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WordPress's broken automatic update function

ZDNet

Twenty-nine percent of all websites use WordPress. With 60 percent of the content management system (CMS) market, WordPress outdistances all other CMSs, So, when there's trouble with WordPress security, many of us are in trouble. WordPress shot itself in the foot by disabling its ability to be automatically updated. According to WordFence, a WordPress security site, "WordPress 4.9.3 was released earlier this week and it included a bug which broke WordPress auto-update. Millions of sites auto-updated from 4.9.2 to WordPress 4.9.3 and it broke their ability to auto-update in the future."


Build a dazzling website with the help of this WordPress bundle

Mashable

TL;DR: The 2021 WordPress Wizard Bundle is on sale for £14.38 as of May 9, saving you 92% on list price. WordPress has come a long way since its launch in 2003. Considering the web platform powers around 40% of all websites on the internet -- and about 15% of the world's top websites -- it's safe to say WordPress is a great option for website building. For a limited time, you can learn how to leverage the popular platform to build your own secure and SEO-optimised website for under £20 with this 2021 WordPress Wizard Bundle. With six courses and 14 hours of content, even those with no coding experience can learn how to create their own website on WordPress, thanks to the knowledgeable instructors from Total Training.


The Ultimate WordPress Quiz

#artificialintelligence

WordPress has surely come a long way since it was first released long back -- so too do the WordPress numbers (stats, basically) that serve to characterize this popular tech platform. Because of its user-friendly interface, WordPress users can easily publish their content on the Internet – meaning it simplifies the website building efforts of designers and developers using the platform. A significant segment of the WordPress user community needs to learn more about the platform so that they can not only publish content but also design, customize, and manipulate their WordPress themes to make their websites look amazing. Many types of websites, such as company websites, have more content and functionality to give visitors than just blog posts, and WordPress enables you to have both a blog and a full-fledged website. The world's most common and commonly used content management system which is WordPress now controls 40% of all websites on the internet, but few like the most dedicated WordPress users know the true value of the platform.


9 of the best WordPress themes for business, blogging, and more

Mashable

WordPress is basically the Greg Jennings of free CMSs in that it puts the team on its back -- although in this case, "team" the internet. This popularity can be credited to a number of different factors, a main one being its boatload of opportunities for customization in the form of WordPress themes. WordPress themes are collections of files that serve as templates for your site's content, allowing you to control and tweak the design of your WordPress site -- primarily from a layout standpoint -- to tailor its style and functionality. In layman's terms, a theme gives you the power to make your site look and work a certain way. As far as choosing themes goes, you've got two options: Installing free WordPress themes from the platform's Theme Directory, or installing premium WordPress themes made by outside developers.


Learn how to build a thriving website with WordPress for just $20

Mashable

TL;DR: Learn how to master WordPress with the 2021 WordPress Wizard Bundle, on sale for $19.99 -- a 92% savings -- as of April 27. WordPress has come a long way since its launch in 2003. Considering the web platform powers around 40 percent of all websites on the internet -- and about 15 percent of the world's top websites -- it's safe to say WordPress is a great option for website building. For a limited time, you can learn how to leverage the popular platform to build your own secure and SEO-optimized website for just $20 with this 2021 WordPress Wizard Bundle. With six courses and 14 hours of content, even those with no coding experience can learn how to create their own website on WordPress, thanks to the knowledgeable instructors from Total Training.