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In a unique move, Automattic is closing its office in San Francisco in the US. Notably, Automattic is the owner of popular content management system (CMS) company WordPress. The company had decided to sell its state-of-the-art office citing that not enough staff were using it, according to a report.
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Since WordPress is today’s forerunner for CMS and blogging platforms, hackers often target WordPress website security. Although getting a WP website up and running is fairly easy, you should take all necessary security precautions too. Otherwise, all your website’s information – be it your company’s or your visitors’ – will be at risk. So today, let’s talk about the best security practices.
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One of the reasons WordPress became so popular is its simplicity. Anybody from beginner to experienced developer can build a beautiful website using the ubiquitous content management system (CMS). Still, sometimes it can feel a little too simple. Some users fear that WordPress may not allow them access to features they find on the sites of larger brands. Few features exceed the capabilities of a WordPress site, and most can be added via a plugin by even the most novice of site builders.
WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) out there seeing as how it powers more than 27% of the world’s websites and has a massive online community. The WordPress community works tirelessly to beef up security as best as it can. I am going to share a bunch of tried and proven security tips that will fortify your WordPress site’s guard up against any attack for a long time.
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Accelerated mobile pages (AMPs) are quickly becoming the standard for how a fast-loading page should be built. Using a pre-render, AMPs are able to load 15-80 percent faster than standard mobile pages without compromising functionality. While the ease of AMP implementation will vary depending on your CMS (content management system), WordPress can be a good test environment for previewing what your AMP page might look like. Follow this quick seven-step guide to enable AMP for WordPress.
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Jeremy Skillings, owner of a Freehold, NJ SEO Company, You Can Be Found, says a question he often hears when meeting with business networking groups is, “How do I do the basic SEO setup on my WordPress site?” He has come up with a plan that will clear that hurdle within a week and at an affordable price.
For the biggest purveyor of small business websites, WordPress, the tools are there for higher search engine visibility but, frustratingly, the acumen to use them often isn’t for most business owners and their professional developers. Well-designed and user-friendly websites go to waste if nobody is looking at them. WordPress, which claims more than 60 percent market share of the content management system (CMS), is clearly the favored place to go to build your website.
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The open-source WordPress blogging and content management system (CMS) 4.9.1 update was released on Nov. 29, providing users with security and bug fix improvements. WordPress is one of the most widely deployed CMS technologies on the internet today, powering 25 percent or more of all websites, according to some estimates. The security enhancements included in the 4.9.1 update have not been identified with a CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) identifier and are considered to be improvements for security resiliency.
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Clutch is a ratings and reviews platform that connects businesses with developers and agencies that best fit their project needs. In addition to their content focused on company profiles and client reviews, Clutch also produces research (link is external) on a number of topics, such as website builders and CMS options.
John, our founder and lead developer, provided insights on both Drupal and WordPress, highlighting their similarities and differences. One of the main points we tried to drive home in this interview was that maintenance of a website is essential. You can do this by keeping the content fresh, but even more critical is to ensure your site remains secure.
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WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) because of its simplicity, history of support and because you can download it for free. Learning how to update WordPress lets you get the most out of this incredible CMS. Over the years their user base has exploded, with millions of websites now using WordPress to either host their entire site or for managing the blog section of their website.
If you run a website of any significant size, odds are you utilize some form of content management system (CMS). WordPress, Drupal, or the like.
And, if you don’t use such a system, you probably employ rather extensive use of some form of server-side, scripted, page generation. PHP, ASP, Ruby… the list goes on and on.
There are many scenarios where such a system makes a great deal of sense. But I’m here to tell you, right now, that it is highly unlikely that you actually need them… at least for the majority of your page.