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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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Wix’s Negative Advertising Campaign Falls Flat with WordPress Developers and Professionals – WordPress Tavern

Wix has launched a negative advertising campaign targeting WordPress, following a bizarre marketing stunt where the company shipped out Bose headphones to influential WordPress community members. Recipients were puzzled, because it appeared the company was wasting its marketing budget on people who were not likely to be swayed by the campaign. Wix seems oblivious to the negative responses to its headphones marketing ploy. Like, these are nice headphones, but I want to know if there is a proprietary CMS that is willing to pay to replace the outdoor condenser thing for my A/C within… More Info

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Wix Takes a Jab at WordPress with Bewildering New Marketing Campaign – WordPress Tavern

Wix is taking direct aim at WordPress in a new cryptic marketing campaign that began over the weekend with shipments of Bose noise-canceling headphones landing in the mailboxes of prominent WordPress users. At the end of December, 2020, Wix sent out the following Twitter DM to a group of people it deemed “influencers from the tech industry,” soliciting their addresses in order to deliver a box: In the last few months, my team and I have been working on a new innovative concept. We have packed this concept into a free, no strings attached box that we’d love to share with you… More Info

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The Michelle WordPress Theme Launches With Dozens of Block Patterns and Styles – WordPress Tavern

Oliver Juhas recently released his sixth theme to the WordPress community for free. Michelle is a block-ready theme. However, it also supports Beaver Builder, Elementor, and other page-building plugins. It is a multipurpose theme, which is often an immediate turn-off for me. I prefer to see a purpose-driven design with a unique take on a niche. However, it is hard not to love the personality of Michelle. Juhas did not shy away from putting his brand of styling on the project, which is evident in his past free themes. Juhas is marketing Michelle as an accessibility-ready theme…. More Info

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As a website building platform: Is WordPress secure or not?

WordPress has become the most popular platform for building websites. Several questions arise in the mind of an entrepreneur when it comes to developing a WordPress website. We have tried to answer in this blog the most popular question i.e. Is WordPress secure or not? By JAIN SIDHARTH Before directly jumping on our topic, let us first understand what exactly WordPress is? What are the advantages and disadvantages?. What is WordPress? It is an open-source content management system, Which is written in PHP and managed with a MySQL database system. It started as a blogging Platform in 2003. From… More Info

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WordPress Ultimate Addons for Elementor Vulnerability Affects +1 Million

Three Vulnerabilities Fixed by Brainstorm Force in March 2021 Brainstorm Force Elementor Plugin Vulnerabilities Stored Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability Wordfence Has Not Released Details Fixed Versions of Elementor Addons Update Immediately The publishers of the Ultimate Addons for Elementor plugin notified customers of a vulnerability affecting two of their plugins.  This is the third time this year that Brainstorm Force has released an update to fix vulnerabilities in the Elementor Plugins that they publish. Three Vulnerabilities Fixed by Brainstorm Force in March 2021 This is a list of three… More Info

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