Is this a WordPress plugin problem?

March 8, 2012 Off By Mike
I recently viewed a website that was using WordPress.

I liked the look of the template so – as I do – I looked at the source code for the page, I know it’s a geeky thing to do.

I found the template name OK but, I also saw a potential problem in the code:-

In the <head> …. </head> area, where all the meta stuff and script stuff goes, there was a bit of code that introduced another <head> … </head> code! This didn’t seem to make any difference to the ‘look’ of the page, however, it could have severly damaged the SEO for the site!

I believe the code was introduced from a plugin – I’ll not say which in case I cause a stir, and I need to follow up to see if it’s been addressed already, but the plugin hasn’t kept pace.

This leads me to another problem area for people with websites – keeping software and plugins up to date! see next article…

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