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8 min read Weglot
Development | blog.weglot.com | 2 days ago

How to prepare your WordPress plugin for a critical update

Updating a plugin can quickly become a nightmare for both the users and developers. Discover how we proceeded to make a smooth transition from Weglot v1 to v2.

How to prepare your WordPress plugin for a critical update

Development | blog.weglot.com | 2 days ago

Why did we need a new version? Before explaining how we proceeded with a new version, it’s important to understand “why” we had to make a new version of Weglot. The main reasons were to improve the “adaptability” of our plugin and to reduce our technical debt.
An increasingly long and difficult support
The first version of Weglot did not contain any WordPress filters or actions: the so-called hooks. It was thus very difficult to change the default behavior of our plugin and adapt it to specific customer needs. We had to provide custom patches to our customers while taking into account the changes for our next updates. It was quite tedious and delicate. The more customers we had, the longer the technical support was. Of course, we could have simply added some filters and actions as we went along, but we were faced with other problems.
A growing technical debt
Here is the quality score of the Weglot WordPress plugin code at the time of the last update of version 1 (v1.13.1): 6.53 / 10
Generally speaking, we can’t say that it’s a terrible score but it’s clearly not great either. The mediocre score was partly due to some of the dependencies

30 min read Brian Jackson
Business | kinsta.com | 2 days ago

Why Trying to Be a Sysadmin to Save $20/Month Is a Bad Idea

So you want to be a sysadmin and manage your own servers and WordPress sites? Check out why this usually is a bad idea and could cost you more time and money in the long run.

Why Trying to Be a Sysadmin to Save $20/Month Is a Bad Idea

Business | kinsta.com | 2 days ago

Time and time again we see users on forums and social media complaining that managed WordPress hosting is a big waste of money. Their reason? It’s much better to manage your own server. Unfortunately, they never mention what all this actually entails. To a casual WordPress user, this can definitely give the wrong impression. It sounds easy and cheap, but the end result is you’ll probably end up spending a lot more time and money than you think. You’re probably thinking, “you guys are a managed WordPress hosting company, so aren’t you a little biased?” Perhaps, but we also have the advantage of seeing the perspective of both sides. We have sysadmins on the Kinsta team that manage all of our own servers for clients, and therefore, we know what it takes to do this properly and why for most of you, being a sysadmin is actually a bad idea. In fact, in some scenarios, it can be a downright nightmare. Being a sysadmin takes a lot of patience, skill, and you have to really enjoy fixing things that break!
Besides our own team, we also get to see all the feedback from clients who have previously tried to manage everything themselves. Once they arrive at a managed

11 min read WebDevStudios
Tutorials | webdevstudios.com | 5 days ago

Debugging WordPress with Local by Flywheel, (neo)vim, and xdebug

Senior Backend Engineer, Zach Owens, shows readers a process for debugging WordPress with Local by Flywheel in this tech-savvy blog post.

Debugging WordPress with Local by Flywheel, (neo)vim, and xdebug

Tutorials | webdevstudios.com | 5 days ago

Introduction Local by Flywheel is a popular tool for getting quick and reliable WordPress installations running on your computer. One of its lesser-known features is the inclusion of xdebug support. xdebug is a PHP extension that allows for real-time debugging of PHP code. Today, we’re going to go over how to get both of these working together within vim to provide a powerful interface that allows for some successful debugging of WordPress.
Prerequisites
Firstly, this tutorial is intended for users of vim or neovim. If you aren’t familiar with how to use vi-like editors, but want to learn, I would recommend running vimtutor in your command line and learning how to move and work in vim before continuing with this post.
Next, you’ll need Local by Flywheel. You can download it here. If you haven’t set up a site before with Local, it is pretty straightforward. You can find a guide for getting started on Flywheel’s blog.
Setup
vim
For vim or neovim, henceforth referred to simply as “vim” (with distinctions for neovim if necessary), you will need the Vdebug plugin. Installation instructions are included on the plugin’s page. I use vim-plug to

11 min read Adi Spiac
Plugins | cozmoslabs.com | 3 days ago

5 Best WordPress Member Directory Plugins Compared (Hands

Looking for the best WordPress member directory plugin to showcase the users at your site in a public list? This articles compares 5 of the most popular options.

