If you have a website with OmniOnline you may have seen a change recently, which required you to confirm an email address when you tried to login.
You probably saw something like this:
Don’t be alarmed!
This is a new feature rolled out with WordPress Core version 5.3 and is meant to be a security feature that ensures sites have the right admin email attached to them before other features are rolled out. Since outdated or non-working addresses are a security problem, this is the method WordPress has adopted to try and fix the issue.
This was however rushed a bit in its release and there has been a strong response from WordPress users. So Discussion is already underway on how to make opting out of this process or adjusting the intervals at which these messages appear – easy to change in the admin area.
Of course if you host you or website with OmniOnline – you don’t need to worry about this. We keep our sites up to date with regular plugin and core updates and always ensure that the email entered is registered to your site as the admin ( the one that gets all the technical updates from WordPress), is ours and works reliably.
So, if you see this message when trying to login – just click “the email is correct”. It should start with security@…
And if your web developer or host is not communicating with you or this change has caused a problem and you are looking for a reliable Regina-based web developer that communicates openly and takes care of issues like this proactively for you then give us a call at OmniOnline – 306-586-6118.
Reference Article: https://wptavern.com/wordpress-5-3-to-introduce-new-admin-email-verification-screen