Gravity Forms Personality Quiz Add-On

The Personality Quiz add-on for Gravity Forms lets you create simple, un-scored personality quizzes (think Buzzfeed-style quizzes). While there is an official quiz add-on for Gravity Forms, it is focused on graded quizzes like those you might take in school. This add-on lets you easily create quizzes that return a result rather than a grade, like “How Texan are you?”

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Stack Overflow Developer Survey Ranks WordPress as the 3rd Most Dreaded Technology

Stack Overflow has released the results of its 2015 developer survey, which covers a wide range of topics including preferred programming languages, education, compensation, and even caffeine consumption. The 45-question survey ran for just two weeks in February and the site was able to collect results from more than 26,000 participants.

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Microsoft’s Open Source Progress and Its Relationship with WordPress

For years, Microsoft and open source have rarely been used in the same sentence. With new leadership, the company has made major strides in becoming part of the open source movement. Late last year, the company announced its .NET server stack would be open source, enabling .NET to become a cross-platform framework.

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Aviso de seguridad: Persistente XSS en WP-Super-cache

By on . Riesgo de Seguridad: Dangerous Nivel de Explotación: 8/10 Vulnerabilidad: Persistentes XSS Versión Parcheada: 1.4.4 Durante una auditoría de rutina de nuestro Sitio Web Firewall (WAF), descubrimos una peligrosa vulnerabilidad XSS persistente que afecta a la muy popular plugin WP-Super-caché (más de un millón de instalaciones activas según wordpress.org).

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WordPress School: Bookmarklets and User Scripts

In the last tutorial in Lorelle’s WordPress School free online course covering the web browser, your gateway to the web and WordPress, we covered bookmarks and how to save a web page for later access and reading. In this tutorial, we take bookmarks a little further by exploring browser bookmarklets and user scripts, small but…

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8 Questions with Sucuri Co-founder Tony Perez

Welcome to the fifth edition of Pagely’s interview series with some of the best known names in the WordPress community. Today, we are fortunate enough to have Sucuri co-founder, and all-round WordPress security expert, Tony Perez. For those unfamiliar, Sucuri is a well-respected website security company, specializing in malware detection, prevention, and cleanup.

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Best Headphones Spring 2015 Edition

Since my last headphone post I’ve been trying out lots of different models, and have settled on two new ones as my daily drivers: the PowerBeats 2 and the Sennheiser Momentum 2 Wireless. I’ll talk about the Beats first because it’s easy: before I used a Plantronics set for exercise, but the battery life wasn’t great and they would often fall out when running.

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Persistent XSS Vulnerability Discovered in WP Super Cache Plugin

The security team at Sucuri has issued an advisory for WordPress users who have the WP Super Cache plugin activated on their sites. The popular caching plugin contains a dangerous persistent XSS vulnerability that was promptly patched in its 1.4.4 release. Sucuri ranks the risk as “Dangerous” with a DREAD score of 8/10.

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Celebrating Poetry, All Month Long

April is National Poetry Month, and we love each day’s flurry of new posts tagged #nationalpoetrymonth in the WordPress.com Reader and across the internet. WordPressers are busy in the #napowrimo tag as well, participating in NaPoWriMo, Maureen Thorson’s annual project that encourages and challenges poets to write a poem a day in April.

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How to Install and Setup Facebook Comments in WordPress

Are you looking to add Facebook comments on your WordPress site? Facebook is the largest social network in the world. That’s why top sites like TechCrunch use the Facebook comment system instead of the default WordPress comments. In this article, we will show you how to install and setup Facebook comments in WordPress.

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Maya Angelou stamp features commonly misattributed quote

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service issued a new limited edition “Forever” stamp Tuesday, honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou, but it carries a quote that apparently originated elsewhere. Angelou rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page.

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FBI Public Service Annoucement: Defacements Exploiting WordPress Vulnerabilities

By on . The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) just released a public service announcement (PSA) to the public about a large number of websites being exploited and compromised through WordPress plugin vulnerabilities: Continuous Web site defacements are being perpetrated by individuals sympathetic to the Islamic State in the Levant (ISIL) a.k.a.

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FBI Warns of ISIL Defacement Attacks on WordPress Sites

The FBI issued a public service announcement today, warning against WordPress website attacks being carried out by individuals sympathetic to the Islamic State in the Levant (ISIL) a.k.a. Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS). The perpetrators of these attacks are defacing sites across various platforms such as news organizations, businesses, government sites, and religious institutions.

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WordPress for the Adventurous: Rewrite API | The Man in the Arena

The story behind rewrite API plays out almost like a Disney movie. You have WordPress and the human (played by you!). Two different worlds. Two different languages. WordPress is a machine and only understands if you talk to it as such. You need to use a cold language of numbers and code so that it …

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Navigating the Online Security Landscape ~ Roadmap to a Safe User Experience

The year is 2015, there are a little over a billion websites online, they range in size, complexity and popularity and yet they all share a common denominator – the threat of a security incident. The past two years have been especially challenging for most businesses; this talk will provide a holistic overview of the challenges and threats website owners face.

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Security Advisory: Persistent XSS in WP-Super-Cache

By on . Security Risk: Dangerous Exploitation level: Very Easy/Remote DREAD Score: 8/10 Vulnerability: Persistent XSS Patched Version: 1.4.4 During a routine audit for our Website Firewall (WAF), we discovered a dangerous Persistent XSS vulnerability affecting the very popular WP-Super-Cache plugin (more than a million active installs according to wordpress.org).

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