I’m going to start writing more medium length stuff here. I write long things when I have time, and they get feedback for years (seriously, I don’t go anywhere without my post about my atheism bein…
track from the 1994 Album Words and Silence, Lyrics by Menelik
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I don’t write many recommendations on this blog, as our staff writer does most of the things along the lines of plugin and theme reviews. I’m more known for writing our Beginner Dev and Art of the WordPress Startup series.
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo spaceplane-designed for space tourism-has just crashed. Virgin Galactic has been keeping everyone apprised of the situation via Twitter: UPDATE:Virgin Galactic’s partner Scaled Composites conducted a powered test flight of #SpaceShipTwo earlier today. (1 of 4) – Virgin Galactic (@virgingalactic) October 31, 2014 During the test, the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly resulting in the loss of SpaceShipTwo.
By on . Consultoria para: Plugin do WordPress WP eCommerce Risco de Segurança: Média (DREAD score : 6/10) Nível de Exploração: Fácil/Remota Vulnerability: Vazamento de Informação e bypass do controle de acesso Versão Corrigida: 126.96.36.199 Se você estiver usando o famoso plugin do WordPress WP eCommerce (2,9 milhões de downloads), você deve atualizá-lo imediatamente.
A spaceship that has promised to shuttle hundreds of paying customers to space when it begins commercial flights next year experienced an “in-flight anomaly” during a test flight on Friday. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo had taken off at 12:19 p.m. ET from Mojave, CA for what the company was calling a “Halloween treat.”
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You want to make your website more accessible, but you don’t know where to start. David Kennedy can help. By day Lance is a web developer at Automattic, and by night he is Launcelot du Lac, Knight of the Round Table. View all posts by Lance Willett
C-SPAN spokesman Howard Mortman tells the Erik Wemple Blog that the public affairs network has received scant-to-no cooperation from the White House over the four years since it engaged in a spat with key presidential aides over video footage. “We’ve always been bewildered by this incident,” Mortman said yesterday afternoon.
The worlds of food blogging and Genesis have just collided in a big way and I’m taking a few lessons from it.
Shoptalk is a podcast about front end web design, development and UX. Each week Dave & Chris will be joined by a special guest who is there to talk shop and help answer listener submitted questions. Audio editing by Aaron Dowd.
Slack, the enterprise collaboration platform co-founded by Stewart Butterfield, today confirmed that it has closed a $120 million round of funding, co-led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Google Ventures with the participation of past investors including A16Z, Accel Partners and The Social+Capital Partnership. We first reported on this fundraise last week.
The forecast today is very spooky. As a Halloween treat, Jude “Bones” Redfield of WDRB in Louisville, Kentucky, reported the weather as a skeleton with a little help from a green screen. It makes sense: Who better to trust than a skeleton to let you know about trick-or-treating weather?
Decided to update my email subscription feature and in the process set out to find a more effective solution. I had been rocking the Jetpack plugin and using their subscription module, but it left a lot to be desired. Mainly the lack of control, or appeared lack of control over my own data (my emails).
Last updated on by Editorial Staff Do you want to allow users to register on your site? Whether it is for having them write a blog post or simply comment on the site, WordPress allows you to enable user registration.
On Election Day, political campaigns, candidates, consultants, and pollsters pay close attention to who votes and why-and so does Facebook. For the past six years, on every national Election Day, the social-networking behemoth has pushed out a tool-a high-profile button that proclaims “I’m Voting” or “I’m a Voter”-designed to encourage Facebook users to vote.
We’ve been hard at work on a huge new feature for Sync Pro and we’re excited to share a sneak peek. Introducing Client Dashboard, a new way to control what clients see when they log in to their WordPress dashboard. Ever wish you could have more control over what your clients see when they log in to their WordPress dashboard?
Flying Pumpkins screaming Halloween are ready for your WordPress Site. Introduced by DesignWall, DW Halloween is a fun plugin that creates funky flying pumkins with a displayed message for your WordPress site. The plugin is free, fast and easy to install and configure.
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By on . Being able to spot suspicious code, and then determine whether it is benign or malicious is a very important skill for a security researcher. Every day we scan through megabytes of HTML, JS and PHP. It’s quite easy to miss something bad, especially when it doesn’t visually stick out and follows patterns of a legitimate code.
We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one- desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.
The other day on ShopTalk a question we got led us down a short tangent on WordPress plugins, the resources they load, and what that would look like in a perfect world. I ended up writing up some thoughts on it and getting some feedback.
Jeffrey Goldberg’s column in The Atlantic detailing the Obama administration increasingly frosty relationship with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent geopolitical tongues wagging. Details of administration officials’ list of private insults to describe Netanyahu include chickenshit, myopic, obtuse, blustering. But one description was abhorrent on a level far above politics: “Aspergery.”
Up to 12 million websites may have been compromised by attackers who took advantage of a bug in the widely used Drupal software. The sites use Drupal to manage web content and images, text and video. Drupal has issued a security warning saying users who did not apply a patch for a recently discovered bug should “assume” they have been hacked.
