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730K WordPress sites force-updated to patch critical plugin bug

WordPress sites using Ninja Forms, a forms builder plugin with more than 1 million installations, have been force-updated en masse this week to a new build that addresses a critical security vulnerability likely exploited in the wild. The vulnerability is a code injection vulnerability affecting multiple Ninja Forms releases, starting with version 3.0 and up. Wordfence threat analyst Ramuel Gall discovered when reverse-engineering the patch that unauthenticated attackers can exploit this bug remotely to call various Ninja forms classes using a flaw in the Merge Tags feature. Successful… More Info

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Noesis.Tech becomes India’s 1st WordPress VIP Silver Agency Partner

Previous story: Simpl appoints Vice President of Product for accelerating its Growth and Expansion Plans Next story: Orchids The International School Expands its footprint with 4 new branches in Bengaluru Noesis.Tech becomes India’s 1st WordPress VIP Silver Agency Partner Published on June 14, 2022 Mumbai: Noesis.Tech, the technology products, and services division, of the Zoo Media network, has been added to the coveted list of global WordPress VIP Silver Agency Partners. WordPress VIP is the enterprise offering of the popular WordPress content management system launched by… More Info

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Headless WordPress And More With Ivan Popov

While attending WordCamp Porto, I had an opportunity to attend Ivan Popov’s presentation on Headless WordPress. It is one of the obscure areas for SEO, and I want to share a few insights with SEJ readers. Headless WordPress brings the opportunity to feed many channels from your WordPress install. One can push data from WordPress into: Mobile app. Website. Third-party apps. Image source: Slide from Ivan Popov’s presentation at WordCamp 2022 It makes WordPress more than just a CMS; it integrates into the whole ecosystem of web and mobile apps where users can still take advantage of using… More Info

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Top 7 SEO tips for WordPress sites

If your WordPress site rank is not performing as expected, all hope is not lost. There are a couple of things you can do to improve your SEO ranking. The seven methods outlined below are quick, simple, and proven to show results. 1. Make sure HTTPS is enabled Using an SSL certificate to secure your website lets your viewers know your site is secure, which helps with ranking. SSL certificates are available both free and paid. Once you have an SSL certificate installed for your site, use a plugin like Really Simple SSL to assure your content is served… More Info

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Popular WordPress plugin that fixes email delivery issues gets major UI update after acquisition

Popular WordPress plugin that fixes email delivery issues gets major UI update after acquisition Post SMTP, a free and widely used plugin that fixes common email delivery problems on WordPress, launched a new version of its software with an improved user interface on the heels of WPExperts acquiring it in March 2022. Many WordPress sites have issues sending system and form-based email messages, and the delivery problems are persistent across many hosting providers. Some hosting services have safeguards that filter outgoing… More Info

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Smilodon Credit Card Skimming Malware Shifts to WordPress

WordPress’ massive market share has come with an unsurprising side effect: As more and more site admins turn to popular plugins like WooCommerce to turn a profit on their website and set up online stores we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of attacks targeting WordPress eCommerce sites. What’s more, bad actors are repurposing their old Magento credit card stealing malware for use against WordPress. In today’s post we are going to examine one such piece of malware which was initially used as a backdoor in Magento environments but more recently repurposed to act as a… More Info

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WordPress pages or posts: Which should you use?

Since its launch in May 2003, WordPress has become the most-used website platform globally. The WordPress platform powers almost 37% of the top 1 million trafficked websites, according to BuiltWith data. Given the low cost (you really only pay for hosting), ease of installation and use and flexibility, WordPress is ready for websites of all sizes, from personal blogs to enterprise businesses. Count me as a fan. I’ve advocated for its use, going back to nearly the beginning of its existence in 2003. I’ve worked on many WordPress websites,… More Info

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Elementor’s latest acquisition suggests WordPress users are in for a treat

WordPress website owners could soon benefit from a whole new range of hosting tools following a significant acquisition by Elementor. Following the launch of its Elementor Cloud Website solution earlier in 2022, the website builder provider for WordPress has now acquired static and Jamstack hosting solution, Strattic. The pair plan to render technology to expand web hosting capabilities and focus on producing solutions to challenges faced by WordPress users. Although the terms of the deal have not been officially disclosed, Elementor did reveal to TechRadar Pro that the acquisition has… More Info

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Elementor acquires Strattic to expand WordPress hosting solutions

Elementor, which has developed an open-source platform for web creators, is acquiring Strattic, which builds hosting solutions for WordPress websites. Strattic’s 16 employees will join Elementor. The size of the transaction was not revealed, but is believed to be in the region of several million dollars. Strattic raised $6.5 million in a funding round in 2020. Founded in 2016, Elementor has grown over the last six years to become a leading website builder for WordPress, powering 7.4% of all global websites. This acquisition follows the recent launch of Elementor Cloud Website, a new cloud… More Info

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Buying Buddy IDX CRM Launches an enhanced WordPress IDX plugin

Buying Buddy IDX CRM (https://BuyingBuddy.com) now offers an enhanced WordPress IDX plugin for realtors. Buying Buddy IDX CRM real estate lead capture and customer relationship management (CRM) system now offers an enhanced WordPress IDX plugin. With the Buying Buddy IDX plugin installed on WordPress, agents can embed MLS search, property listings, lead capture forms, and other widget functions on their real estate website pages and blog articles. The new enhanced plugin delivers a significantly faster load time and additional configurable SEO options. Buying Buddy now gives brokers… More Info

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