Top 10 WordPress Plugins for 2023 — SitePoint

WordPress is a highly flexible content management system. You can use it to build high-traffic blogs. Or, money-making online stores, and lead-generating business websites.  

Thousands of essential WordPress plugins are available. They cover almost every feature for almost any type of website. While your website’s niche may determine the types of plugins you should consider having, there are some that every WordPress blog could use. Mainly for improved security, speed, SEO, etc.

To be maximally effective, WordPress websites need to create enjoyable visitor experiences. You may…

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Update WordPress Now To Avoid Plugin Vulnerabilities

Three major WordPress plugins have recently been subject to a SQL injection attack, leaving over 150,000 users at risk of being exploited by malicious actors. 

Fortunately, the vulnerable plugins have since been patched, helping to protect businesses that depend on their services. 

Aside from updating your software, we outline some simple ways WordPress users can remain safe when using the tool.

Also, considering WordPress’s chequered history, and the variety of other competitive website builders available, we also discuss whether it’s worth sticking with the solution at all. 


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3 steps to keep your WordPress website secure and performant

WordPress is one of the most popular hosts and is an open-source software developed by a community. And like other websites, it’s crucial for individuals and businesses to stay compliant with security protocols—especially when handling personal user information. 

Around the world, roughly 30,000 websites (opens in new tab) are hacked every day. So it’s no surprise that 64% of companies globally say they experienced a cyber attack last year. The number of ransomware attacks and the cost spent on data breaches also rose in 2021, highlighting the need for website owners to take…

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In What Cases Should You Hire a WordPress Development Company? – PR News Blog

WordPress powers over 43.2% of websites on the internet, making it the most popular content management system worldwide. Started as a blogging platform, it has evolved a lot in the past few years and now can be used to develop any kind of web solution, whether it is a business site, eCommerce web solution, enterprise-level sites, and others.

The quality of your website largely impacts your business growth and is a major source of establishing a reputable online presence. If you don’t have know-how about WordPress development, a professional WordPress…

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10 Tips for Building a Successful Ecommerce Site on WordPress

Ecommerce is one of the best ways to run a successful business in the current tech era. It offers numerous benefits for business owners, including lower operational costs and a broader client base. While it may seem daunting, you can create a successful ecommerce website on WordPress with the right tools and resources and achieve success with your online store. 

WordPress provides comprehensive features and functionalities that make it user-friendly for everyone,, including beginners without special knowledge or skills. Here are some of the most effective tips and strategies…

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PoC exploits released for critical bugs in popular WordPress plugins

Three popular WordPress plugins with tens of thousands of active installations are vulnerable to high-severity or critical SQL injection vulnerabilities, with proof-of-concept exploits now publicly available.

SQL injection is a website security flaw that allows attackers to input data into form fields or via URLs that modify legitimate database queries to return different data or modify a database.

Depending on the website code being vulnerable to a SQL injection flaw, an attacker could modify or delete data to a site, inject malicious scripts, or gain full access to the website.


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10+ Best WordPress Themes (2023 updated)

Have you been looking to no avail for the right WordPress theme to give your website the perfect look to match your brand and vision?

One thing in your favor is you no longer have to leave the process of creating that website up to the programmers. With the WordPress platform, you can create and design your site yourself with the help of a the right WordPress theme.

But which is the right one?  More than a few would do just fine, but there are thousands to choose from.

Searching for just the right WordPress theme to fit your needs could be like searching for the proverbial…

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Automattic Announces Blaze Ad Network Of Millions of & Tumblr Sites

Automattic introduced a new ad network called Blaze which places advertising on free websites and Tumblr. Advertising starts at $5/month.

Automattic is the company behind, WooCommerce, Akismet, Tumblr and other companies.

It was founded by Matt Mullenweg, the entrepreneur who developed the free WordPress open-source content management system (CMS).

Blaze Advertising Network

The advertising network was originally introduced in April 2022 as a network exclusively for Tumblr users to place ads on other Tumblr pages.

Automattic announced that the network is now…

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New Video Explores Site Building Progress from WordPress 5.9 to 6.2 – WP Tavern

WordPress 5.9 “Josephine” was released in January 2022, but that seems like ages ago when you compare the advances made in site building over the past year. Anne McCarthy, an Automattic-sponsored contributor who heads up the Full Site Editing Outreach Program, has published a short video that tours the important changes in WordPress over the past few major releases. The video also doubles as a preview of some of the features coming in 6.2.

If you are using the Gutenberg plugin and have been tracking the relentless…

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Rather than tech writing, dealing with WordPress

Today rather than writing about newish tech I’m dealing with an interesting issue with WordPress an our host. This sounds like I’m complaining. I’m not – it’s what interests me today in that we run a really old site with a whole lot of content. Specifically very very few hosts are set up to deal with a 20+ year old WordPress site. I’m not bashing anyone here, well, maybe WordPress, but here’s what we ran into.

Actually looking at tech news I would probably not be writing about tech news today. Makes for an incendiary headline though.

Purchase a plan with the website hosts for…

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