Plugins

o2 is Now Available on GitHub

This weekend at WordCamp Denver, Kevin Conboy announced that Automattic’s long-awaited O2 project is now publicly available on GitHub. In a recent interview with WP Tavern, Matt Mullenweg confirmed that the o2 development team is shifting its focus to WordPress.com’s core products but that the o2 code would be public (more…)

WooCommerce 2.3.11 Patches Object Injection Vulnerability

WooCommerce 2.3.11 patches an object injection vulnerability discovered by Sucuri. According to the security research company, the vulnerability is only present when the PayPal Identity Token option is set in WooCommerce. Researchers used a combination of WordPress and WooCommerce components with a known PHP bug and were able to download (more…)

Nametiles Plugin Brings Blockchain-Powered Profiles to WordPress

Openname, the decentralized identity and naming system built on the blockchain, was recently renamed to Blockchain Name System (BNS). Founders Muneeb Ali and Ryan Shea are pioneering decentralized identity with the long-term goal of creating decentralized authentication. Earlier this month, BNS debuted Passcard, a digital form of identity and access (more…)