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New My WP NET Design

Just in time for Christmas, we've unveiled an all-new design for our customer portal website, My WP NET. The new design more closely fits with our public website, wpnet.nz and has been simplified to make service management and checkout easier. We will be making more changes in the near future to simplify our product range and our online ...

Christmas Support Hours

WP NET will be kicking back, enjoying a little sunshine over the Christmas and New Year period. Our support staff are available, though response time will be slower than usual. WP NET Holidays (support operating at low staff): Dec 24 2018 - Jan 4 2019 Monday – Friday (excluding public holidays)  8.30am – 6pm: 12  – 24 hours Other ...

Security Update: WordPress 5.0.1 (and 4.9.9)

A number of security issues have been patched in WordPress core. The fixes have been back-ported, so depending on your current version, you will be automatically updated to either 5.0.1 or 4.9.9.

All Managed WordPress customer sites will be updated automatically

Security Update: Advanced Custom Fields 5.7.8

An update for Advanced Custom Fields (both free and premium versions) has been released. This update addresses an XSS vulnerability.

All WP NET customers with valid licenses will be updated automatically.

We recommend that all ACF users ensure they're up to date. Details on the ACF website.

Security Update: Various plugins with vulnerability patches

There has been a flurry of WordPress plugins with security patches released, mostly addressing cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. Redirection <= 3.6.2 - Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) WPForms <= 1.4.7 - Authenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Google Analytics by Monster Insights <= 7.1.0 - Authenticated Stored ...

WordPress 5.0 Now Scheduled for Release on Dec 6 2018!

WordPress 5.0 RC3 has been released and a new target date for WordPress 5.0 has been announced -- Dec 6 2018! That's today (US time)!

Please refer to our blog post, New Editor Coming in WordPress 5.0 for important details about this new WordPress version and how WP NET will be handling the update process.

PHP 5 and 7.0 Reach End-of-Life

We have recently published a blog post regarding the end-of-life for PHP 5.6 and 7.0. Please take a moment to read it. It includes important information about to help you with testing and preparing your site for upgrading to PHP 7.2. We are planning to remove support for PHP 5.6 and 7.0 on April 1 2019, but this date may change. If you have ...

WordPress 5.0 Release Postponed

The release of WordPress 5.0 has been delayed again, and no new date has been set at this time. As detailed in our blog post, WordPress 5.0 is a very significant release, with the all-new editor, 'Gutenberg' being the main cause of the delays. We will post back here as more information is made available. However, it now seems likely that ...

Security Update: Yoast SEO <= 9.1 Authenticated Race Condition

A security update has been released for the hugely popular Yoast SEO plugin, which addresses an Authenticated Race Condition vulnerability.

According to the changelog: "Race Condition which leads to command execution, by users with SEO Manager roles."

All WP NET Managed WordPress site will be updated automatically.

Security Update: Ninja Forms XSS Vulnerability

A security update has been released for the Ninja Forms plugin, which addresses an Unauthenticated XSS vulnerability.

The patched version is v3.3.18.

All WP NET Managed WordPress sites will be updated automatically.