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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Facebook for WordPress Plugin Vulnerability Targets +500,000 Sites

Facebook for WordPress Plugin Vulnerability Targets +500,000 Sites

Two vulnerabilities were patched in the Facebook for WordPress Plugin. The exploits could allow a malicious attacker to install backdoors, create administrator level accounts and stage a complete site takeover….

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WordPress vs Wix

Although they use contrasting approaches, WordPress and Wix remain two of the world’s most popular website creation platforms. However, they are actually quite different, which is something that’s very important…

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WordPress Gutenberg 10.2 Causing Fatal Errors via

WordPress Gutenberg 10.2 Causing Fatal Errors

WordPress publishers are discovering that Gutenberg 10.2 (released March 17, 2021) is causing “fatal errors” due to a WordPress incompatibility issue.  One publisher suggested that Gutenberg autoupdates should do a…

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WordPress Elementor Vulnerability Affects +7 Million

WordPress Elementor Vulnerability Affects +7 Million

Security researchers at Wordfence discovered a vulnerability on sites built with Elementor. The exploit is a type designated as a Stored Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability.  It has the potential to…

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