5 Best WordPress Member Directory Plugins Compared (Hands

Plugins | cozmoslabs.com | 3 days ago

Looking for the best WordPress member directory plugin to showcase the users at your site in a public list? In this post, we go hands-on with 5 great options to help you find the plugin that’s right for your unique situation.
Beyond sharing each plugin’s key features, we’ll also take a look at important criteria like:
Filtering and search options – how much control you and visitors have over finding specific members.
Templating and pagination options – how much control you have over how your member directory’s looks and what information it includes.
Integrations – what other plugins you can integrate your member directory with. For example, can you show a user’s bbPress post count in your user list?
But first, let’s cover a quick rundown on what you can use these plugins for.
Use Cases for a WordPress Member Directory Plugin
Wondering what you can use these plugins for?
With a flexible WordPress member directory plugin, there are a lot of different ways a WordPress member directory can help you. You can create directories for:
Subscribers at your membership site or online course
Team members or employees of your business
Members

Business | richtabor.com | 12 days ago

GoDaddy Acquires CoBlocks, ThemeBeans and Block Gallery — Rich Tabor

Congratulations to Rich Tabor and crew. GoDaddy has proved a pretty good steward of its acquisitions so far. I suspect we'll see more larger companies snapping up block collections.

GoDaddy Acquires CoBlocks, ThemeBeans and Block Gallery — Rich Tabor

Business | richtabor.com | 12 days ago

I’ve made a number of things as a WordPress “maker” — most notably ThemeBeans, CoBlocks, and Block Gallery. My mission and clear focus through building products has always been to deliver a phenomenal WordPress experience. It’s the foundation upon which my career is built. And while it’s been a fantastic experience so far, it almost feels like I’m just getting started — in such a good way.
A few months ago, GoDaddy approached me with an idea to build the next wave of WordPress innovation together. After getting to know the WordPress leadership at GoDaddy, I could feel the universal passion that every person I met shared for WordPress — and even more so for the folks who rely on WordPress every single day. That’s right up my ally, and something I could definitely get behind.
Today, I am thrilled to announce that CoBlocks, ThemeBeans, and Block Gallery have been acquired by GoDaddy, and I will be joining the team as the Senior Product Manager of WordPress Experience. Together, we’ll make a real difference on how millions of folks use WordPress everyday on GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress platform and beyond.
Read the full

5 min read WebDevStudios
Community | webdevstudios.com | 10 days ago

Going to your First WordCamp? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Our resident WordCamp expert shares tips and advice on making the most of your first WordCamp experience.

Going to your First WordCamp? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Community | webdevstudios.com | 10 days ago

So, you’ve decided to attend your first WordCamp—a nonprofit, volunteer-organized conference about WordPress and related topics. That’s great! WordCamps are excellent places to learn a new skill, get up-to-date on design trends, meet potential clients and partners, and geek out about WordPress in general. Having attended countless WordCamps across North America, here are my top tips on how to maximize your WordCamp experience.
A laptop is *optional*
It may not be apparent, considering this is a conference about technology, but unless you are planning on using your laptop to actively debug or work on your website, such as at the Happiness Bar, or participate in a live workshop, consider leaving your laptop at home. It’s widely accepted that written notes result in higher comprehension levels than typed notes; some sponsors even give away notebooks and pens to use. Leaving your laptop at home means one less thing to carry around and think about all day. As a presenter, I’ll often take a minute to store my laptop back in my room for just this reason.
A post shared by Meagan Hanes (@mhanes) on May 27, 2017 at 6:16am PDT
Browse the schedule in advance
WordCamps

7 min read Igor Benić
Tutorials | ibenic.com | 4 days ago

Getting better as a WordPress Developer

A recent post, in the Advanced WordPress Facebook group, asking how to get better has got me thinking so I've summarized a few comments into an article.

