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
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
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...
First time WordPress or beginners often confuse between the two WordPress platform and thus end up choosing the wrong platform. A quick search will yield a raft of queries on which is better between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org. WordPress.com vs WordPress.org On a quick note, the major difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org is the hosting of your website, store or blog. WordPress.org or “the real WordPress” offers you the freedom to host your own blog, store or website. Here you’ll find the free WordPress software that you can download and install on your own web server. Read how to have the Fastest 5-Minute manual WordPress Installation WordPress.com, on the other hand, comes in two flavors namely Option 1: Fully hosted with WordPress.com takes care of web hosting