Month: March 2021

How to Stop WordPress Spam: The Ultimate Guide

No matter how big or small your WordPress site, unwanted WordPress spam in comments sections, site registrations and contact form messages are issues that you’ll need to address. Left unchecked, WordPress spam comments and spam user registration issues can quickly...

/ 31 March 2021

So you want to make block patterns?

If you’ve ever built something for the WordPress block editor — a theme or a plugin — you may have also heard about block patterns. Looking at the patterns that come bundled with WordPress, I thought it would be nice...

/ 30 March 2021
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: March 2021, Part 4

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the final week of March. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on...

/ 30 March 2021
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WP Briefing: Talking Full Site Editing with Matías Ventura

In this episode, Josepha is joined by Matías Ventura, also known as “the spark behind the vision of Gutenberg.” Josepha and Matías discuss full site editing and answer your questions, from “is full site editing a standalone plugin?” to “will...

/ 29 March 2021
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WordPress Blog vs. Website: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between a WordPress blog vs website? The simple truth is a WordPress blog is in a WordPress website and a WordPress website has a WordPress blog in the options. Measuring the difference between a WordPress blog...

/ 26 March 2021
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: March 2021, Part 3

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the third week of March. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on...

/ 23 March 2021
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WordPress Themes: A Beginner’s Guide

If you’re just getting started on building a new WordPress site, one of your first steps is to choose a WordPress theme. Just how familiar are you with WordPress themes? While some people have a general idea of what a...

/ 22 March 2021
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: March 2021, Part 2

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the third week of March. This report covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your...

/ 16 March 2021
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Business Email And The Power Of Email Forwarders

Everyone has an email address these days. And the email address you use does, to a certain extent, say a lot about you. For example, yourname@gmail.com conveys a different message than pizzalover123@gmail.com… with our apologies to anyone that may actually...

/ 16 March 2021
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How WordPress Improves

In this episode, Josepha Haden Chomphosy explores the WordPress release process. Tune in and learn the phases of a release and catch this week’s small list of big things. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to...

/ 15 March 2021
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WordPress 5.7 “Esperanza”

WordPress 5.7 “Esperanza” Bringing you fresh colors in the admin, simpler interactions in the editor, and controls right where you need them, WordPress 5.7 lets you focus on the content you create. Meet “Esperanza”, the first WordPress release of 2021....

/ 9 March 2021