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Dev Chat Summary: May 17th (4.8 week 3) - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from May 17th (agenda, Slack archive). 4.7.5 Release 4.7.5 was released; six security issues and three maintenance fixes, thanks to everyone who pitched in to get that out! 4.8 Timing Beta 1 went out on… Continue Reading →

WPWeekly Episode 273 – Mental Health Awareness With Bridget Willard and Ed Finkler - WordPress Weekly

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month. On this episode, Ed Finkler, founder of Open Sourcing Mental Illness (OSMI), and Bridget Willard, Marketing Manager for WordImpress, join me to raise awareness of mental health. We start the show… Continue Reading →

How To Run A WordPress Security Audit - iThemes

With so many threats to your website, it’s important to make your WordPress site as secure as possible. Running a WordPress security audit of your website helps you prepare for and prevent successful attacks on your site. You can’t protect your… Continue Reading →

6 Essential WordPress Maintenance and Optimization Tasks - WP Newsify

Launched your WordPress site successfully? Completed the development, designing, and hosting of the site. So, now it’s the time to sit back and watch the traffic pouring in. Right? Wrong! Have you thought of the possibility that your site needs… Continue Reading →

My Role: Sally Strebel - Pagely Blog

Sally Strebel Title: Founder + COO of Pagely My role at Pagely encompasses many things. I’m proudest of helping to build and maintain an utopian work environment for teammates which in turn benefits our clients. The Pagely adage imitates the… Continue Reading →

WordPress eCommerce: 4 reasons WordPress should be your eCommerce platform of choice - GoDaddy Garage

There are a number of content management systems that can help you develop eCommerce websites, but not all are created equal. (Hint: WordPress eCommerce is the best.) Making the wrong choice in this area can potentially cost both you and your… Continue Reading →

ConstituAds and Cordless Media: Taking digital advertising to the next level - GoDaddy Garage

Bodhi Short, CEO of ConstituAds and president for Cordless Media, and Darren Chausse, co-founder and president of ConstituAds and CEO of Cordless Media, have both worn multiple hats throughout their professional careers. They’re in the business of testing new ideas, and… Continue Reading →

Security Haiku: WordPress 4.7.5 Release - Pagely Blog

Patchy patchy patch I love patches for WordPress Here come the patches Pagely customer sites are being updated to address 6 vulnerabilities. The ExploitBox Unauthenticated Password Reset Vulnerability has still not yet been addressed; Pagely customers are still not affected. Further… Continue Reading →

WordPress 4.7.5 Security Release – Immediate Update Recommended - Wordfence Blog

A few hours ago WordPress abruptly released 4.7.5 which is a security release. It fixes six vulnerabilities which are detailed on the wordpress.org blog. I’d like to encourage you to update to 4.7.5 as soon as possible. Unless you have… Continue Reading →

WordPress.org vs WordPress.com: A Candid Face-off! - Template Toaster

Are you in a dilemma and can’t choose between self-hosted WordPress and free WordPress.com? The struggle can be real when you want to launch your dream website! Our goal with this write-up is to help you get out of this… Continue Reading →

Dev Chat Agenda for May 17th (4.8 week 3) - Make WordPress Core

This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on May 17, 2017 at 20:00 UTC: 4.7.5 security and maintenance release 4.8 timing 4.8 bug scrubs 4.8 dev notes / field guide Review: location identification in events widget General announcements If… Continue Reading →

WordPress 4.7.5 Security and Maintenance Release - WordPress.org News

WordPress 4.7.5 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.7.4 and earlier are affected by six security issues: Insufficient redirect validation in the… Continue Reading →

Announcing Gravityscan - Wordfence Blog

Today the Wordfence team has a big announcement. We are launching Gravityscan.com, a completely free vulnerability and malware scanner. You can use Gravityscan to find out if your website has been hacked and if you have any security problems that may… Continue Reading →

How to scan your WordPress site for security issues and fix them automatically - WP Loop

Once you start working on your blog and focus on creating the content and attracting new visitors, it easy to forget about keeping your site in place. Most of the casual bloggers start thinking about site security only after they… Continue Reading →

How to Scan WordPress for Malware? – WordPress Security Plugins - WhatsWP

WordPress is among the most famous content management systems being used by bloggers and website owners. Besides being famous, it is commonly targeted by many malicious parties including hackers and spammers. Therefore, it is really important to keep your WordPress… Continue Reading →

