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WPTavern: WPWeekly Episode 350 – Don’t Touch My Plugin Search Results

WPTavern: WPWeekly Episode 350 – Don’t Touch My Plugin Search Results

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discuss a controversial feature in Jetpack 7.1 that adds feature suggestions to plugin search results. We also talk about extension suggestions that are coming to WooCommerce.

We talk about the security implications from the recent investigations into the Pipdig plugin and what users can do about it. Near the end of the show, we send a shout-out to Carole Olinger for her contributions to the WordPress community.

Stories Discussed:

Pipdig Updates P3 Plugin after Reports Expose Vendor Backdoors, Built-in Kill Switch, and Malicious DDoS Code

Jetpack 7.1 Adds Feature Suggestions to Plugin Search Results

Extension Suggestions in 3.6

On Health, WordPress and a Tough Decision

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In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discuss a controversial feature in Jetpack 7.1 that adds feature suggestions to plugin search results. We also talk about extension suggestions that are coming to WooCommerce. We talk about the security implications from the recent investigations into the Pipdig plugin and what users can do about it. Near the end of the show, we send a shout-out to Carole Olinger for her contributions to the WordPress community. Stories Discussed: Pipdig Updates P3 Plugin after Reports Expose Vendor Backdoors, Built-in Kill Switch, and Malicious DDoS Code Jetpack 7.1 Adds Feature Suggestions to Plugin Search Results Extension Suggestions in 3.6 On Health, WordPress and a Tough Decision WPWeekly Meta: Next Episode: Wednesday, April 10th 3:00 P.M. Eastern Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via Itunes Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via RSS Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via Stitcher Radio Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via Google Play Listen To Episode #350:

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