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GoDaddy Announces Security Incident Affecting Managed WordPress Service
This affects managed WordPress websites on GoDaddy, both active and inactive.
ADA compliance for Revolution Slider (and other WordPress plugins)
Frameworks such as WordPress and Drupal are great in giving us ready to use, configurable website plugins and modules. The drawback is that sometimes these plugins lag behind in terms of compliance, which requires manual changes to code. In this example we will look at bringing Revolution Slider into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements for website, specifically for ADA compliance with screen readers.
2018 WP plugins recommendations
Here's our pick of WP plugins, recommended for use in 2018
Caldera Form is a free and powerful plugin that creates responsive forms with a simple drag and drop editor that makes it easy to create forms for WordPress. The plug-in includes conditional logic, anti-spam, notification emails, and database entry tracking
Skip security updates and your website just might end up selling Viagra
This is what happens when Drupal or WordPress security updates are ignored - nothing. Yet again, maybe your website gets hacked, malicious code is inserted into page templates, and next thing you know, you’re in the business of selling Motilium, as happened recently on an actual website we had to fix.
Why would Apple release iOS 8.01 that makes your phone not work like a phone?
We all know the recent news - a software and electronics giant Apple, Inc. released an updated version of its new operating system only to receive severe backlash from users installing it on their phones, which often stopped performing their primary function of making phone calls. Apple quickly recalled the update but the question remains - why would a preeminent software company engage in such embarrassment in the first place?
Thoughts on Website Design
Disclaimer: this is not an actionable guide on website design. Just carefully measured thoughts on background and trends of designing for web, a discipline that is entering its third decade.