security

WordPress 3.8.3 Fixed The Quick Draft Dashboard Widget

WordPress 3.8.3 was released today and fixes a pesky bug introduced in WordPress 3.8.2. As we reported a few days ago, one of the security fixes in 3.8.2 caused the Quick Draft dashboard widget to break. Auto-drafts created through the widget were not being promoted to draft status. When a (more…)

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Marcus Couch and I were joined by Eric Mann to discuss the news of the week. After the news, we discussed in-depth a few of the core proposals Mann has published on his blog. We covered the following three WordPress core proposals: Data Service Portability Offline Editor After speaking with (more…)

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This episode of WordPress Weekly featured a panel of four individuals helping to make the web a safer place. Chris Wiegman – Lead Developer of iThemes Security Regina Smola – Founder of WPSecurityLock Brennen Byrne – Founder and CEO of Clef Sam Hotchkiss – Founder of BruteProtect We discussed a (more…)

iThemes Security Upgrade Woes

Last week, we reported the Better WordPress Security plugin would be renamed to iThemes Security. We also shared important details to prepare users for the upgrade. Because of the name change, users needed to re-enable the plugin or risk seeing errors. Despite the beta testing period, the upgrade process hasn’t (more…)