Blog subscriptions are one best way to get your readers be notified as soon as you publish a new blog story. And if you have Jetpack, then its a one-stop shop plugin for the right job. Jetpack Subscription allows you to add the Subscriptions module which sends an email to your subscribers every time you publish a new post. That’s practical, but sometimes you may not want to bother your subscribers for something that might not be interesting to them. To enable Subscriptions, navigate to Jetpack → Settings → Discussion. Activate the Let visitors subscribe to new posts and comments via email option to turn on the Subscriptions feature. Read: How To Migrate JetPack Subscribers to MailChimp or Other Email Service Once Subscriptions are active on your site, visitors can choose to
The WordFence Threat Intelligence team was made aware of a possible vulnerability in the Adning Advertising plugin, a premium plugin with over 8,000 customers developed by plugin’s author, Tunafish. They discovered 2 vulnerabilities, one of which was a critical vulnerability that allowed an unauthenticated attacker to upload arbitrary files, leading to Remote Code Execution(RCE), which could allow complete site takeover. How the vulnerabilities were engaged Description: Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Upload leading to Remote Code Execution Affected Plugin: Adning Advertising Plugin Slug: angwp Affected Versions: < 1.5.6 CVE ID: N/A CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS score: 10.0(critical) Patched Version: 1.5.6 One functionality of the Adning plugi
Images and other media give a website an added aesthetic value, thus generating more interest and visual appeal to your website. You can imagine a blog without featured images. However minimalistic a website is, photos always play a big role therefore images with custom links are a welcome addition. How then do you do if you want to add links to images in a WordPress gallery? WordPress by default doesn’t have this option available therefore if you want each image to link to a different page or post, you might not be able to do it. I would also suggest that you should not try to modify your code to make this possible, you might end up breaking the site more. How to install, manage and uninstall or delete a WordPress Plugin It is possible to hotlink your images using a pretty simple
Have you been looking to display your WordPress widgets in columns? perhaps your theme has only one large footer widget and not placed in columns of four. This is very easy to do without changing or modifying any code on your website without any coding knowledge. We will demonstrate in this article, how to have WordPress widgets in columns without writing any HTML or CSS. This is how; go to your plugins page and search for Widgets in Columns plugin, then the first thing you need to do is install and activate it. How to set two widgets side by side or widgets in columns in WordPress easily Upon activation, go to Appearance » Widgets then add your widgets of choice. For every widget you add and drop in the space, you will notice a new drop-down menu labeled width. Here you ne
Adding a Zoom Video Conference meeting directly into your website is a great deal right now. This is a great avenue to get more participants join your Zoom meetings. Having the HTML Zoom Meeting available directly on your website is among the few new ways to use Zoom on your website. it gives your clients a direct single location option for zoom meetings, this from a branding perspective is a win for your business. Steps to embed Zoom Meetings Step 1 — Create a Wordpress Website Step 2 — Download & Install Zoom Meetings for Wordpress Plugin Step 3 — Create an App with API Key Step 4 — Add API keys into Wordpress Step 5 — Use Shortcode on Webpage (With Zoom Meeting ID) Step 6 — Publish Page How to Install the Zoom integration Wordpress Plugin The process o
WordFence Threat Intelligence team was on May 6, was alerted to a zero-day vulnerability present in Elementor Pro, a WordPress plugin installed on approximately 1 million sites. We have published this short security update on this WordPress blog security series for the benefit of our readers. Ultimate Addons for Elementor plugin is developed by Brainstorm Force. It is an extension to Elementor, providing many additional widgets to use with Elementor. The vulnerability was being exploited in tandem with another vulnerability found in Ultimate Addons for Elementor, a WordPress plugin installed on approximately 110,000 sites. WordFence immediately released a firewall rule to protect its Premium users and contacted Elementor about the vulnerability, and also publicly notified the c...
Floating Menu style has started to become a sort of trend. One of our clients was looking to use one for their blog. Nowadays most of the websites starting to implement this since it allows users to scroll up or down remaining visible for navigation. The Floating Menu plugins have been developed to ensure that your website's navigation bar is always floating, ready to be clicked. Such plugins can be used for the main menu, post categories, donor or partner’ menus, social icons, etc so that your user's without the need to scroll up or down could directly go the menu with just a click. Here are some of the top Free WordPress Floating Menu Plugins that we found in our research. They come with many useful features and perfect for building an amazing. So, list them below; WP Floating M
Fatal Error: max_execution_time exceeded, If you are getting this screen message on WordPress it is because the PHP script you are trying to run is perhaps taking longer to complete than the limit on your server allows. This is actually among the most common WordPress errors, and could also be in warning messages like: “Maximum execution time of 30 seconds exceeded” or “Maximum execution time of 60 seconds exceeded”. This means that it is taking to longer for a process to complete and it is timing out. Usually, web servers set a time limit on how long a script should or can run. The time limit is set in order to prevent your webserver from abuse. WordPress is a CMS made up of PHP scripts and thus each script must run completely within the set time limits. 30 seconds is the standard t
WordPress remains among the largest CMS ecosystems with plenty of support forums and this makes it one of the most user-friendly and trouble shootable platforms ever when having problems with the WordPress websites. However with all these, things always sometimes break, As Murphy's law states, Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Being a stable yet super complex system with tools to simultaneously serve your content, manage customer transactions, and other large amounts of data mean sometimes it's bound to lose its self. We have narrowed down some the most common ways WordPress sites break down, here is how that happens: 1. Installing too many plugins Being a platform of choice, WordPress tends to get its users tonnes of plugins to manage all sorts of things, be it block edito...
Our previous post covered how to find out which WordPress theme or template a website uses and how to find out if a website is using WordPress CMS. Today we would like to learn how to find out which plugins are installed in a WordPress-powered website. Perhaps you have checked out the website and like some features and functionalities and you would like to use/replicate them on your own website only if you could tell which plugins are running the backend. However you must also know that not all such functionalities will be produced by plugins, sometimes it could be custom code or built in theme tools. So here is the guide to tell which WordPress Plugins a website uses Automated detection tools This is by far the easiest way to tell or find out which plugins a website uses is b