A Recap of Platform News for the Week Ending July 7, 2017
Not much to report in this week’s roundup. Joomla v3.7.3 update address bugs and security concerns. PeepSo gives its users the ability to use Facebook-like targeted ads and SocialEngine’s new mascot gets a name.
Published on July 4, 2017
Joomla! 3.7.3 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla! which includes security vulnerabilities and over 230 bug fixes and improvements. We strongly recommend that you update your sites immediately.
What’s in 3.7.3?
Joomla! 3.7.3 is released to address security issues as well as several bugs.
Security Issues Fixed
Core – Information Disclosure (affecting Joomla 1.7.3-3.7.2) More information »
Core – XSS Vulnerability (affecting Joomla 1.7.3-3.7.2) More information »
Core – XSS Vulnerability (affecting Joomla 1.5.0-3.6.5) More information »
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Calendar fixes #16794
Fix frontend menus of menu type “main” or “menu” and backend main menu #16577
Tags: Respect Browser Page Title in view Tagged Items…
Published on July 3, 2017
We’re starting a new regular feature on this blog today. We’d like to keep everyone up-to-date about the happenings all across the WordPress open source project and highlight how you can get involved, so we’ll be posting a roundup of all the major WordPress news at the end of every month.
Aside from other general news, the three big events in June were the release of WordPress 4.8, WordCamp Europe 2017, and the WordPress Community Summit. Read on to hear more about these as well as other interesting stories from around the WordPress world…
Published on July 7, 2017
Monetizing your community is a hard task. It requires a lot of time, dedication and most often than not doesn’t work out the way you want it to. It can be dictated by various factors. All in all, it’s not an easy task.
Generic Ads Are Bad
Generic ads are bad and they should feel bad about themselves. Sending out a generic ad is like handing out flyers in the street. Most of them will end up as trash because people are in most NOT interested in whatever is being advertised.
If only there was a way of knowing what those people like, what interests they have, what is their age, gender, occupation etc. Then handing out flyers only to those people who might be interested will have a much higher conversion rate…