Issue #42: The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything related to Craft CMS.
Welcome to issue 42.
This issue's big news is the critical security patch for Craft 2 sites. Check out the "Top stories" section for details. Don't stop there though. There's plenty more to discover in this issue.
As always, thanks to the sponsors! Say hello to them.
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- Also welcome Craft Sherlock to CLL. This plugin will help keep your Craft site's security in check. If you have Sherlock installed you know about the recent security update already. Get Sherlock here.
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Grab your towel! Let's hit the links.
Tools, tips, and fundamentals
Perfecting your technique
Discoverability of your Craft plugins on Github
Brandon made a suggestion for making the plugins you write for Craft CMS more discoverable on Github, "you should just give your repos a
craft-plugin topic" and for Craft 3 plugins, add a 2nd topic of
But what is a "topic" in Github terms? Read the Github topics help page here.