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The 13 Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugins

For many reasons, WordPress is one of the best platforms you can use to build an ecommerce business, not least of which is extensibility.

WordPress is never just WordPress, and your online store is never just a store. With these 13 WordPress ecommerce plugins, you can increase the number of leads you get, engage your customers, and learn more about the users who visit your site. Customize your site to make it the one you and your customers need, and watch your success grow.

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11 of the Best WordPress Plug-ins for Web Design in 2019

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Designing a website to attract traffic, boost engagement, and increase conversions is one of the most valuable skills in today’s economy. Nearly every organization has a website, so there are equally as many opportunities to optimize them.

Furthermore, the majority of web publishers rely on WordPress – so, if you have web design skills for WordPress, you’re in high demand among your teammates.

Here are 11 WordPress Plug-ins for web design that you can add to your toolkit and help build a better organization.
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15 of the Most Powerful WordPress Security Plugins for 2019

WordPress is the most popular CMS in the world. More than 409 million viewers browse over 20 billion pages every month. On the back end, there are over 55,000 plugins available to extend and customize the platform to fit your team’s needs.

WordPress is an incredibly powerful and versatile tool for publishers; however, because it’s so ubiquitous, it’s also ripe for hackers.

How do you ensure that your WordPress website is secure? Here, we’ve listed 15 of our favorite WordPress security plugins to install to shield your site from cybercriminals.
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5 Enormous Benefits of Using WordPress to Power Your Organization

You might already know that WordPress powers more than 30% of the web. It’s by far the most popular online publishing platform, and it hosts 70 million new posts per month.

But why is it so ubiquitous? And what makes it so powerful and instinctive for users? Here, we break down five of the key benefits of WordPress for current and potential users.
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9 WordPress Plugins to Speed Up Productivity

WordPress is the most popular CMS in the world. In fact, it powers more than 32% of the entire web. But that doesn’t mean it comes fully optimized for you or your team. WordPress plugins exist so that you can tailor your workstream to the platform.

From integrating with Google Apps to efficiently scheduling your posts, WordPress plugins allow you to take your projects to the next level.

Below we’ve highlighted nine of our favorite plugins to boost your productivity — even on this already powerful site.  (more…)

Avoid These 5 Common WordPress Attacks in 2019

Open source WordPress powers more than 30% of the World Wide Web. Users publish over 41 million new posts on 15.5 billion pages for 409 million viewers every month.

This enormous surface area makes it a prime target for hackers. In 2018, 90% of all breached CMS sites came from WordPress according to a recent report by Sucuri.
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In this post, we break down five of the most common WordPress attacks — and offer solutions to mitigate risk. (more…)

Protect Your Google Apps Login From Phishing Attacks

Following a series of Google Apps login phishing attacks (specifically on Google Docs) in 2017, Google made several improvements. At the time, while we welcomed Google taking steps to address the phishing problems, it caused issues for WordPress plugins.

Specifically, the updates made it challenging in cases where customer installation required individuals to create a Google Cloud project with their own OAuth 2.0 Client IDs.

To make things easier and safer for legitimate users who need to create Google applications, we recommended that Google:

  • Allow users to authenticate against an OAuth ID they created using the same account as the one being used to access the app.
  • Allow admins to whitelist specific ID/Secrets on their domain and also allow any regular Gmail account to whitelist for their own use.
  • Provide a simpler verification form, including clear and consistent wording (is a ‘project ID’ the alphanumeric string, or the integer?), plus no long text fields (‘the app needs calendar scopes in order to access the user’s calendar…’). There is no point checking the privacy policy for the app since it can be changed easily in the future and will presumably not be respected by phishers!
  • Provide a clearer error message where unverified apps encounter ‘Invalid Scope.’
  • Deliver documentation explaining the new verification processes they have rolled out.
  • Offer a more robust and selective solution than joining the ‘Risky’ Group (Google already confirmed to us they are aware this cannot be a permanent solution).

Since then, we have even more suggestions for WordPress users using Google Apps login to deter attackers.

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Add a Google Login Button to Your WordPress Site

Why should you add a Google Login button to your WordPress site? It’s simple.

  • It’s more efficient. Instead of trying to remember yet another password, Google’s one-click login allows access without having to reset accounts. (It takes far less admin work as well.)
  • It’s more secure. Particularly, if you opt for Google’s multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution, even if a hacker does get through the first wall — he or she will also have to track down a second piece of data, such as the user’s fingerprint or voice, to break in.
  • It improves the onboarding of new users. In the past, it took a while for a new WordPress account to be set up, leading to a greater potential for churn. With Google login, user profiles are automatically populated, leading to immediate engagement.

Read on to learn how to improve your site with Google login.
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Google Apps Login is trusted by thousands of organizations from small businesses to NASDAQ-listed companies and government organizations.

Users click their way through Login via Google (just one click after the first time)

Users click their way through Login via Google (just one click after the first time)


You can try it out by clicking below to auto-create a test account on this site! This will show you the basic Google login process.
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Logging in is only the start – Google Apps Login takes care of all your WordPress user management. Find out more here.

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