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Weekly WordPress News: ProfilePress Draws Criticism For WP User Avatar Rebrand

Last Updated on June 24th, 2021

Published on May 21st, 2021

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Hey, WordPress fans. We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.

This week, ProfilePress turned WP User Avatar, a single-purpose custom avatar solution into a full-fledged membership management plugin. The unexpected change has drawn criticism from the community and the plugin users. The surge in one-star ratings knocked the plugin’s 4.4 ratings down to 3 in a few days.

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