While WooThemes was experiencing a crisis that involved the loss of 6 months of data along with their main website going offline, they still managed to provide great customer service. During the entire ordeal, WooThemes kept customers and the public updated with what they knew and what they were doing (more…)

As if WooThemes.com being attacked was not bad enough, there is also a critical security issue that’s been fixed in the latest release of the WooFramework. The issue dealt with the shortcode generator. The latest version (and most likely many previous versions) of the WooThemes WooFramework has a bug that (more…)

ManageWP, the service that makes it a breeze to manage multiple websites from one location has announced that they are currently developing an iOS application specifically for ManageWP. This move takes the ease of managing multiple websites to the next level. While the app is not yet available, there are (more…)

As part of their Make Waves series, iThemes will be conducting a free webinar with Dre Armeda of Sucuri.net to discuss how to lock down a WordPress installation. In this webinar, viewers will learn how to reduce their risk of being attacked by hackers and malware threats. The webinar takes (more…)

WordPress’ biggest challenge over the next two years, and where we’re focusing core development, will be around evolving our dashboard to be faster and more accessible, especially on touch devices. Many of our founding assumptions about how, where, and why people publish are shifting, but the flexibility of WordPress as (more…)

A few weeks ago, I posted a link to an article Lorelle put together showcasing the various stats surrounding WordPress and its community. Joost de Valk has taken those stats as well as some others that his team discovered and generated an infographic that visually represents the data. One of (more…)

Everyone has an opinion as to what WordPress needs and Dev4Press recently shared theirs on what they believe WordPress needs with regards to features. Any time I read a post like this, it’s as if I can hear the core team in my head yelling out “patches welcome“. But you (more…)

Yesterday on Twitter, I was informed of a new WordPress code snippets library that sprang up called WPFunction.me. The site has an easy to use interface for grabbing code snippets. While at first, it seems as though you need to perform a lot of scrolling to select code snippets and (more…)

For the second time in two years, Dan Tynans website, eSarcasm.com has been hacked, this time with code that redirected referrals from Google, Yahoo and other search engines to Viagra ad sites. After conducting a thorough security review with Code Garage.com, an online security scanning website similar to Securi, they (more…)