If you are using the Social Media Widget plugin (social-media-widget), make sure to remove it immediately from your website. Sucuri discovered it’s being used to inject spam into websites and it has also been removed from the WordPress Plugin repository. This is a very popular plugin with more than 900,000 downloads.
Tom McFarlin is a veteran of the WordPress product space. Today he’s announced that his company, Pressware, has opened a shop for selling WordPress products. Pressware’s first product has been out for a while now; the Mayer theme has been available exclusively through WordPress.com since February. Now Mayer is available for self-hosted bloggers as well….
Even when leaving bad WordPress plugin reviews, there are ways to do it in a good way. I’d like to talk about how to leave a quality bad review a little.
Automattic enters the low-end website market Automattic this week announced that its “premium website building service” (which was in beta in fall 2020) is now officially accepting customer applications for “websites starting at $4,900 USD.” The announcement describes a turnkey service with a personal touch: “You’ll work with a dedicated engagement manager throughout the entire…
WP Engine has acquired Flywheel — which boasts more than 200 employees and $18 million in revenue. WP Engine is setting the stage for an IPO in the next couple years.
Jill Bender has announced that the Diverse Speaker Training group in the WordPress Community team is expanding to three programs for the next 12 months. Now there will be continuing Diverse Speakers Workshops, a new Speaker Placement program, and a new “allyship program.” The goal is to help WordPress events and teams be more welcoming…
This post shows you a few additional metrics you can track in WordPress using Universal Analytics, the new Google Analytics.