Migrating WordPress sites between hosts is easier than it used to be – Domain Name Wire

Moving WordPress sites is easier than it used to be. Here’s how it works at GoDaddy.

Webhosting is a sticky service because it’s difficult for non-technical people to move their files from one host to the other. But it’s getting easier, especially for people use WordPress.

Last week I moved two WordPress sites using GoDaddy’s site migration tool. (I moved from one WordPress plan at GoDaddy to another, but it necessitated setting up a new hosting account and migrating the sites. The process was the same as moving from one host to another, though.)

Here’s how it works.


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XSS Bug in SEOPress WordPress Plugin Allows Full Site Takeover – Threatpost

The bug would allow a number of malicious actions, up to and including full site takeover. The vulnerable plugin is installed on 100,000 websites.

A stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the SEOPress WordPress plugin could allow attackers to inject arbitrary web scripts into websites, researchers said.

SEOPress is a search engine optimization (SEO) tool that lets site owners manage SEO metadata, social-media cards, Google Ad settings and more. It’s installed on more…

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WP Engine review: Delivers exactly what it promises

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If you’re looking for a web hosting provider, you have a tremendous number of choices. In my web hosting provider comparison guide — Best web hosting providers —  I looked at 15 providers that offer a wide range of plans.

In this review, we’re going to dive into WP Engine’s offerings. 

Normally, to get a better feel for each individual provider, I set up the most basic account…

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WordPress bans developers from using WP in plugin names

Plugin names that use WP are being rejected by the WordPress Plugin Review Team. WordPress Foundation is claiming Automattic holds the trademark for WP.

Joe Youngblood, a digital marketer from Dallas, TX, had an unpleasant surprise on Friday the 13th. He was horrified after submitting a new WordPress plugin to the WordPress Plugin Directory and it was auto-rejected. The rejection message stated that the plugin could not include WP in the name.

In correspondence with the WordPress Plugin Review team, a team member told Youngblood that they were explicitly instructed to prohibit the…

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The Road Toward Deeper Responsive Block Design – WP Tavern

Gutenberg project lead Matías Ventura announced the Preliminary Road to 5.9 on the Make Core blog earlier today. He covered several big picture items, including several sub-points for each. He also linked to a GitHub issue with specific tasks and tickets that need work.

The post covers notes on block patterns, navigation menus, the theme.json interface (global styles), design tools, and editing flows for block themes. There is a lot of information to take in and enough areas to cover various interests.

The most exciting focus of 5.9 might just be going deeper into responsive…

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5 WordPress Page Builders That Can Help You Build Amazing Websites

Looking to build a beautiful, custom website? Say goodbye to hours of endless coding! Making websites just 10 years ago used to be quite the hassle, and most people simply preferred to pay others to do it for them. These days, there are various WordPress page builders that help even non-techies create beautiful, professional-looking websites. Keep reading to learn about some of the best ones.

What Are WordPress Page Builders?

WordPress has become, by far, the platform of choice for web design. According to W3techs, over 41% of the web is…

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WordPress Sites Abused in Aggah Spear-Phishing Campaign – Threatpost

The Pakistan-linked threat group’s campaign uses compromised WordPress sites to deliver the Warzone RAT to manufacturing companies in Taiwan and South Korea.

Threat actors are using compromised WordPress websites to target manufacturers across Asia with a new spear-phishing campaign that delivers the Warzone RAT, a commodity infostealer available widely for purchase on criminal forums, researchers have found.

The threat group Aggah, believed to be affiliated with Pakistan and first identified in March 2019, is delivering the RAT in a…

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WordPress Hosting in Nigeria by Web4Africa — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


With much of Nigeria’s business transactions increasing moving online, it has become more important than ever for a business to have a web presence in the form of a website. Whilst there are hundreds of millions of websites active on the web today, it has become very difficult to stand out from the crowd. One way to be found is making use of specialized hosting solutions like WordPress Hosting.

What is WordPress Hosting?

Essentially, it is a specialized web hosting environment that is optimized to run efficiently for websites that are powered by WordPress. It is a…

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WordPress Hosting: 4 Advantages – TECH dot AFRICA

Why WordPress Hosting?

Whilst being priced at premium rates, WordPress Hosting usually delivers real value due to the entire setup.

  • Fast storage: one of the biggest components of an efficient WordPress Hosting environment is ultra-fast storage. This is usually powered by SSD storage arrays to deliver the very fastest response possible.
  • Automatic updates: there’s no gainsaying in the fact that security has become very essential to surviving on the internet today. One way of being secured is ensuring that all WordPress themes and plugins are routinely updated to the very latest versions…

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