In this article I talk about the current state of the wordpress.org repository backed up by recent statistics, and give advice on keeping plugins and themes secure during development.
John Blackbourn highlights a few email-related security improvements going into WordPress 4.9, including a change of email confirmation process.
Plugins are the new black in WordPress site development, and picking out the perfect plugins for your site can quickly become overwhelming. The WordPress.org plugin repository hosts over 26,000 plugins and the plugin forum contains over 1.3 million posts. Check out this plugin wordcloud – what stands out amongst the rest? With so many plugins…
WordPress 3.5.1 is out. Some bug fixes, security fixes, and even a couple usability tweaks of the media manager. Go update. No reason not to do so immediately for minor updates.
Gatsby recently chose headless WordPress for its blog. Senior Product Marketing Manager Hashim Warren explains why: “WordPress enables us to have unlimited users (without paying a subscription per seat). WordPress also comes with powerful role-based permissions and has free plugins from services like Auth0 to unlock flexible security and authentication options.” ⚡ Speed and workflow…
Should we spin up the bright side of WordPress security issues? Would it make a difference that matters to market share, brand reputation, etc.?
The Post Status team reflects on the year that was (good and challenging), and looks forward to 2022 with hope.