Managing Multiple WordPress Websites: A Comprehensive Guide - WP Newsify

Do you know now people owning more than one WordPress website is just as popular as people having more than one house? It is all about the business! Simply speaking, while housing involves the real estate market, running websites generally… Continue Reading →

An Introduction to WordPress Themes and Plugins (Plus How to Install Them) - WP Explorer

The core WordPress platform provides a decent range of options for personalizing your website. It also enables you to add to and edit your site’s code in any way you see fit. However, if you want true flexibility but don’t have… Continue Reading →

WordPress 4.8 – All The Features And Updates. - WP Blog

WordPress has been ruling the CMS world for quite some time now. Its superiority over its competitors can be reflected by the fact that it is powering more than a quarter of the internet. WordPress’ increasing popularity is partly because… Continue Reading →

WordPress Now on HackerOne - WordPress.org News

WordPress has grown a lot over the last thirteen years – it now powers more than 28% of the top ten million sites on the web. During this growth, each team has worked hard to continually improve their tools and… Continue Reading →

What is PHP 7 and How to Start Using it with WordPress? - WinningWP

Home / Performance / What is PHP 7 and How to Start Using it with WordPress? By Sourav Kundu May 15, 2017 PHP 7 is one of the most significant updates in the history of a server-side software that powers… Continue Reading →

WordPress Maintenance Company vs DIY – Are WordPress Maintenance Services Worth the Money? - Code In WP

TL;DR: Yes, hiring a WordPress maintenance company does make sense, just not for everybody. WordPress maintenance is one of those topics that tend to divide people into two groups: some people stand behind such services wholeheartedly, while others get all “I… Continue Reading →

5 Key Plugins for Fixing and Updating Your WordPress Site - Torque

WordPress is a powerful and reliable platform, but it’s not immune to technical problems. From time to time, you may find yourself facing issues that stem from updates, poor compatibility between themes and plugins, and miscellaneous errors. Knowing how to… Continue Reading →

How to Troubleshoot WordPress Errors and Glitches - WP Kube

As much as I love WordPress, I’ve certainly done my share of swearing at my computer because the WYSIWYG editor won’t load properly or when I check in on one of my websites and find the theme has decided to… Continue Reading →

How to Change WordPress Themes Safely - WhatsWP

WordPress is of the great flexibility for you to customize the appearance of your website easily. There are numerous WordPress templates available for you to choose. Thus, you can install and activate your preferred one with much ease. Now, the… Continue Reading →

Top WordPress Security Plugins To Thwart Hacking - Template Toaster

  Your WordPress site is a treasure trove that can either provide you with personal fulfilment through a blog, or financial prosperity through an e-commerce endeavour or both at the same time. You need to ensure its safety and security… Continue Reading →

New WannaCry Ransomware and How to Protect Yourself - Wordfence Blog

This is another Wordfence public service announcement (PSA) that describes new WannaCry ransomware variants that have emerged in the past few hours and describes how to protect yourself against the WannaCry ransomware, also known as the WannaCrypt ransomware. We occasionally send… Continue Reading →

Get Free Unlimited WordPress Test Installs from the Strangely Named Poopy.life - Elegant Themes

Setting up free WordPress test installs has never been easier than with Poopy.life. Let’s learn all about this new service and how it works. Before we dive into the rest of the article – yes, the service we’re going to… Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Guide: finding a Freelance WordPress developer - DART Creations

View Comments WordPress is a versatile platform that enables us to develop any kind of website and add different features to our existing sites. Doing any of these requires some experience in coding. In case you don’t have the experience… Continue Reading →

How to Hand Off a Completed Site to Your Clients with Confidence - Elegant Themes

The hard work is finished. You’ve written the code, you’ve made the design tweaks…your client’s site is ready to go. Only one thing left to do…actually hand over the completed site to your client. But…how do you do that? Do… Continue Reading →

How to Make a Website in 2017 – Step by Step Guide - WP Beginner

Are you looking to make a website? Starting a website can be a terrifying thought specially when you’re not techy. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Having helped over 130,000+ people make a website with WordPress, we have decided to create… Continue Reading →

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