WordPress compromises: What’s beyond the URL?

One of the many tricks in the modern cybercriminal miscreant’s toolbox is using compromised websites to evade spam filters and domain reputation systems. Whether hiding a web-based exploit or just getting a free ride on the reputation of otherwise legitimate…

WordPress 5.8 is out and it comes with WebP and more

WordPress 5.8 is out and it comes with WebP and more

Recently the folks behind WordPress released this year’s second major release of WordPress for this year – WordPress 5.8. And it comes with an awesome surprise that I gushed about a few weeks ago. This release now natively supports WebP.…

Blocked from any site that Uses WordPress

Starting a couple of months ago I noticed that some sites I have bookmarked and look at occasionally were returning the message, “This site is unreachable … ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT.” I normally use Google Chrome, but have the same behavior in Firefox.…

Why This Project Is Good for WordPress and the Web – WP Tavern

Why This Project Is Good for WordPress and the Web – WP Tavern

In today’s WP Briefing podcast episode, The Commons of Images, host Josepha Haden Chomphosy discussed the Openverse project with WordPress lead Matt Mullenweg. Automattic recently paid the non-profit Creative Commons organization for their Creative Commons Search engine. However, WordPress.org will…

Blocked from WordPress blogs – Windows 7

Starting a couple of months ago, I noticed that some of the blogs I check from time to time were timing out and returning an error, “This site cannot be reached … ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT.” At first I thought little of it,…

WordPress jazzes up its CMS again

WordPress released the new 5.8 version of its CMS, affectionately naming it “Tatum” after a favorite jazz pianist, Art Tatum. Previous updates have been named for Miles Davis and Charles Mingus. The biggest design breakthrough available on this version is…

Wix vs WordPress: 2021 Comparison Guide

Wix vs WordPress: 2021 Comparison Guide

Do you have a website to build? Are you wondering if Wix or WordPress is the better platform to achieve that goal? If so, keep reading, as we’ll compare the two to help you make an informed decision as to…