plugins

WordPress 5.2.3 Security Release

WordPress 5.2.3 was released on 4 September 2019. WordPress 5.2.3 is a security release that addresses several cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities, a patch for jQuery to and includes 28 bug…

WordPress 5.2 “Jaco” Release

WordPress 5.2 was released earlier this week, on 7 May 2019. 5.2 is a major release that includes 229 bug fixes and 59 enhancements. It brings significant new features: Site…

8 reasons to not trust web host backups

Having up-to-date reliable backups of your WordPress site is one of the best steps to protecting it from disaster. Web hosts often provide a backup service. They're typically automatic and…

The curiously grey market of GPL licensing

What is the GPL? When WordPress plugins and themes are released they're typically licensed under the GPL (General Public License) - this spells out the rights and limitations to using…

Free vs premium WordPress plugins

There are a huge number of WordPress plugins available to extend WordPress – this has contributed to the success of WordPress bringing it to power 27% of the Internet’s websites. Almost…