Before the year 2017 knocked on our door, Wordpress released their new update, as is tradition. They named it after jazz diva Sarah Sassy Vaughan. Adequate enough, for the reasons you’ll come to understand the moment you press “Update”. (Be sure to backup before that, though.)
One of the most often asked question by our users is “Do I have to pay to use WordPress?”. We tell them that WordPress is a free open/source software. Open-source comes with freedom for you to use, modify, build upon, and redistribute the software in any way you like.
If someone asked you what is it about Wordpress that makes it so popular, you’d be able to shoot multiple answers within a second.
Wordpress is easy. Wordpress is intuitive. Wordpress is user-friendly.
We often talk to site owners who are surprised that their sites are targeted by attackers. Aside from data, a compromised site’s visitors can be monetized in various malicious ways. The web server can be used to run malicious software and host content and the reputation of the domain name and IP address can be le
If you have your own blog, it is likely that up to now you’ve already encountered a lot of spam. The more popular the blog becomes, it is more likely to get spammed. Luckily, a set of way to deal with spam has developed over the years. In this article, we will share some of the most valuable tips, and WordPress plugins to combat comment spam in WordPress.
If you are just starting a blog, there are many things to take into consideration. After installing WordPress and for your website, the next most important step is installing the required plugins. It can be quite tough to select the best WordPress plugins for your blog, especially if you are new in blogging.
Wordpress is used around the world by people who want to power their website or blog with ease. It’s the world’s most popular CMS too, and with its SEO friendly URL structure, it’s easy to see why it is so popular with web masters and digital marketers. Wordpress has been designed from the get go to comply with Google’s algorithms. This means that domains using the CMS can easily be indexed by Google, helping sites to appear when people search for key terms related to them. Because of this, it is much easier for SEO specialists to work within Wordpress.
The beta version of WordPress 4.7 arrived two weeks ago and the final version is expected to be released on December 6, 2016. The beta release means no more new features will be added until the final release of WordPress 4.7. However, some of the features in beta may not make it into the final release.
So, what new features are already out there? Read on.
Malware is an abbreviated term meaning “malicious software.” This is software that is specifically designed to gain access or damage a computer without the knowledge of the owner. There are various types of malware including spyware, true viruses, worms, or any type of malicious code that infiltrates a computer. Generally, software is considered malware based on the intent of the creator rather than its actual features. Malware creation is on the rise due to the sheer volume of new types created daily and the lure of money that can be made through organized internet crime.
If you are running WordPress then the most important thing that you can do is to keep WordPress up to date. Many people complain that their WordPress installation is affected by some malicious script and in most cases, the culprit is the old WordPress installation.