In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss a number of topics. We give you a heads up on the latest round of attacks taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the Revolution Slider plugin. We congratulate John James Jacoby on successfully reaching his crowdfunding goal. We talk about (more…)
The WordPress plugin directory has nearly 35k plugins and discovering new ones that have been tested and downloaded a few thousand times is difficult. Users can browse the directory for newest, recently updated, most popular, and highest rated plugins. With the exception of the recently updated category, there’s no way (more…)
In recent days, a security vulnerability in Bash known as “ShellShock” has put millions of servers at risk. Without going into too much detail, the vulnerability allows an attacker to execute any code on a vulnerable server. The amount of servers at risk is far greater than the Heartbleed bug (more…)
No, Post Formats haven’t gone anywhere but theme support and their use appear to be waning. Joyce Grace over at ManageWP.com has published a great article that explores some possibilities as to why the feature is not being used, why we might see the feature make a comeback, and the (more…)
ManageWP announced today that it has made its way into cPanel on sites hosted with SiteGround via their new hosting partnership program. SiteGround customers will now find a ManageWP button within cPanel, which includes one click ManageWP account activation and also allows users to automatically add existing websites to the (more…)
Love them or hate them, it appears that GoDaddy.com is about to throw down and enter the managed WordPress hosting arena. What is your reaction to the news?
Cory Miller and the team at iThemes announced today that they are launching a new WordPress service into the market. iThemes Sync made its debut today, offering customers a way to manage WordPress core, theme and plugin updates from one centralized dashboard.
Looking for a quick and convenient way to add the ManageWP.org button to your WordPress site? If you’re using the Jetpack sharing module, the new ManageWP.org Sharing For Jetpack plugin will automatically add it for you. Plugin developer Jeremy Herve was inspired by Jeff’s recent tutorial, which includes a walkthrough (more…)
ManageWP.org has been live since October 14th and has already accumulated over 1,000 registered users. The site has also been in the top 5 of traffic referrals to WPTavern.com, thanks in large part to the unsolicited submission of articles and upvotes. We extend a huge thank you to all who (more…)
For the first time since returning to the airwaves, we had all three contributing authors to WordPress Tavern on the show at once. While we originally scheduled Alex Denning for this episode, we needed to reschedule him for October 25th. So in this episode, we each took turns discussing this (more…)
I recently stumbled upon a new project that ManageWP is creating called ManageWP.org. There is not a lot of information regarding what the new project will be but judging by the images alone, my best guess would be a responsive, content aggregation website around a specific topic. Which topic that (more…)
ManageWP, the service that makes it a breeze to manage multiple websites from one location has announced that they are currently developing an iOS application specifically for ManageWP. This move takes the ease of managing multiple websites to the next level. While the app is not yet available, there are (more…)