WordPress

It all started with a couple of tweets by Bradley Potter when he mentioned a HostGator specific bug to Andrew Nacin. Since WPTavern.com is also hosted on HostGator, I decided to try and replicate the bug. Following his instructions I was able to replicate the error pointing towards the possibility (more…)

When I think about enterprise, I rarely think about WordPress. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I heard WordPress and Enterprise used in the same sentence. Based on an article from CIO.com.au, IT managers still prefer using SharePoint as an enterprise CMS compared to WordPress. Cogan addressed a (more…)

Here is the tale of two individuals that upgraded to WordPress 3.1 only to realize that their sites became broken after the upgrade. Two things that should immediately be learned by anybody using WordPress. The first is that even though it’s as easy as clicking a button to perform an (more…)

WordCamp Miami was held this past weekend and based on the schedule I saw, quite a few awesome sessions took place. Thanks to sponsorship from WooThemes, the WPCandy crew was able to attend the event and live blog most of the festivities, including a few of the sessions. For a (more…)

WordCamp Columbus, Ohio will be taking place this year between June 17th and June 19th. The event has a new organizer this time around in Angie Meeker who is an experienced WordPress designer and intends on making the event squarely focused on WordPress. Friday, June 17th, will be dedicated to (more…)

Well, here is something you don’t get to read every day. Byrne Reese who was the former product manager of Movable Type and TypePad as well as an employee of Six Apart from 2004-2008 wrote a great article outlining the various facets that have contributed to the success of WordPress. (more…)

WordPress 3.0.5 was released the other day to address a couple of issues dealing with security and untrusted user accounts. While those issues were addressed, it was soon discovered that one of the security fixes for 3.0.5 created another problem of stripping HTML on display from people with the unfiltered_html (more…)

What’s that sound? It’s a cannon ball being shot over the bow of Tumblr. The big discussion point over the past two days has revolved around a new feature slated to hit WordPress 3.1 called Post Formats. Otto as well as Mark Jaquith do a great job explaining what these (more…)

Matt Mullenweg who every now and then publishes a long essay did so today on his personal site Ma.tt, talking about version 1.0 of software and how it’s the loneliest number. In the post, he mentions how Apple is not afraid to release a first gen product that contained flaws (more…)

There’s been a lot of hype around a new tool that was released not too long ago called FireSheep. In a nutshell, FireSheep is an extension for FireFox that monitors the airwaves of public Wi-Fi to sniff out login credentials to popular websites such as WordPress.com, self-hosted WordPress installations, Twitter, (more…)

This post is an FYI to plugin developers. According to Scribu who posted on the WordPress development update blog, If you were using register_activation_hook() to also handle updates from older versions of your plugins, you will not be able to do so any more in WP 3.1: [16012]The activation hook (more…)

Once again, the discussion of WordPress and Easter eggs has popped up on the WP-Hackers mailing list. This time, it was a story shared by Eric Mann regarding a client of his who thought their website was hacked after accidentally triggering the Easter egg where you compare a revision to (more…)