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|1:|| 100,000 WordPress Sites In Botnet Forcing DDoS Attacks|
It's estimated over a 100,000 WordPress sites may be in a botnet launching DDoS attacks. Isn't it time for WordPress sites to be forced to update from old versions?
|Mar 13, 2014|
|2:|| 1and1 Hoses WordPress Sites With MySQL 4 on May 1, 2013|
1and1.com is "deactivating" MySQL 4 Databases on May 1st, 2013.
|Mar 27, 2013|
|3:|| Facebook For WordPress Plugin Allows Cross Posting From Blog To Facebook Timeline|
The plugin was built by Facebook engineers in collaboration with open source partners, and makes it simple for anyone to make their WordPress site more social; no coding required. The plugin will also work on mobile and support internationalization.
|June 14, 2012|
|4:|| Flaws in Popular SEO Plug-in Put WordPress Websites at Risk|
"Researchers from Web security firm Sucuri found two flaws in a plug-in called “All in One SEO Pack”"
|June 2, 2014|
|5:|| Flaws in Popular SEO plug-in put WordPress websites at risk|
Researchers from Web security firm Sucuri found two flaws in a plug in called "All in One SEO Pack"
|June 2, 2014|
|6:|| Global WordPress Hack Underway|
WordPress blogs are under threat from a global attack of the most common user and password configurations.
|Apr 13, 2013|
|7:|| How Best to Deal With URLs When Deploying a WordPress Site|
A very useful tip for WordPress site installation and management of URLs.
|July 23, 2014|
|8:|| How To Use Multiple CSS In WordPress|
WebmasterWorld Members help with running multiple CSS on a WordPress site.
|Mar 23, 2012|
|9:|| Identifying a WordPress Hack|
I found my site but Google's cache showed a load of spam in the site. The cache shows a pharma keyword stuffed website but I've never added any of that text to the site. And what's funny is that there are no links to any other website. Just a bunch of keyword stuffing.
|May 24, 2011|
|10:|| Important Wordpress Update to 4.7.1|
Estimates suggest more than 1.5 million sites defaced thanks to not updating their Wordpress installation.
|Feb 10, 2017|
|11:|| New WordPress v3.7 Applies Maintenance and Security Updates Automatically|
With this recent update, most sites can now automatically apply these updates in the background.
|Oct 29, 2013|
|12:|| Optimizing a MySQL Database for WordPress|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how best to optimize the Database for WordPress.
|Mar 16, 2013|
|13:|| Report: New Malware Campaign Targeting Vulnerable WordPress and Plugins|
A large number of sites are getting infected with the aim of driving malware onto site visitors' computers. Google is already blacklisting infected sites.
|Sept 18, 2015|
|14:|| Setting Up Social Sharing on WordPress|
WebmasterWorld Members look at ways to integrate social sharing on WordPress so that it looks good and minimizes any impact on page loads.
|June 14, 2011|
|15:|| SoakSoak Malware Cripples Compromised WordPress Installs|
'SoakSoak' is a new malware that cripples compromised WordPress installs.
|Dec 15, 2014|
|16:|| The Best Way To Deal With Blunt Force Attacks On WordPress Login Screen|
With the WordPress login screen being a popular attack page, WebmasterWorld members discuss the best solutions to reduce bandwidth and successful login.
|Aug 27, 2014|
|17:|| Where to Place WordPress htaccess Directives|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how best to use, and where to place .htaccess with WordPress sites.
|Jan 29, 2016|
|18:|| WordPress 3.3 'Sonny' Released|
There is a ton of candy for developers as well. I'd recommend starting your exploration with the new editor API, new jQuery version, better ways to hook into the help screens, more performant post-slug-only permalinks, and of course the entire list of improvements on the Codex and in Trac.
|Dec 13, 2011|
|19:|| WordPress 3.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release|
This maintenance release fixes 15 issues with WordPress 3.3, as well as a fix for a cross-site scripting vulnerability that affected version 3.3.
|Jan 4, 2012|
|20:|| WordPress 3.4 Released|
This release includes significant improvements to theme customization, custom headers, Twitter embeds, and image captions.
|June 15, 2012|
|21:|| WordPress 3.4.1 Maintenance and Security Release|
This latest WordPress release addresses 18 bugs and security issues.
|June 28, 2012|
|22:|| WordPress 3.5.2 Security Update Released|
"This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately."
|June 27, 2013|
|23:|| WordPress 3.8 Is Out, And It Has a Dashboard Facelift|
"WordPress has gotten a facelift. 3.8 brings a fresh new look to the entire admin dashboard."
|Dec 13, 2013|
|24:|| WordPress 3.8.1 Maintenance Release|
"Version 3.8.1 is a maintenance releases that addresses 31 bugs in 3.8, including various fixes and improvements for the new dashboard design and new themes admin screen."
|Jan 24, 2014|
|25:|| WordPress 4.0.1 Critical Security Release|
This version addresses a critical security issue reported earlier.
|Nov 20, 2014|
|26:|| WordPress Clamping Down on False DMCA Takedowns|
Automattic, WordPress' parent company, is demanding $10,000 in compensation against a false DMCA takedown request.
|June 16, 2014|
|27:|| WordPress Launches WordAds, An AdSense Alternative For WordPress Sites|
Over the years one of the most frequent requests on WordPress.com has been to allow bloggers to earn money from their blog through ads. We've resisted advertising so far because most of it we had seen wasn't terribly tasteful, and it seemed like Google's AdSense was the state-of-the-art, which was sad. You pour a lot of time and effort into your blog and you deserve better than AdSense.
|Nov 29, 2011|
|28:|| WordPress Update 3.6.1 Maintenance and Security|
"WordPress 3.6.1 is also a security release for all previous WordPress versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately."
|Sept 12, 2013|
|29:|| WordPress Yoast SEO Plugin Serious Vulnerability Fixed|
Update your Yoast SEO plugin.
|Mar 12, 2015|
|30:|| WordPress to Move Away From PHP, Launches New, Open Sourced Admin Interface|
|Nov 24, 2015|
|31:|| WordPress v3.6 is released|
The latest and greatest WordPress, version 3.6, is now live to the world
|Aug 2, 2013|
|32:|| WordPress, And What Makes It A Great CMS|
WordPress happens to be the best CMS available at the moment. Bar none. Out of the box, it could easily drive 98% of the websites on the planet. The rest of them would take a bit of tweaking but I still think it could handle them.
|Aug 3, 2011|
|33:|| WordPress.com To Serve All Sites Via HTTPS|
"We'll be serving pages only over SSL for all *.wordpress.com subdomains by the end of the year."
|June 6, 2014|
|34:|| WordPress: A Security Problem, Or Not|
"I've heard many people say/write that WordPress is a security nightmare - that it has security holes. This may be true but I haven't found it to be so and I have yet to see anyone offer proof of it."[br]"If you know of a security issue, let's have it so we can examine it and discuss it and see if there's a solution or work around."
|Nov 4, 2013|