Jeff Chandler

ManageWP Launches Automated Security Scanning

When ManageWP allowed users to perform security scans of websites through the Orion interface in December of 2015, a feature commonly requested by customers was the ability to automate the scans. Nine months after implementing security checks for customers, ManageWP has added automated security scans to its assortment of features. The automated security (more…)

Edit Flow 0.8.2 Released, Fixes a Number of Bugs

Earlier this year, we asked Automattic what’s going on with Edit Flow, an editorial workflow plugin for WordPress that the company acquired from Daniel Bachhuber, a former Automattician. Mark Armstrong, who represents Automattic, said the plugin is an active project used on many VIP client sites. However, the fixes implemented (more…)

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Kinsta, a WordPress managed hosting company founded in 2013, is continuing to contribute back to the WordPress community. Last month, Kinsta gave away 10 tickets to attend WordCamp US December 2-4, in Philadelphia, PA. Now the company is offering one travel scholarship to the event valued at $1,500. The winner is required to purchase lodging, airfare, and a (more…)

WordPress 4.6.1 Released, Patches Two Security Vulnerabilities

WordPress 4.6.1 is available and users are strongly encouraged to update immediately as it patches two security vulnerabilities. The first is a cross-site scripting vulnerability related to image filenames that was reported by Cengiz Han Sahin, a SumOfPwn researcher. The second is a path traversal vulnerability in the upgrade package (more…)

GoDaddy Acquires ManageWP

ManageWP, a WordPress site management service founded in 2010 and officially released in 2012 by Vladimir Prelovac, has been acquired by GoDaddy for an undisclosed amount. ManageWP is based in Serbia and has a team of more than 25 people. The service enables users to manage backups, updates, security, and monitor performance (more…)