Tag: PHP 8

WordPress 5.6 Simone introduces a new risk to sites

WordPress 5.6 Simone introduces a new risk to sites

Tips, Security
WordPress 5.6 Simone is the latest WordPress version release. The plugin is named after the legendary performer Nina Simone, who is known for tunes like “Feeling Good”, “Young, Gifted and Black”, and “Four Women”. Fire up a playlist with her best work and read on to discover what we have in store for you. What's new with WordPress 5.6 Simone? Here is what is coming up with this great WordPress update. REST API authentication with Application Passwords This is by far the biggest and riskiest improvement. WordPress 5.6 will now allow external applications or third-party apps to request permission seamlessly to connect to your website and generate a password specific to that application. This update means that once the application is granted access, it can perform certain specific actions
Whats New? PHP 8 greatly improves WordPress but don’t upgrade yet!

Whats New? PHP 8 greatly improves WordPress but don’t upgrade yet!

Tips
PHP 8 is buzzing-in fast in the news and is expected to be released in December 2020 and it comes with a promise of some powerful features and great language improvements, warnings, and error notifications. It is the programming language that powers WordPress sites, this PHP’s latest version offers new features and improvements that developers will find useful and promise to greatly enhance the security and performance of websites. Although most RFCs have already been approved and implemented, PHP 8 is still under development and will be for two or more years after launch. so it’s time for us to dive into some of the most exciting additions that should make PHP faster and more reliable. As we always advise our readers, for any new development and new versions of WordPress, plugins