This blog post contains information about WordPress 5, GDPR and the Cerber security plugin. Also read about how I was able to connect the versions of my book on Amazon.
In the past I recommended that clients use the Fast Secure Contact Form on their WordPress sites. I also used the Contact Form DB plugin to back up the contact form submissions. Those plugins are no longer available on WordPress.org. I’m now recommending the Caldera Forms plugin for contact forms. Here’s why and some tips on using it.
While doing a quarterly WordPress update for a customer, we spotted a mystery file at the root of the WordPress installation. It’s a hosting_provider_filters.php file.
If you’re new to WordPress you might be dismayed to find that there are two WordPress websites, WordPress.org and WordPress.com. Both sites provide resources for people that want WordPress blogs or websites. The key differences are hosting and restrictions.
WordPress 5 is scheduled to be released this year. It’s NOT a typical release. It contains one change that’s causing a huge amount of debate. WordPress 5 will replace the editor with an entirely new system.
I’ve had an interesting few weeks. Just when I get a handle on one issue, another one pops up. Most of the challenges involved contact forms. Here’s the scoop . . . .
Cerber’s problem with flagging old URLs as “probing for vulnerable PHP code” has been fixed.
In a recent security scan of a client’s site we found a mystery file located at the root of the WordPress installation. It’s a ssv3_directory.php file. A little Internet research lead me to believe that it’s a file that BlueHost installs. So I started asking some questions . . .
From today through 1/13/2018 the 2016 version of my book is free. Yep, you heard it right. You can get the WordPress Website Owner’s Manual for free!
Have you ever wondered what your FaceBook page looks like to other people? There’s a way that you find out.