iThemes Security Brute Force Login Protection Featured Image

iThemes announced Brute Force Login Protection has been added to the latest version of iThemes Security. The new feature enables users to protect their sites either locally or by activating a network wide setting. Local brute force protection looks only at attempts to access your site and bans users per (more…)

A Successful WordPress Plugin Adoption Story

The “adopt-me” tag in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory is starting to gain traction, with two pages of current listings. While that may not seem like very many among the 33,000+ plugins, the new clear path for adoption is helping to change the course of extensions that would otherwise rot in (more…)

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The WordPress.org Theme Review Team put out a call for mentors this week. The team will be launching a mentoring program that will pair new reviewers with those who have experience. “We are looking for currently active reviewers who want to give back to the community, of course, and to (more…)

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At this time last year, Flywheel Hosting opened its doors to the public. Today, the company announced it has secured $1.2M in seed funding. The round was led by Linseed Capital, with participation from the Nebraska Angels, Ludlow Ventures out of Detroit, Lightbank and Hyde Park Venture Partners out of Chicago, (more…)