Repairing Corrupted, Broken or Missing Files and Databases in WordPress

Have you found that your WordPress site’s on the fritz and all you can say is “I didn’t do anything, I swear!?” Yet, you see errors that say your files or database are broken, missing or corrupted. Anything from posts and categories sporadically disappearing and reappearing to error messages like: “Warning: require_once(path/to/file.php) [function.require-once]: failed to open […] View original post at …

5 Excellent Ways to Hack the Twenty Seventeen WordPress Theme

Twenty Seventeen is the most versatile default theme WordPress has ever seen. However, the options built into the theme leave a few things to be desired. In this post, I’ll show you five hacks you can use to make Twenty Seventeen uniquely your own. We’ll start with the basics and move on to more challenging […] View original post at …

A Guide to Building WordPress on Docker for Windows, Linux and OS X

“Containerization” is a relatively new buzzword in big-company enterprise software circles. Just put a batch of environments in the cloud, or on a server, that just have important applications and little else. The name you hear most often when containers come up is Docker, an open source project that has become a monster. You don’t […] View original post at …

BuddyPress 2.7.4 Patches Security Vulnerability That Could Allow Arbitrary File Deletion

The BuddyPress development team has released BuddyPress 2.7.4 to address a security vulnerability that affects all versions back to 2.0. According to John James Jacoby, lead developer of BuddyPress, “This version patches a vulnerability to the BuddyPress core attachments API that could allow arbitrary file deletion on certain installation configurations.” The vulnerability was responsibly disclosed by Sam Pizzey through the HackerOne …