The latest news and updates from WP NET

  • Managed WordPress
    Managed WordPressSystem Updates

    Security enhancement: FTPS now available

    - by GB

    We are continuing our efforts to make security improvements to our hosting systems where ever possible.   … continues

  • Managed WordPress
    Managed WordPressWordPress

    Reasons to use a Managed WordPress service: plugins

    - by GB

    Our new Managed WordPress service is proving to be very well timed. While WordPress is a fantastic, easy-to-use CMS that costs you $0 to use — now, more than ever, WordPress site owners are learning that it is important to keep their core WordPress software, and plugins up to date. Only a few weeks a go a serious security vulnerability was discovered in both of the two leading WordPress caching plugins (WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache) — both of these plugins are completely free — provided to the community at no charge by the developers, and whilst both products are very professionally developed — all software is prone to bugs and vulnerabilities. The issue was identified, and to the authors credit, both plugins were fixed within hours, and updates made available via the WordPress Plugins repository. Securi website security monitoring started detecting hack attempts targeting these vulnerabilities only a few days later.   … continues

  • WordPress

    Is WordPress secure?

    - by GB

     — Jason Cosper of WP Engine   … continues

  • WooCommerce

    NZ POST WooCommerce extension released

    - by GB

    Exciting news for NZ WooCommerce users. This new shipping calculation extension works directly with the NZ POST API to calculate shipping costs for your orders at the time of checkout. Being somewhat “official”, having been developed by WooThemes themselves — this extension looks very promising. For more information, check out the WooThemes website.

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