WordCamp Medellín – Colombia loves WordPress, and you?

Nothing left, this next November 5, the first WordCamp Medellín

will take place in Colombia This WordCamp is part of the program of incubators of the WordPress Foundation, dedicated to stimulate the creation and strengthening of the WordPress community in different parts of the world.

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<p> As Jason says, one of organizers: </p>
<p> Since I live in Medellin, I have imagined the opportunity to have a WordCamp here I am passionate about WordPress and I follow the daily life from our podcast <a href= WP Round Table [194590] 04] Finally we have the opportunity to have a WordCamp here and I am sure that this will plant the seed that will give strength to the WordPress Meetup Medellín and continue making community.

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<p> This event will be attended by renowned international speakers such as Mike Schroder, who will talk about how C <i> work with WordPress Core </i>; Miguel Lezama and <i> The secrets of Jetpack and </i> Karen Arnold on <i> How to become the next collaborator of the WordPress community. </i> </p>
<p> Besides that, he will also have national speakers such as <strong> Andrew Macia </strong> who will talk about <i> WordPress and SEO; </i><strong> Catalina Zapata </strong>a local entrepreneur who will share her life as a digital nomad through WordPress and <strong> Andrés Cifuentes </strong> who will teach us everything there is to know about the world of <i> WordPress Multiligüe , </i> among others. In <a href= this link you can find the complete program.

The event will take place on November 5 at the Tecnológico de Antioquia and you can buy your tickets here .

Do not miss This opportunity to do and be part of the WordPress community in Medellín.

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Things you did not know about your hosting panel and you should know

If you use a shared hosting or a managed VPS it is more than likely that you are using cPanel to manage your hosting but do you know how to use it?

The reality is that normally we only use the hosting panel for one of these tasks: [19659002] And sometimes not even that, especially since hosting companies have made it so easy for us that we no longer need to enter the panel to install WordPress and we use GMail for everything.

And if you prefer, you can also I leave here the presentation, to focus more on the details and not miss any of the explanations …

#BarnaEncendida The online marketing event of the year

If you want to be up to date and learn the new technologies and trends in online marketing you can not miss the event #BarnaEncendida that will be held on October 26.

If you are an internet professional, work in a media agency or belong to any company for which digital strategy matters in your process of growth and sales you can not miss it.

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Organized by SiteGround, the free access event offers a day to learn the latest trends in online marketing , social tools and WordPress applications for business .

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<h2><span id= Why attend? [19659008] Learn about the latest trends in digital marketing

Listen to some of the best speakers talk about the latest trends in marketing and entrepreneurship and get ideas to take your business to the next level.

Generate new business opportunities for you company

Meet potential partners, customers and friends and create new business opportunities for you and your company. Be part of the most vibrant communities of the most popular Open Source CMS.

Take advantage of the knowledge and experience of great experts

After each presentation, during the Coffee Break and in the Networking session you can talk with the experts and solve your doubts and problems with them to promote your project.

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Act as master of ceremonies Fernando Puente 20 years old of IT experience, 14 of them in online media and since 2007 with WordPress platforms for their own media. Fernando is the technical director for Chapman's Strategy where they manage, thanks to WordPress, more than 10 million visits per month, worldwide and in five languages.

The speakers will be the following:

] Fernando Muñoz

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<p> <a href= @senormunoz www.senormunoz.es

SEO consultant, specialist in search engine positioning and projects Internet. Member of the SEMPO (Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization). Founding partner of Mr. Muñoz Consultores and participates as a speaker and trainer in numerous Online Marketing conferences and congresses.

Joan Artés

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<p> <a href= @joan_artes www.artesans.eu

Organizer of Meetings and WordCamps of the WordPress community in Barcelona Work in Artesans by Omitsis as WordPress Captain developing large web projects using WordPre Sometimes he says something interesting in his blog joanartes.com and the odd days that sun makes tweet

Joan Boluda

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<p> <a href= @joanboluda www.boluda.com

Online marketing consultant, trainer specialized in digital marketing and associate professor at ESADE Executive Education. CEO of boluda.com, online marketing and web development platform. Currently he can be heard every day at 07:07 in his podcast Marketing Online.

José Ramón Padrón

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<p> <a href= @monchomad www.siteground.es

Happy as Country Manager of SiteGround in Spain and particularly attached to the unique philosophy that characterizes them and that mixes passion, work, fun and devotion to employees and customers. Passionate about customer service and sales for sixteen years, focused on the hosting and open source sectors in Spain and LatAm.

