BabaYaga,  Self-Healing WordPress Malware

BabaYaga, Self-Healing WordPress Malware

BabaYaga, Self-Healing WordPress Malware → The team over at Wordfence have put together a study of a particular piece of WordPress malware. What makes the infection they’re calling BabaYaga interesting? This malware fights other infections for control of the site. This has been a little trend in the wider security field; interesting to see it’s come […]

June 13th (4.9.7 week 4) – Make WordPress Core

June 13th (4.9.7 week 4) – Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from June 13th (agenda, Slack archive). 4.9.7 planning Updates from focus leads and component maintainers The PHP team posted summaries from their last two meetings covering progress and decisions on #43986 and #44350 as well as the approach for #43987. Join them next week on Monday, June 18th […]

Understanding Churn Rate and Five Tips to Retain Engagement

Understanding Churn Rate and Five Tips to Retain Engagement

Customer acquisition is one of the most important components of a successful business. Finding and attracting new customers is the only reliable way to sustain and expand a business’ performance. But what happens to customers after you have made a successful sale? Customer retention is the second half of business success. Being able to retain […]

Matt Mullenweg Delivers WordCamp Europe 2018 Keynote

Matt Mullenweg Delivers WordCamp Europe 2018 Keynote

Co-founder of WordPress Matt Mullenweg took the stage in Belgrade to give a mid-year update on where the CMS has been and where it is going. He referred to this as a “summertime update.” Over the past six years, Mullenweg has held a Town Hall during WordCamp Europe, but this year he decided to present […]

How to Find and Remove Large Files on cPanel Hosting

How to Find and Remove Large Files on cPanel Hosting

Most web hosting today will have some limitation on the amount of storage they’ll allow you. Maybe it’s 1GB or 20, but at some point, you’ll get near the border of using too much disk space. When you do, you’ll probably have some large files on a cPanel hosting account. And when that’s true, you’ll […]

Questions to Ask a WordPress Developer You Want to Hire

Questions to Ask a WordPress Developer You Want to Hire

It’s been 15 years since WordPress first launched. Back then, there were limited demands and limited choices when it came to WordPress development services. Since then, the CMS has grown to power over 30 percent of the web and there are a lot more developers to choose from. Because WordPress is so customizable, it can […]

WPWeekly Episode 320 – Building a Sustainable Web

WPWeekly Episode 320 – Building a Sustainable Web

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Jack Lenox, Software Engineer at Automattic, to discuss his new project, SustyWP. Lenox explains how he built the site so that it only has 7KB of data transfer, what sustainability on the web means to him, and the relationship between sustainability and optimization to […]