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  • hi

    just thought i’d let anyone interested know that plugins can be a security risk. you can read here to see a list of plugins known to be a security risk.

    before installing a plugin:

    • Are you using the latest WordPress version?
    • Do research to see whether others are not experiencing problems with that plugin
    • Only download the plugin from a legitimate source
    • Is it the latest version of the plugin?
    • Read any accompanying text file or instructions which may mention vulnerabilities, etc
    • Make sure that you install the plugin correctly and that you set it up correctly as per installation instructions

    hope this is of interest to someone.


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