Switch your WordPress installation to ClassicPress.
(March 31, 2021 )
ClassicPress is under active development, has the familiar WordPress interface many longtime WordPress users know, and releases regular security updates.
In addition, they have active community forums and a Slack channel.
WordPress is now powering 39.5% of all websites in 2021, up from powering 35% of sites in 2020.
Counting only sites that use a content management system (CMS), WordPress has a market share of 64.1%.
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A database owned by DreamHost, DreamPress managed WordPress hosting, was publically accessible online.
3 Years of DreamPress Customer and User Data Exposed Online 2021)
1. Security Risks
WordPress is prone to cyber-attacks. Around 90 percent of CMS-based websites that are hacked use WordPress.
Tumblr will act as as a “complementary” site to WordPress.
Migrating your WordPress website to ClassicPress is easy and only takes a few minutes. Follow the simple steps below to get started:
Considering that the number of total active websites is estimated at over 172 million according to a survey published by netcraft, that means that around 75,000,000 websites are using WordPress right now — with around half of those sites (37,500,000) being hosted on the WordPress.com shared hosting installation. This means that around 20% of all self-hosted websites use WordPress, which is still huge.
The update for that job is this week’s WordPress 5.0.1, which backports security fixes all the way to version 3.7, excepting a small number of documented compatibility issues.