José Conti

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<p> <a href= @josecontic www.joseconti.com

WordPress specialist Multisite and BuddyPress, a plugin that converts WordPress into a social network WordCamp co-organizer Barcelona and co-organizer of the WordPress Barcelona Meetups. It has clients such as Generalitat de Catalunya, Berkeley University and CaixaBank, both at the development, advisory and / or maintenance level.

Fernando Tellado

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<p> <a href= @fernandot helpwp.com [19659003] A server, a WordPress Help creator, a spreader and a tireless blogger of everything related to digital culture for years. WordPress Community, administrator of the official WordPress site in Spain. He works as an expert teacher in digital content, social strategy, of course WordPress, and social media.

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Agenda – Presentations

09:30 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00 – 10:30 Fernando Tellado Branded Content: the importance of a content strategy in the plan marketing
10:30 – 11:00 José Conti Fundamental steps to succeed in Social Media
11:00 – 11:30 José Ramón Padrón The web as a service and your hosting provider: the engine of your sales
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 – 12:30 Joan Boluda Create and monetize a membership site
12:30 – 13:00 Joan Artés Mobile Business Optimization: when the mobile becomes the protagonist of the story
13:00 – 13:30 Fernando Muñoz The architecture of your site killed your website
13:30 – 14:00 Cocktail and Networking

All the speakers will answer questions and questions from the attendees [19659072] Location – Schedules

The event will be held at the Portal de L'Eixample in Barcelona, ​​at Carrer de València 286.

The first presentation begins at 10:00 but it is best to arrive at least half an hour before, at 9:30 for registration and have a coffee before starting the day, and in passing to meet the speakers.

sign up – Free event

The event #BarnaEncendida is totally free.

For get your free ticket and sign up for the event access the exclusive website of the event at SiteGround.events and complete the registration data. You will receive personalized confirmation of the reservation.

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WordPress Professional Services

In case you have not noticed a few weeks ago that a new website is available within the offer of information and services of WordPress Help, our site of WordPress professional services .

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<p> In this new web, which <strong> we are integrating with the blog and will soon be part of a whole </strong>we have focused most of the services that were previously discarded by the menus of the blog and, incidentally, we have implemented a series of tools that will facilitate both communication with the WordPress Help team and the hiring of all kinds of services we have been offering for years. </p>
<p> Thus, if you access from here same to the top menu, in the tab of <span style= WordPress Services you get directly to the cover of the web of services, and in that same menu, from the submenus of Training Consulting Development WordPress Books and Advertise here you get to different sections of the WordPress services .

Once in the web of services the menus are equally unified, and clicking on Start you return to the blog, making navigation between both sites more fluid.

Likewise, we have unified the contact form, the policy a cookies, legal notices and added a section of conditions of services available according to current Spanish legislation.

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<p> Currently you will find the following available already <strong> WordPress professional services </strong>: </p>
<li><a href= Professional WordPress course in Madrid – A face-to-face course, with limited places and totally practical 20 hours in which you will learn ac rear webs from scratch, add an online store and even make it multilingual, all with plugins and premium themes included, as well as extensive documentation. In the course also we will use Divi 3 to lay out the cover of your website and the main pages. The frequency of this course will be bi-monthly, being the next call in November, so if you want to reserve a space, do not miss a few days.

  • Direct Streaming WordPress Course – In parallel with the face-to-face course, otherwise you live in Madrid, or not even in Spain, you can also attend via direct streaming through – currently – YouTube / Hangouts. This training is given in unison with the classroom and students have the same tools and attention. All classes are recorded for later consultation in both courses. The next call is now complete, so when the next one is available, do not wait too long, fill up immediately, places are limited.
  • Online WordPress Consultancy – One of the most successful services is having Personal consultancies online through Skype, TeamViewer or Hangouts. You simply choose the hours you need (maximum 2 per session), the day and your reservation is made instantly once the payment is made. This service is a great way to get quick solutions to your needs with your website. At the end of the session we send you notes with the seen and the tasks carried out.
  • Advertise in WordPress Help – Although almost all advertising spaces are covered, the easiest way to promote your products and services related to WordPress is to do it here. We have added the statistics of the blog to know the scope of your campaigns.
  • WordPress Books – If you want a quick way to access the WordPress books published by Fernando Tellado in this section you will find the links to order them.
  • WordPress Developments – When you want to create a new website, improve it or solve problems nothing better than trusting the professional WordPress Help team. We answer you immediately with our availability.
  • Affiliation – In addition to direct services, we have also incorporated an affiliation system with which you can earn commissions for recommending professional WordPress Help services . Simply register and start sharing your affiliate links or use the creatives in your blog, you will receive up to 30% of the income you generate . You have a complete system of statistics, graphs and records of the visits and referrals you get, as well as a growing package of banners to use on your websites or social profiles.
  • Also, an email and an email are available from this week. exclusive telephone number for students, in which to consult any questions about courses and services.

