Don’t use Internet Explorer says Microsoft head of cyber-security

Microsoft’s own security chief has suggested Internet Explorer should not be used as a main web browser, saying it now only exists as a “compatibility solution”. Chris Jackson, worldwide lead for cyber-security at the computing giant, admitted developers are no longer testing on the legacy web browser. “We’re not supporting new web standards for it. And, while many sites work fine,...
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Drupal hotfix 7.63 released on 17th January 2019

A hotfix release for an issue affecting some Drupal (Drush) installations was introduced by yesterday's fix for SA-CORE-2019-002 has been released by the Drupal development team. Download Size md5 hash drupal-7.63.tar.gz 3.15 MB 926f05ef0acadfa4ea75fd1d94c8489c drupal-7.63.zip 3.65 MB 466faca7b39a760bebdb7be99d6a658c If you continue to experience issues with Drush following this update, try the...
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Drupal 7.62 – Security update released on 16th January 2019

The Drupal development team have released a maintenance and security release of the Drupal 7 series. This release fixes security vulnerabilities. Customers using Drupal 7 are urged to upgrade immediately after reading the notes below and the security announcement: Drupal Core - Third-party libraries - SA-CORE-2019-001 Drupal Core - Remote code execution - SA-CORE-2019-002 No other fixes are...
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Is Twitter Removing The Like Button?

Twitter CEO and founder Jack Dorsey has recently come out and insinuated that the "like" feature may well have a bit of a shelf-life. A report in the Daily Telegraph, cited by The Inquirer, revealed that Mr Dorsey is keen to remove the feature soon as he’s not especially keen on the heart-shaped button. The idea behind its removal is to improve the quality of debate on the microblogging...
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Contact Form 7 switching to reCAPTCHA v3 for invisible spam protection

Google's reCAPTCHA service protects your website against spam and other types of automated abuse.With Contact Form 7’s reCAPTCHA integration module, you can block abusive and junk contact form submissions and login attempts by spam bots that target pretty much any WordPress website on the internet.The latest version of the reCAPTCHA API is v3. Contact Form 7 5.1 and later uses reCAPTCHA v3....
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WordPress 5.0.3 is now available!

5.0.3 is a maintenance release that includes 37 bug fixes and 7 performance updates. The focus of this release was fine-tuning the new block editor, and fixing any major bugs or regressions. Here are a few of the highlights: 15 block editor related bug fixes and improvements have been added to bundled themes. Make sure to update these for an improved block editing experience. 2 block editor...
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WordPress 5.1 will replace “blogging” references with “publishing”

WordPress 5.1 will replace the “Happy blogging” language in wp-config-sample.php with “Happy Publishing.” The next major release also cleans up a few other “blog” references by replacing them with the word “site.” A lot of tutorials and documentation will need to be updated. WordPress contributors are continuing to fine-tune the wording in various files to reflect its expanded...
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Contact Form 7 abandons Google ReCaptcha V2, adopts Google ReCatpcha V3, causes SPAM chaos

On Thursday, December 13, 2018 there was a new version (5.1) of Contact Form 7, one of the most popular WordPress plugins with over 5 million installations, released. The author/developer, Takayuki Miyoshi, decided to abandon Google ReCaptcha V2 and adopt Google ReCatpcha V3. You can learn about the versions here https://developers.google.com/recaptcha/docs/versions. This implementation forced...
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Turn website visitors into loyal customers with Facebook Messenger

Build relationships with customers by integrating Facebook Messenger customer chat into your website. Whether your website runs WordPress, Drupal or other popular content management systems or is a simple HTML brochure website integrating Messenger customer chat can help you boost conversion rate and convert visitors into customers! Enhance Customer Service According to Facebook, 53% of...
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