Chapter 12. Attacking CMS

In this chapter, we will discuss attacking CMSs and WordPress in particular. It's hard to talk about web applications and not mention WordPress. WordPress is so common on the internet that you will likely come across many instances of it in your career. After all, almost a third of all websites are running on the platform and it is by far the most popular CMS.

There are alternatives to WordPress, including Drupal, Joomla, and other more modern applications, such as Ghost. All of these frameworks aim to make content publishing on the web easy and hassle free. You don't need to know JavaScript, HTML, PHP, or any other technology to get going. CMSs are generally extensible through plugins and highly customizable through themes. ...

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