Earns WordPress VIP Gold Agency Partner Status

DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ —, a global digital agency and experienced WordPress developer, is proud to announce that it has earned WordPress VIP Gold Agency Partner status, WordPress VIP’s highest level of partnership status. As a Gold Agency Partner, WordPress VIP recognizes as one of the top design and development agencies in the world.

WordPress VIP is an agile content platform and ecosystem built on an open-source framework. Together, with WordPress VIP’s advanced content, commerce, and analytics solutions,…

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Web developers to benefit from new WordPress dashboard plugin created by Northamptonshire firm

onefoursix’s new custom WordPress dashboard plugin WP Panel enables developer customisation of the content management system which is used to host and build millions of websites around the world.

It enables developers to white-label the WordPress dashboard and provides core developer tools such as Google Analytics integration and a User Level Menu Manager.

As a result, users see a vastly improved branded dashboard with features such as their Google Analytics data, recent leads, sales data from WooCommerce and a more manageable and relevant WordPress menu.

Dave Williams with members of the…

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WordPress: Security update available

WordPress provides a security update that closes three vulnerabilities. It should be installed urgently, otherwise websites can be easily compromised.

Three security holes closed

More detailed information about the three closed security holes is not yet available. All that is known is that one vulnerability affects the Link API, which can be targeted with SQL attacks, while the other two allow…

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5 Tips for picking the best WordPress host

Picking a WordPress host is like getting a car. The handling, interior, and even price tags vary. Some hosts are like Ferrari, while others are like Toyota. You may want the Ferrari, but you can’t afford it. A Toyota may fit your budget, but it may not meet your demands. Before settling on a specific host, you need to know the recommended WordPress hosting that will work for you. 

The 5 tips for picking the best WordPress host include the loading speed for your website, the available WordPress support from the host, and their WordPress expertise. You also need to consider security…

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WordPress 6.0.2 Patches Vulnerability That Could Impact Millions of Legacy Sites

The WordPress team this week announced the release of version 6.0.2 of the content management system (CMS), with patches for three security bugs, including a high-severity SQL injection vulnerability.

Identified in the WordPress Link functionality, previously known as ‘Bookmarks’, the issue only impacts older installations, as the capability is disabled by default on new installations.

However, the functionality might still be enabled on millions of legacy WordPress sites even if they are running newer versions of the CMS, the Wordfence team at WordPress security company Defiant…

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Liquid Web Celebrates 25 Years of Helping Businesses Grow Online

A Quarter Century of Business Dotted with Technology Advancements and Industry-Leading Support

ATLANTA, Aug. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Liquid Web, the market leader in cloud hosting and software solutions for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), celebrates 25 years of helping businesses grow online.

Over the past quarter century, Liquid Web has grown into a Family of Brands delivering technology, services, and support for thriving businesses and nonprofits running mission-critical websites, eCommerce stores, and applications. Liquid Web (High Performance Managed Hosting), Nexcess

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Malicious Plugins Found on 25,000 WordPress Websites: Study

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have identified malicious plugins on tens of thousands of WordPress websites.

An analysis of nightly backups of more than 400,000 unique web servers has revealed the existence of more than 47,000 malicious plugins installed on nearly 25,000 unique WordPress websites. More than 94% of these plugins (over 44,000) continue to be in use today.

Over 3,600 of the identified malicious plugins were purchased from legitimate marketplaces such as CodeCanyon, Easy Digital Downloads, and ThemeForest. The majority of these plugins did not use obfuscation…

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How to include search results from pages in WordPress?

WordPress is an open-source CMS known for blogging and news websites, which relies on posts more than pages. The default search function returns results from posts only, but not from pages.

The WordPress search function will be useless for evergreen content websites as they are built using pages, not posts.

So how to make the WordPress search function return results from pages instead of posts?

Fortunately, there’s a solution for this without hiring a developer.

Simple, go to WordPress Dashboard -> Select Theme File Editor under Appearance -> from the right-hand…

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New Agenda Ransomware appears in the threat landscapeSecurity Affairs

Trend Micro researchers warn of a new ransomware family called Agenda, which has been used in attacks on organizations in Asia and Africa.

Trend Micro researchers recently discovered a new piece of targeted ransomware, tracked as Agenda, that was written in the Go programming language. The ransomware was employed in a targeted attack against one of the company’s customers. The investigation into the incident revealed that threat actor used a public-facing Citrix server as a point of entry, they likely used a valid account to access this server…

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James Koster Shares Design Explorations that Transform WordPress’ Site Editor Into a More Visual, User-Friendly Tool – WP Tavern

Automattic-sponsored designer James Koster has a vision for taking WordPress’ Site Editor from its beta awkwardness and transforming it to become a more visual and user-friendly design tool. In a recent post titled Revising the presentation of key Site Editor features, Koster identifies unbalanced feature weighting as a critical design flaw that is negatively impacting users’ experience with the editor:

The Site Editor is a powerful tool, but the user experience lacks some coherence and a sense of hierarchy.

Template management and editing has central focus, despite the fact…

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