    Of course, the entire service website is created with WordPress, and the online store system with WooCommerce . In the case of consultancies, we have used the plugin WooCommerce Bookings the best for this type of use.

    I hope that this new web of services will serve, on the one hand, to improve communication tools and , on the other, to better separate the blog part from the services and training part.

    Any improvement that you can think of, you comment it 🙂

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    What are the WordPress nonces and what they are for? • WordPress Help

    Do not hesitate, WordPress is an incredibly secure platform . Now, your level of security is directly proportional to the code that includes in your web themes, plugins or your own personalized functions.

    Now, it does not matter how careful you are choosing everything you add to your website, either reading reviews, buying only plugins and premium themes, or hiring security and maintenance services, your site is always susceptible to being hacked . In this we always go behind, not in WordPress, on any platform.

    But there is a really good, and simple, in fact of the best, way to protect your WordPress site from possible threats: ] the use of nonces .

    So let's see what are the nonces of WordPress, how to use them and verify that they work .

    I hope that you learn something, even that you are surprised …

    What are the nonces of WordPress?

    In a few words, a nonce is a number that is used only once to help protect URLs and forms so they can not be used inappropriately or with bad intentions.

    WordPress incorporates nonces as random values ​​created from combinations of numbers and letters . To further improve security WordPress assigns to each nonce a duration . Once the expiration time of nonce can no longer be used.

    The nonces of WordPress are mainly used to prevent hackers from attacking your website with the vulnerability known as [19659014] Cross-site request forgery . This type of attacks send requests to the servers without your knowledge and you can make the web dust.

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    The most common attacks of this type to WordPress sites usually include:

    • Bundle the database with spam
    • Create user accounts without the administrator's knowledge
    • Delete user accounts
    • Delete information on your website
    • Create transactions (yes, purchase) if you have an online store [19659019] Fill out contact and comment forms with false information or spam

    The nonces are used by the WordPress kernel by default and have some characteristics that govern their behavior. For example, I have already mentioned that have a duration type, which by default is 24 hours . However, an administrator can change the duration time at will, like this:

    Well, now that we have a first fundamental idea of ​​what the nonces are of WordPress and why it is important to use them, let's look at how we can add them to improve the security of our website.

    Adding nonces WordPress correctly

    Let's see, next, how to use nonces from WordPress on your website for avoid attacks CSRF ( Cross Site Request Forgery [194] 59013]) that we have discussed before.

    The process is actually quite simple, we are simply going to see c how to add nonces to both the URLs and the forms and then we will see how to verify if they work.

    Once this is done we will have added an extra layer of security to our site being much more protected than before.

    How to add a nonce ] to a URL

    If you have ever encountered any URL that launches a background process on your WordPress site then adding a nonce to that URL is absolutely necessary to avoid any attack, either accidental or intentional.

    What we will do is use the function wp_nonce_url () which requires that we add two arguments: the URL and a string that represents the user's action.

    The best thing is that the user action argument that you add to be sem Anthony, that means something. For example, if we add a nonce to delete an entry, it would be named as delete-entry . It would be something like this:

    The code creates a URL and stores it in the variable $ la_url_completa :

    Yes ! You did it!

    How to verify the nonces of a URL

    Once we have added the nonce to the URL it is important to verify it by specifying the string applied as an argument. For this we will use the call to the function wp_verify_nonce () like this:

    If we want to verify that the nonce was added, we will execute, for the previous example, the following line of code:

    If the nonce is invalid the function will return FALSE . If the nonce is valid then it will return either 1 (the nonce was created less than 12 hours ago) or 2 (the nonce was created sometime between the last 12 to 24 hours.)

    How to add a nonce to a form

    By adding a nonce to a form on your web you create a hidden field. The purpose of this field is to ensure that the contents of the form come from the active site and not from any other part. Do you see the utility?

    To add a nonce to a form we will use the function wp_nonce_field () . The arguments of this function are optional (works perfectly without arguments) but it is recommended to use at least the first one to ensure that a hacker does not sneak in using the default arguments:

    • ] user_accion shows the name of the action of the user for whom the nonce
    • name_of_nonce shows the name defined by you for was created nonce . By default it is _wpnonce

    For example, if I wanted to add a nonce to a form to delete a comment, it would be something like this:

    In this example I have added a nonce to the form to delete a comment (why the that I have called user action delete-comment and I have called nonce_de_mi_formulario al nonce ). Being a call to a PHP function will show something like the following:

    How to verify the nonces of a form

    To verify nonces of form we will use the function check_admin_referer () :