WordPress Saves Creative Commons Search Engine From Shutting Down

Creative Commons Search is joining WordPress.org, which will help keep the search engine of free-to-use images running for the foreseeable future. Matt Mullenweg, CEO of WordPress parent company Automattic, says…

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Elementor Update Addresses Core Web Vitals

Elementor Update Addresses Core Web Vitals

Popular WordPress page builder plugin Elementor announced an update focused on delivering faster page loads. The update introduces improved efficiencies in how JavaScript and CSS files are delivered. These changes…

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Jetpack Boost For WordPress Core Web Vitals is Ready

Jetpack Boost For WordPress Core Web Vitals is Ready

Automattic, founded by the same person who created WordPress, formally launched Jetpack Boost, a free plugin that helps web pages optimize for Core Web Vitals. This is important because Core…

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WordPress Proposes Blocking Google’s FLoC

WordPress Proposes Blocking Google’s FLoC

WordPress discussed a proposal to block Google’s new user tracking scheme called FLoC. While most expressed support others raised valid concerns. No decision has been made to block FLoC. Discussions…

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Wix and WordPress Tensions Rise

Wix and WordPress Tensions Rise

Wix and WordPress have been engaging in a public spat that keeps getting nastier with each response. A new response from Wix seems to lower the temperature on the dispute….

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Vulnerabilities in 17+ Elementor Add-on Plugins for WordPress via @sejournal, @martinibuster

Wordfence security researchers discovered that virtually every plugin tested that adds functionality to Elementor had a vulnerability. Many of the contacted plugin publishers updated their plugins but not all of…

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Wix Negative Ads Against WordPress Generate Backlash

Wix Negative Ads Against WordPress Generate Backlash

Wix negative ads attacking WordPress created a strong anti-Wix response online. Promotional Bose headphones sent to developers and online marketing influencers as part of the campaign did not prevent the…

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Jetpack Boost – A Web Vitals WordPress Plugin

Automattic has pre-released a plugin designed to tackle the hard work of achieving better Core Web Vitals scores. The plugin is currently in testing phase  and not meant to be…

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How to Expire Posts in WordPress

Whether you own a personal blog or run an eCommerce store, content plays a cornerstone in generating traffics and collecting revenues. However, apart from offering great content, it’s extremely important…

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3rd Party Elementor Plugins Vulnerability Affects +1 Million

The publishers of the Ultimate Addons for Elementor plugin notified customers of a vulnerability affecting two of their plugins.  This is the third time this year that Brainstorm Force has…

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