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The WP REST API development team has released a critical security update. Rachel Baker, one of the lead developers of the WP REST API plugin says, “The release fixes a serious information disclosure vulnerability, which allowed for unpublished content and post revisions to be retrieved via the REST API.” The security vulnerability affects versions (more…)

WordPress 3.9 Featured Image

WordPress 3.9 “Smith” is now available, just four months after the release of 3.8. This release continues the strategy of developing features as plugins first. Widgets Customizer by Westonruter is the only plugin that was developed and merged into WordPress this time around. Much of the work in WordPress 3.9 is (more…)

WordPress For iOS7 Featured Image

WordPress for iOS 3.9 has been released and it includes some major changes. The first thing you’ll notice is that the  sidebar navigation has been removed. In its place is a tab bar-based layout. This has enabled many other visual changes throughout the app. Reader, comments, and notifications have been (more…)

NextGEN Gallery is one of the most popular WordPress plugins in the repository and has been for a long time. The last time I checked, it was closing in on over 8 million downloads. However, the latest release of the plugin has caused grief for many people as evidenced by (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…)

It’s been a long time since I published any episodes of WordPress Weekly and it’s not without good reason. I am still in the middle of transitioning from one dwelling to another and this is the primary reason why I haven’t been able to produce an episode. During the past (more…)

Woopra Client 1.4 has been released to the public after a few months of beta testing. This new version includes a number of new features and enhancements. For instance, Woopra users now have the ability to embed a chat widget onto their site that enables inbound chatting whereas before, it (more…)

Just wanted to provide a quick update on what’s been going on. To make a long story short, going back to 35+ hours at the store from 4am to 12pm is taking it’s toll on me. On the side, I’ve been trying my best to put up at least one (more…)

In case you missed it, there was some bruhaha over a recent change in WordPress where pinging went from being instant to being sent once per hour. Karamell.net argued that this change halted the real time web and that it would negatively affect announcement services such as Google news. A (more…)

Out of nowhere, WordPress 2.8.2 has been released to the public. You should notice the upgrade notification within a few hours if you don’t see it already. However, I think now a days, the upgrade actually is triggered when you visit the upgrade section of the backend. Ok, just received (more…)