Getting better as a WordPress Developer

Tutorials | ibenic.com | 4 days ago

When you’re a developer working with any kind of software, you are striving to get better with years. Well, at least, that’s something I think we all as people are always trying to do (get better in any skill with practice). On April, 11th 2019, a developer has asked how he can become a better WordPress developer. He asked that in the Advanced WordPress Facebook group. And the reason behind that question is that he is still writing the same kind of code he wrote 3 years ago.
This is a sign of a developer who is aspiring to get better and wants to learn how to do it. I love that!
I’ll go over some answers that he got in the comments and then add my own view on it.
1. Code Reviews
Jason Bahl has suggested to ask for code reviews from other fellow developers. Here is a part of his comment:
When I started working at an organization that code reviews every pull request to the codebase I started learning a lot, often more so from reviewing others code than them reviewing mine.
Jason Bahl – WP GraphQL
He also mentions to read from open source projects. Since we are here talking about WordPress, he mentioned several big and successful plugins such as WooCommerce, Easy

Community | firstsiteguide.com | 2 days ago

Learn How to Reset a WordPress Website

Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to restart your WordPress site? Learn how to do that in once click of a button.

Learn How to Reset a WordPress Website

Community | firstsiteguide.com | 2 days ago

Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to start over your WordPress site? Although WordPress allows everyone to easily start a blog, creating that perfect site you have been dreaming of isn’t so straightforward as you may have imagined. You will have to spend some time messing around with WordPress until you really get to understand how it behaves. That means you will wander around settings until you find everything you wanted to modify to your likings. No matter how careful you are, sooner or later you will make a mistake.
Also, while developing that perfect site, you will have to try on different themes until you get the one you were looking for. And because there are tens of thousands of different plugins, you will probably want to install two or three of the same functionality before you decide on the one you will use in the following months and years.
And if you’re just starting out, after a couple of hours or days of trying different things on WordPress, you might realize that you need to start over. So, how do you reset your WordPress site?
How to reset a WordPress site?
This time, we won’t bother you with technicalities & details. WordPress

13 min read Leo Fajardo
Community | freemius.com | 11 days ago

WordPress Products, Audited: The ‘GS Team Members’ Case-study

In this second part of our ‘WordPress Products, Audited’ series, we take a deep-dive into the ‘GS Team Members’ plugin that features organizations’ team members on a website. We go through a number of details of their marketing strategy, from their pricing structure to layout of their website, and offer our best advice to help increase conversions and a sustainable recurring revenue stream for WordPress plugin and theme sellers.

WordPress Products, Audited: The ‘GS Team Members’ Case-study

Community | freemius.com | 11 days ago

This is the second part of our “WordPress Products, Audited” series, where we try to help WordPress plugin and theme developers optimize their products for more sales & conversions in all possible aspects. We noticed that many WordPress theme & plugin creators and sellers are repeating the same mistakes, when it comes to the way they present, position and price their products, so we decided to launch this case-study audit series on the Freemius blog, in the hope that it will act as a source of valuable knowledge which product people can gain from and hopefully even use as action-items for their projects. Our next product audit came through thanks to Golam Samdani who agreed to have ‘GS Team Members’, his WordPress plugin, up for a public poke

10 min read Adi Spiac
Plugins | cozmoslabs.com | 12 days ago

What’s the Best WordPress User Profile Plugin? 5 Options Compared

The post shares and compares five of the most popular user profile plugins.

