Most of you that frequently updates your self-hosted WordPress site should be well aware of the new version, 2.8.5 now available. As with all incremental security releases, it is recommended that you upgrade as soon as possible. What I consider an incremental upgrade is when it goes something like from 2.8.4 to 2.8.5. This kind […]
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Running out of ideas or may be ambition I have found it more and more difficult to post regularly here on wparena. It has been well over two years now since first launching this site and I have learned quite a bit about WordPress since then. But now I seem to be running out of […]
If you are new to WordPress or have recently setup a new WordPress blog you should check the privacy settings to make sure it’s visible. While doing a manual WordPress version 2.8.4 install recently I noticed a change in the default privacy setting. The privacy setting currently has only had two options, one is to […]
Well, it seems to be almost a weekly upgrade for WordPress version 2.8. Here we are at 2.8.4 which is another security upgrade. This one addressing a vulnerability where a specially crafted URL could be requested that would allow an attacker to bypass a security check to verify a user requested a password reset. Or […]
Back in version 2.7, WordPress made some major changes in the dashboard, most notable was the placement of the menus on the left side instead of the top navigation menu. Navigating the dashboard changed quite a bit. WordPress sidebar widgets had a major change with version 2.5 and now in version 2.8 there are more […]
It didn’t take long for the bugs to get reported and fixed or worked around in WordPress version 2.8. Below is the release right from the WordPress website. It suggests that you upgrade from 2.8 to 2.8.1 as soon as possible to be safe. But I have already found a bug that will block access […]