Theme Developer Edition – WordPress Tavern

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With full-site editing just around the bend, it is a fair question to ask whether the WordPress ecosystem is prepared for such a transition, particularly on the theme development side of things.

It is no secret that theme developers have struggled to keep up with the barrage of changes between Gutenberg plugin updates and, ultimately, major WordPress versions. It is also a fair question to ask who is steering the ship. Where are the site developers, theme authors, and other designers who spend every day crafting the front end of…

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WordPress Two-Factor Authentication (2FA): what is it & using it on your site

The security of your WordPress website depends on the systems you put in place to protect it and harden its security. With the sharp increase of automated password guessing, your users’ sensitive information and access to your site are more at risk than ever.

This is why it’s so important to protect your WordPress site further by adding two-factor authentication. Because your site is only as strong as its weakest password.

In this article, we’ll illustrate what WordPress two-factor authentication is, why it’s so important, and how to implement it on your website with an easy to…

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WordPress2Doc – a free ebook converter for free blogs

Hurrah, there is freeware to get a free WordPress site to Word as a .DOCX file, and thence to an ebook. Only the one, and hardly known to search-engines, but it’s for Windows and it works. WordPress2Doc comes from Germany and was last updated by the author, Raffael Herrmann, in December 2017. The source code for WordPress2Doc is on Github.

It has some nice features…

* Select only certain posts from your exported .XML feed.

* There’s a post preview, over in a side-panel.

* Images are called and embedded (so long as the source WordPress blog is public, presumably).

* The blog’s…

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WordPress Page Builder Plugin Bugs Threaten 1 Million Sites with Full Takeover – Threatpost

Severe CSRF to XSS bugs open the door to code execution and complete website compromise.

Page Builder by SiteOrigin, a WordPress plugin with a million active installs that’s used to build websites via a drag-and-drop function, harbors two flaws that can allow full site takeover.

According to researchers at WordPress, both security bugs can lead to cross-site request forgery (CSRF) and reflected cross-site scripting (XSS). They “allow attackers to forge requests on behalf of a site administrator and execute malicious code in the administrator’s browser,” according to Wordfence…

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Apache 101: 0-WordPress in 15 minutes

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Recently, we took a look at the Caddy Web server. Today, we’re going to back things up a little bit and look at the A from the classic LAMP stack: the Apache Web server.

Apache has a bad reputation for being old, crusty, and low-performance—but this idea mostly stems from the persistence of ancient guides that still show users how to set it up in extremely antiquated ways. In this guide, we’re going to set up an Ubuntu 20.04 droplet at Digital Ocean with an Apache Web server set up properly and…

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Data443 Releases New CCPA Framework Plugin for WordPress

Data443 Releases New CCPA Framework Plugin for WordPress

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WordPress security: More than one million sites exposed through Page Builder plugin vulnerabilities

James Walker

12 May 2020 at 10:44 UTC

Updated: 12 May 2020 at 10:49 UTC

Developers issue patch just 24 hours after disclosure

WordPress administrators whose sites use the Page Builder plugin have been urged to update to the latest version (2.10.16) following the recent discovery of two security vulnerabilities.

Earlier this month, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team discovered two security flaws in Page Builder, a responsive page creation plugin with more than one million active…

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How to Increase Google Adsense Earnings on WordPress – Affordable SEO Services

If you have been blogging for a while than you are probably familiar with Google Adsense, but is WordPress an effective platform to make money with Adsense? I will be touching this topic and answer the question below.

The reason I am writing about Adsense on WordPress, is because I was reading how much trouble bloggers have to make a decent income by only using Google Adsense on their blog. Monetizing your blog and making a full-time income is not easy, but it can be done!

A Niche Website is a MUST if you want to make Money with Adsense

When planning on making money with…

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WordPress Accessibility Team to Host 24-Hour Online Event October 2, 2020 – WordPress Tavern

The WordPress Accessibility Team is organizing a new online event called WP Accessibility Day that will take place on October 2, 2020. The event will feature 24 hours of educational sessions that focus on the intersection between WordPress and web accessibility.

Inspired by the Polyglots’ Global Translation Day, which greatly expanded the team’s base of contributors and fueled a record number of translations, the Accessibility Team aims to raise awareness about its work. Organizers will be featuring a variety of topics, including theme and plugin accessibility,…

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Simple Photoblogging with the Instapress WordPress Theme – WordPress Tavern

It is not often that I come across a free WordPress theme that instantly impresses me. Far too often, I spend half an hour or more just getting to know a theme, checking its options, and figuring out how long it will take to recreate something that looks remotely like the demo. However, every now and then I come across one of those diamonds in the rough that makes me a taker a deeper look.

Instapress is one of those themes. It is yet another reason I am in favor of a curated featured themes list. These types of unique themes tend to get lost in the crowd, and without the backing of…

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