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Hiding Malware Inside Images on GoogleUserContent

If you have been following our blog for a long time, you might remember us writing about malware that used EXIF data to hide its code. This technique is still in use. Let us show you a recent example. Contaminated Pac-Man This code was found at the beginning of a malicious script that steals PayPal security tokens. As you can ...

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WP-CLI Hack Day Friday, July 20th

WP-CLI or WordPress Command Line Interface has become an integral tool for developers to launch and manage sites. To encourage new contributors to the project, Alain Schlesser is organizing the first WP-CLI Hack Day , Friday, July 20th beginning at 08:00 CEST. Schlesser and other contributors will be available in the WP-CLI Slack channel all day and on the project’s ...

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How Do I Get My WordPress Site Listed on Google? (Beginner’s Guide)

Recently, one of our users asked us how to get their WordPress site listed on Google? Being the largest search engine in the world, Google is quite good at automatically detecting and listing new websites. However, sometimes it may not automatically list your website right away. Since Google is the biggest traffic source for most websites, it’s important that you ...

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iThemes Enters the Hosting Space

iThemes is getting into the hosting business after launching three plans that take advantage of its relationship with Liquid Web. The plans are finely tuned around the company’s products and come with free SSL certificates. I reached out to Cory Miller, Founder of iThemes to figure out why they’ve entered the hosting space, what it means to be able to ...

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WooCommerce Custom Product Tables Plugin Now in Beta, Boasts 30% Faster Page Loads

WooCommerce is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week. Over the past decade WooCommerce has grown to become a dominant player among e-commerce solutions on the web. E-commerce Usage Distribution stats from BuiltWith currently rank WooCommerce as the most commonly used platform for stores in the top 1 million sites. Performance and scalability were the main focuses for the WooCommerce development ...

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How to Create a BuzzFeed Like Website Using WordPress

Recently one of our readers asked if it was possible to create a BuzzFeed like website using WordPress? BuzzFeed is one of the most popular websites on the internet known primarily for its viral content. Its success has inspired many bloggers to follow the same model. In this article, we will show you how to easily create a BuzzFeed like ...

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New WordPress Feature Plugin Adds Support for Progressive Web Apps

WordPress contributors are working on getting support for Progressive Web Apps (PWA) into core. A new PWA feature plugin is now available on WordPress.org, spearheaded by the teams at XWP, Google, and Automattic. Progressive Web Apps are applications that run on the web but provide a speedy app-like experience inside a mobile browser. Google describes them as having the following ...

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