Chatterbox Plugin Uses WordPress Blocks to Show Conversations – WordPress Tavern

Chatterbox is a new plugin with a fun and creative use for the block editor. It displays chat or text threads using blocks that are styled as conversations. Users can type in a record of a chat, including timestamps, with a live preview in the editor.

Since written conversations are essentially little blocks of text and media, the block editor lends itself nicely to composing and displaying this type of content. The Chatterbox block can be found under Layout Elements in the block inserter. It includes the option to select a style (Inbound, Outbound, or Event) and add a…


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How To Completely Remove Defacement From WordPress Site?

Imagine this – you wake up one morning, grab your cup of coffee, and get to work. When you open your WordPress site, you’re met with the horror of defaced pages. The content of your site has been changed and your website is ruined.

You see that your site is displaying unwanted ads and popups for adult content, fake products or illegal drugs. In some cases, hackers also display religious or political propaganda on your home page.

Such an attack can be devastating. You’ll lose visitors and customers because when they see your site is defaced, they’ll leave immediately. Things get worse…


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How To Protect Your WordPress Website From File Upload Vulnerability?

Do you suspect that your website has a file upload vulnerability? Are you worried that hackers will exploit it to hack your site?

We wish we could tell you that there’s nothing to be worried about but the truth is, a file upload vulnerability is a serious issue.

If a hacker finds this vulnerability on your site, they can hijack your site and take full control. They can cause severe damage to your site by defacing your pages, deleting files, stealing data, and even sending spam emails to your customers. You can check the top WordPress vulnerabilities here.

Moreover, things can snowball into…


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How to Add WordPress Two-Factor Authentication? (Complete Guide)

Are you worried that hackers are trying to break into your WordPress website through your login page?

We wish we could tell you not to worry but the truth is, your website’s login page is under constant attack by hackers and bots. In fact, hackers target the login page more than any other pages on your WordPress site and it’s easy to see why.

The login page offers access to the WordPress dashboard. If they are able to gain access to the dashboard, they can potentially gain complete control over the website.

And when that happens, hackers will wreak havoc on your site. Over the years, we…


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How To Update PHP Version In WordPress? (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you looking to update the PHP version on your WordPress site but not sure how to go about it?

WordPress has made it easy for just about anyone to create a website without knowing how to code. Nonetheless, your WordPress site is built on coding languages like PHP.

You don’t need to know PHP to run the website but you do have to ensure that you are running an updated version. This is because hackers exploit outdated versions of PHP to hack into sites.

Next, they wreak havoc on your site by defacing your home page, displaying malicious ads, and redirecting visitors to harmful sites. If…


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Gutenberg Hub Launches Online Block Template Builder – WordPress Tavern

Gutenberg Hub launched the first version of its block template builder last week. The template builder allows users to select from the team’s existing library of nearly 200 templates. It is essentially an online builder that allows users to craft a full page layout by mixing and matching various sections. They can then copy the resulting output at the click of a button and paste it into the editor on their sites.

“I intend to speed up the workflow for WordPress users to spin up beautiful Gutenberg pages, even full websites, faster,” said Munir Kamal, founder of Gutenberg Hub….


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WordPress Plugin Adds Cryptocurrency Trading to Your Website

A “first-ever” crypto-exchange plugin for WordPress has been announced by the VC firm of Draper Goren Holm. The plugin is being pitched as the quickest way to launch your very own cryptocurrency exchange without a squadron of engineers to do the work (and maintain a high level of security).

So how can they offer this you ask? And how is the plugin regulated? Important questions. As we have been informed, the plugin is, in fact, an extension of Totle – a portfolio company DGH is supporting. Apparently, Totle is also responsible for any and all compliance requirements as well.

So why…


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Frontity closes €1 million round led by Tumblr’s parent company

Today Spanish startup Frontity has raised a €1 million seed round led by Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com, WooCommerce and Tumblr, and the venture capital firm K Fund, with participation from significant business angels from the Spanish startup ecosystem.

Frontity was founded in 2015 by Pablo Postigo and Luis Herranz and started as a mobile app builder for WordPress blogs. In 2017, the company decided to bet on the web and start working with WordPress publishers to improve their mobile site’s performance and user experience. They built a WordPress…


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How to Choose a Good WordPress Developer?

Even though WordPress CMS platform is around from more than ten years,
its usage as the web development platform is quite recent. WordPress is the most
popular platform now among business communities.  Selecting the best WordPress developer and WordPress website design companies to build your website will be the most important
decision that you will make for the startup or established business. In today’s
blog post we are going to discuss some important factors to look at when selecting
the honest, fair and capable WordPress developer as per our experience.

It’s quite…


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