6 steps to creating patient trust in telehealth

With Covid-19, came a flood of new telehealth (virtual consulting) healthcare solutions, exposing more patients to its benefits and features. More advertising, more awareness and more conversations have introduced telehealth to a broader public, and this can only be good for everyone. The question remains though, how do we create that trust in telehealth for a patient, so that they turn to it the next time they need healthcare?

Possible contenders for understanding the dynamics could include, different patient demographics, or the fact that the solution on offer is easier to navigate in one…

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WordPress plugin vulnerability leaves sites open to total takeover

Security firm WordFence has warned of an actively exploited vulnerability in a widely-used WordPress plugin that could leave websites totally exposed to hackers.

WPGateway is a paid plugin that gives WordPress users the ability to manage their website from a centralised dashboard. The flaw, designated CVE-2022-3180, allows for threat actors to add their own profile with administrator access to the dashboard, and completely take over a victim’s website.

WordFence, which provides a firewall service for WordPress websites, released a rule to block the exploit for paying customers on its…

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Infoblox report shows smishing in websites built on WordPress

Smishing has been identified as a new and sophisticated method of obtaining personal and financial information from victims by using fake forms on fraudulent websites. Smishing is a cyberattack tactic that combines SMS (short message service, usually known as text messages) and phishing.

A wave of VexTrio attacks using dictionary domain generation algorithm (DDGA) has infected numerous websites built on WordPress, which in turn infect visitors to those sites with malware or spyware by executing Javascript code.

Infoblox Inc., a leader in secure and cloud-managed…

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Zero-day in WPGateway WordPress plugin actively exploited in attacks

The Wordfence Threat Intelligence team warned today that WordPress sites are actively targeted with exploits targeting a zero-day vulnerability in the WPGateway premium plugin.

WPGateway is a WordPress plugin that allows admins to simplify various tasks, including setting up and backing up sites and managing themes and plugins from a central dashboard.

This critical privilege escalation security flaw (CVE-2022-3180) enables unauthenticated attackers to add a rogue user with admin privileges to completely take over sites running the vulnerable WordPress plugin.

“On September 8, 2022, the…

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How To Add Google Analytics To WordPress

Google Analytics is a free comprehensive tool that allows you to track your web traffic and data.

Google Analytics will show you how many people visit your site, individual pages, conversions, and how people interact with your content. This data is critical for the optimization of your website.

There are two types of Google Analytics code.

You may be accustomed to the Google Universal Analytics (UA) code. This is being sunsetted and replaced with Google Analytics 4 (GA4).

GA4 is much more customizable and applies to websites or apps, whereas Google UA can only be applied to…

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Get a Lifetime of WordPress Hosting for Under $100

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These days, any business needs a website to help customers navigate their services and draw in new customers. But setting up and operating a website can be an expensive, time-consuming task — one that many entrepreneurs don’t have the patience or even ability to do. Nonetheless, when you start your small business, you need to find ways to get…

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Want your own gaming blog? Use WordPress to get started

WordPress is a popular content management system that can help users create a gaming blog quickly and easily. WordPress is free to use, making it a great option for those who want to create a gaming blog on a budget. You can find the best WordPress hosts here if you are planning to start a gaming blog. WordPress is also easy to use, even for beginners. In this article, we will show you how to start a gaming blog using WordPress.

Before we get started, let’s take a look at some of the benefits of using WordPress to create your gaming blog.

WordPress is a popular content management system…

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Xneelo launches its WordPress e-commerce theme for SME market

With the South African e-commerce market worth nearly $8.46 billion (Statista) and post-pandemic consumers continuing to show a preference for online shopping, it’s difficult for small business owners to ignore the appeal that e-commerce presents.

To eliminate some of the mystery around building an online store, web hosting provider xneelo has launched a new WordPress theme called Athletic. Built with small to medium e-commerce businesses in mind and exclusively available with xneelo Managed WordPress Hosting, it puts creating an e-commerce store within anyone’s reach.

A one-stop…

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WDWNT is Hiring a Next.js/WordPress Engineer

To help further our mission of bringing Disney News to fans around the world, we are looking to expand our technical team. We are currently seeking to hire a part-time to full-time Next.js and WordPress engineer to build the next generation of the WDWNT network of websites.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Extensive hands-on experience with Next.js and Vercel for high-traffic websites
  • Creation and maintenance of headless WordPress installations
  • Experience with all aspects of WordPress including the WordPress API
  • Thorough understanding of the WordPress architecture to enable…

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