X marks the… spot?

X Marks the… Spot?

Earlier this week, Elon Musk changed Twitter’s logo from its iconic bird to… an X. Not just any ol’ X, but Unicode character U+1D54F. It’s all—purportedly—part of his ongoing rebranding efforts to create an “everything” app, one central hub for communication, shopping, entertainment and more. How well (or not) this hub concept succeeds is the […]

Should clients be allowed to install plugins on their WordPress websites when they’re already working with a maintenance provider? On its face, this might seem a simple question, but it’s actually one that’s filled with nuance and “it depends…” type scenarios. This post was inspired by this tweet: My reply: (The way Pantheon locks down […]

A proposal to auto-update older versions of WordPress could potentially cause a lot of older sites with custom taxonomies to break.

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WordPress Insecurities

Is WordPress insecure? Maybe, but it’s no more or less secure than anything else out on the Internet.