WP Engine Launches 'Page Performance,' A Data-Driven Site Optimization Tool (torquemag.io) WP Engine today launched Page Performance, a new tool that delivers data and actionable recommendations to help its customers improve the speed and performance of their websites. The new data-driven speed and performance tool is built into the WP Engine User Portal, making it easy for customers to generate performance reports for any webpage, regardless of what type of website it is or where it is hosted.
WordCamp Europe Free Live Stream Tickets Available Now (torquemag.io) WCEU is one of the most anticipated WordCamps, with the first 1700 tickets to the event selling out six months in advance, prompting organizers to seek a larger venue. Now, with a new capacity of 2200, and tickets to the event almost sold out, WordCamp Europe is slated to be the largest WordCamp to date.
Sucuri Report: Outdated Plugins Leading Cause Of WordPress Site Hacks (torquemag.io) Three plugins were responsible for 25 percent of all WordPress hacks discovered in the first quarter, Sucuri said in its recently released report on post-hack actions by attackers. According to the report, outdated versions of RevSlider, GravityForms plugins, and TimThumb Script were the leading cause of WordPress site hacks and exploits.
How to start a WordPress theme business w/ Mike McAlister (mattreport.com) With so many WordPress themes available on the market, it might sound crazy to even try and start a business selling your own. There are super-huge, multi-purpose themes selling $100k worth a week with option panels the size of their revenue charts, others with big passionate communities supporting them, and countless other shops just as successful in their own right. How can you compete?