What’s the Best WordPress User Profile Plugin? 5 Options Compared

Plugins | cozmoslabs.com | 12 days ago

Looking for the best WordPress user profile plugin to give your site’s members their own great-looking front-end profiles (and/or let them edit their profiles from the front-end)? In this post, we’ll share and compare five of the top user profile plugins that will help you do just that.
Here’s a quick comparison table so that you know what to expect, and keep reading for a lot more detail!
User rating (out of 5)*
4.7
4.4
3.7
4.0
4.8
Free version?





Starting price for Premium
$69
$60
$15
$49
$79
*According to WordPress.org or CodeCanyon user ratings
Profile Builder is a very popular user profile plugin that’s active on over 50,000 sites and has a 4.7-star rating on over 490 reviews at WordPress.org.
It comes in both a free version at WordPress.org, as well as a premium version with lots of extra functionality.
At a high level, Profile Builder helps you with everything “profile related”, including front-end…
Registration forms
Profiles
Login forms
The premium version also adds support for some more advanced features, like multiple forms/profile pages, WooCommerce sync, and lots more.
Profile Builder features
Let’s start with the

1 min read John Locke
Community | youtube.com | 13 days ago

This is Not the WordPress You’re Looking For

Curtis McHale says what many of us have been thinking and saying for a while now: the WordPress project is going may not feel "wrong". but it sure as heck doesn't feel "right".

This is Not the WordPress You’re Looking For

Community | youtube.com | 13 days ago

Overall, I'm not happy with the direction that decisions in WordPress have gone. This is not the WordPress I fell in love with. # Links
- Jetpack adding search recommendations: https://wptavern.com/jetpack-7-1-adds...
- WP Tavern on admin notices: https://wptavern.com/please-stop-abus...
- WooCommerce adding suggestions: https://woocommerce.wordpress.com/201...
## My Gear
- My gear: https://curtismchale.ca/my-gear
- Patreon: https://patreon.com/curtismchale
- Music: https://curtismchale.ca/epidemic

6 min read WebDevStudios
Community | webdevstudios.com | 19 days ago

Tom McFarlin Joins WebDevStudios

Just because Tom McFarlin joined our team on April Fool's Day doesn't mean it was a joke! Read this interview with him to learn more about why this longtime WordPress community leader and WordCamp speaker made this surprising career move.

Tom McFarlin Joins WebDevStudios

Community | webdevstudios.com | 19 days ago

What seems like an April Fool’s Day joke, certainly is not. It’s true, folks. Tom McFarlin, longtime WordPress community leader, WordCamp speaker, and the person behind Pressware, has joined WebDevStudios (WDS) as a Senior Backend Engineer. (Pause for response.)
To set the record straight, Tom took some time during his first day of on-boarding at WDS and shared the story behind what propelled him to make this surprising career move and offered advice to anyone thinking about doing the same.
WDS: Hi, Tom. Welcome to your first day at WDS! What prompted your decision to make this big change in your career?
Tom: For the majority of the time I’ve worked with WordPress, I’ve known that I wanted to make a career out of it. In terms of how, though, I wasn’t sure.
Over the past few years of building custom solutions for small businesses and individuals, I wanted to begin applying much of that knowledge and increase my learning and experience in an enterprise setting with a great team who also allow me to pursue interests both inside the company and out.
This means that I can still moonlight on WordPress projects that are pertinent to Pressware, but I can focus

Community | sellwithwp.com | 19 days ago

Freemius provides all the tools to sell WordPress plugins and themes

Freemius is meant for WordPress theme and plugin businesses who want an easy, pay-as-you-go solution to bring their freemium and premium products to market.

9 min read Dragos Balota
Community | wpdoze.com | 2 days ago

SiteGround vs DigitalOcean From WordPress Hosting Perspective

A detailed comparison between SiteGround and DigitalOcean and how they are doing in hosting your WordPress site from performance, price, and security perspective.

