Do you want to remove the sidebar from your WordPress site? A sidebar is the widget-ready area in your WordPress theme. It often appears at the right or left side or below the content area on every page. In this article, we will show you how to easily remove the sidebar in WordPress.
A few hours ago WordPress abruptly released 4.7.5 which is a security release. It fixes six vulnerabilities which are detailed on the wordpress.org blog.
I’d like to encourage you to update to 4.7.5 as soon as possible. Unless you have disabled automatic updates, your site may have already been upgraded to WordPress 4.7.5. This security release was a ‘minor’ release and WordPress by default automatically updates core minor releases.
I have used the term ‘abrupt’ to describe this release because it went out without much pre-announcement. I’m concerned that this release may have fixed more than the vulnerabilities that have been detailed on the WordPress blog. That would not be without precedent.
Today the Wordfence team has a big announcement. We are launching Gravityscan.com, a completely free vulnerability and malware scanner. You can use Gravityscan to find out if your website has been hacked and if you have any security problems that may lead to a hack in future.
The full announcement is on the Gravityscan blog.
I would encourage you to run a scan on your website now. Whether you run WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento, vBulletin or any other platform, Gravityscan performs a thorough vulnerability and malware scan on your site in just a few minutes with real-time updates as the scan progresses.
Are you looking for the best social media plugins for your WordPress site? There are so many social media plugins available for WordPress that it becomes overwhelming for beginners to choose the best plugin. In this article, we will show you some of the best social media plugins for WordPress that you can install right away.
What to Look for in a WordPress Social Media Plugin?
The main problem with most social media plugins for WordPress is performance. Since these plugins have to load additional stylesheets and scripts, they often slow down your website. For more on this topic, see our article on how WordPress plugins affect your site’s load time.
Do you want to display your author’s Twitter and Facebook links on their WordPress profile page? By default, WordPress user profile page does not have any fields to add Facebook or Twitter profiles. In this article, we will show you how to easily display author’s Twitter and Facebook profile links in WordPress.