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Facebook Instant Articles for WordPress

March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Automattic Releases WordPress Plugin for Facebook’s Instant Articles by Sarah Gooding, WordPress Tavern March 7, 2016 Today the WordPress.com VIP team released a plugin for Facebook’s Instant Articles, which will be open to any publisher starting April 12, 2016. Automattic partnered with [Read more..]

AMP support for WordPress

February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Automattic Adds AMP Support to WordPress.com, Releases Plugin for Self-Hosted Sites by Sarah Gooding, WordPress Tavern February 24, 2016 What makes AMP pages load so quickly? Google has a strict set of optimizations that are employed to improve mobile loading: Allow only asynchronous scripts Size [Read more..]

Clickable phone numbers on smart phones

January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Automatically make phone numbers clickable on smart phones and tablets I just came a cross a plugin for WordPress sites called WP Phone Number. This is a simple but ingenious little plugin that does what it says it can do without any fuss or fanfare. There are no settings for this plugin. Simply [Read more..]

Contact Form 7 and noCaptcha-reCaptcha

January 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

For some time, I have been using Contact Form 7 on a number of WordPress sites together with one of the noCaptcha-reCaptcha plugins from wordpress.org. However, after a recent update of Contact Form 7, the pages no longer showed any Captcha form at all. After some investigation and a bit of trial [Read more..]

WordPress Security Learning Center

December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The WordPress Security Learning Center – Wordfence Wordfence.com December 16, 2015 The makers of the WordPress security plugin, Wordfence and Wordfence Premium, announced a new free feature today: The WordPress Security Learning Center – Wordfence. It includes tutorials from [Read more..]

Scan for Malicious Code in WordPress Sites

August 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

How to Scan Your WordPress Site for Potentially Malicious Code WPBeginner.com August 11th, 2014 If you don’t like the video or need more instructions: Theme Authenticity Checker (TAC) Theme Authenticity Checker is a free plugin that scans all of your WordPress theme files for potentially [Read more..]

Plugins to Enhance WordPress Security

August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

WordPress has become increasingly popular as a platform for creating highly customizable responsive websites. And of course this makes it increasingly attractive as a target for hackers and spammers. To help guard against this, here are a couple of plugins that help to at least minimize unknown [Read more..]

Don’t let WordPress theme updates break your site

July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

You’ve put in a lot of effort to customize your site with added CSS and HTML. But will it survive an update to your WordPress theme? Here’s how to avoid that. First, there is a great little plugin called MP Customizer Backups by Mint Plugins (available from the WordPress.org Plugins [Read more..]