The WordFence Threat Intelligence team has discovered a vulnerability present in two themes by Elegant Themes, Divi and Extra, as well as Divi Builder, a WordPress plugin. Combined, these products are installed on an estimated 700,000 sites. This flaw gave authenticated attackers, with contributor-level or above capabilities, the ability to upload arbitrary files, including PHP files, and achieve remote code execution on a vulnerable site’s server. They have now been patched and the flaw has been fixed. Elegant Themes is the creator behind one of the most popular premium themes, Divi. One of the features of the Divi theme is that it comes with the Divi Page Builder that makes the site design and editing process easy and customizable. In addition to the Divi theme, Elegant Themes offe
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...
When installing or updating your WordPress website, sometimes you get may get theme missing or stylesheet is missing errors. This would at times mean that your uploaded theme, wont load as expected when you go to Appearance > Themes page what you usually get is Broken Themes The following themes are installed but incomplete. Stylesheet is missing. Other errors might be experienced as : broken theme stylesheet is missing WordPress theme stylesheet is missing, the package could not be installed the theme is missing the style css stylesheet the following themes are installed but incomplete With WordPress, Themes usually must have a stylesheet and a template. This means that you have to ensure that your zipped theme folder has the style.css. Therefore always make su
Sometimes when you update your WordPress version using the One-click updates WordPress Wizard, it may fail and forcing you to use the second more cumbersome manual style. At WPChase, today we show you how to update your WordPress version manually after the One-click update or the automatic update fails. As always first things first" WARNING: The upgrade process will affect all files and folders included in the main WordPress installation. This includes all the core files used to run WordPress. If you have made any modifications to those files, your changes will be lost. Back up WordPress Before you get started, it’s a good idea to back up your website. This means if there are any issues you can restore your website. Complete instructions to make a backup can be found in the WordPress B
It is surely that time of the year fit to give 2020 WordPress predictions and a map of how we think this year will fair in the world of WordPress. Indeed no doubt WordPress claims the crown for the most growing, widely used and trusted content management system for web design and development and commands of 34% of all the websites on the Internet and at a market share of 60.8% in the content management system domain. Its growth is truly phenomenal and inspiring, to think it has beat the likes of Joomla, Drupal, Laravel, Wix, Grav ButterCMS, Ghost and Squarespace is mighty astounding. WordPress has played the major role of being the go-to CMS and due to east of use id helping the users to build their websites. WordPress also is best at innovating has always looked into integrating new...
New year is coming up and you probably want to build your new blog or website or even just want to update your WordPress themes to reflect a new fresher look. WordPress offers the best and simplest ways to do so. Most WordPress themes come with One Click Demo Import for installing your demo to ensure you get the same look as on the default demo from the theme developer. So to answer you there there is a simple way to install paid WordPress theme, here is how; There are four main methods to install a WordPress theme: Auto install a theme from WordPress themes directory Upload and install a theme (zip format) Install theme through FTP (coreftp, filezilla) Install a theme via CPanel (Hostgator, Bluehost, Siteground etc.) → Click here to Claim this Exclusive B
Last we covered about WP-VCD scam we warned our readers that if you install pirated themes or plugins you unintentionally create a backdoor to your website to become a hacking and malware trojan horse. Thus you end up risking the safely of your site visitors. See our past covered of WP-VCD scam: WP-VCD: Have you Malware infected your WordPress site using pirated plugins and themes? We at WP Chase thus always encourage you to only install plugins and themes on their WordPress sites from legit sources, that means you can either purchase or use free themes or plugins from the WordPress main site or purchase from known developers. Why WP-VCD Is the Most Prevalent WordPress Malware Infection According to a recent report by WordFence who we thank for being consistent about their work on
At WP Chase we encourage our readers to always install plugins and themes on their WordPress sites from legit sources, that means you can either purchase or use free themes or plugins from the WordPress main site or purchase from known developers. Today we talk about WP-VCD. Some site owners take a short cut and download pirated themes or plugins, what this does is open your website to become a hacking and malware trojan horse. So your visitors will become victims without your knowledge. WordPress security provider WordFence has today released a new finding about one of the most prevalent malware infections facing the WordPress ecosystem in recent weeks is a campaign known as WP-VCD. Despite the relatively long existence of the campaign, the Wordfence threat intelligence team has ass...
Your website link colors are always defined by the theme you have installed. Some WordPress Themes will give you settings to change the link colors to your choice; some will not and will use a default site wide CSS setting to define the color. Some of the ways you can change up your site’s look using CSS include: Changing the font color: here you can choose one of the hundreds of Google Fonts available, or go with something simple. Edit text font size and color: This is especially important for defining custom headers, which can really make your site pop. Add a background image: you can always style your site’s background using CSS without limits. You can change the color of hyperlinks in your WordPress website? NOTE: Your links should be styled and defined in a way th