WP-News: Warning message on HTTP-sites in Chrome & WordPress Single Sign-on

Torben Simon Meier Last updated 14.01.2020
2 Min.
WordPress  Newsletter #34

Last week, Google announced that HTTPsites will be marked as "not secure" as of October. There is also a ransomware on WordPress sites . And we have a new feature in store that will save you time and nerves, especially when managing many sites .

WP-News: Warning message on HTTP-sites  in Chrome & WordPress Single Sign-on

SSO: Login with just one click

This week's news starts with a note on our own behalf. Since we had the idea for RAIDBOXES three years ago, it was clear that our hosting should make the administration and handling of WordPress faster, easier and more time-saving.

After features like Staging and our integrated backup systemthe WordPress Single Sign On (SSO) is now a new important component to make your daily work with WordPress even more stress-free. Especially if you manage many sites , you save time and nerves with the WordPress SSO. And this is how it works ...

Performance News

This is why you should never do without a post image
According to WPMU DEV, a WordPress post without a featured image or post thumbnail is like a counter with no one there to greet potential customers. So if you understand that images, as representatives of the content, play an enormously important role in the user experience, you have a clear advantage.

With these 13 tips you can make your WP site faster
Finn Hillebrandt has compiled a list of 13 actions to optimize the load time of your WordPress site . There are helpful tips for WP beginners as well as advanced users.

Security News

Increasing threat to WP sites from ransomware
The security provider Wordfence currently warns of increasing ransomware attacks on WordPress sites . Attackers encrypt all your data and demand a ransom payment to decrypt it. Especially outdated WordPress installations, Plugins and Themes make it possible for attackers to plant such malicious code. It is precisely for these situations that an automated WordPress backup system is enormously important.

As of October, HTTP-sites will be "not secure" in Chrome
Operators of HTTP-sites have received notice from Google that their sites will be marked "NOT SECURE" with the update to Chrome 62 in early October. The warning will be triggered especially on HTTP-sites that contain fields for passwords, credit card information or other sensitive data.

WordPress -News

Facebook does not change license for React
For weeks, many members of the open source community hoped for a change to the "BSD+Patents License" for React after the Apache Software Foundation banned it. Since React has been discussed as a promising candidate for the new JavaScript framework for WP core (and WordPress projects like Gutenberg are built on top of it), this decision could have a massive impact on WordPress .

Why Gutenberg is a revolution for WordPress

At first, Morten Rand-Hendriksen - like many other WP users - was rather skeptical about the Gutenberg editor. Today his insight is: "This is a revolution. This is a watershed moment for WordPress . This is entirely new and fundamentally different from how WordPress works and how we work with it today. I connot overstate it enough when I say this changes everything".

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