Resolving WooCommerce Plugin and Theme Issues

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What is WooCommerce?

WooCommerce is a WordPress based plugin used by many small to medium-sized businesses for building, tracking and maintaining an easy to use e-commerce solution. Because WooCommerce is updated regularly with new releases, online sellers can add new and existing features frequently, along with resolving any known bugs or security vulnerabilities. WooCommerce is actively installed on over 4 million WordPress sites and is used to drive e-commerce sales on a significant number of websites. Continue reading “Resolving WooCommerce Plugin and Theme Issues”

Rollback a Plugin or Theme Using WP-CLI

Reading Time: 2 minutesWP-CLI makes it very easy to rollback plugins and themes as well as update plugins and themes on sites all from command line. This is useful if you see your site is broken by a newer version of the theme or plugin. In this article, we’ll be running through some valuable commands for rolling back your site. If you need to rollback a plugin on a site to a previous version, you can find the previous version number from the development tab of the plugins listed on WordPress.org. To find the slug of the plugin, you will need to go to the WordPress.org plugins. In the case of Contact Form 7, the plugin slug is contact-form-7.
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You can also find the plugin or theme slug by going to your WordPress files and typing in: wp plugin list wp theme list
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Rollback a Plugin to a Previous Version

If you need to test that the command is correct, you can always use the flag –dry-run at the end of the command: wp plugin update contact-form-7 --version=5.0.5 --dry-run In the following example, to rollback Contact Form 7, you can use this command: wp plugin update contact-form-7 --version=5.0.5  

Activate A Particular Version of a Plugin

If you need to install and activate a previous version of a plugin, run: wp plugin install contact-form-7 --version=5.0.5 --activate --force  

Update All Plugins

If the plugins you updated have been fixed and you now need to update all plugins, the example command is: wp plugin update --all Excluding A Plugin If you want to update all plugins, but need to exclude a specific plugin (in this case WooCommerce), run command: wp plugin update --all --exclude=woocommerce  

Rollback a Theme to a Previous Version

If you did need to rollback a parent theme to a previous version, you could use this command example which would rollback the Storefront theme to version 2.4.0: wp theme update storefront --version=2.4.0  

Update Theme to Current Version Release

If you know wanted to update the Storefront theme on a site to the most current version, you could use this command example; wp theme update storefront   Using a mix of these WP-CLI commands will enable you to easily rollback a plugin on your site, rollback a theme, or update all plugins. It will also update all plugins, but exclude a specific plugin from being updated.  Our Managed WordPress product comes with WP-CLI installed along with easy, automatic updates.  Check out how our Managed WordPress platform can streamline your work today!

WordPress Exploit – AMP Plugin

Reading Time: 2 minutesAMP for WP -Accelerated Mobile Pages allows your site to be faster for mobile visitors. Along with last week’s report, the AMP plugin has also been added to the list exploited. The AMP for WP plugin was reported on October 20, 2018, by its developers. Luckily, the newest version, 0.9.97.20, of this plugin has patched for their known security flaws. This exploit has the means of putting 100,000+ users at potential risk, so its best to check if you are utilizing this plugin. In this tutorial, we will be checking if you use this plugin. Along with updating, we will also show you how to check if your site for compromises. Continue reading “WordPress Exploit – AMP Plugin”

An Overview of Managed WordPress

Reading Time: 3 minutesWordPress is open source software for building unique and powerful websites! It is quickly becoming the easiest and most popular way to create blogs, business sites, portfolios, forums, memberships, and e-commerce websites on your dedicated server. Continue reading “An Overview of Managed WordPress”

Managing code snippets in WooCommerce

Reading Time: 3 minuteshttps://www.liquidweb.com/kb/managing-code-snippets-woocommerce/When working on a WordPress site, especially stores, you’ll likely reach a point where you need something custom. You might want to customize something that doesn’t have a true setting in WordPress? Or, you need to add a custom hook to modify something? Or, maybe you need to customize a part of your WooCommerce store? No matter the case, making code changes means you’ll need to know the right place to do that. In this article, we cover the best ways to get this done and some best practices. Continue reading “Managing code snippets in WooCommerce”

How to Allow Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall

Reading Time: 2 minutesOne of the most-requested features on cPanel servers is the ability to manage and filter traffic at a country level. With the ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) plugin in WebHost Manager, you can do exactly that. Continue reading “How to Allow Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall”

How to Block Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall

Reading Time: 3 minutesOne of the most-requested features on cPanel servers is the ability to manage and filter traffic at a country level. With the ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) plugin in WebHost Manager, you can do exactly that. Country-level filtering in CSF uses the Maxmind GeoLite Country database to obtain CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) ranges for specific countries. Each CIDR range covers all the IP addresses assigned to that country. Continue reading “How to Block Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall”

How to Remove Cross-site Scripting Risk

Reading Time: < 1 minuteThe popular WordPress plugin WP Super Cache has been found to have a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in versions prior to 1.4.4. On sites with outdated versions, it is possible for an attacker to take complete control of the WordPress site. Please note: this vulnerability only affects users which have installed WP Super Cache. However, if you are unsure if you use the plugin or not you should still take precautions to protect your site. Thankfully, this is vulnerability is simple to address; version 1.4.4, available now, contains a patch.
This tutorial is very similar to our tutorial on updating any WordPress plugin: How To Update a WordPress Plugin
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How to Update a WordPress Plugin

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Step 1: Login to WordPress as Administrator

Hopefully, you’re already well-versed in logging into your WordPress site as an administrator!

Step 2: Access Updates

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