We get a lot of individual and public inquiries about caching as it’s an important part of web usability and SEO – and obviously it just makes reading a blog a heckuva lot better when you don’t have to wait as long for things to load! One of the more popular solutions out there is WP Super Cache which can work on most hosts and server environments. But installing a caching plugin is just the first of many steps to make it optimal – you’re going to want to go through the settings and configure it so that it works […]
Having a fast and impressive website or a blog is the most important attribute of a good web presence. Many website owners prefer establishing their blogs through the WordPress platform because it is simple, it provides with a wide range of plugins and extensions and there is no need of having any specific skill set for establishing a WordPress based website. Once the backend setup is completed, all you have to do is keep adding content and perform website maintenance at regular intervals. As the time goes by, the website becomes richer with content, images, plugins, theme files, applications and […]
It’s Sunday and the weekend is wrapping up. Yesterday I shared the Most Popular Plugins and I feel like it was well received, so I am going to share the Most Popular Themes today. I also have a few new, updated, and featured plugins to share as well. Check them all out after the jump!
This is your WordPress weekend roundup – blog posts that we couldn’t entertain fully in the past week but that might still be worth your time. We spend our weekend curating this list so that you don’t have to! We hope that by spending a few hours (or more than a few hours) that we save hundreds if not thousands of our own community’s time! It is an opportunity we can’t pass up! And at this point we’ve done over 20 of these at this point! Ready? Here we go!
Tony Perez over at Sucuri shared yesterday a significant vulnerability that’s landed among some of the top plugins used out there which also happen to be the top caching plugins for WordPress. If you’re a fan and a user of WP Super Cache or W3 Total Cache then this update is for you! There’s a RCE (Remote Code Execution) vulnerability in these plugins that allows an attacker to execute commands on the blog directly. First discovered by kisscsaby in the WordPress forums it has been quickly dealt with via the plugin authors but that doesn’t mean that you haven’t updated yet! A few other blogs have also […]
Etsy, one of the best places to get handcrafted art through a simple community-powered ecommerce community, shared recently their record-breaking week through Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The reason this could be of interest to more than a few of you here is the fact that their site, Code as Craft, runs WordPress’ VIP Services and is a neat showcase of a simple implementation that really works, especially with their insight and transparency around their sites and how they manage all that traffic (which performance and WordPress IT nerds would gush over).