DECEMBER 15, 2017 5 MINS READ
Howdy and welcome to the fifth episode of the WordPress monthly roundup of WP Team Support. We are almost at the end of 2017 and a lot had happened in the WordPress world in November. To narrow things we have chosen only the best news related to WordPress fixes and performance that could help you.
This edition of newsify brings you lot of security-related news that you must be knowing. Security is not something you do once and fixed forever. You have to keep updated with new fixes and security updates to keep your website and the visitors of your site safe.
WordPress has released the security release 4.9.1 at the end of the November. In this security patch update, some of the important performance fixes are also done. Following are the fixes were done in the 4.9.1
- Use a properly generated hash for the new blog user key instead of a determinate substring.
- Add escaping to the language attributes used on HTML elements.
- Ensure the attributes of enclosures are correctly escaped in RSS and Atom feeds.
- Issues relating to the caching of theme template files.
- The inability to edit theme and plugin files on Windows-based servers.
At WP Team Support we look after our customer’s websites, while they are busy on vacation. If you are also busy in preparing for your vacation, you can leave your WordPress update worries to us.
Why WordPress Migrations Need An Overhaul
WordPress migration is one of the most common WordPress fixes most of the user come across. Even the automation has grown in all part of website maintenance, migrating a website is to be manually to ensure safety. In the torquemag they have explained briefly about the WordPress migration processes.
WP Kube had shared a detailed step by step guide to starting a WooCommerce store. Actually, this post have reminded of the WooCommerce customization section we have started. We have missed it last month, but we assure you will get regular posts in the WooCommerce customization section.
Is WordPress Safe for eCommerce Websites?
Hell ya!! That’s the answer from me as a WordPress user for years. But this question might be arising in the new users. Brenda Barron had discussed in detail about the security features in WordPress for an e-commerce store and the security measures that you also have to take. Worth reading blog for e-commerce store owners.
Evolution Of WordPress User Interface
If you have read our WordPress history, you might be knowing how WordPress has changed a lot from day one by the community. WPBeginner here shared some of the old file records of how the older interface of the WordPress looks. It is a fun read for WordPress enthusiasts.
Know Before You Fix
In this episode of What’s new, there are some premium plugins that could take your WordPress experience to the next level.
Multisite gives you a master control, especially of a number of teams are working on the same website. If you are managing remote authors, then probably you must be knowing the importance of the multi-site. Even we made a complete step by step guide for multi-site with important things you need to take care of. Beyond multisite is a premium plugin to help you easily manage your multisite. WP mayor has made a review on this plugin take a look at for more details.
Yoast Redirect is a premium feature you get with the YOAST plugin. As you all know Yoast is one of the best SEO plugins in the WordPress, in fact, a default plugin whenever you start a WordPress site. Yoast redirect takes care of all redirect tasks, so you don’t have to think about that as much. In the end, it will save you lots of time and money.
That’s All Folks
That’s all for the WordPress monthly roundup November 2017 edition. Advanced Christmas and New Year wish to all the WP Team Support readers. Meet you in the next roundup in 2018. Until then Cheers!!!