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Community Spotlight: James Huff (MacManX)

Providing support on the WordPress.org forums is one of the easiest ways to contribute to WordPress and those who do are some of the unsung heroes of the project. One of those heroes is James Huff known as MacManX on the forums. Huff has been supporting users for 13 years and recently celebrated an awesome milestone reaching 50K replies. Achievement ...

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Shell Logins as a Magento Reinfection Vector

Recently, we have come across a number of websites that were facing reinfection of a credit card information stealer malware within the following files: app/Mage.php; lib/Varien/Autoload.php; index.php; app/code/core/Mage/Core/functions.php; These are common files for attackers to target as they operate throughout Magento sites, but these instances were special as they had a very peculiar reinfection rate. Malicious Scripts Loaded Through .bashrc ...

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How to Create an Event Registration Page in WordPress

Do you want to add an event registration page on your WordPress site? Recently one of our readers asked if they can allow users to sign up and buy tickets online for their events. In this article, we will show you how to easily create an event registration page in WordPress and sell tickets online. Why Create an Event Registration ...

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17 Ways to Get Design Inspiration from Other Websites

As you peruse the WPMU DEV blog, you’ll find that many of the articles include example screenshots from websites that execute a particular design technique well. After all, what better way to demonstrate a point than by providing a real-life example of a web design strategy or technique? But WordPress blogs aside, there are many […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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One Way to Whitelist and Blacklist Blocks in Gutenberg

Gutenberg ships with a number of blocks but what if your client or project doesn’t need most of them? The Gutenberg Handbook explains how to create a whitelist and a blacklist for blocks but in some circumstances, Gutenberg does not respect the allowed_block_types filter. Jason Bahl, a WordPress Engineer at Digital First Media, published a tutorial that explains how to ...

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WordCamp US 2018 is Accepting Speaker Proposals Until July 1st

WordCamp US has announced it is accepting speaker proposals until July 1st, 11:59p.m. CDT. The event takes place December 7-9, 2018, in Nashville, TN. Those interested in speaking can submit an application through the Call for Speakers site. The site contains session ideas, a list of speaker benefits, and tips for submissions. To see a list of sessions and speakers ...

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Single-Page Websites: A Web Design Trend Worth Adopting?

Years ago, one of my clients referred me to a developer who wanted to partner with a copywriter. She would build the websites and I would supply the copy and SEO. Before we began our first project, I asked for a wireframe so I could get a sense for what each of the web pages […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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