This Week in WordPress #185

This Week in WordPress #185 - WP Builds

This week’s WordPress news for the week commencing Monday 8th November 2021 Another week, and we’re bringing you the latest WordPress news from the last seven days, including… Pagely has been bought by GoDaddy – what does this mean? WP Builds has released a silly version of the WordPress Awards for 2021, please donate to…

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251 – ‘V’ is for Vulnerabilities

'V' is for Vulnerabilities - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #251

It was going to be V for Virus, but we have probably had enough of the word right now, and vulnerabilities perhaps better describes what we are really talking about here – WordPress security. This is where we are different and roles are reversed. Nathan listens to podcasts on IT security and sees the worst that can happen. David remains relatively clueless and feel invincible! He’s fixed about 7 hacked sites. None due to his management and the issues have not returned. It made him feel like he was king of the world! We’re not experts in this by any means, but we do like to think about it and talk about it… So check out the podcast today and let us know what you think…

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212 – ‘B’ is for Backups

'B' is for Backups - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #210

I’m sure that we’ve all had experiences with our WordPress websites where things went wrong; the site was hacked, something got deleted. In most cases we can recover, but if the worst comes to the worst we need a backup to save us. As with all things in the WordPress space, we’re spoiled in the number of backup options available to us. There’s plugins backups, our hosting backups, 3rd party SaaS backups and more. So which should we use? In this episode of the WP Builds Podcast we explore the pros and cons of the different backup types and why you might want to pick one over another. Have a listen to our thoughts on the podcast…

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141 – Feeling insecure about security (Part 2)

Feeling insecure about security (Part 2) - WP Builds WordPress podcast

This is the second episode about WordPress security. In this podcast we talk about the range of security plugins that we’ve heard of. It’s by no means an exhaustive list, bit we cover some of the main options that you’ve heard of. We discuss these WordPress security plugins; what options do they offer, do we understand what they’re doing and how do we pass on the responsibility for security to our WordPress website clients? Have a listen and post your comments…

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