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Guest Contributor: Laura Stamey from HostingAdvice.com   As with most things, building and growing an online business or website is not a linear process. Progress is measured in waves, with crests and troughs awaiting you in equal measure. Like a sailboat tacking against the wind, entrepreneurs, developers, and site owners need to frequently change course […]

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Having a fast website is essential if you want to provide your visitors with great user experience and rank well in search engines like Google and Bing, which take the loading speed of your pages into consideration. However, there are many factors that can negatively affect a website’s load time and performance and one of […]

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The Slider Revolution Premium plugin, one of the most downloaded slider plugins from the WordPress plugin marketplace Code Canyon, has been reported for a serious vulnerability found in it. This vulnerability is a type of Local File Inclusion (LFI) attack which allows attacker to access, review, and download a local file on the server. In […]

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Sucuri, an online firm that offers website scanning, monitoring, and malware removal services, has recently found a serious security vulnerability in the Custom Contact Forms plugin. This plugin enables users to create customizable contact form on their WordPress websites and has a record of over 600,000 downloads. Therefore, the impact is pretty huge over the […]

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WordPress and Drupal have both recently released their latest security updates. There were vulnerabilities found in these two platforms. The vulnerabilities are due to DoS (denial of service) on the PHP XML parser. This issue can cause sites’ database to reach the maximum number of open connections. Hence, the affected sites will experience temporarily downtime. […]

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WordPress 3.9.1: Maintenance Release


Posted on May 8, 2014

WordPress has recently released its latest update: WordPress 3.9.1 version. This is a maintenance release for all previous versions. According to WordPress.org, the latest version fixes the following: Various fixes for multisite networks, customizing widgets while previewing themes, and the updated visual editor. Audio/video playlists feature enhancement Since this is only a maintenance update, your […]

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