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Cloudinary Launches Enhanced WordPress Plugin, Named a WordPress VIP Technology Partner

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cloudinary, the dynamic media management platform for many of the world’s top companies, today unveiled its enhanced WordPress Plugin for seamless image and video management, and announced its certification as a WordPress VIP Technology Partner, a select set of partners vetted for performance, security, ease of use and scale. Available today, the Cloudinary for WordPress Plugin enables the millions of companies relying on the leading CMS to more easily create visual-rich websites while cutting their content publishing times in half. The… More Info

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DreamHost Debuts Free WordPress Migrations

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DreamHost®, a global leader in web hosting and Managed WordPress services, today unveiled a free tool designed to ease the burden of migrating data between WordPress providers. All new Shared Website Hosting customers and new customers of DreamPress—DreamHost’s Managed WordPress offering—will now have access to a plugin that automates the process of migrating their WordPress sites to DreamHost. This free plugin, powered by technology from BlogVault, will move WordPress website content, themes, plugins and configurations between WordPress… More Info

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Cloudinary Launches Enhanced WordPress Plugin, Named a WordPress VIP Technology Partner

With Cloudinary, WordPress Users Cut Their Content Publishing Times in Half and Greatly Improve Site Performance Cloudinary, the dynamic media management platform for many of the world’s top companies, today unveiled its enhanced WordPress Plugin for seamless image and video management, and announced its certification as a WordPress VIP Technology Partner, a select set of partners vetted for performance, security, ease of use and scale. Available today, the Cloudinary for WordPress Plugin enables the millions of companies relying on the leading CMS to more easily create visual-rich… More Info

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Learn how to effectively use WordPress and WooCommerce to promote your brand / Boing Boing

If you’ve never heard of WooCommerce, it’s essential the way small businesses operate in WordPress, the world’s most popular web content management system. With WooCommerce, web entrepreneurs can set up and run an e-commerce store, selling products, accepting payments and safeguarding privacy for both buyers and sellers. As the engine behind 35 percent of all websites, it should be no surprise that WooCommerce is also a dominating force in the world of online business. So the training found in The Build Your Own Business with WordPress and WooCommerce Bundle can serve as a… More Info

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Security Vulnerabilities Discovered In Rank Math WordPress Plugin

Extending the stream of vulnerable WordPress plugins, now joins Rank Math. Reportedly, a couple of serious security vulnerabilities existed in the WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math. One of these flaws could even give admin privileges to an adversary. Rank Math Plugin Vulnerabilities Team Wordfence has come up with another interesting discovery this week. They found a couple of security vulnerabilities in the WordPress SEO Plugin Rank Math. They have explained their findings in a recent blog post. One of the two security flaws is a privilege escalation vulnerability with a CVSS score of… More Info

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A Deep Dive Into Building A 50+ Person WordPress Studio With Mario Peshev

“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” At MalCare, we focused on contributing to the WordPress community in many different ways. We strive to be a source of valuable information for WordPress users looking to learn more about web security. However, there are times when we like to zoom out a little bit and discuss topics relating to the WordPress community in general. Today we had the opportunity to do just that. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Mario Peshev, a… More Info

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WordPress Security Audit: 8 Steps For Securing WordPress Website

Imagine this, you sat down one day and ran a complete security setup on your site. You installed a WordPress security plugin on your site, you updated all your plugins and themes, you implemented website hardening measures. You’re sure your site is safe and secure from hackers. A few months later, you wake up to find that your website has been hacked. When you try to access your site, you’re being redirected to another. Or you might see malicious pop-ups and ads on your site. You realize your security measures failed! This is a scenario faced by many WordPress site owners. Many mistake… More Info

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Don’t get locked out of your own website – update this WordPress plugin now! – Naked Security

Researchers at WordFence, a company that provides cybersecurity services for WordPress users, has warned of two security problems in a popular WordPress plugin called Rank Math. That’s “math” as in “calculations relating to” and “rank” as in “search engine rating”, not “rank math” as in a real stinker of a calculus problem. The creators of Rank Math, it seems, had neglected to put security checks on some of the remote commands that the plugin supports. As a result, someone who hadn’t logged in could have triggered two related bugs. In the first bug, a regular… More Info

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Critical WordPress Plugin Bug Can Lock Admins Out of Websites – Threatpost

A second vulnerability could be used to prevent access to almost all of a site’s existing content, by simply redirecting visitors. A pair of security vulnerabilities in the WordPress search engine optimization (SEO) plugin, known as Rank Math, could allow remote cybercriminals to elevate privileges and install malicious redirects onto a target site, according to researchers. It’s a WordPress plugin with more than 200,000 installations. According to researchers with Wordfence, one of the flaws is critical (10 out of 10 on the CVSSv3 vulnerability severity scale). It could allow an… More Info

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WordPress 5.4 arrives with new blocks, 14% faster editor, and privacy improvements

WordPress.org today launched WordPress 5.4, which focuses on “more ways to make your pages come alive,” as well as “boosts in speed you can feel.” Version 5.4, which was developed by 552 volunteer contributors, includes new blocks, clearer navigation, a faster editor, privacy improvements, and developer additions. You can download the new release now from WordPress.org/Download. WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that powers over 30% of the web (including VentureBeat). This means there’s a massive ecosystem of website administrators and developers watching out… More Info

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