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WordPress Injection Anchors Widespread Malware Campaign – Threatpost

Website admins should patch all plugins, WordPress itself and back-end servers as soon as possible. The downloader malware known as Gootloader is poisoning websites globally as part of an extensive drive-by and watering-hole cybercampaign that abuses WordPress sites by injecting them with hundreds of pages of fake content. The adversaries have so far delivered the Cobalt Strike intrusion tool, the Gootkit banking trojan or the REvil ransomware, according to a forensic… More Info

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WordPress Gutenberg 10.1 Boosts Core Web Vitals

Gutenberg 10.1 is Released What is Gutenberg? The Gutenberg Code Bloat that Was Fixed Gutenberg 10.1 Addresses Code Bloat Gutenberg 10.1 is a Speed Champ WordPress is Paying Attention to Core Web Vitals WordPress Core Web Vitals Boost is Real Citations WordPress Gutenberg 10.1, released March 3, 2021, dramatically boosts Core Web Vitals performance. WordPress now features significant page speed gains. Gutenberg 10.1 is Released WordPress announced the release of Gutenberg 10.1 and buried in all the little details of new features was an improvement that publishers have been waiting for. Google is soon… More Info

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Best WordPress business themes of 2021

If you’ve got a business, you need an online presence. This is really no longer an optional extra. The popular website builder and optional web hosting solution that is WordPress is an excellent starting point, mainly thanks to its extreme versatility. Many companies have created themes to cater to anyone’s needs, and we’re gathered five of the best business themes to help you hit the ground running. Bridge (Image credit: Qode Interactive) 1. Bridge Highly powerful and versatile theme, with practically endless possibilities Reasons to buy +Numerous features+Highly customizable The… More Info

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Best WordPress business themes of 2021

If you’ve got a business, you need an online presence. This is really no longer an optional extra. The popular website builder and optional web hosting solution that is WordPress is an excellent starting point, mainly thanks to its extreme versatility. Many companies have created themes to cater to anyone’s needs, and we’re gathered five of the best business themes to help you hit the ground running. Bridge (Image credit: Qode Interactive) 1. Bridge Highly powerful and versatile theme, with practically endless possibilities Reasons to buy +Numerous features+Highly customizable The… More Info

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How to manually backup your WordPress website without a plugin

It’s important to understand the most fundamental WordPress tasks when running your site. Security, of course, should be one of your primary considerations. Creating a manual WordPress backup should also be in your toolbox. You should use a dedicated backup plugin or online service to automatically back up your website. However, by knowing how to manually backup your website you’ll get a better understanding on how your website works. Also, the manual approach can save your bacon if you for example can’t access your WordPress dashboard or online service. Accidents happen, so as… More Info

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WP Engine Launches Atlas, the Future of Headless WordPress

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WP Engine, the world’s most trusted WordPress technology company, today announced Atlas, its new headless WordPress product line. WP Engine’s Atlas is the complete headless WordPress platform, enabling exponentially faster dynamic sites with the flexibility and security that comes with headless solutions. Delighting both developers and content publishers, Atlas brings together the customer’s choice of modern development framework with powerful front-end Node.js hosting and headless WordPress all in one complete package, providing one trusted… More Info

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WordPress Considers Dropping Support for IE 11

High Maintenance for Developers Downsides of Dropping Support WordPress is Seeking Feedback Citation WordPress announced that it is opening discussions about dropping support for Internet Explorer 11. Dropping support means improvement in WordPress performance, a better user experience for users and an easier load for developers. High Maintenance for Developers Keeping the WordPress code usable for Internet Explorer 11 makes extra work for developers in order to support a rapidly dwindling user base. Rather than waste resources supporting a small amount of users, WordPress is going to relieve… More Info

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Recreating the Music Artist WordPress Theme Homepage With the Block Editor – WordPress Tavern

One of my favorite activities each week is to peruse the latest themes to land in the WordPress theme directory. Often, there are intriguing design concepts. However, much of the time, I am disappointed to learn that homepage designs of many rely on theme options instead of the block editor. While the editor has several design limitations, theme authors have tons of room to explore. It has enough power to pull off some of these custom homepage designs with far less code work. Music Artist was one of the latest themes to catch my eye. I loved the large hero area and several… More Info

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WordPress 5.7 offers ‘one-click’ HTTP to HTTPS site upgrade feature

Pain relief for mixed-content headaches goes mainstream next week An upcoming upgrade to WordPress will make it much easier for website owners to upgrade from HTTP to HTTPS. WordPress 5.7 – currently available as a beta release and due to go mainstream on March 9 – promises to make the formerly tricky business of migration to a secure instance of the content management systems (CMS) a one-step process, as the WordPress core development team explains: Switching a WordPress site from HTTP to HTTPS has proven to be a pain for all involved. While on… More Info

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WordPress site 101: Free and low-cost tools to build a powerful web presence

We’ve been running a series of articles here on ZDNet about setting up and running websites. With so much change going on in the world, it’s more important than ever to have a compelling web presence. Also: How to build a website: What you need to get started In this article, we’re going to look at all of the components that go into creating and maintaining an actively updated, mid-level website. What I mean by mid-level is that it’s not a one-page brochure site, but it’s also not a major site on the scale of ZDNet or CNET…. More Info

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