Upgraded to WordPress 2.6.2 this morning using the WPAU plugin. The release fixes a vulnerability in the password complexity which could allow user passwords to be reset by the attacker who can later use mt_rand() to predict the random password. Upgrade if you allow open registration. Download WordPress 2.6.2
Upgraded to WordPress 2.6.1 today. Not a security release so no need to update if you’re happy with 2.6. Read the change log. Tried out the WordPress Automatic Upgrade plugin today (WPAU). A few scares with directory permissions as usual, but besides that, the upgrade was a success. Download WPAU here.
I use the is_home() conditional tag to control when my ads show up. I prefer to only have my ads show up when single posts are viewed. Helps keep my home page looking clean and relevant. Currently, I have my ads setup to show on all pages except for my home page. To get the [...]
WordPress 2. 6 (Tyner) is out with some new improvements. 1. Post Revisions :: You get to diff your post changes now. 2. A new Press This! button. :: Directly post from any site you are on. Plus support to automatically detect media files from sites like YouTube and Flickr. 2. Google Gears :: My [...]
Defensio has been down since yesterday. My spam aren’t being filtered, I can’t access my Defensio quarantine page and users are unable to post new comments. Their hosting provider Amazon (EC2) push some software which caused Defensio’s services to go down. The team’s currently working on the issue and updated can be tracked through their [...]