SiteGround vs DigitalOcean From WordPress Hosting Perspective

Community | wpdoze.com | 2 days ago

I am using DigitalOcean for years to host my websites as I am working in a tech company and I find easy to do most of the work myself. I like to have a good site that is offering good performances and security, most of the times I wonder how DigitalOcean is comparing with SiteGround from a performance perspective. I need to host multiple websites and I need to take this into consideration when comes to price, I will take also into consideration when comparing SiteGround vs DigitalOcean. Both companies are offering different services so I will start next with what each of them is offering in terms of services and WordPress hosting.
What SiteGround Has to Offer
SiteGround is a managed hosting provider that offers shared hosting. It is offering various plans from which you may choose in function of the needs, we will discuss more on the next points. With SiteGround you just choose the package and they will set up everything that is needed to host your website. In the backend, it is using cPanel to host your sites. It has daily and advanced backups for you to protect the data. SiteGround it is running on the latest technologies like PHP7 and last MySql making your website very fast.
SiteGround

12 min read Danial Wilson
Community | solwininfotech.com | 2 days ago

Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers (The Complete Guide for Beginners)

Want to start an affiliate income online? Read these No-Fail tips to affiliate marketing for bloggers. Top five high paying affiliate programs list for beginners.

Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers (The Complete Guide for Beginners)

Community | solwininfotech.com | 2 days ago

Affiliate marketing programs are beneficial for bloggers. Here we give some tips for beginners to earn money with affiliate marketing along with some noteworthy platforms. It’s 2019 and blogging becomes more powerful than ever. The blog serves many objectives of individuals and enterprises. From making money to promoting business, the blog can act as a powerful online knowledge-sharing tool.
A reader-friendly and informative blog can help companies get frequent visitors on their websites. In a way, the blog can assist the enterprises to build a loyal customer base. Individuals can earn money through blogging. Many options are available to make money in 2019 through a blog.
Out of these options, affiliate marketing programs are relatively easy, quick, and effective means to monetize your blog.
This article shows how you can earn through an affiliate marketing program. We are going to discuss the affiliate marketing from scratch and give the list of a few noteworthy affiliate marketing programs at the end.
So, are you ready to monetize your blog? Let’s know how you can do it through affiliate marketing.
What is affiliate marketing?
When it comes to making serious money through

6 min read Ben Pines
Community | elementor.com | 5 days ago

Elementor Introduces Related Posts & Other Post Query Filters

This is part of the NEW Advanced Query Control that will supercharge your Posts, Portfolio & Products widgets. Use it to create:

Elementor Introduces Related Posts & Other Post Query Filters

Community | elementor.com | 5 days ago

Starting an online magazine or any other content-heavy site on WordPress is a challenging task. Featuring the right articles at the right time – that’s a big part of the challenge. To help you better cope with featured posts, we significantly improved the post filtering options available in our Post, Portfolio and Products widgets.
Introducing Advanced Query Control – WordPress post filtering tools which include:
Date Filter
Exclude options
At Elementor, we care about improving existing widgets and features just as much as we care about introducing new ones. Lucky for us, we have the biggest focus group at the tip of our fingers; over 2 million users who use our tools daily and constantly suggest amazing improvements.
The improvements being released are based on suggestions from users. This shows the power of our open source solution that constantly gets better thanks to the power of our community.
Let’s dive in and see how these upgrades give you powerful capabilities when featuring posts on your news, listings and advanced websites.
Remember spending 4 hours on YouTube, watching one cat video after another?
This happened because of YouTube’s intelligent

6 min read Eric Karkovack
Editorials | speckyboy.com | 14 days ago

Is Nothing Sacred? The Pollution of the WordPress Dashboard

Going beyond the whole Jetpack issue, the constant nagging messages within the dashboard are too much.

