Weekly WordPress News: Jetpack #wpdrama Over Plugin Search Results

Published on April 5th, 2019

Last Updated on August 16th, 2019

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Howdy, WordPress friends.

This week, there was some controversy over the Jetpack plugin injecting itself into the in-dashboard WordPress.org plugin search results, including CTAs to upgrade to paid services (though they’re removing the paid CTAs after the attention, or because it was a mistake – you decide which).

Beyond that, Wordfence and Jem Turner found some peculiar code in the Pipdig Power Pack plugin, and then WP Tavern wrote a really in-depth report putting everything together.

Let’s get to all of this week’s news…

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