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Kinsta Managed WordPress Hosting Review

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Follow-up on the Social Warfare vulnerability

The WordPress plugin zero-day exploits continue. The same individual that published the Social Warfare vulnerability continues to release proof-of-concept code for exploiting unpatched vulnerabilities in other WordPress plugins. Warfare Plugins also published details about the Social Warfare plugin security hole, the timeline of the issue, and the steps they took to fix it. I’m glad…

Social Warfare plugin vulnerability

The Social Warfare sharing plugin suffered from a major vulnerability issue this week. Hackers exploited a flaw in the code to execute a cross-site scripting attack, redirecting website visitors to malicious sites. Wordfence was quick to notify their email list, and they delayed publishing the details until a fix was released. However, there was at…

Best Managed WordPress Hosting Providers in 2020

Finding high quality managed WordPress hosting can be a challenge. There are a number of excellent cloud hosting providers available. With many using the same underlying cloud platform, It boils down to differences in specifications and cost. If you don’t want to do it yourself, check out my WordPress hosting services. Note, some of the…

Using conditional functions in WordPress

When creating custom themes for WordPress, often you’ll need to load different styles or scripts for a specific page template, or for the home page. One way to do it is to create a different header or footer that includes those files, and then load the custom header or footer from the page template: //…

Should you choose WordPress or Squarespace for your nonprofit website?

When you are planning a new website for your nonprofit, you will need to decide on the platform that powers the website. Squarespace and WordPress are two popular options. Both have a range of features suitable for a nonprofit website. Squarespace and WordPress are also known as content management systems (CMS). A CMS is just…