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How to Create a Custom WordPress Plugin From Scratch

A theme is required for every WordPress site to pull data from the database and display it in a design. You could theoretically run a site using only a theme. But, this…

Here are some tips and tricks to get free images for your website

Recent search engine updates made it clear that Google will not accept websites with fewer images. It seems harsh, doesn’t it? It is important to evaluate what steps will help your SEO…

WordPress Releases Gutenberg 11.6 – Top 4 Achievements

WordPress released Gutenberg 11.6, the latest version of the block-based website editing experience. This new release features useful enhancements and a number of bug fixes as well. Perhaps the most…

Free WordPress Astra Plugin Updated with Gutenberg Wireframe Blocks

Astra announced that their Starter Templates plugin is being updated with brand new Gutenberg Wireframe Blocks. This new feature allows publishers and developers to quickly create web page mock-ups within…

WordPress Ninja Forms Vulnerability Exposes Over a Million Sites

Today it was disclosed that the popular WordPress contact form called Ninja Forms patched two vulnerabilities0, affecting over 1 million WordPress installations. This represents another in a growing list of…

WordPress Gutenberg 11.5 Achieves a Full Site Editing Milestone via @sejournal, @martinibuster

WordPress Gutenberg 11.5, introduced a week ago includes a new Widget Group Block that fixes several bugs and substantially improves the widget block editing experience. The new feature, called the…

WordPress 5.8.1 Released to Fix Multiple Vulnerabilities via @sejournal, @martinibuster

WordPress announced a security and maintenance release, version 5.8.1. It is important to update WordPress, especially versions 5.4 to 5.8 in order fix three security issues. WordPress 5.8.1 Security and…

Jetpack Acquires WordPress Social Image Generator

Jetpack, a company owned by WordPress.com parent company Automattic, acquired the popular WordPress plugin Social Image Generator. The plugin automatically generates attractive social media sharing images. It proved so popular…

WordPress Gutenberg Template Library Plugin Vulnerability Affects +1 Million Sites via @sejournal, @martinibuster

A third party WordPress Gutenberg Template Library plugin with over a million users was discovered to have two vulnerabilities. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could create an indirect path toward…

WordPress.com Parent Company Acquires Headless CMS Frontity via @sejournal, @martinibuster

Today it was announced that Automattic, parent company of WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Akismet and more has acquired Frontity, a headless WordPress framework. The announcement stated that the acquisition will directly…