iThemes will be taking over ongoing development and maintenance of Wiegman’s plugin. Better WP Security was something that he had been developing in his spare time. It’s clearly an outstanding plugin, based on the number of 5-star ratings it has received. The plugin will be getting some major love now that it has been acquired by iThemes.
Miller says they also plan to produce a new security plugin within the next couple of months that will help to further lockdown and secure WordPress sites. iThemes will be expanding its educational and training resources to accommodate a rising demand for security products. Miller confirmed that iThemes customers on the front lines are looking for professional help when it comes to safeguarding their websites: (more…)