WordPress Week in Review EP49 :: Changing Themes, SaaS WP Future, Hack Report, Updated Logins

Changing WordPress Themes: 7 Important Questions to Consider

https://wplift.com/changing-wordpress-themesThinking of changing WordPress themes? It’s something just about every WordPress user has done once in their WordPress career. In a way, it’s theme developers’ fault. They keep putting out so many amazing looking themes – it’s impossible for us not to get theme-envy and want to make a switch! Changing WordPress Themes: 7 Important Questions to Consider

Is SaaS the Future of WordPress?

https://torquemag.io/2017/08/saas-future-wordpress/SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions have been very popular for the past decade. Surprisingly, WordPress seemed to be relatively underpenetrated compared to the rest of the industry. However, the recent WooCommerce move to a straight renewal process might be the first sign of growing trend in the WordPress universe. Is SaaS the Future of WordPress?

The July 2017 WordPress Attack Report

https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2017/08/july-2017-wordpress-attack-report/This post is a continuation of the WordPress Attack Report series we’ve been publishing since December 2016. Reports from previous months can be found here: June 2017 May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 This report contains the top 25 attacking IPs for the month of July and their details. The July 2017 WordPress Attack Report

How To Scale A Country-Specific Site For Global Reach

http://www.wpsuperstars.net/country-specific-site-global-reach/Making the decision to scale your site to an international level isn’t easy, but the benefits may far outweigh the risks. How To Scale A Country-Specific Site For Global Reach

An Updated Login Coming to the WordPress Mobile Apps – WordPress Initiate

http://wpinitiate.com/index.php/2017/08/15/an-updated-login-coming-to-the-wordpress-mobile-apps/Over the past few months the Mobile team has been thinking a lot about the login experience in the WordPress apps and how we could make it better — we’re never satisfied, you know, so we’re always trying to improve things. After much thought, and even more work, we’re very happy to unveil a new login experience in the WordPress apps. The WordPress apps are all free and available here. Building a better login As we reimagined the login experience, there were a few key principles guiding us: keep it simple, minimize the distinction between a site hosted at WordPress.com versus somewhere else, and avoid anything that might be too clever. An Updated Login Coming to the WordPress Mobile Apps – WordPress Initiate

 

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