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Maintenance Update 12.5

Monday, February 3, 2020


This month we have a good few updates to get through after a WordPress release the plugin updates come thick and fast ;) WordPress SEO V13: Hides the Facebook settings when Open Graph is disabled. Adds a success state to the paginated comments Health Check. This means the paginated comments check will also be shown when the paginated comments are set up correctly....

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Maintenance Update 12.4

Friday, January 3, 2020


Happy New year to everyone. We will kick off this year with a set of updates. WordPress SEO V12.7 Fixes a bug where sub-sitemaps were rendered for non-public custom post types. Fixes a bug where nested gallery images were not included in the image count in the sitemap. Fixes a bug where the notification center ‘dismiss’ and ‘restore’ buttons had no focus style....

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Maintenance Update 12.3

Tuesday, November 12, 2019


This month will see the roll out of WordPress 5.3 kirk, its mostly a roll out of the new block editor components so will not affect many plans. Below are a list of security patches rolled out this month to the V5.2.x version. Akismet V4.1.3 Prevented an attacker from being able to cause a user to unknowingly recheck their Pending comments for spam. Improved compatibility with Jetpack...

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Maintenance Update 12.2

Friday, October 4, 2019


Another month of updates here, nothing really major on the WordPress core has been done in a few months, however a number of patch releases have been made to the core for security reasons. We have applied these patches to all older WordPress version in the V4.x range and also newer versions in the V5.x range. All security updates have been made throughout september. Props to Simon...

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Maintenance Update 12.1

Sunday, September 1, 2019


No patch release this month for the WordPress core. Just a few plugin updates that are needed below: WordPress SEO V11.9.0 Fixes a bug where the image from the configuration wizard notification was missing an empty alt attribute. Fixes a bug where some translations would be missing in the metabox, sidebar, configuration wizard and the help center. Forms 2.4.12...

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Maintenance Update 12

Tuesday, July 30, 2019


Slightly slower month for WordPress with WordPress V5.2.2 having stabilized a few issues. Plugin updates below listed for this month: WordPress Forms V2.4.11 Added accessibility enhancements. Updated the minimum version of WordPress required for support to 5.1. Updated the system report to include timezone details. Updated new Drop Down type Quantity fields to default to...

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Maintenance Update 11.9

Tuesday, June 11, 2019


With the release of WordPress 5.2 last month the patches are folllowing now with security fixes in version 5.2.1 and soon to come 5.2.2 Plugins have been updating steadily also this month and a number of updates have been made listed below: WordPress 5.2.2 changes #45094: Dashboard elements don’t always have clear focus states, tab order #46289: RTL Bug – wrong navigation arrows...

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Maintenance Update 11.8

Friday, May 10, 2019


Some more security patches this month for the release of WordPress 5.2 nicknamed Jaco, named after the jazz musician Jaco Pastorius. WordPress Forms V2.4.9 Added security enhancements. Credit: Jan van der Put and Harm Blankers of REQON Security. Added accessibility enhancements to the date picker in the date field. Added additional information to logging messages for...

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Maintenance Update 11.7

Wednesday, April 10, 2019


This month we will be bringing some needed updates to the anti-spam AKismet extension for WordPress that was causing issues with comments on WordPress and also some secueity fixes. WordPress Akismet 4.1.2 Fixed a conflict between the Akismet setup banner and other plugin notices. Reduced the number of API requests made by the plugin when attempting to verify the API key....

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Maintenance Update 11.6

Sunday, March 10, 2019


WordPress 5.1.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release introduces 14 fixes and enhancements. This release also includes a pair of security fixes that handle how comments are filtered and then stored in the database. With a maliciously crafted comment, a WordPress post was vulnerable to cross-site scripting. WordPress versions 5.1 and earlier are affected by these bugs,...

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