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How to Prevent and Troubleshoot Faulty Plugins in WordPress

One of the great things about WordPress is that even if you do not know how-to develop and add certain new functionality for your website, someone somewhere has already probably made a plugin which covers the exact thing which you want to achieve. I mean really, anything you can think of with even multiple different plugins which can be used for the same thing – the WordPress plugin directory has over 55 000 plugins for you to choose from.…

Why Using Legacy PHP Versions Makes Your Website Vulnerable

PHP is a widely-used rapidly-evolving scripting language. After over a decade without any significant upgrades to the language, PHP 7 made its debut in December 2015. Recent years have witnessed the adoption of a very definite and consistent release process scheme with a new version coming out every fall, previous versions falling to maintenance support, critical security issues only support and its infamous End of Life (EOL) title, on a regular, predictable schedule.…

An in-depth Dive into the World of the Content Security Policy (CSP)

Cybersecurity until recently has been a very underground topic. Most people took it for granted, but as we see a rise in website production, many are starting to realize it is something we should consider before banging our chests impenetrable. Following the vibe of the National Cybersecurity Month, October, which we have an extensive take on, this post, part of our Security series, is aimed to bring attention to a new feature which will surely be of great benefit in the upcoming years.…