It’s “Benny” or WordPress 4.0

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Today WordPress 4.0 or “Benny” was released, all designed to bring you a smoother writing and management experience inside your dashboard. The highlights of the release include: Enhanced Media Management: View your uploads in an endless grid. A new details preview provides even better editing. Easier Visual Embeds: Paste in a YouTube URL on a … Read More

Welcome WordPress 3.8

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WordPress 3.8 (or Parker) has arrived! According to the announcement, 3.8 features: A new modern design A modern aesthetic: A fresh new look to the entire admin dashboard with a bigger, bolder, more colorful design. The fresh, uncluttered design embraces clarity and simplicity. Clean typography: Features the Open Sans typeface for  simple, friendly text that … Read More

Make Way for Basie – WordPress 3.7 is here

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Last night Automattic launched version 3.7 of WordPress – codenamed “Basie” in honor of Count Basie. According to their blog post, here are the big updates WordPress website owners need to be know: Auto Updates: With WordPress 3.7, you no longer have to press any buttons to apply future maintenance and security updates. The update … Read More

WordPress 3.6.1 is out

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Automattic released WordPress 3.6.1 last night – it’s a security release for all previous WordPress versions. According to their blog post, it addresses three issues fixed by the WordPress security team: Block unsafe PHP unserialization that could occur in limited situations and setups, which can lead to remote code execution. Prevent a user with an … Read More

WordPress 3.6 – Oscar – Has Launched

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Yesterday, Matt Mullenweg announced the arrival of WordPress 3.6. It looks like a very nice update. Our top 3 favorite features of Oscar are: 1. The New Twenty Thirteen Theme A nice blogging focus with a single column design. We liked that by selecting a different post type, you can easily change the background color … Read More

State of the Word 2013

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As part of WordCamp San Francisco, Automattic’s Matt Mullenweg always gives us the State of the Word. Here are the highlights from the 2013 edition: Neat facts: There have been 314 WordCamps (with 72 this year) and 1026 speakers in the past 12 months WordPress celebrated its 10th anniversary on May 27th WordPress now powers … Read More

WordPress 3.5.2 Maintenance and Security Release

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Automattic announced today that WordPress 3.5.2 is now available! This maintenance and security release, which fixes 12 bugs, features: Blocking server-side request forgery attacks, which could potentially enable an attacker to gain access to a site. Disallowing contributors from improperly publishing posts or reassigning the post’s authorship. An update to the SWFUpload external library to … Read More

WordPress Attacks

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The ContentRobot team has been monitoring the ongoing brute-force attacks against WordPress sites, which has been escalating in recent weeks. One or more illegal botnets are being used to attack WordPress sites by trying as many username and password combinations as possible in order to find valid login credentials. They are being relentless and can … Read More