If you’re the kind of person that’s getting tired of going in and updating themes and plugins by hand across a lot of sites, today’s episode of the DUX Podcast is right up your alley. There are a number of tricks you can use to streamline your update process, and a number of tools designed around making it easy to manage a lot of sites all at once, whether that’s doing updates, checking for security issues, writing content, or managing users. We talk about these issues, along with a how one particular platform – MainWP – can allow you to create a simple, secure way to take care of all the sites you manage.
We start off the show with a short chat on the problems that faced Amazon on Prime Day, and why that seems like a strange problem for the company behind AWS.
- Configuring Automatic Background Updates – A guide to setting up update hooks in WordPress from the Codex
- A Deep Dive Into WordPress Automatic Updates– A look at how auto-updating in WordPress works from Kinsta
- Gutenberg Courses – Learning resources
- How to Manage Multiple WordPress sites with MainWP – A guide from WPBeginner
- How to manage WordPress security like a boss using the MainWP Dashboard – A demonstration of functionality from MainWP
- Learning Gutenberg: Series Introduction – The free series from CSS-Tricks
- ManageWP vs Jetpack Manage vs InfiniteWP vs MainWP vs iThemes Sync – WordPress Management Tools Compared – CodeInWP does a comparison of popular bulk management tools for WordPress
- Why Sites Didn’t Automatically Update to WordPress 4.9.6 – WPTavern explains why the 4.9.5 to 4.9.6 update didn’t happen automatically
- WPScan Vulnerability Database – A resource for checking the security of features, plugins, and themes for WordPress
This episode of The Drunken UX Podcast brought to you by nuCloud.