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The Challenges that the WordPress Developers Might Face in 2017

The Challenges that the WordPress Developers Might Face in 2017

WordPress is mainly designed for the bloggers. With the use of the WordPress, it seems very easy for them to deal with the websites. To use most of the benefits from the WordPress, we use many different languages. But as a developer, you can’t just take a shortcut. You ought to know the basics and coding standards and should be familiar with the latest trends that are available in the market.

Well, WordPress an easy and a familiar platform. But still, at times there are cases where the WordPress Developers might fumble. Thus, these points can help you overcome and help you become an extraordinary developer.

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  • Security

Security has become the main concern for all of the platforms. Every day we hear and get reports as some plugins have vulnerabilities and issues. Thus, we can say that the WordPress Developers constantly face the security issue. There is no doubt that the recent updates of the WordPress are secured and are problem free. But still, the security threats are seen in the plugins. The number of threats are now decreased and the security standards are also improved. Well, the security and the vulnerability issues are mostly taken care of and we see a lot of change in the advanced versions.

  • Performance

The performance of the website lays a big impact in the technical world. So, we can say that the more plugins in a site, the slower it reacts. Thus, performance is going to become a key challenge for all the WordPress Developers. The Developers have a tedious job, they have to keep in mind the coding standards and develop a site in such a way that the performance issue is resolved.

  • Software update

The website is updated to improve its performance. They come along with the new software updates. They have new features, upgraded security, and much more. With the use of new features and added functionalities, the site may come down and is not compatible enough with the latest version. To avoid such a situation, the WordPress Developer should make sure that plugins or the themes that are used on the site are compatible enough and are integrated well into the website.

  • Scalability

This is not a major challenge for the developers. But, it helps you develop websites with some complicated things. Well, this may not be solely a WordPress issue but, the web developers do face a problem in amalgamating the things in one website.

  • Accessing the controls

To fulfill all of the tasks, you will require an access control for all of the features of the websites. You will require an admin account for this, which has the authority to manage and manipulate all things within the websites. So, the developer will have to send all of the credentials to the user for the manipulation of the things.

  • Problems faced in the plugins

The plugins are updated for the smooth functioning of the websites. The WordPress Developers can add and expand the features and make it more comfortable for the customers to use. If the developers use malicious plugins then there are chances that the errors and bugs can damage the websites. Another important thing for the WordPress Developers to keep in mind is the removal of the unwanted code and plugins from the website.

Final Thoughts:

The challenges listed above might be helpful in minimizing the risks and uncertainties that arose during the development. With the increase in the advancement of the technologies, WordPress Developers also needs to be updated with the latest trends and techniques. This in this challenging year, this blog might help you in developing the excellent WordPress websites.

Joomla vs WordPress [Infographic]

Joomla vs WordPress [Infographic]

For those who would like to build powerful websites without worrying about technical aspects, there are 2 Kings of Content Management System Joomla and WordPress. The basic difference between WordPress and Joomla is that Joomla is a portal- or community type site while WordPress is a blog. Both overlap each other in several areas and can be extended beyond its capabilities. Both have large user community and are free to use.

Let’s check out the below infographic of Joomla vs WordPress which will help you choose between these two Content Management Systems while developing your business website.

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Amazing WordPress 4.2.4 Security and Maintenance is now available!

Amazing WordPress 4.2.4 Security and Maintenance is now available!

WordPress 4.3 had recently released and not left the buzz. Another news flash has been made public by the developers of the WordPress Content Management System (CMS) on 04th of Aug 2015 that is the launch of the latest security update 4.2.4 of WordPress.  To be precise, it’s only been a two weeks or so since the preceding security update for WordPress was released, but already new amenabilities have been traced which could be misused by malevolent hackers to spoil your website.

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Here is the exposé from the advisory:

The security and maintenance release resolves six issues, counting

  • Sucuri’s Marc-Alexandre Montpas, from the WordPress team of security Helen Hou-Sandí, Netanel Rubin who belongs to Check Point, and Ivan Grigorov revealed three cross-site scripting exposure and a potential SQL injection that could harm your webpage.
  • Johannes Schmitt from Scrutinizer discovered a resolution for a possible timing side-channel attack
  • Mohamed A. Baset discovered how to stop an intruder from accessing a content from being rewritten.

A big thanks to the contributors of Security and Maintenance WordPress 4.2.4.

The good message is that WordPress offers the alternative of automatic security updates – expectantly very few portals will be remaining without patch than the scenario which was there before two years.

Some sites might miss out the news of the up-to-the-minute security release as they do not for their own motives make use of automatic updates.

Fortuitously, manually updating WordPress is a cakewalk. Here, take a look

Go to Dashboard → Updates & tap on “Update Now.”

It is advised to the site administrators that they must review the issue queue and apply the upgrade in a timely manner.

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