Is Nothing Sacred? The Pollution of the WordPress Dashboard

Editorials | speckyboy.com | 14 days ago

There are any number of things to love about WordPress. Chiefly among them is the fact that it’s open source and free to use in any way you like. For web designers and their clients, this keeps costs down and lowers the barrier to building a first-class website. For plugin and theme authors, it provides an opportunity to tap into and benefit from a large, existing marketplace. Everyone’s a winner, right?
Well, it’s not always that simple. There are times when the various interests who have a stake in WordPress collide with a difference of opinion (see: Gutenberg). And it seems that we’ve hit another one of those points of contention: The WordPress dashboard.
An Unseemly Tactic?
Recently, there’s been some fervor over a “feature” in version 7.1 of Jetpack (since removed, as of version 7.2.1), the venerable Swiss-Army-Knife of a plugin by Automattic (a driving force behind WordPress) that offers a ton of various functionality. The plugin had started to promote its own paid products on the WordPress plugin search screen, placing itself first in line over everyone else.
Funny enough, this did not go unnoticed by members of the community (which likely

Community | the-blogsmith.com | 2 days ago

The Blogsmith Freelance Success Grant

Answer the question, "How would $1000 change your freelance business?" to win a robust mentoring package from The Blogsmith. Entries close on 4/30/19, so don't delay!

8 min read robert Abela
Tutorials | wpwhitesecurity.com | 11 days ago

DNS Tools & Quries For WordPress Administrators

An explanation with examples of how easy it is to use tools such as Dig and Nslookup to troubleshoot and test DNS configurations and issues.

DNS Tools & Quries For WordPress Administrators

Tutorials | wpwhitesecurity.com | 11 days ago

When you buy a new domain for your WordPress site you have to configure the name servers and other DNS records. Configuring your the Domain Name System (DNS) for your domain is a simple process, and it becomes even easier when you understand how DNS works, what are Domains, Registrars and DNS records. However, a small mistake in the DNS configuration can lead to big problems – people won’t be able to access your website or send you emails. This article explains how you can use nslookup, dig and other DNS tools to test your DNS setup.
Nslookup and Dig DNS Tools
Both Nslookup and Dig are command line tools found on many operating systems. These tools are used to send queries to DNS servers. Nslookup is more popular with Windows users and Dig is more popular with Mac OS and Linux users. Both’s queries and commands are similar.
In this article we use both Nslookup and Dig to explain how you can use them to check the configured records on a DNS server. We also explain how to check the properties of DNS records, such as TTL. And last but not least, we will also see how to check the propagation of a DNS record and how to do other troubleshooting.
Querying a DNS Server with

8 min read Leo Fajardo
Community | freemius.com | Mar. 13, 2019

How Brexit Will Affect WordPress Plugin and Theme Sellers

Brexit may have wide-ranging effects for WordPress plugin and theme sellers with customers in the EU. Learn how the upcoming tax changes may affect your business and what you can do to prepare.

How Brexit Will Affect WordPress Plugin and Theme Sellers

Community | freemius.com | Mar. 13, 2019

The UK’s imminent departure from the EU (European Union) has left businesses across Europe struggling to understand how this change will affect them. For WordPress theme and plugin businesses, it makes EU VAT collection and payment even more complex than it already is. If you’re accounting for VAT on your own, you may be dealing with hundreds of invoices, difficult requirements for filing in each EU state member, and generally wasting plenty of time and money on bookkeeping. We’re here to break down the upcoming changes and explain what Brexit means for developers selling software to consumers or businesses in the EU. Let’s get started with the basics:
What’s the current state of VAT collection in the EU?
When selling digital products to consumers in Europe, you have to manage and collect the correct amounts of VAT rates from each and every one of your WordPress product sales. Your specific tax situation for the EU depends on where your customers are located and you’ll have to collect tax for each sale depending on whether you’re selling to businesses or consumers. Here are the different possibilities:
If your WordPress business is based INSIDE

5 min read JS Morisset
Plugins | wpsso.com | 7 days ago

Better Schema for WooCommerce [Step-by-step Guide]

This guide provides a quick and easy way to improve how your WooCommerce products look when shared on social sites and displayed in search results. And having more complete and accurate Schema markup will also improve your search ranking — significantly in some instances. :)

