Feature aimed at improving the security of the WordPress ecosystem has been a ‘long time coming’ WordPress 5.5 lands today with a new feature that will ensure plugins automatically update by default, shrinking the window of opportunity for
WordPress version 4.8 is now available to download or update from your WordPress dashboard. Let’s take a look at what’s new. New Widget-related Features Adding Images: Adding an image within a widget can now be done without the use of code.
WordPress creator and Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg announced today that upcoming versions of the WordPress CMS would include features that would require hosts to support HTTPS. Without providing any details on what these features are,
The update patches more than two dozen vulnerabilities, including 17 bugs introduced in the last three releases, all published this year. Many of the vulnerabilities can be exploited remotely and allow an attacker to control of a website running
The first beta for WordPress 4.5 is in full flow, with a final release date set for April 12th 2016. And thankfully, unlike with WordPress 4.4, I’m quite looking forward to clicking the update button on release day. I’ve had my
WordPress 4.4.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.4 and earlier are affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability that
This past week we celebrated the release of WordPress 4.4. Lead by Scott Taylor, this new version boasts great benefits for both users and developers. Head to your site’s Pantheon dashboard to do a one click update for WordPress 4.4 in order to
WordPress.org today launched WordPress 4.4, which adds a slew of new features to the blog management tool to “make your site more connected and responsive.” You can download the new release now fromWordPress.org/Download (7.3MB). WordPress is a
There is a critical vulnerability in WordPress’ Gwolle Guestbook plugin, which has over 10 000 active installations globally. The vulnerability was uncovered by IT security company High-Tech Bridge’s research team last week.
After a few critical bugs were recently discovered and patched in the core WordPress engine—a rarity with WordPress-related security issues—order has apparently been restored with the discovery of a critical vulnerability in a popular plugin.