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WordPress Continues to Fall Victim to Carding Attacks

Unsurprisingly, as WordPress continues to  as an  platform, attackers continue to attempt to steal credit card information from unsuspecting clients. Currently, the ess plugin WooCommerce accounts for roughly a quarter of all online stores. Source: https://barn2.com/woocommerce-stats/ Over recent years, attackers whose goal it is to fradulently obtain credit card information have mostly focused on e-commerce specific platforms such as Magento, PrestaShop and OpenCart (knowing that 100% of these websites are dealing with payment information). However, given the popularity of

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Everything You Need to Know [Ebook]

Want to get more traffic and higher rankings for your WordPress website? WordPress makes it easy to structure, manage, and publish your content in a way that is friendly for search engine optimization. That’s why it’s considered the best content management system (CMS) for SEO. But simply creating a WordPress site won’t magically get you on Page 1 of Google’s search results. Relying on WordPress features, themes, and plugins won’t help boost your organic traffic if you don’t have a strategy. Need guidance on how to get WordPress SEO right? Search Engine’s Journal’s new… More Info

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Display Digital Sheet Music With the WordPress Block Editor – WordPress Tavern

OSMD plugin output on the front end. PhonicScore, a company out of Vienna, recently released its OpenSheetMusicDisplay (OSMD) plugin. It is a WordPress block built for rendering digital sheet music in the browser. The OSMD plugin is built on top of the team’s JavaScript library of the same name, a project officially released in 2016. It is a bridge between VexFlow and MusicXML. VexFlow is a JavaScript API for rendering music notation, and MusicXML is a standard open format for exchanging digital sheet music. “As WordPress is one of the most popular CMS’ we decided to… More Info

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Display Digital Sheet Music With the WordPress Block Editor – WordPress Tavern

OSMD plugin output on the front end. PhonicScore, a company out of Vienna, recently released its OpenSheetMusicDisplay (OSMD) plugin. It is a WordPress block built for rendering digital sheet music in the browser. The OSMD plugin is built on top of the team’s JavaScript library of the same name, a project officially released in 2016. It is a bridge between VexFlow and MusicXML. VexFlow is a JavaScript API for rendering music notation, and MusicXML is a standard open format for exchanging digital sheet music. “As WordPress is one of the most popular CMS’ we decided to… More Info

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Zerodium triples WordPress remote code execution exploit payout

Zerodium has announced today an increased interest in exploits Zerodium has announced today an increased interest in exploits for the WordPress content management system that achieve remote code execution. The exploit acquisition platform is now enticing exploit developers and sellers with a $300,000 payout, three times more than the regular price. Short-term bump The company announced in a tweet today that the current is temporary, without revealing an expiration date or a reason for this decision. Exploit developers or sellers incited by the new payout should consider the eligibility… More Info

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Common WordPress Errors and How to Fix Them – Flux Magazine

words Al Woods WordPress is pretty easy to use. However, some common WordPress errors can make you pull your hair out. Luckily for you, the problem you’re seeing has likely been reported and resolved by someone before you. In this article, we’ll look at some of the most common WordPress errors and how to fix them.  400 Bad Request When you get the Error 400 message, it’s usually because your server is experiencing a client error that doesn’t fall into a specific category. Consequently, this error has several possible causes, such as: ●      A URL… More Info

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Wix Negative Ads Against WordPress Generate Backlash

The Update Button of Doom – You Deserve Better Search Marketing Community Responds on Twitter Wix Campaign Described as Distasteful Positive Campaigns and Goodwill Watch the Wix Negative Attack Ad: The Update of Doom Wix negative ads attacking WordPress created a strong anti-Wix response online. Promotional Bose headphones sent to developers and online marketing influencers as part of the campaign did not prevent the recipients to publicly question the effort to promote with a negative attack. The campaign did not appear to convert anyone in the WordPress community to appreciate Wix. The… More Info

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Jetpack Boost – A Web Vitals WordPress Plugin

Jetpack Boost Features of the Jetpack Boost Plugin Local Critical CSS Defer Non-essential JavaScript Lazy Image Loading Ease of Use Citation Automattic has pre-released a plugin designed to tackle the hard work of achieving better Core Web Vitals scores. The plugin is currently in testing phase  and not meant to be used on live production sites. The Jetpack Boost plugin is available at the official WordPress.org plugin repository, currently in version 0.9.19. It may be available in a complete version 1.0 release within the next week or so. Jetpack Boost will continue to be free, including new… More Info

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Which website builder is best in the UK

The past few years have seen an explosion in the popularity of website builders, as more and more people claim their spots on the internet. But when it comes to knowing which one to pick, it can be confusing. Do you go with the builder sold by your domain broker or website host, or do you choose a builder known for beautiful design?  If you choose the former (and we recommend that), Squarespace and WordPress are two of the biggest options out there for easy-to-use website building tools, along with extensive blogging and ecommerce features. However, which one should you pick? In the… More Info

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