WordPress Security Announcement: Revolution Slider

There has been a recent announcement by the developers of the Revolution Slider which is sometimes used for homepage sliders. It is very important that you check you have a secure version of the homepage slider, otherwise your site may be at risk of being hacked.

  • Log into the WordPress admin area
  • Go to the plugins screen
  • Locate Slider Revolution and/or Showbiz Pro plugin(s) in the list
  • Check the version number(s)
    • If you have a version of Revolution Slider plugin that is 4.2 or higher, or Showbiz Pro that is 1.5.3 or higher, your plugin has already been patched. No further action is required.
    • If you are using an earlier version, you need to download a patched version of the plugin and install it immediately

If your site has been created by us in the last 3 months then please let us know and we will update this at no charge. If you prefer assistance in checking and/or upgrading this plugin please contact our support and we’ll do this immediately (hourly rates apply).

Nina Young About the author

I studied mathematics at university, taught myself software development, honed my skills with multinational companies such as IBM and have set up and sold my own businesses. My perspective covers the all important period when a business moves from small and successful to substantial and market-leading, and my personal experience allows me to provide online solutions that give business leaders mastery of their online presence and control over business development.

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