I'm enjoying working with WordPress again and mucking about with PHP. It's been a while, so I'm more than a little rusty. It's like riding a bike though, right? You never really forget … :p I am finding coding a natural accompaniment to writing for me lately. It's good to have something 'doable' to focus […]
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Some time ago (I don't actually know when) I ceased to be the admin of this website. In fact for the longest while the site has had no proper admin at all. Even though I have admin status I lost all ability to carry out certain admin functions (such as viewing, adding or deleting users, […]
Wow, I got a scary message when I logged in to the dashboard of one of my blogs tonight to say that the upgrade to WordPress 2.1.1 that I downloaded a couple of days ago had been compromised - before it left the download site - because the WordPress download server had been [tag]hacked[/tag] into! Yikes! […]
Oh he of little faith! It’s nice to know he trusts my skills!
The WordPress team have released an updated version of the WordPress blog platform. WordPress 2.0.3 includes the following updates: Small performance enhancements Movable Type / Typepad importer fix Enclosure (podcasting) fix The aforementioned security enhancements (nonces) Upgrading should be a pain-free process of overwriting files and running a database upgrade when accessing the admin panel.
Secunia is reporting that a vulnerability is present in [tag]WordPress [/tag]2.x which could allow hackers to gain remote access. This vulnerability has been confirmed in WordPress 2.0.2 and may affect other versions (but not pre-2.0 versions since this doesn't use cache files). The current recommendation is that access is restricted to the following directories: wp-content/cache/userlogins/ […]
By default, users of Microsoft’s Fingerprint Reader are frustrated whenever they try to login to WordPress sites. This is because the software refuses to recognize the WordPress logon screen as a something you can input a password into. The fix is thankfully a very simple edit to the css file that handles the login screen. […]
What do you do if you have a WordPress blog and you’ve forgotten the password? (This is quite common if you’ve ever clicked the ‘Remember me’ option some time back in the dim and distant past. This works great until you clean out your browser’s cache taking your cookies and your password along with it!) First of […]
Today I've lost the plot at least a couple of times... I've been trying today to sort out Adrian's Drac Ant page over on Antrageous Antics. The page is a WordPress category page (with a little bit of extra formatting that will show only on the Drac Ant category archive). Simple enough, but what bakes […]
Feedburner is very easy to set up on your site if you use the WordPress FeedBurner Plugin. If you plan to use this you must use the WordPress permalinks structure, which is all well and good if you've just started a new blog and can switch to that structure without affecting any existing posts on […]