WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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Google Updates AMP to Allow Sharing of Canonical URL

By / — One of the main drawbacks of Google AMP has been brand confusion when viewing and sharing articles. Google launched the AMP project to speed up the mobile web, but in exchange publishers have had to give up control of how… More →

Torque’s 2017 Plugin Madness Nominations Now Open

By / — WordPressers, get ready, it’s time to nominate your favorite WordPress plugins to compete in Torque’s 2017 Plugin Madness, where we pit 64 WordPress plugins against each other in a bracket-style competition to compete for total plugin supremacy! Go to torquemag.io/pluginmadness… More →

Doodle View: LoopConf 2017

By / — LoopConf kicks off today in Salt Lake City, and our own founder and CTO of WP Engine Jason Cohen is one of the featured speakers! Through his talk Building “The Perfect Bootstrapped” Business on WordPress, he will give glimpses of his… More →

How to say sorry

By / — It's taken 30+ years of life experience and 10+ years of marriage to realise that there's a LOT more to apologising than I ever thought possible, and frankly, most people kind of suck at apologising. How to say sorry was… More →

My post ranks, but I don’t get any traffic

By / — You did everything you were supposed to do. You wrote an awesome blog post, and the post actually ranks high in the search engines. Perhaps you even made it rank in a number one position. And you’re quite proud of your… More →

How to Merge Two WordPress Sites Together Without Losing SEO

By / — Recently, one of our readers asked us how to merge two WordPress sites together? Sometimes you may create multiple WordPress sites but later want to merge them together. WordPress comes with built-in tools to easily do this. In this article,… More →

5 Facebook Live Tips to Improve Viewership

By / — You’ve likely noticed how many videos are published on Facebook each day. So many, that getting yours noticed is more challenging than ever. It’s hard even for an established publisher. For newbies … it’s like heading down a blind alley.… More →

How to Migrate a WordPress Multisite Subsite to a Single Site

By / — WordPress Multisite is an efficient way of connecting multiple websites and managing them from one central location. In fact, integrating several websites into one WordPress install offers website owners many benefits. But what would you do if a single website… More →

WordPress REST API Vulnerability is Being Actively Exploited, Hundreds of Thousands of Sites Defaced

By / — At the end of January, WordPress 4.7.2 was released to fix four security issues, three of which were disclosed at the time of the release. These included a SQL injection vulnerability in WP_Query, a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the… More →