WordPress 6.1 Introduces New Default Theme and Fluid Typography, Expands Design Tools and Template Options – WP Tavern

WordPress 6.1 “Misha” was released today, named for Soviet-Norwegian jazz pianist Mikhail “Misha” Alperin, who was born in Ukraine in 1956. A founding member of the first Moldavian jazz quartet, and later the Moscow Art Trio, Alperin became known for his distinct and bewitching blend of jazz and folk music.

This release is the culmination of a months-long effort to improve the design tooling consistency of WordPress’ core blocks. That means blocks that were missing things like typography, color, and border support have been updated wherever possible to match the support…

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New Missing Menu Items Plugin Adds Site Building Links to WordPress Admin – WP Tavern

If you are going all in on building sites with the new full-site editing (FSE) experience, then you may have noticed a lack of menu items that will deliver you directly to the tools you need to use.

It may be because the Site Editor is still in beta, or because WordPress leadership may still be discussing whether to rename FSE. Perhaps it’s better that users don’t blindly stumble into FSE templates from the main admin menu, but some of these site building features are buried away with no quick access.

For example, you are three clicks deep before arriving at Template Parts….

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How to Fix the Japanese Keyword Hack on WordPress and Secure Your Site

Websites powered by WordPress can get hacked or compromised. WordPress is a secure platform; however, it is often the little things that go unnoticed by the website admin, which leaves the service vulnerable. The intention of an attacker can be to add spam, delete your content, temporarily disrupt business, and more. And the Japanese keyword hack is one such technique that affects your website in many ways.

Fortunately, if you detect the WordPress Japanese keyword hack, there are several ways to fix it. But what is it all about? What effects does it have on your website? And how can…

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A New Multipurpose Block Theme for WordPress – WP Tavern

Olive Themes, a relatively new independent theme shop, has released its third block theme on the WordPress.org directory. Arc FSE is a high contrast, multipurpose theme, designed to enable a broad range of flexibility through support for full-site editing features.

The theme features the open source and exceptionally readable Poppins web font in various weights and sizes. The color palette is dark with a bright lemon-yellow accent color. It’s bold without being overly splashy, making it suitable for professional use cases.

Arc FSE does not come with any style variations, but…

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How to Create the City Guide Website – Best WordPress Themes

Website building is becoming more and more affordable. New digital products and site-building tools appear every month. You can see various effective supplies to launch an online project without touching a single line of code. Some people prefer to work with ready-made templates, while others like playing with the source code. The first ones cover all possible and impossible topics, including the subject of today’s post. Whatever you select, city guide WordPress themes provide both options with numerous pre-made content…

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WordPress Themes Directory Adds Style Variation Previews – WP Tavern

WordPress.org theme previews just got a major improvement this week with the addition of Style Variation previews. The previews now appear on block themes that include style variations.

Themes that have more variations than what fits in the space beneath the preview pane will display all variations in a carousel with little arrows to navigate to the next ones. Here’s an example with the Pixl theme from Automattic that contains seven brightly colored variations:

It’s also possible to see a selected style variation loaded into the theme preview now. Clicking the…

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How To Optimize Your WordPress Website for SEO in 2022

WordPress has become a preferred platform for businesses of all sizes and industries. This is because of its user-friendly nature and relatively simple maintenance features. Along with the plentiful options of plugins and themes available for users to customize their websites, WordPress is a great option for businesses looking for a seamless web experience.

Due to these favorable options and features, WordPress is actually one of the most popular website-building and content-management systems in the world.

However, WordPress isn’t necessarily the most SEO-friendly platform without…

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WordPress Security Update 6.0.3 Patches 16 Vulnerabilities

WordPress 6.0.3 started rolling out this week. The latest security release patches 16 vulnerabilities.

WordPress 6.0.3 fixes nine stored and reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities, as well as open redirect, data exposure, cross-site request forgery (CSRF), and SQL injection flaws.

WordPress security company Defiant has shared a description of each vulnerability. Four of them have a ‘high severity’ rating, and the rest have ‘medium’ or ‘low’ severity.

“We have determined that these vulnerabilities are unlikely to be seen as mass exploits but several of them…

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A look at WordPress auto updates statistics in 2022

WordPress auto-updates can be quite a divisive topic. When enabled, auto-updates can ensure that you get the latest updates as soon as they become available. This can help you mitigate certain risks, such as security holes, as fast as possible. Yet, untested updates can break your website – so what’s the deal? Should auto-updates be enabled or disabled? The answer is not so simple.

The case for enabling auto-updates

Outdated software remains one of the leading causes of WordPress security breaches. Practically all software comes with bugs – which is one of the reasons why developers…

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PIP launches customizable eWeb3 pages compatible with WordPress, Wix, Squarespace, more

In addition to the customizable Web3 websites without charging any fees, PIP is also disrupting the cryptocurrency payments process by removing the need for remembering wallet addresses.

PIP has launched PIP.me 2.0 to enhance the way it changes how people think of and interact with cryptocurrencies by bringing customizable eWeb3 pages to users.

The proponent of the decentralized creator economy boasts a native PIP Button that allows anyone integrate crypto and blockchain payments without coding knowledge.

Compatible with all websites and platforms, including Wix, WordPress, Squarespace, etc,…

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