WordPress 4.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release (wordpress.org) WordPress 4.3.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.
This release addresses three issues, including two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential privilege escalation.
32 Must-Have (And Free) WordPress Plugins (torquemag.io) WordPress add-ons make up for what the core lacks. It’s no wonder the extendability provided by plugins is one of the platform’s biggest strengths.
It is, therefore, no secret that, while there are tens of thousands of plugins in the WordPress directory, the difference in quality can be vast.
In an attempt to divide the wheat from the chaff, here is a list of 32 must-have, free WordPress plugins for different purposes.
Why Postmatic Should Be Your DeFacto WordPress Comment Plugin (www.wpkube.com) While many other plugins offer a “unique” spin on how they approach blog comments, Postmatic actually delivers on that promise.
Instead of having to comment via the web (although that’s still possible – more on that later), Postmatic allows you to get a new post by email, read it, and then comment on that post just by hitting reply to the email you’ve just read.