Attackers scan 1.6 million WordPress sites for vulnerable plugin – BleepingComputer

Security researchers have detected a massive campaign that scanned close to 1.6 million WordPress sites for the presence of a vulnerable plugin that allows uploading files without authentication.

The attackers are targeting the Kaswara Modern WPBakery Page Builder, which has been abandoned by its author before receiving a patch for a critical severity flaw tracked as CVE-2021-24284.

The vulnerability would allow an unauthenticated attacker to inject malicious Javascri…….


WordPress Password Protection – A Complete Guide – Security Boulevard

This is an ‘ultimate’ or comprehensive guide to WordPress password protection for business website administrators and owners. It’s written for those who manage or are the administrators of WordPress websites.

Roles aside, the next most vulnerable and easily hardened WordPress website security is your use of passwords, according to WordPress and security software vendors. Armed with login credentials, someone could potentially access your website and all the configurations and da…….


Matt Mullenweg thinks Tumblr can be a better Twitter than Twitter ever was – TechCrunch

Welcome Back to Found, the TechCrunch podcast where we get the stories behind the startups.

It’s rare we get to speak to someone who has been working at their company for 19 years so this conversation with Matt Mullenweg of Automattic and WordPress feels a little special. His journey to becoming a founder was grounded in a love for blogging and working on open source projects. Now WordPress is pretty much ubiquitous in the digital publ…….


WordPress publishing startup Storipress raises $500,000 in funding from Tim Duggan and Starmate – The Australian Financial Review

The platform has taken inspiration from e-commerce platform Shopify, replaced the need for services like Trello or Google Docs and integrated the workflow process into the Content Management System.

It has also integrated services like Facebook, Twitter, Google Analytics, blog comment hosting service Disqus, Slack, Google AdSense and Mailchimp, without the need to know how to code.

The platform provides a number of options for users from a free personal offering to a “blogger”…….


Creating accessible WordPress sites: remediating PDFs and more – iTWire

GUEST OPINION: When building a WordPress site, accessibility is usually not the first thing that comes to mind. Instead, people prioritize aesthetics, SEO, and even the plug-ins they wish to install while deferring UX and navigation to a later date.

However, as our global society grows more focused on social justice issues, accessibility is gradually becoming one of the most important aspects of digital content strategy. Moreover, failing to enhance the accessibility of your website…….


Bluehost India Birthday Sale with up to 65 percent off on WordPress Hosting, Services & More – Devdiscourse

Bluehost India is blowing out the candles and celebrating 19 years of helping customers succeed online.

As an industry leader in WordPress Hosting products and services, Bluehost has built a loyal customer base in the Indian market over the years. To celebrate this milestone, Bluehost India is offering discounts of up to 65 percent off on WordPress Hosting and WordPress Services as part of the annual Birthday celebration sale from July 18 to July 24.

Here are the details of the di…….


How WordPress has maintained its hold on the digital landscape – The Area News

How WordPress has maintained its hold on the digital landscape

As with most parts of life, the internet’s direction is inevitably dictated by trends. New systems come and go, new platforms rise and fall, and the entire aesthetic of online design seems to be in a constant state of minor flux as new sites attempt to build on the achievements of the old.

In this change, website development platforms are no different, with we…….


Bluehost Launches Global Hunt for the Top 20 WordPress Creators – PR Newswire

The Bluehost Creators Awards are now open to a global audience, and judges from around the world will choose 20 winners who are breaking ground with creativity, innovation, and future-proof ideas

MUMBAI, India, June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bluehost, a trusted web hosting provider specializing in WordPress, has opened the 2022 Bluehost Creators Awards contest. The awards seek to recognize and honor the talent and effort of creators spanning the spectrum from business …….


WordPress Statistics 2022 – Usage and Security Stat Information – Enterprise Apps Today


WordPress Introduction

WordPress Statistics: Most people around the world are going digital. From making payments to buying goods, we all are spending a considerable amount of time online. While some would say that the coronavirus pandemic has a significant role to play in this, there are others who believe that it was long due. In order to provide services online, one of the most important things is a website and those who have atte…….


Best Strategies for WordPress Scalability – GISuser.com

Although WordPress is the most widely used platform worldwide, not all WordPress websites are scalable or flexible. It does not imply that most WordPress websites are prepared for visitor peaks. There is no doubt that a WordPress website can expand to accommodate the requirements of busy, expansive websites. Nevertheless, that does not imply that all WordPress websites are prepared to keep their uptime at 100% even amid spikes in traffic.

WordPress is a powerful platform by itself. Th…….