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Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.8.2 Security Release

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WordPress 4.8.2 dropped a few days ago. It fixes a variety of security issues, so it’s important that you quickly update. If your site has automatic updates turned on, you should already have the latest version at this point. If not, update soon now that these vulnerabilities are public. Scott Bolinger also has a nice article … Read more

Weekly WordPress News: Display Widgets and Plugin Spam

Weekly News WPlift

This week, there was some drama with malicious code in the Display Widgets plugin. Then, Wordfence tracked down the man who purchased the plugin and was behind the spam. Definitely an interesting read! There’s also more Gutenberg news – we may get a plugin to restore the old interface. And finally, we have lots of … Read more

Weekly WordPress News: Gutenberg 1.0.0 Is Out

Weekly News WPlift

There’s big news this week as Gutenberg 1.0.0 dropped. Matt Mullenweg also published an article about Gutenberg, and Gregory Schoppe has a good response to Matt’s article. We also have some good resources and tutorials on Google Analytics alternatives for WordPress. And finally, there’s two good sales going on for Meta Box plugins and ThemeRex … Read more

Weekly WordPress News: Next week WPlift is launching a new site design!

Weekly Newsletter

The first thing I want to share with you: next week we’re going live with the new design of WPlift! I can’t wait to show it to you. A fresh design with some long-awaited functions in there… Now back to the regular news. The difference between WordPress and WordPress.com is a touchy subject in the community. … Read more

Weekly WordPress News: Big Changes at WordPress.com

Weekly Newsletter

On August 7th, WordPress.com announced that Business plan users can now install third-party themes and plugins. It’s a pretty big shift and a major opportunity for theme and plugin authors, though Tony Perez has some interesting thoughts on the impact of Automattic’s move on the WordPress hosting ecosystem. There’s also some continued debate on the … Read more

Weekly WordPress News: 100,000+ .blog domains

Weekly Newsletter

This week, Automattic passed a major milestone for its .blog domain acquisition – there are now over 100,000 .blog registrations. Envato is also spoiled for cash, and Automattic shared some National Security Letters. As usual, a bunch of tutorials and resources round out the rest of this week’s news… WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES Does my … Read more

Weekly WordPress News: Theme Review, Vulnerability, and More!

Weekly Newsletter

We have some interesting articles in this week’s news. First up, you can get an inside, and critical, look at the WordPress theme review process. You can also check out CodeinWP’s latest WordPress hosting survey – the results might surprise you in some spots. And if you install WordPress without running the actual WordPress set … Read more

Weekly WordPress News: Elementor dropped a huge 100+ new templates on us

Weekly Newsletter

Elementor dropped a huge 100+ new templates on us. And in less product-focused news, you can also check out Carole’s thoughts on WordCamp Europe and learn more about WordPress with a bunch of helpful tutorials. The last weeks I’ve been working very hard on a new design of WPlift. I can’t wait to show it to … Read more

Weekly WordPress News: WordCamp Europe Attendance Down

Weekly Newsletter

Despite higher ticket sales, actual attendance at WordCamp 2017 was down due to a high no-show rate. Sucuri discovered a vulnerability in the popular WP Statistics plugin. And Gerasimos Tsiamalos of CSSIgniter also has some interesting thoughts for theme authors. Let’s get to all of this week’s news… WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES WordCamp Europe 2017 Posts … Read more

A First Look at Gutenberg Editor for WordPress: Mixed Opinions

A first look at Gutenberg Editor

In case you didn’t already hear the news, the new Gutenberg Editor is now available as a public BETA plugin on the WordPress.org plugin directory. It’s not quite ready for prime time – the plugin includes a hefty warning about not using it on production sites – but it is functional and usable…for beta purposes. … Read more

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