WordPress Week in Review EP31 :: 4.7 News, Moving WP Easily, Next Year Outlook, & Security Tips

What’s New in WordPress 4.7

http://www.wpbeginner.com/news/whats-new-in-wordpress-4-7/WordPress 4.7 was released just a few hours ago. It is the last major release of the year 2016, which brings some exciting new improvements and several bug fixes. In this article, we will show you what’s new in WordPress 4.7 and which features you… Read More » The post What’s New in WordPress 4.7 appeared first on WPBeginner. What’s New in WordPress 4.7

 

How to Move WordPress to a New Host or Server With No Downtime

http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-move-wordpress-to-a-new-host-or-server-with-no-downtime/Are you looking to move your WordPress site to a new host or different server? The biggest risk when migrating a website to a new server is data loss and potential downtime. How to Move WordPress to a New Host or Server With No Downtime

 

Gravatar Advisory: How to Protect Your Email Address and Identity

https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2016/12/gravatar-advisory-protect-email-address-identity/Update: We’ve added comments at the end of the post pointing out that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) considers an email address to be personally identifiable information or PII. Gravatar is a service that provides users with a profile image that can appear on many sites across the Net. Gravatar Advisory: How to Protect Your Email Address and Identity

 

WordPress Will Be More Accessible In 2017

https://torquemag.io/2016/12/wordpress-in-2017/Every year, WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg presents his State of the Word speech that goes over the highlights from the previous year, and what we have to look forward to in the coming year. Last week’s speech looked at JavaScript usage, HTTPS, and WordPress 4.7. WordPress Will Be More Accessible In 2017

 

Why is SSL Important for Your Site Security?

http://wplift.com/why-is-ssl-importantIt does secure your communication as well as your users trust you. In this post, you will learn the what, why and how of SSL for your WordPress website. Those are the major differences between the protocols, though, they are beyond the scope of this article. Why is SSL Important for Your Site Security?

Dev Chat Summary: December 7th (4.7 launch week)

https://make.wordpress.org/core/2016/12/08/dev-chat-summary-december-7th-4-7-launch-week/This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from December 7th (Slack archive). Reminders Schedule: Tuesday, December 6th was launch day for WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan”. Minor releases will continue to follow the philosophy of trying to fix more bugs than we create. Dev Chat Summary: December 7th (4.7 launch week)