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WordPress Community Reacts To 6.0 Arturo

WordPress 6.0 has been warmly received by many users and it appears that the feedback on 6.0 is one of a smooth rollout. There were a few reports of plugin conflicts but overall it seems opinions varied depending on which part of the WordPress community was responding. Over 36% of All Sites Updated According to WordPress documentation, 36.2% of all WordPress sites to date have updated within two weeks of the release of WordPress 6.0. Nearly 20% of the user base is still holding on to version 5.9 of WordPress. Source: WordPress.org WordPress 6.0 Arturo is a version change, which means that… More Info

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rtCamp Launches WordPress Plugin Compare Project – WP Tavern

If you have been navigating the WordPress plugin ecosystem for years, you may instinctively know how to examine and compare two or more plugins’ details pages to select the right solution for your needs. This task can be a big hurdle for newcomers to the platform. The prospect of narrowing down the right plugin from a directory of more than 59,000 can be daunting. The team behind rtCamp, a 125-person agency and a WordPress VIP Gold agency partner, has launched a new tool called WordPress Plugin Compare Project (WPPC) to help users extend WordPress with the right plugins for their… More Info

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Kinsta vs WP Engine: Managed WordPress hosting comparison

WordPress has many managed hosting plans to choose from to help handle larger websites with higher traffic flows. Determine whether Kinsta or WP Engine is the best option for your business. Image: IB Photography/Adobe Stock Must-read security coverage WordPress can be used for everything from a single-page blog to a massive website with hundreds of pages—but for the latter, you’ll need a managed hosting plan to provide the security and speed you need to support constant website traffic. WP Engine is the biggest name in WordPress hosting, but… More Info

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Buying Buddy IDX CRM Launches an enhanced WordPress IDX plugin

Buying Buddy combines an IDX plugin that seamlessly integrates MLS search, property display and lead capture to any website. Buying Buddy IDX CRM (https://BuyingBuddy.com) now offers an enhanced WordPress IDX plugin for realtors. DENVER, CO, UNITED STATES, June 6, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Buying Buddy IDX CRM (https://buyingbuddy.com) 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… More Info

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WP Engine Acquires Popular Delicious Brains WordPress Plugins Including Developer Favorite Advanced Custom Fields

Used in more than 4 Million sites globally, the collection of builder plugins expands WP Engine’s market-leading portfolio of essential developer tools and investment in the WordPress ecosystem. AUSTIN, Texas, June 02, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WP Engine, the world’s most trusted WordPress technology company, today announced it will acquire five of the most popular developer-centric tools for WordPress from Delicious Brains, strengthening the company’s offerings for both traditional and headless managed WordPress. The plugins have a total installed base of approximately 4 million users and… More Info

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Rocket.net Announces New Enterprise WordPress Hosting Products

Enterprise WordPress Hosting Today, we’re taking a huge step forward with our new Enterprise tier, which is already powering some of the largest WooCommerce sites on the web. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) June 02, 2022 Rocket.net, one of the world’s most innovative managed WordPress hosting platforms, today announced the launch of an all-new Enterprise WordPress Hosting product,… More Info

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Rocket.net Announces New Enterprise WordPress Hosting Products | News

Including a Powerful Performance Bundle with Cloudflare Enterprise, Relay and Object Cache Pro. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 2, 2022  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Rocket.net, one of the world’s most innovative managed WordPress hosting platforms, today announced the launch of an all-new Enterprise WordPress Hosting product, tailored for high-volume WooCommerce, LMS, and dynamic sites. “Since day one, we’ve been on a mission to accelerate and protect WordPress websites… More Info

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WordPress Jetpack Now Available As Six Plugins

WordPress parent company Automattic announced that Jetpack, used by over 5 million users, is now available as six individual plugins. This allows users to choose which features they want without the burden of installing the entire suite of products. Jetpack By Automattic Automattic is the for-profit side of WordPress. Although they are for-profit the majority of its projects are available under the General Public License. Jetpack is an all-in-one WordPress utility that works together seamlessly to bring security, backup, performance improvements and other functionalities to a WordPress… More Info

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Researcher goes public with WordPress CSP bypass hack

John Leyden 01 June 2022 at 16:40 UTC Updated: 01 June 2022 at 17:00 UTC Technique skirts web security controls A security researcher has discovered a neat, albeit partially developed, technique to bypass CSP (Content Security Policy) controls using WordPress. The hack, discovered by security researcher Paulos Yibelo, relies on abusing same origin method execution. This technique uses JSON padding to call a function. That’s the sort of thing that might allow the compromise of a WordPress account… More Info

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YODA Tool Found ~47,000 Malicious WordPress Plugins Installed in Over 24,000 Sites

As many as 47,337 malicious plugins have been uncovered on 24,931 unique websites, out of which 3,685 plugins were sold on legitimate marketplaces, netting the attackers $41,500 in illegal revenues. The findings come from a new tool called YODA that aims to detect rogue WordPress plugins and track down their origin, according to an 8-year-long study conducted by a group of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology. “Attackers impersonated benign plugin authors and spread malware by distributing pirated plugins,” the researchers said in a new paper titled “Mistrust Plugins You… More Info

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