Setting up a WordPress blog is a relatively straightforward task, but as with getting anything right, the devil is usually in the details. Here are 5 things you probably hadn’t considered when setting up your first WordPress blog. Learn from them, so next time you start a new blog, you’ll know better. [Read more…]
You know you are a blogger when you find yourself excited about the newest release of a WordPress update or theme. However, this latest theme has everyone talking.
Elegant Themes’ release of Divi 3.0 includes a few changes to the layout you might be used to. However, one of the features is a complete game-changer. The visual editor will make creating content an absolute breeze.
So, what is the big difference? It all begins when you click the “add new” button, you used to see this screen. The Divi builder helped create unique posts.
Now you are given the option to use the visual builder. What is the visual builder, you might ask? [Read more…]
Whether you are selling or promoting on WordPress, it is so important to make sure that you are taking advantage of every single marketing aspect that the platform offers. Especially if you are on a budget (and who isn’t!?), there are plenty of free options.
WordPress has become one of the most popular CMS platforms and chances are you either have a WordPress site or are thinking about getting one. Unfortunately, because of its popularity, WordPress has become a target for hackers. The most important step in making sure your WordPress site is safe is educating yourself.
It is a warning to all WordPress users: update your Jetpack plug-in right now to protect your site from a huge security breach. CSO Online reports that the popular plug-in has a flaw that could make your site vulnerable to attacks.
Many are using Jetpack as a free tool for website optimization, management, and security features. With more than a million active installation, web security firm Sucuri is warning users about its findings. It claims to have found a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. All Jetpack released since 2012 are vulnerable and should be updated immediately. [Read more…]
Security firm Sucuri says they have already seen a large number of hacking attacks on the WordPress CMS platform. In its very first Website Hacked Report, compiled statistics of these hacking investigations. Most of these websites were running on the WordPress CMS platform for the past six years.
Media Temple, a company owned GoDaddy has announced that they are now offering new enterprise-level WordPress hosting plans. On its official website, GoDaddy’s company explained its new business concept with two new plans and services. The base package starts around $2,500.
The enterprise web hosting solutions would be powered by WordPress and Amazon Web Services. The company explained that they hope this new strategy would attract more enterprise businesses. [Read more…]
The owners of WordPress have scored a huge win for their blogging service. WordPress’ parent company, Automattic has acquired the .blog domain. While details are still being finalized, the company explained the deal in a recent post.
“Automattic — the parent company of WordPress.com — secured the rights to oversee and operate the sale and registration of .blog domains, a new and never-before available top-level domain. You’ll be able to purchase a .blog domain at WordPress.com or through our partner domain name registrars. And again, the .blog domain will be available to everyone, regardless of what kind of site you have or who hosts it.” [Read more…]
A popular WordPress theme company is warning customers after several of their files and databases were compromised by a recent hacking. Templatic wrote to customers yesterday that their website was the target of a hacking attack. It appears that whoever is responsible for the hacking is now demanding a ransom from the company’s owner.