Search Engine Journal: WordPress 5.9 Rushed “In A Dangerous Way” Is Now Delayed

Search Engine Journal: WordPress 5.9 Rushed “In A Dangerous Way” Is Now Delayed. “WordPress recently decided that the third major version release for 2021 will be delayed to January 25, 2022. The project had fallen significantly behind to such an extent that core contributors as recently as last week voiced concerns about the feasibility of meeting the 2021 deadline.”

Search Engine Journal: WordPress Gutenberg Template Library Plugin Vulnerability Affects +1 Million Sites

Search Engine Journal: WordPress Gutenberg Template Library Plugin Vulnerability Affects +1 Million Sites. “A third party WordPress Gutenberg Template Library plugin with over a million users was discovered to have two vulnerabilities. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could create an indirect path toward a total site takeover.”

Search Engine Journal: WordPress Releases Gutenberg 11.2 – Offers Improved Performance & Bug Fixes

Search Engine Journal: WordPress Releases Gutenberg 11.2 – Offers Improved Performance & Bug Fixes. “WordPress announced the release of the newest version of Gutenberg which is now at 11.2. This is an incremental update in that it’s not a major upgrade. Nevertheless it does contain a slight performance improvement to the editor as well as numerous bug fixes and feature additions that makes version 11.2 a notable upgrade.”

Search Engine Journal: WordPress Dominates Market Share Of Top 10,000 Websites

Search Engine Journal: WordPress Dominates Market Share Of Top 10,000 Websites . “It was expected that the majority of top sites would use a private custom content management system, and the research confirmed that, with 7,612 (76.12%) of top sites using a CMS that was not publicly available. However, of the top sites with a publicly available content management system, WordPress was the platform of choice for 1,057 (10.57%).” Respect to the sites out there still using Blogger.

WordPress 5.6: The Good, the Meh and the Ugly (Search Engine Journal)

Search Engine Journal: WordPress 5.6: The Good, the Meh and the Ugly. “WordPress 5.6 has been released with dozens of improvements and new features. Code named Simone (honoring singer Nina Simone), WordPress 5.6 has been met with a positive response, possibly because it didn’t break anything. The substance of what’s new in WordPress 5.6 can be described as mostly good, some meh and one issue that’s ugly.”

Search Engine Journal: WordPress Update Fiasco

Search Engine Journal: WordPress Update Fiasco. “The WordPress development team, in a series of missteps, pushed out a flawed update that made it impossible to install new WordPress sites. They paused the update rollout in an attempt to fix that update but that created even more problems, requiring an emergency update to fix all the problems.”

WordPress: WordPress 5.4 Beta 1

WordPress: WordPress 5.4 Beta 1 . “WordPress 5.4 is slated for release on March 31, 2020, and we need your help to get there! While the primary goal for 2020 is full-site editing with blocks, contributors to WordPress are working across every area of the project to ensure the software continues moving forward.”

TechCrunch: Ghost CMS adds open-source subscription and membership options

TechCrunch: Ghost CMS adds open-source subscription and membership options. “The open-source CMS, which has been around for a couple of years now following a successful Kickstarter, announced this week that it is launching subscription features as part of Ghost 3.0. The features will be included in both the open-source, self-hosted version as well as the organization’s paid, hosted SaaS product.”

WordPress: One-third of the web!

WordPress: One-third of the web!. “WordPress now powers over 1/3rd of the top 10 million sites on the web according to W3Techs. Our market share has been growing steadily over the last few years, going from 29.9% just one year ago to 33.4% now. We are, of course, quite proud of these numbers!”