the company has shared the updated numbers with WP Tavern. It soon followed that up… Continue Reading →

WordPress Security Updates: September 2021 - Pagely Blog

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of […]

WordPress 5.8.1 Security and Maintenance Release - Pagely Blog

The WordPress team released WordPress 5.8.1. This version features 60 bug fixes in addition to three security fixes: Data exposure  within the REST API. Cross Site Scripting  in the block […]

WordPress Security Updates: July 2021 - Pagely Blog

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of […]

Unauthenticated SQL Injection Vulnerability Discovered in WooCommerce - Pagely Blog

An unauthenticated SQL Injection vulnerability affecting versions of WooCommerce on more than 5 million websites on the Internet has been disclosed to the public by Automattic. Due to the nature […]

WordPress Security Updates: June 2021 - Pagely Blog

This article covers our public notifications related to major security issues our clients and the WordPress community should know about. We are always focused on prevention and the mitigation of […]

All in One SEO Pack Plugin Patches XSS Vulnerability - WP Tavern

All in One SEO Pack patched an XSS vulnerability this week that was discovered by the security researchers at Wordfence on July 10. The popular plugin has more than 2 million active installs, according to WordPress.org. Wordfence researchers categorized it… 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 →

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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 →

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