Facebook Data Transfer Tool Now Supports WordPress and Google Docs

Facebook has updated its data transfer too, adding support for Google Docs and Wordpress.

WordPress VIP Buying Parse.ly to Increase Enterprise Analytics

WordPress VIP (WPVIP), Automattic’s enterprise subsidiary, is buying Parse.ly to provide enterprise clients with content analytics.

100,000 WordPress Sites Vulnerable To Being Wiped

To make matters worse, this vulnerability is being actively exploited. WebARX has already stopped over 16,000 attacks attempting to exploit the plugin.

WordPress Introduces a New Way to Earn Money: Subscriptions

WordPress is one of the most popular website platforms, powering some 19,500,000 websites around the world and 297,629 of the top one million websites. WordPress’ latest move will no doubt increase its popularity, with the announcement it is introducing Recurring…

HTTPS Launched For All Custom Domains On WordPress.com

Automattic announced that they’re launching free HTTPS for all custom domains hosted on WordPress.com. WordPress.com has supported encryption for WordPress.com subdomains since 2014, but now it’s being expanded to over a million custom domains. The company says users will see…

Shopify for WordPress Launched

Shopify announced the launch of new themes and a new plugin for WordPress to make it easier to sell on WordPress sites. Both the themes and plugin are free. You can use them to add products to any of your…

Facebook Launches WordPress Plugin For Instant Articles

Not to be outdone by Google’s open source Accelerated Mobile Pages initiative, which recently got its own WordPress plugin, Facebook just announced one for Instant Articles. Facebook announced last month that Instant Articles will be available to all publishers on…

Google On AMP As a Ranking Signal

Google has been talking up Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) for months, promising a February launch date for when it would start sending search traffic from Google results to pages using it. Many are no doubt wondering if utilizing AMP will…

WordPress Gets Important Security Update

WordPress announced that WordPress 4.4.1 is now available. It’s described specifically as a security release for all previous versions, and they “strongly” encourage you to update your sites ASAP. The update is a response to WordPress versions 4.4 and earlier…

GoDaddy Launches Partner Program For WordPress Plugin Developers

GoDaddy launched a new WordPress Plugin Partner Program to help with the discovery and use of plugins in the WordPress community. The company announced thew news at WordCamp U.S. on Friday. “With 40,000+ plugins available, it can be difficult for…