Ukraine invasion: WordPress-hosted university websites hacked in ‘targeted attacks’

Jessica Haworth

02 March 2022 at 14:48 UTC

Updated: 02 March 2022 at 14:50 UTC

Education institutions hit by more than 100,000 attacks in 24 hours

At least 30 Ukrainian university websites have been hacked in a targeted attack allegedly launched in support of Russia’s invasion of the European country.

In a report released last night (March 1), researchers from Wordfence said the company had witnessed a “massive attack” on Ukrainian education institutions by threat actors identified as the…

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How To Migrate A WordPress Site From One Host To Another

Thinking of changing hosts but not sure how to migrate a WordPress site from one host to another?

They say that moving house, getting married, and changing jobs are the three most stressful things in life… but I would argue that there’s another strong contender for the top three.

Migrating your WordPress website from one host to another!

Well, I have some good news and some bad news.

The bad news first… migrating a website to a new host will always make your heart race and your palms sweat, no matter how many times you’ve done it.

Good news: Migrating a WordPress site to a new host…

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The WordPress Web Fonts API Has Arrived – WP Tavern

The journey toward a web fonts API in WordPress has been a rollercoaster of emotions for developers. After being punted from the WordPress 5.9 release, it was moved to the Gutenberg project, where it could be built alongside related features that relied on it.

The API has been merged into the Gutenberg plugin and should land in version 12.8. Theme authors who want to test it can clone the dev version of the plugin or download the nightly version from Gutenberg Times.

Jono Alderson opened the original ticket for a web fonts API in February 2019. However, it was not until late 2021…

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5 WordPress plugins to bolster security

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WordPress is one of the most widely-used Content Management Systems on the planet. With over 43% of websites using the platform, it’s no surprise that it has a target on its back. That not only means the WordPress developers must be always working hard to secure their software but it also requires those who deploy sites to be diligent about security.

SEE: Password breach: Why pop culture and passwords don’t mix (free PDF) (TechRepublic)

Although out of the box WordPress is somewhat secure, it cannot prevent bad actors on its own. To that end, every…

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IndexNow Now Works With Duda, All In One WordPress & Rank Math SEO Plugins

Last week, Microsoft Bing announced over the course of three days that IndexNow gained support from Duda (a sponsor here), the All In One WordPress plugin and Rank Math SEO Plugin. This brings support for IndexNow to millions of sites, up from well under a million sites using it last time we checked.

Duda, the website builder platform, by default turned on IndexNow on its nearly one million active websites. The All In One WordPress plugin supports over over two million sites but those sites need to active it manually. Finally, Rank Math SEO plugin supports 1.1 million sites that use…

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BlueFly Studios to Offer Web Design, WordPress Hosting Services

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Clients looking for a one-stop internet marketing service provider can now rely on BlueFly Studios with its complete web and digital marketing solutions.

TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, March 1, 2022 / — Steve Gray, marketing director of BlueFly Studios, announced today that in line with the company’s vision to become a one-stop internet marketing service provider, BlueFly Studios will offer two additional services such as web design and WordPress hosting to help clients and businesses meet…

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How To Build A WordPress Website In 9 Steps – Forbes Advisor

Whether you’re a small business just starting out or an established company looking to expand your online presence, a professional website is key. There are many ways to build a website, but WordPress is one of the most popular options due to its versatility and customization capabilities. However, it’s not the most user-friendly content management system (CMS), so we’ll show you how to build a WordPress website in as little as one weekend.

1. Get Web Hosting and a Domain Name

The first step…

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SeedProd Announces No-Code Drag & Drop Website Builder for WordPress

The SeedProd theme builder combines the ease of a no-code platform like Webflow and Squarespace with the full power and flexibility of WordPress. This allows you to get maximum performance, higher SEO rankings, access to better eCommerce features and other website building tools to grow your business.

“A good website is a basic need, and our goal with SeedProd is to make the future of web more inclusive by giving those who previously needed to learn how to code the right tools to build their…

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Convesio Secures 5M for Scalable WordPress Hosting Platform

Convesio will invest these funds into the development of its Docker-based WordPress hosting platform

Convesio has successfully raised $5M in funding from a select group of private investors. This follows Convesio’s crowdfunding round in 2019, where they raised over $1M from 800+ individual investors. 

Convesio has demonstrated impressive developments over the past two years. These achievements, combined with the fact that the platform offers a solution to scaling challenges that most players in the market haven’t arrived at, made investing a natural next step.

The Convesio team…

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What sites is the WordPress platform suitable for launching?

WordPress is one of the most important platforms used for site design today. This platform is written in PHP language and it can be said that it is a relatively ready platform in which all the possibilities for launching the site are defined. ​​​​​​​ enamad iransite.

One of the reasons why the use of this platform is considered is the simple use and high time speed for launching the site. Also, WordPress site support is simple compared to other sites and this is very important. But you should know that you can not use this platform for all sites

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