It’s been a bit of a roller coaster ride for WordPress over the past month or two, with stories of the botnet attack and compromises to two popular caching plugins emerging. But as far as I am concerned, the WordPress core is secure. It is up to you as the end user to ensure that you maintain your site so that it is safe against automated attacks.
The New Year is well and truly up and running. The first two weeks of 2013 seem to have passed in the blink of an eye and we are already halfway through January. And that means it is of course time for another edition of our Plugins of the Month series — probably my favorite post here on the ManageWP blog.
And so the time has come for the last plugins of the month post in 2012. It would seem that the cold weather has WordPress developers retreating to their caves and coding furiously as I had a shortlist of no less than forty highly rated and recently created or updated plugins to whittle down to the ten you find below.