On this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week. We inform you of the recent security vulnerability discovered in Jetpack and the Twenty Fifteen theme. We also discuss a new crowdfunding campaign to create a server manager built on top of WordPress called HostPress.
I shared a personal story of a bad habit I’ve developed in the last two years that’s decreased my reading comprehension. Last but not least, Marcus tells a story from a conference he recently attended where the technology inside of a washing machine contained the evidence needed to convict a murderer.
XSS Vulnerability in Jetpack and the Twenty Fifteen Default Theme Affects Millions of WordPress Users
WordPress.com Suspends Theme Submissions from New Sellers
Dan Griffiths Launches $175K Crowdfunding Campaign to Build HostPress
New Plugin Reorders the WordPress Admin Menu Using Drag-and-Drop
Why am I in a Hurry to do Everything?
Plugins Picked By Marcus:
Hamburger Menu is a side menu that you can add to your site that will be viewed on mobile devices or you can use it to completely replace the main menu on a site.
REST Console embed provides a shortcode to embed a REST API console into a page or post. It’s based on Automattic’s WordPress.com console.
Plugin Auditor records details of who installed and activated each plugin on your website and why.
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