WordPress Powers 30% of the Top 10 Million Sites on the Web

WordPress is now being used by 30% of the top 10 million sites on the web. This information comes from recent data collected by W3Techs, with the top 10 million sites being ranked based on inbound traffic. Of all known content management systems, WordPress holds a 60.2% market share. It is being used by more sites

Rogue WordPress PLUGIN Allowed Spam Injection

According to researchers at Wordfence who publicly disclosed the rogue plugin on Tuesday, the backdoor had been present in Display Widgets version 2.6.1 and version 2.6.3 for approximately three months. According to researchers, the plugin had been removed four times from the WordPress.org repository for similar offenses since June. “I have never seen anything like

WordPress 4.8 is Now Available: Here’s What’s New

New Widget-related Features Adding Images: Adding an image within a widget can now be done without the use of code. Images can be added within the widget’s settings. Adding Videos: Turn any video from your media library into a sidebar widget with the new “Video” widget. Adding Audio: Any audio in your media library can

Hosting Essentials for E-commerce WordPress Sites

This flurry of growth has massive economic implications: eMarketer recently reported that global e-commerce sales will experience double-digit increases through 2020, topping out at an astounding $27 trillion. It comes as no surprise that WordPress, which powers 28% of websites worldwide, is used by ecommerce sites both large and small. Here are some hosting essentials

Seven Integral WordPress Plugins

Google XML Sitemaps: With a legacy almost as old as WordPress itself (9 years and running), WordPress developer Arne Brachhold made it simple to for search engines to find WordPress sites. The sitemap generated by this plugin reveals the site structure to crawlers and automatically notifies search engines about a new piece of content on any

WordPress 4.7 Reaches 10 Million Downloads

WordPress 4.7 Reaches 10 Million Downloads, Releases New Security and Maintenance Update Just a little over a month after its release, WordPress version 4.7 has been downloaded over 10 million times, according to the official WordPress.org blog. WordPress Version 4.7 was released to the public on December 6, 2016. WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” WordPress 4.7, nick-named “Vaughan”