WordPress 5.1 Released

by Monte Persinger & filed under WordPress Tips.

The WordPress 5.0 release in December of 2018 was a major release and introduced the new Block Editor to WordPress users. At the time we were very concerned that WordPress 5.0 would break a lot of our client websites. Specifically we thought we would have a lot of issues with old WordPress themes. The reality…

WordPress 5 Security Bug WP 5.0.1 Released

by Monte Persinger & filed under WordPress Tips.

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Shortly after the much anticipated Gutenberg WordPress 5.0 was released a WordPress 5 security bug fix update was also released. In December of 2018 we were advising all clients Not to update to WordPress yet, wait for the dust to settle. We saw similar advise from Yoast SEO and others. IDP decided to not update…

WordPress 5.0 Release New Block Editor Gutenberg Update

by Monte Persinger & filed under WordPress Tips.

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The much anticipated WordPress 5.0 Release is upon us.  As of December 6th, 2018 the new WordPress 5.0 software is available for download. IDP is recommending at this time to NOT install the WordPress 5.0 release until January. This is a busy time of year and it is not a good time to break your…

Advanced Custom Fields. Customizing WordPress Has Never Been So Easy

by Monte Persinger & filed under WordPress Tips.

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When you are looking at putting content on your WordPress website, you can get intimidated by things that may alter the layout of your site. Worry no more. With Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) you can put content blocks, data groups and custom maps in an easy to use, visual interface. We first started looking at…

WordPress Security – Is WordPress Secure?

by Monte Persinger & filed under WordPress Tips.

By default the answer is no. WordPress is not secure.  In fact no CMS platform for websites is secure by default.  All websites are under constant attack by spammers, hackers, malware injection, bot programs.  It is pretty sad.  When you inspect server log files and network traffic you will find that most of the Internet…

WordPress White Text in Editor

by Monte Persinger & filed under WordPress Tips.

Over the last few years we have had this issue popup on WordPress sites.  It does not happen very often, but on a few WordPress installations after doing a WordPress software update the text editor does not work anymore.  Very strange issue.  When you login to WordPress and go to open or edit a post…