Record and Track Past Events With the LifePress Calendar Plugin – WordPress Tavern

Two weeks ago, Ashan Jay released LifePress to the WordPress plugin directory. It is an interactive, front-end calendar for tracking past events — a journal of sorts. For a version 1.0 launch, it has enough features with just the right touch of simplicity to show promise.

This is not Jay’s first rodeo when it comes to calendar-based plugins. He is also the creator of EventON, a virtual event calendar for WordPress.

The goal of the plugin is simple. As its description reads, “LifePress is a calendar based journal recorder that will allow you to track back progress and review…


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What are WordPress plugins? – Security Boulevard

If you are new to WordPress, you might be wondering what are WordPress plugins and what’s their purpose.

It’s a reasonably common question to ask because plugins are an important part of the WordPress ecosystem. They are essential if you want to build a website with WordPress.

In this article, we explain what WordPress plugins are, what’s their purpose on a website, and how they work. Then, we’ll give you a few tips on how to add plugins to your site and manage them correctly.

Let’s dive right in!

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What are WordPress plugins?

WordPress is a very basic blogging and…


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G2 Components, a From-Scratch Reimagining of WordPress Components – WordPress Tavern

Update some of the things.

That was the goal that Jon Quach, a Principal Designer at Automattic, laid out in the roadmap for integrating the G2 Components project into Gutenberg and, eventually, core WordPress. The project is a reimagining of the pieces that make the block editor, a “from-scratch” overhaul of the component system. Updating all of the things or even many of the things at once runs the risk of breaking everything.

“Ideally, what should happen is you should update just some of the things in a very controlled and intentional manner,” wrote Quach in the post….


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Best web hosting in 2021: Find the right service for your site

There are thousands of web hosting providers. Some hosting companies run their own data centers. Others rent virtual machines from cloud service providers. All provide some way for their customers to appear online. But choosing the web hosting service that’s right for you can prove to be quite the challenge. While you no longer need to be a programmer or an IT professional to properly configure a web presence, you do need to understand marketing and design and know how to get your message across.

We’ve spotlighted…


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Zero-day in WordPress SMTP plugin abused to reset admin account passwords

Hackers are resetting passwords for admin accounts on WordPress sites using a zero-day vulnerability in a popular WordPress plugin installed on more than 500,000 sites.

The zero-day was used in attacks over the past weeks and was patched on Monday.

It impacts Easy WP SMTP, a plugin that lets site owners configure the SMTP settings for their website’s outgoing emails.

According to the team at Ninja Technologies Network (NinTechNet), Easy WP SMTP 1.4.2 and older versions of the plugin contain a feature that creates debug logs for all emails sent…


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How Do You Blog on WordPress?

If you’re looking to start blogging and have your site on the web, WordPress is certainly worth exploring. You’ve already picked out a domain name and chosen a hosting service to operate your WordPress blog site, we’re assuming.

You’re ready to start writing and get some blog posts out there. That’s great. Since you’re new to WordPress where do you begin? We’re going to tell you how to find your way around your WordPress dashboard.

Then, you can start writing blog posts and post them to your WordPress site. Let’s get started.

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The admin page is where you log…


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WordPress adds support for video captions and subtitles

The release of WordPress 5.6 contained several accessibility improvements, including the ability to add captions and subtitles to videos using the Web Video Text Tracks Format (WebVTT).

WordPress has been focusing on making its CMS more accessible for editors and site visitors. In the latest version, WordPress 5.6 “Simone,” they made the newest theme, Twenty Twenty-One, its most accessible theme ever.

…this default theme puts accessibility at the heart of your website. It conforms to the WordPress accessibility-ready guidelines and addresses several more specialized standards…


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Drop Shipping Platform Shop1 Brings 80,000+ Products to WordPress

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shop1, a U.S. dropshipping platform bringing 80,000+ products to its users, is releasing a new plugin for WordPress. With this new extension, all WordPress users who use the WooCommerce plugin for their eCommerce website can benefit from Shop1’s product catalog and order processing automation.

All it takes is just one click to add the top dropshipping products from Shop1 to your WooCommerce site. Shop1 will keep you up-to-date on inventory and stock quantities in real time so you never run the risk of selling an item that is out of stock….


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Drop Shipping Platform Shop1 Brings 80,000+ Products to WordPress

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shop1, a U.S. dropshipping platform bringing 80,000+ products to its users, is releasing a new plugin for WordPress. With this new extension, all WordPress users who use the WooCommerce plugin for their eCommerce website can benefit from Shop1’s product catalog and order processing automation.

All it takes is just one click to add the top dropshipping products from Shop1 to your WooCommerce site. Shop1 will keep you up-to-date on inventory and stock quantities in real time so you never run the risk of selling an item that is out of stock….


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Shutterstock Announces Integration with WordPress, Offering Real-Time Smart Image Recommendations to Help Creatives Publish at Lightning Speed

“Shutterstock’s new integration with WordPress is a glimpse into our future,” said Stan Pavlovsky, Chief Executive Officer at Shutterstock. “It’s a great example of how we are leveraging our computer vision technology and API to quickly suggest relevant content to our users. Through this partnership, our goal is to accelerate workflows and empower brands to inspire their audiences with engaging and compelling visual stories.”

The offering, which can be set up in minutes, is available for Shutterstock Premier customers using either WordPress or WordPress VIP. Here are some features to…


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