WordPress, as a platform, is more secure than many others. However, there are always vulnerabilities in any service you use. The more popular a platform is, the more likely that people are going to try and crack its defenses. When it comes to WordPress, malware is one of your biggest concerns as it can affect […]
The best thing about attending WordPress meetups is when you chat with someone who has been working with WordPress for only a year or two, and you are able to tell them about a tool that will instantly solve a problem they have been struggling with every day. The look on their face as what […]
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There’s more than one factor that determines whether or not a shopper makes a purchase from your store — product selection, pricing, shipping speed, and so much more. But there’s one major factor that determines whether or not shoppers even make it to your product pages in the first place, and that’s site speed. As […]
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According to the FBI, cyber intrusions are becoming “‘more commonplace, more dangerous, and more sophisticated.” WordPress now powers 29% of the web, making it a target for security attacks. At WP Engine, we know what dangers this can present to companies big and small. That’s why we prioritize our customer’s site protection via proactive precautions, routine… […]
WordPress has released a new maintenance/security update today to WordPress core: version 4.9.2. Version 4.9.2 comes with minor fixes which the WordPress core team deemed impactful enough to warrant a release. The release includes both security hardening fixes and a handful of smaller bugs. As with all security-related updates, WordPress has released patches for older… […]
WordPress has released a new maintenance/security update today to WordPress core: version 4.9.1. Version 4.9.1 comes with minor fixes which the WordPress core team deemed impactful enough to warrant a release. The release includes both security hardening fixes and a handful of smaller bugs. As with all security-related updates, WordPress has released patches for older […]
Security is a major concern for sites of all shapes and sizes. According to Google’s 2016 research, the number of hacked sites rose over 30% in 2016 compared to 2015. Ensuring your site is protected from attackers is paramount to your site’s uptime and your brand’s integrity. At WP Engine we do a lot behind […]
WordPress today has issued a security release to WordPress core, which fixes a known vulnerability. Details of this release can be found here. Because you are a WP Engine customer, you do not have to take action at this time. Our team is working to issue patches across the WP Engine platform to upgrade affected […]