An up-to-date WordPress installation is as safe as it can be, plugins however can often pose a security risk because they’re not maintained by hundreds of contributors. A plugin is as secure as the security knowledge of the developer allows it to be. In some cases this creates loopholes for exploits. WP Plugin Security Check checks plugins for bad practices and possible security holes limiting the risk of a compromised WordPress installation to a ‘hate to say I told you so’. Continue reading “WordPress Plugin : WP Plugin Security Check”
This is my second post for my WordPress Evangelism series. And even though the first one wasn’t posted too long ago I decided to do this follow up because of some exciting news, well to me at least. Although I’m still actively trying to organize some local WP Meetups I’ve also started working on translating WordPress to Limburgish. Continue reading “WordPress Evangelism : Translating WordPress”
If you haven’t heard about VaultPress yet, go check it out! Basically it’s safety and backup-y goodness for your WordPress installation by the good people of Automattic. I’ve started using VaultPress not too long ago ( it’s still in beta at the time of me writing this post ) and I really enjoy watching it’s progressbars indicating that I’m solid in the case my hosting provider goes down or disappears. But I wanted to see this progress in the frontend of my website…
Magento has a great, albeit lesser known feature that allows you to create orders in the backend. This is especially handy for stores that also take orders by phone because this allows them to utilize Magento’s inventory status, coupons etc. but the order is also registered in Magento’s statistics, providing a clearer picture. Continue reading “Enabling Magento payment methods for backend orders”
In a recent project I came across a weird problem where the continue button on the credit card form of the one page checkout didn’t work anymore. As it turns out this is easily solved. Here’s what I did..