WP Plugin Authors The Target Of A Phishing Scam


Plugin authors need to take serious notice of a recent phishing attack that is aimed specifically at plugin authors. Ipstenu, one of the volunteer WordPress.org support forum moderators has published a forum thread warning others that responding to the email wouldn’t be a good idea. The way in which this phishing attack works is pretty Read More

BuddyPress 1.5.5 Released


It was announced earlier today that that BuddyPress 1.5.5 is now available for download. This is considered a maintenance release which addresses 14 issues, some of which are security related. Congrats to the team and I hope you had a blast at WordCamp Netherlands Paul Gibbs.

Disclaimer Popups Using jQuery


Helpful little article that explains how to use jQuery to create popups before sending an email or submitting a comment.

Favoriting Posts In WordPress


WPBeginner has published an article that explains how they used the WP Favorite Posts plugin to give one of their clients a “personalized library” for their users which allowed them to favorite videos that they could watch repeatedly. In the article, they also explain how to use the plugin to provide that same personalized experience Read More

Good Or Bad? Infinite Scrolling


Thanks to Pinterest, many websites think it’s cool to provide the ability to infinitely scroll down a page. Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed a variety of tutorials that explain how you can add this functionality to WordPress themes. However, I’m wondering if this is just one of those trends that will go away Read More

All The Stats You Need To Know Regarding WordPress


Lorelle VanFossen has published a detailed article that covers a wide gamut of statistics related to WordPress. Most of the numbers are impressive. Amongst the stats, the one that surprises me the most is the fact that WordPress is being used in Indonesian at almost triple the rate of English, and nearly the sum total Read More

New Ebook Released For WP Multisite


Sometimes, the most difficult task at hand when operating a website is locating the documentation that helps solve a problem. For those of you who have been looking for a WordPress Multisite reference book to help get you started, Mika Epstein and Andrea Rennick have co-authored a book specifically for WordPress Multisite. The book contains Read More

WordPress 3.4 Beta 1 Available For Mass Consumption


In what seems like forever since the last major release of WordPress, 3.4 Beta 1 has been released. You should know the routine by now. Don’t run beta software in a production environment. Instead, set up a local install or a mirrored copy somewhere else for testing. If you encounter a situation that you think Read More

Two Resources For Writers/Journalists Using WordPress


DynamicWP has put together a list of 11 plugins that are especially helpful for writers using WordPress. One of the nifty plugins from that list that I discovered is AP Style Dates And Times. This plugin automatically abbreviates times and months according to the AP Style guide. The second resource that you should keep handy Read More

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