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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Category Name: WordPress News

WordPress 5.0 coming on December 6

Matt Mullenweg has announced that WordPress 5.0 is going to be launched on December 6. The users will be able to choose between Classic and Gutenberg on a per-user or per-post level.says, “Based on the stability, testing, and reports on the release candidates for WordPress 5.0 so far, we are now targeting Thursday December 6th for public release and announcement. 5.0.1 will open for commits soon, and will be an area people can choose to focus on at the contributor day at WordCamp US in Nashville this Sunday.As before, if new information arises that indicates the software is not stable,... (Read More ...)

‘WordPress issues version 4.7.3 with six security fixes’ – Martech Today

Matt McGee says, “WordPress has released version 4.7.3 of its uber-popular content management system, and “strongly encourages” users to update right away to take advantage of the six security fixes it includes.The company says previous versions are impacted by these security issues:Cross-site scripting (XSS) via media file metadata.Control characters can trick redirect URL validation.Unintended files can be deleted by administrators using the plugin deletion functionality.Cross-site scripting (XSS) via video URL in YouTube embeds.Cross-site scripting (XSS) via taxonomy term names.Cross-site... (Read More ...)

‘WordPress 4.2 Now Available, Speeds Up Publishing & Sharing’ – ‘Marketing Land’ Article

Matt McGee says, “Hot on the heels of the 4.1.2 security release, WordPress has announced version 4.2, which is available now.This version of WordPress sports an updated Press This tool, which allows quick posting to your blog by quoting the text, video or images from another website. Press This works on mobile devices and as a desktop browser bookmarklet.Other new features include a streamlined plugin update process that eliminates the multiple page experience and does the updating inline with a single click. Also new is the ability to embed Tumblr and Kickstarter content just by pasting... (Read More ...)

‘WordPress Unveils Version 4.0’ – ‘Website Magazine’ Article

Derek S. says, “Considering WordPress accounts for 23 percent of all websites on the Net, when a new version is released it tends to be a big deal.With the first release candidate of WordPress 4.0, the popular content management system (CMS) has updated its platform with several revamped features for its users with one of the largest updates being to the Media Library.Now, in addition to the existing list view, users can select to see their media in a sleek grid view. The Media Library also now allows users to view an enlarged preview, edit information as well as navigate between... (Read More ...)

‘WordPress Wednesday: The E-Commerce Wait is Over for WP Business Users’ – ‘Website Magazine’ Article

The latest article on ‘Website Magazine’ is titled “WordPress Wednesday: The E-Commerce Wait is Over for WP Business Users”.Amberly Dressler says, “Aspiring or budding e-commerce merchants who may have been contemplating leaving WordPress for a true-play e-commerce platform, can stay right where they are.WordPress announced that its Business users can now connect their sites to their online stores with three e-commerce partners to choose from: Ecwid, Shopify and ShopLocket. Connecting your site seems pain-free, with users simply having to go to the eCommerce Plugins option... (Read More ...)

‘5 Elements of a Smokin’ Hot Pinterest Marketing Strategy’ – ‘Business 2 Community’ Article

The latest article on ‘Business 2 Community’ is titled “5 Elements of a Smokin’ Hot Pinterest Marketing Strategy”.Genia Stevens says, “Pinterest has quickly become one of the best ways to market your products and services through referrals from individuals who have a genuine interest in what you have to offer. Marketers understand that buyers are more likely to purchase products or services that their peers are using.  If you’re not “pinning” your products or services – or allowing your customers the ability to quickly and easily pin them – then you are missing... (Read More ...)