Lessons I Learned Moderating Comments in WordPress

In the past 4-5 weeks, I’ve moderated every comment submitted to WP Tavern. Not only was it an experiment to see what would happen but a new way for me to use WordPress. The experiment introduced me to several drawbacks in WordPress’ comment moderation system. Lack of Context Comments that (more…)

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If you use WP Super Cache, you should immediately update to version 1.4.5 as it patches a XSS vulnerability in the settings page. This version also prevents PHP object injections. In addition to security patches, 1.4.5 contains a number of bug fixes. Make sure to update your sites as soon (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Jason Lemieux and Dylan Kuhn of Postmatic. During the show, we learn the company’s history and how it started. We discuss what the service offers and how people can take advantage of it. Last but not least, (more…)

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Earlier this year, the WordPress Foundation sued Jeff Yablon for trademark infringement. The Foundation wanted Yablon to stop using its trademarks, dismiss the opposition proceeding, pay the foundation for any profits related to use of the WordPress trademarks, pay up to $100,000 per infringing domain name, transfer the domains and (more…)

WordCamp Pune India

This post was contributed by Topher DeRosia. Topher has contributed to a number of plugins, spoken at many WordCamps, and is the lead of documentation for Easy Digital Downloads. He also operates HeroPress.com on the side. Last July, the lead organizer of WordCamp Pune, India asked if I would come (more…)

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Tickets for the first annual WordCamp US are now on sale. Due to overwhelming popularity, tickets are being released in batches with the first batch selling out within hours. There are three types of tickets available for purchase. A full weekend pass for $40 that includes both session days as (more…)