WP White Security acquires Advanced noCaptcha & invisible Captcha (v2 & v3)
We are happy to announce our first plugin acquisition as we pursue our mission to build value-driven WordPress security and admin plugins. This new acquisition will undoubtedly help us deliver more value to our customers.
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One takeaway we can be proud of as a community is how most of us had to be even more creative than usual to get through 2020… With long hours, a lot of stress & uncertainty within our businesses. To have a better 2021 for you and your agency, keep learning and investing in yourself to ensure any situation that’s thrown your way can be dealt with, swiftly and with much less stress.
2020 Year in Review: the best of WP White Security
2020 has been a challenging year for many. However, we have been very lucky and even though it was challenging, we’ve made the best out of it, and we turned it into a big one!
How to choose the best WordPress plugins for your website
WordPress plugins are awesome and if you want your site to have a specific function, or add additional functionality, the chances are there is a plugin out there for it. If you’d like to learn more about what WordPress plugins are, refer to our WordPress plugins introduction.
What are WordPress plugins?
If you are new to WordPress, you might be wondering what are WordPress plugins and what’s their purpose. It’s a reasonably common question to ask because plugins are an important part of the WordPress ecosystem. They are essential if you want to build a website with WordPress.
Statistics highlight the biggest source of WordPress vulnerabilities
WordPress vulnerabilities statistics show that the main source of WordPress vulnerabilities are in WordPress plugins. These vulnerabilities statistics also show how important it is to always run the latest version of WordPress core, plugins and themes.
Admin Notices Manager – announcing the new plugin
The WordPress Admin Area can be packed with lots of popups, reminders, and advertisements. Even though some of these notices might not be that useful, there are many other admin notices that are helpful and need your attention. It’s easy to imagine that all WordPress users enjoy the same clean, well-organized Admin experience. We all want a world where the Admin Area is freely available for all users.
Say hello to WP 2FA – a new free WordPress two-factor authentication plugin
An administrator should be able to add two-factor authentication (2FA) to a WordPress site easily within minutes. The admin should also be able to configure policies to make 2FA compulsory, and users should be able setup 2FA without requiring any training or technical knowledge.
Should maintained plugins be suspended from the WordPress repository when there is a security issue?
On 27th February 2020, at 9:34PM (CET) we received an email notifying us that our plugin WP Activity Log was “temporarily withdrawn from the WordPress.org Plugin directory due to an exploit”. This post explains why in some cases, withdrawing a plugin from the repository becuase of a security issue does more damage than good. Do you agree?
Collective WordPress Plugins Security Advisory Addresses XSS Vulnerability
A cross-site scripting vulnerability has been discovered in a number of WordPress plugins and today all of them have released updates to address this issue. Read this article for more details.