wordpress.org versus wordpress.com

WordPress.com versus WordPress.org

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.

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Big Changes Coming in WordPress 5

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.

Why

Mystery File – ssv3_directory.php

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 . . .

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WordPress 4.8 – Update with Caution

Here’s the scoop on WordPress 4.8; there aren’t as many problems as I’d feared, but there are more than WordPress would lead you to believe.