WordPress Plugins Are Responsible for 98% of All The Vulnerabilities Found In WordPress

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wordpress vulnerabilities come from the fact that wordpress on its own doesn’t do anything particularly useful so there’s an enormous ecosystem of badly-written PHP (but I repeat myself) plugins to give it functionality? Wow! very surprising conclusion!

HarikMCO

Obviously. No?

whammykerfuffle

To be fair, 98% of all WordPress functionality exists through plugins.

ShankThatSnitch

So… A shitty API or what? If security has to be handled by a plugin I can’t imagine the product is doing very much of the heavy lifting.

Mr_ToDo

Is it even worth the hassle to use WordPress in anything above personal use? I’m learning HTMl, CSS and JavaScript at the moment, and the more I learn, the less I’m liking WordPress all together. I just feel like if you’re gonna build a commercial website, you should probably use commercial software or write your own website. Genuinely asking what people think of WordPress for business?

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