WP-News: Google changes "nofollow" attribute & important information on VAT reform

Leefke Krönke Last updated on 13.01.2020
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wordpress news: Google changes "nofollow", 5WordPress .2.3, the new RB Login Protector and more
Last updated on 13.01.2020

Today there are some news to report again: Google leads new link attributes one, in the privacy debate about Facebook-Fanpages there are new trends and WordPress gets a Security update. We are also introducing a new RAIDBOXES Security feature explain the main changes to the EU Value Added Tax Reform and show you how to use the Quality from WP plugins evaluated.

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13 tips for the correct selection of WordPress plugins

What would be WordPress actually without plugins? In the official directory there are already over 50,000 different extensions for your WordPress website. But it's like the proverbial search for a needle in a haystack to find, among thousands plugins to make the right choice. Torsten Landsiedel has 13 important tips to help you make the Quality (and safety!) of WordPress plugins to evaluate.

EU value-added tax reform quick fixes

Quick fixes from 2020: The beginning of the EU VAT reform

The current VAT rules in the EU are indeed only a temporary solution - although they have been in place for decades. With an action plan of the Union, the so-called "Quick Fixes", it now wants to meet the new requirements of international networking and digitalisation. Dominik Larcher hellotax explains what changes this will mean for you as an online trader and the advantages of the new requirements.

Advantages of managed WordPress hosting

What are the advantages of managed WordPress hosting?

One of the great advantages of managed WP hosting : As a freelancer, agency or company you gain valuable time, which you previously spent in the administration of your WordPress site (n) had to stick. But how do you recognize the right hosting package for you? How much performance do you actually need? And is everywhere where "WordPress hosting" on it, also the same in it? We clear the jungle for you and show you what you can expect from Selection of the appropriate hosting ...you should be aware of.

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New security WordPress update
Last week a minor WP update was released. WordPress 5.2.3 fixes 29 bugs and fixes some other issues. Security issues that make yours site vulnerable to cross-site scripting. As a RAIDBOXES customer you don't have to become active, we have already updated your BOX as usual. More information about the release is available here.

This is what WordPress the future could look like
So far you can use Gutenberg only the main content, so contributions and sites , your WordPress site edit. But that will soon change. In an exciting blog post and demo video, Matias Ventura shows how Gutenberg in future to the Editor for all content areas (Header, Footer, Sidebar, ...) in WordPress could be.

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Google further develops "nofollow
The "nofollow" attribute was introduced 15 years ago to combat comment spam. Now Google has announced that there will be two more link attributes in the future to identify user-generated content and advertising links. Another important new feature: Google's algorithm will "nofollow" links stop completely ignoring.

Facebook customization can be prohibited
The Federal Administrative Court has ruled that data protection authorities should not allow the operation of Prohibit Facebook Facebook Fanpagesif there are serious deficiencies in data protection law. The basis for this is, among other things, an ECJ ruling which holds operators of commercial Facebooksites jointly responsible for data processing (also for Like-Buttons).


New Security RAIDBOXES Feature
Our hard-working dev team has developed several new features this summer. Among them the new RB Login Protector. The security feature protects your BOXfrom brute force attacks, replaces the Plugin Limit Login Attempts, relieves your server and brings additional features such as a whitelist or e-mail notifications. Learn more here.

Pictures: Hello I'm Nik | Unsplash, RAIDBOXES

As Head of Content Marketing, Leefke always has the RAIDBOXES magazine "wp unboxed", the newsletter & the social media channels in her sights. That's why she always knows the latest developments in the WP community. Unfortunately she is rarely to be found in Münster nowadays. But Hamburg is said to be rather nice too.

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