WordPress News Digest for Monday, February 27, 2017

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NextGEN Gallery Patches Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability

By / — Slavco Mihajloski, security researcher at Sucuri, has discovered a critical SQL injection vulnerability in NextGEN Gallery, a popular WordPress plugin that’s active on more than a million sites. Mihajloski gives the vulnerability a 9 out of 10 on Sucuri’s DREAD scale. Dread stands… More →

Linus Torvalds Shares Lessons from 25 Years of Open Source Project Maintainership, Decries Tech Innovation Hype

By / — Linux creator Linus Torvalds joined Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, on stage at the Open Source Leadership Summit for a candid conversation on maintaining open source projects. After 25 years of maintaining the Linux kernal, Torvalds has… More →

WordPress Weekly Digest: 2/27/17

By / — Every week brings fresh news and updates in the world of WordPress. Here we recap some of the biggest stories in the WordPress community provided by Torque. Dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress users about the industry, Torque is… More →

SQL Injection Vulnerability in NextGEN Gallery for WordPress

By / — As part of a vulnerability research project for our Sucuri Firewall (WAF), we have been auditing multiple open source projects looking for security issues. While working on the WordPress plugin NextGEN Gallery, we discovered a severe SQL Injection vulnerability. This… More →

ManageWP roadmap is live!

By / — I love product roadmaps. A good roadmap will show you where a product is going, and whether it’s going your way. And since we’re doing our best to create a management service you can rely on, it’s important to show… More →

Scheduling Time (With “Less, but Better”)

By / — One of the challenges in getting good work done every day is to make sure we're scheduling time appropriately. Scheduling Time (With “Less, but Better”) was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit Tom McFarlin's… More →

Interview: Hosting And Data Protection With Danny Dagan Of 10up

By / — Our guest blog post today is by Danny Dagan (@E_D_Dagan), a Senior Web Strategist at a leading WordPress agency 10up. Danny graduated from Birkbeck Law School, University of London, and has written a dissertation about the new EU data protection… More →

Ask Yoast: do off-topic comments hurt SEO?

By / — If you own a blog, you have to deal with the opinions, questions, and feedback from your blog’s visitors. Mostly you receive comments related to your post, but sometimes you might receive off-topic comments. How do you respond properly? And, more… More →

JSON Rest API (In Peace)

By / — Making my first REST in Peace API for a site. To show dead people. We all have our hobbies. The post JSON Rest API (In Peace) appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

Where to Put Your Logo? What the Research Says

By / — You’ve got a beautifully designed logo. Well done. Now, what do you do with it? Once your high quality logo is designed and ready to go, it should appear on all your branded material, including your WordPress website. Typically, there… More →

Get on the Right Path to Starting Your Online Store – BobWP

By / — Starting that online store with WordPress. Listen to Patrick as he shares the essentials you should have in place to save you time and money down the road. More →

How to Display Category Descriptions in WordPress

By / — Do you want to display category descriptions on your WordPress site? Categories allow you to easily sort content on your website. They also help users easily find content and are good for SEO. In this article, we will show you… More →

KnowAll Review – A Full-Featured WordPress Knowledge Base Theme

By / — Have you ever encountered a knowledge base that was an absolute joy to use? It answered your questions, helped you get the most from the product, and eliminated the need to create a ticket. Some companies have those knowledge bases.… More →

Podcast E157 – Interview with Carrie Dils

By / — This week I interview Carrie Dils Upcoming Events WordCamp Alicante, Spain – March 4 WordCamp Lancaster PA  – March 4 Segment 1: In the News Sorry for extra emails, and possibly changing that service. Stay tuned! Segment 2:  My interview… More →

Building A New WordPress Editor!

By / — By Ahmad Awais This is going to be an extra short post and I plan to come back to it write more about my plans. Last year in September, I started building a new WordPress Editor. Here’s a gif to… More →

JoomUnited Plugin Giveaway – Win 1 of 3 Developer Bundles

By / — Today's giveaway is bringing you 3 WordPress developer bundle licenses that are worth $149 each. You can get an access to all JoomUnited plugins + private ticket support for a year! All you need to do is enter the competition through the Rafflecopter… More →