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Theme Fusion's Avada WordPress Theme, the highest selling theme on Themeforest for the past four years, has fixed stored XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities in its 5.1.5 release. The security issues were discovered by WP Hütte, a WordPress security blog, and the site published details of the vunlnerabilities after Theme Fusion patched its theme.

Although the patched version has been available since early April, a notification was only recently sent out [...]

Sat, May 20, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

This morning, WordCamp Europe 2017 organizers published an open letter to Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, regarding attendees being denied visas for the event. According to the rejections attendees have received, France is denying the visas because the ticket price for the conference is too low:

It has come to our attention that our friends from some countries are having problems with their Visas being rejected on the ground that “a 40€ [...]

Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
Emily Schiola

A couple weeks ago, Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France, as the entire world watched. Now, he is being called upon to make WordCamp Europe easier to attend.

In a letter sent to the office of the president, WCEU organizers explained that some attendees were experiencing problems with their visas.

“It has come to our attention that our friends from some countries are having problems with their Visas being rejected on the ground that ‘a [...]

Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
wordpress roles and capabilities

WordPress has enabled countless people to start their own web design businesses. Especially if you have some web development chops, the platform is the perfect vehicle to earn money creating web presences for others.

At the same time, WordPress is also a great starter CMS for clients. The simple, yet powerful interface allows them to take care of their site quickly and easily. It is beginner friendly, easy to use and learn, and offers many [...]

Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS

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Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: WordPress Daily Post Category: GENERAL
Pet Care

Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for animals and pets related websites? Many WordPress themes are designed to be multipurpose with a business or blog like design, which makes it harder to find a theme for pets and animals related services. In this article, we will show you some of the best themes for animals and pets websites.

Getting Started with WordPress

First, you need to make sure that you are using the [...]

Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL
MarketShareTrust

In Matt Mullenweg's 2016 State of the Word, he announced the WordPress Growth Council. The council was created as a think-tank for individuals and organizations in the WordPress community to share ideas on how best to tell WordPress' story to grow market share.

The Growth Council serves as a collaborative means to combat the more than $300M in advertising spent by competitors like Squarespace and Wix. In the presentation, Mullenweg stated that marketing [...]

Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

In 2014, Chris Wiegman forked VVV to create Primary Vagrant, an Apache based Vagrant configuration that uses Puppet. The project has steadily evolved over the past three years and the latest release includes significant changes that require users to destroy any existing environments before upgrading.

Primary Vagrant 4.0 runs on PHP 7.1 by default. It also introduces a site generator that makes it easy to create [...]

Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
Adding a custom author profile page in WordPress

Do you want to add a custom author profile page to your WordPress site? Many WordPress themes have limited author profile information on their author archive page. In this article, we will show you how to create a custom author profile page in WordPress.

Method 1. Add Custom Author Profile Page in WordPress with WP User Manager

This method is recommended for all users. It is easy to setup and has more features.

First thing you [...]

Thu, May 18, 2017
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

GitHub open sourced its JavaScript-powered Atom editor in 2014 with extensibility designed to be its single-most important feature. Over the past three years, a thriving ecosystem of more than 6,000 packages to extend the editor has grown out of Atom's open source community. GitHub estimates Atom now has 2.1 million active users.

This week Atom added a major missing piece for developers who rely on GitHub as an indispensable part of their [...]

Thu, May 18, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL