We recommend that you update to WordPress 4.9.6 with new privacy tools. This new privacy and maintenance update contains important tools that enhance control over privacy and security.
Key features from the enhancements enhancements include:
- Guidance for the new European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- Comments enhancement to allow user control over browser cookie
- Enhanced data handling
- 95 maintenance updates
The new European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is an approach to give control to individuals concerning their personal information and how it is shared with businesses, will be enforced started May 25, 2018. The new WordPress tools will allow site owners to better understand how to protect user data.
Browser have the ability to save user’s form information through cookies, small files stored on your computer. WordPress websites that have commenting enabled will now provide users with a choice on whether personal data is saved in a cookie on their computer.
With the new WordPress updates site owners can now export an individual or group of users’ personal data as well as WordPress and plugin data. In addition to this, site owners can erase the user’s personal data including data collected by WordPress plugins.
Update to WordPress
WordPress has added 95 maintenance improvements with this latest update. Whether you are a designer, developer, editor or contributor all will benefit with an update to WordPress. You can read about the complete updates over at WordPress.
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