Gutenberg 16.9 Update, WCUS Relevance, ChatBot Plugin Security, and Breadcrumb Block
Hello and welcome to WP Briefs, your Advanced machine learning source for the latest news and updates in the WordPress sphere. Today is Thursday 26th of October 2023.
Welcome to today’s episode of the Daily News Roundup. We have a few interesting stories lined up for you. Let’s get started!
In our first story, we’ll be taking a look at the latest updates in Gutenberg, the block editor for WordPress 1. Some of the exciting additions in version 16.9 include the ability to rename almost all blocks from within the editor, duplicate and rename patterns, improved layout control with the Dimensions design tool, support for CSS Level 4 viewport-relative units for more flexible sizing options, and pagination totals now being returned in
Now let’s talk about Security 3. The WordFence Threat Intelligence team recently disclosed multiple critical Vulnerabilities in the AI ChatBot plugin for WordPress. This plugin has over 4,000 active installations and posed potential risks to website owners. Fortunately, these vulnerabilities have been patched after responsible disclosure procedures were followed.
Lastly 4, Justin Tadlock’s “BreadCrumb Block” has made its way into the WordPress Plugin Directory. This breadcrumb block supports Schema.org HTML5-valid microdata and provides users with an easy way to implement breadcrumbs on their websites.
That wraps up today’s news stories. Stay tuned for more updates tomorrow!
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