Better Schema for WooCommerce [Step-by-step Guide]

Plugins | wpsso.com | 7 days ago

WooCommerce is a popular e-commerce plugin that offers a lot of flexibility with a solid and well designed codebase. WooCommerce is not an SEO plugin or a social sharing plugin, so its Schema markup for search engines and social sites is minimal — and its social / SEO meta tags for Facebook, Twitter, and other social sites are non-existent.
You may have found your way to this guide after sharing a WooCommerce product page on Facebook, Pinterest, or another social site — or maybe testing a product page using Google’s Structured Data Testing Tool — and being unimpressed with the results. This guide provides a quick and easy way to improve how your WooCommerce products look when shared on social sites and displayed in search results. And having more complete and accurate Schema markup will also improve your search ranking — significantly in some instances. :)
Common Warnings for WooCommerce Markup
Google’s Structured Data Testing Tool and/or Google’s Search Console for site owners may report the following errors for Schema JSON-LD markup provided by WooCommerce:
The aggregateRating field is recommended. Please provide a value if available.
The

4 min read WebDevStudios
Business | webdevstudios.com | 12 days ago

Why a Retainer Might Be a Better Option for Your Website Project

Is a retainer a better fit for your website project? WebDevStudios Director of Business Development, Jodie Riccelli, examines why it might be.

Why a Retainer Might Be a Better Option for Your Website Project

Business | webdevstudios.com | 12 days ago

Is a retainer a better fit for your website development project? On the first day of class of my freshman year of college, our professor walked into the room and said something I will never forget:
Have you heard about this thing called the World Wide Web yet?
My classmates and I looked around the room at each other shaking our heads no. My only context in regards to the WWW was that the military used it and I could somehow magically send emails with my new college email address.
Fast forward, let’s say a few years (wink-wink), and here I am working in an industry that didn’t exist when I was in college. Moral of the story—technology changes fast. Developers and engineers are charting the course. Your users are setting the pace.
As the owner of a website, I believe you have a responsibility to keep that website up to date, in line with best practices, inclusive for all, and engaging. Given the speed that tech changes, in order to uphold your responsibility you must be ready for anything, i.e, “in omnia paratus” for all you “Gilmore Girls” fans out there.
If it seems overwhelming to keep up with your website responsibilities and, more importantly,

Security | pagely.com | 18 days ago

For Safety, the P3 Plugin Has Been Banned • Pagely®

User trust once violated is very hard to regain. Be mindful to protect the trust you have earned.

9 min read Joshua Strebel
Community | wptavern.com | 18 days ago

#WPDRAMA Jetpack 7.1 Adds Feature Suggestions to Plugin Search Results

"LOL" and "WTF" the two most relevant comments. Are they ads, not ads, or just plain commercial overreach?

#WPDRAMA Jetpack 7.1 Adds Feature Suggestions to Plugin Search Results

Community | wptavern.com | 18 days ago

Jetpack 7.1 was released earlier this month with new blocks for WordAds, Business Hours, Contact Info, Slideshows, and Videos. This release also quietly added suggestions to the plugin search screen, a change that has not been well-received by the developer community. If a user searches for a plugin that has a feature that is already offered by Jetpack, the plugin will insert an artificial (and dismissible) search result into the first plugin card slot, identifying the corresponding Jetpack feature. Although these suggestions in plugin search results were not presented as a headline feature in the 7.1 release post, it was clearly listed in the changelog under enhancements. More people began taking notice after WordPress developer Mehul Gohil tweeted a screenshot of it on a live site:
Nowadays, plugin search in #WordPress admin suggests a product/add-on. I see the future of these suggestions to be used by plugin authors to keep their product first in certain plugin search terms for upsells like admin notices.
What do you think about this? #DontHijackWPAdmin pic.twitter.com/TERjrPgEt6
— Mehul Gohil (@mehul_gohil0810) March 26, 2019
Manipulating search results, even to insert an