How to stay safe with WordPress Plugins

Wordfence has recently done some pretty awesome investigation into some bad actors in the wordpress plugin arena. Bottom line of all this: watch out for plugins that aren’t updated, especially if they are pulled from the wordpress repository.  As the author suggests, things are only going to get worse, and since wordpress now powers the …

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Beware Abandoned WordPress Plugins

Check out the article from wordfence regarding abandoned and out-of-date wordpress plugins. There are thousands of plugins available on the wordpress repository. Their use can greatly amplify the usefulness of the wordpress platform. However, as the article points out, many have not been updated in years, and may contain vulnerabilities. It is best to stick with …

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Web Selling Stats

Most online consumers enjoy shopping the web via a computer more than going to a store, according to a study of 1,035 online consumers last fall by research and advisory firm The E-Tailing Group Inc. With respondents free to name more than one channel, 68% said the web offers an excellent or very good shopping …

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