Vulnerability Exposes Over 4 Million Sites Using WPBakery

On July 27th, our Threat Intelligence team discovered a vulnerability in WPBakery, a WordPress plugin installed on over 4.3 million sites. This flaw made it possible for authenticated attackers with contributor-level or above permissions to inject malicious JavaScript in posts. We initially reached out to the plugin’s team on July 28, 2020 through their support

2020-10-24T11:03:09+01:00October 7th, 2020|Security|

The Month in WordPress: September 2020

This month was characterized by some exciting announcements from the WordPress core team! Read on to catch up with all the WordPress news and updates from September.  WordPress 5.5.1 Launch On September 1, the  Core team released WordPress 5.5.1. This maintenance release included several bug fixes for both core and the editor, and many other

2020-10-04T13:54:04+01:00October 4th, 2020|Wordpress World|

How to Upload Files from a WordPress Form to Google Drive

Do you want to send files from a WordPress contact form to Google Drive? Normally, your form plugins will upload any files directly to your WordPress site. However, you may want to automatically upload them to Google Drive as well for safekeeping and easier sharing. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily upload

2020-10-04T13:18:33+01:00October 4th, 2020|Using Wordpress|

How to Easily Embed Videos in WordPress Blog Posts

Do you want to embed videos in your WordPress blog posts? Videos bring life to your website, and they are a great way to increase user engagement. WordPress makes it super easy to embed videos from video hosting sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Twitter, and many others. In this beginner’s guide, we will show you

2020-10-04T13:18:33+01:00October 4th, 2020|Using Wordpress|

Ben Fisher on Finding Competitive Advantages in Google My Business

On this month’s episode of ‘Adventures in Local Marketing’, we spoke with Ben Fisher of Steady Demand. Ben is one of only two officially-recognized Platinum Product Experts on Google My Business, so this was an amazing opportunity to find out: The basics you have to get right in Google My Business The ongoing activities every

2020-10-03T14:46:28+01:00October 3rd, 2020|SEO|

Local Search Ranking Factors 2020: What Affects Local Rankings?

Ranking for local searches requires focus on a combination of different local SEO ranking factors. With Google’s local algorithm relying on so many different signals, it can be hard to know where to spend your time to maximize your chances of ranking highly. Getting a local business to rank highly on search engines is becoming

2020-10-03T14:51:26+01:00October 3rd, 2020|SEO|