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Monthly WordPress Vulnerability Report

WordPress Vulnerability Report #10 – June 2019

The 10th issue of WordPress Vulnerability Report marks the end of the July maintenance and security cycle here at Nerd Cow. After tracking over 80 plugins used on our clients’ websites, and dozens of other popular WordPress extensions, we’ve compiled yet another report on WordPress security. Discover the WordPress vulnerabilities that surfaced in July 2019.

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WordPress Website Security Tips for Small Businesses

Website security is a key pain point for small businesses and their customers. For all its benefits and popularity, WordPress can be tricky to operate in that matter. In this article, we’ll help you understand how security plugins can be a trap and what really makes your business website secure.

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Monthly WordPress Vulnerability Report

WordPress Vulnerability Report #9 – May 2019

We have tracked 79 plugins used across our client’s websites, as well as other popular WordPress extensions to report on their vulnerabilities in May 2019. The 9th issue of WordPress Vulnerability Report brings you several vulnerabilities in four plugins with over 290,000 installations combined.

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Shorten Your Working Week with WordPress Automation Plugins

Which WordPress tasks can you automate? It’s important to note right away that not every task on your WordPress site should be automated. There are two reasons for that. First, there are certain areas like security, or specifically updates that can be automated. However, a WordPress core update or even a simple plugin update can […]

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Monthly WordPress Vulnerability Report

WordPress Vulnerability Report #8 – April 2019

With all of our plugins of choice fully secure for the month of April, we have reached outside of our regular list to check the security of other popular extensions. This time the flavour of the month is unfiltered data. All 4 featured vulnerabilities are caused by code that doesn’t process user input safely. As […]

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3 Best WordPress Contact Form Plugins

Contact forms are one of the most versatile assets on your website. From customer services to lead generation and conversions, they enhance and automate the process of multiple activities and are one of the key parts of modern sites. Here’s our selection of the best WordPress contact form plugins.

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Monthly WordPress Vulnerability Report

WordPress Vulnerability Report #7 – March 2019

March proved to be another quiet month for the plugins we use on our clients’ sites. We have identified two vulnerabilities that don’t require authentication – in WordPress comments and a popular WooCommerce addon, as well as a WordPress core loophole that could lead to code execution

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