Month: October 2020

WordPress 5.5.3 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.5.3 is now available.  This maintenance release fixes an issue introduced in WordPress 5.5.2 which makes it impossible to install WordPress on a brand new website that does not have a database connection configured. This release does not affect...

/ 30 October 2020
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WordPress 5.5.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.5.2 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 14 bug fixes in addition to 10 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 3.7...

/ 29 October 2020
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Take the 2020 WordPress Annual Survey (and view the 2019 results)!

For many years, WordPress enthusiasts have filled out an annual survey to share their experiences and feelings about WordPress. Interesting results from this survey have been shared in the annual State of the Word address and/or here on WordPress News. ...

/ 27 October 2020
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WordPress 5.6 Beta 2

WordPress 5.6 beta 2 is now available for testing! This software is still in development, so we recommend that you run this version on a test site. You can test the WordPress 5.6 beta in two ways: WordPress 5.6 is slated...

/ 27 October 2020
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Mozilla Reaction to U.S. v. Google

Today the US Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that it unlawfully maintains monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertising markets. While we’re still examining the complaint our initial impressions...

/ 21 October 2020
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WordPress 5.6 Beta 1

WordPress 5.6 Beta 1 is now available for testing! This software is still in development, so we recommend that you run this version on a test site. You can test the WordPress 5.6 beta in two ways: The current target for...

/ 20 October 2020
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VMware Cloud Director 10.2 – SSL Management and Public Address Configuration

With the release of VMware Cloud Director (VCD) 10.2, I wanted to review how SSL management has changed. In this blog post, I will highlight the new SSL functionality and securing a new VCD 10.2 instance. Introduction First, certificate management...

/ 20 October 2020
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How to Use PHP-FPM with cPanel

PHP performance is an enduring issue for web hosts. PHP is the most widely used server programming language on the web by a big margin. The most popular content management systems and ecommerce applications are written in PHP, including WordPress®,...

/ 15 October 2020
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Dealing with Zoom Fatigue and Burn Out in 2020

We have all experienced the effects of mental fatigue after a long work week, and feelings of burnout near the end of a large scale project. 2020 has only amplified these effects with daily Zoom meetings and a lack of...

/ 13 October 2020