I just bought a new TV. The old one had a good run, but after the volume got stuck on 63, I decided it was time to replace it. I am now the owner of a new “smart” TV, which promises to deliver streaming multimedia content, games, apps, social media, and Internet browsing.
Good things are worth repeating and for the second year running we’re spooked to bring you a little Halloween treat. We have to say we’re kind of worried about Hiro who is not looking his best, but we’re confident at about midnight he will go back to his usual chipper self.
We are asking all customers to review and update their DNS settings to assist with moving traffic away from a provider that has been causing us downtime, to our new Amazon stack. If you currently use an A record to point your domain Pagely, and that A record IP begins with a 199, this affects you.
By on . Asesor para: WordPress WP Plugin de comercio electrónico Riesgo de seguridad: Mediano (puntuación DREAD: 6/10) Nivel de explotación: Fácil / Remoto Vulnerabilidad: Información de fugas y de derivación de control de acceso. Versión parcheada: 188.8.131.52 Si usted está utilizando el popular plugin de WP de comercio electrónico de WordPress (2,900,000 descargas), usted debe actualizar de inmediato.
If you use WP eCommerce, you’ll want to update as soon as possible to fix a security vulnerability discovered by Sucuri. According to the announcement, the vulnerability could be used by a malicious user to easily get access and modify private information on a site.
By on . Advisory for: WordPress WP eCommerce Plugin Security Risk: Medium (DREAD score : 6/10) Exploitation level: Easy/Remote Vulnerability: Information leak and access control bypass. Patched Version: 184.108.40.206 If you’re using the popular WP eCommerce WordPress plugin (2,900,000 downloads), you should update it right away.
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The folks behind AppPresser, the first mobile app development framework for WordPress, generated some buzz at WordCamp San Francisco with live demos of their upcoming Reactor product. When AppPresser was launched in January, it was groundbreaking in terms of demonstrating the power of WordPress as an application platform.
“Feminist Frequency” creator Anita Sarkeesian weighs in on the Gamergate controversy and the pervasiveness of sexism in video games.
During the State of the Word at WordCamp San Francisco, Matt Mullenweg announced that the event will be renamed to WordCamp USA and will no longer be held in the Mission Bay conference center.
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By on . El equipo de Drupal lanzó una actualización de una vulnerabilidad de Inyección SQL crítica hace unas semanas, e instó a todos sus usuarios para actualizar o reparar sus sitios como inmediatamente.
Jetpack 3.2 was quietly released yesterday with a host of new enhancements for self-hosted WordPress sites. Following up on 3.1’s total re-branding of the plugin, 3.2 comes with speed improvements and better caching for related posts. This release introduces the new ‘Site Logo’ feature that was added to WordPress.com themes in late July.
Perhaps the thing that annoys me the most when I hear security being shared with end-users is when they get the information wrong or overemphasis on things they don’t understand or can’t support. This is the problem in the way we communicate, especially in the WordPress community.
A few nights ago I decide to make a change here on the Get Free Content section of my website. I was very unpleased with how I was presenting the resources that I offer, and really wanted them to stand out. Use CSS and HTML to create a stunning look for your downloads.
It isn’t everyday that WooThemers get see each other face to face. This past weekend a half dozen of us came together to attend WordCamp San Francisco, chat with our customers, and eat some amazing burritos (seriously – they were delicious). In attendance were Bryce, Cobus, Dwain, Danny, Marina, and myself.
Dashicons is the official icon font of the WordPress admin as of 3.8. For new icon requests, please post to the latest “Create new dashicons” core trac ticket. For any issues that appear within WordPress core, please create a new ticket on trac.
We’ve heard many personal stories this week of how people in our industry have experienced hard times and how they managed to get out of them. We end this week with an article by Ann Holm, a personal development coach and expert in psychology and brain science.
I’m proud to announce that my first Team Treehouse course has launched today! I wrote yesterday about my Treehouse experience back in September when I was their guest instructor for a week in Orlando, and today the course has gone live: Genesis Framework Foundations.
by Judith Curry Climate depression is real. Just ask a scientist. – Madeleine Thomas Wow. Here I was, hard at work on my long promised post on clouds, and I spotted this article on twitter. Much easier to write about this one than about clouds. At Grist, Madeleine Thomas has penned an article Climate depression…
An election integrity watchdog group is suing the state of Maryland, alleging that it has discovered massive and ongoing fraudulent voting by non-U.S. citizens in one county. But because of the way that the non-citizens are able to cast votes in elections, the fraud is likely happening in every single county and subdivision across the state.
We’ve just released the first version of our Google Analytics Premium plugin! It contains custom dimension tracking, which allows you to track pageviews per author, per category, per post type and more and of course, comes with our first-class support. You can read a bit about what the plugin does below or buy it right now.
Opening Remarks Photograph by Ashley Gilbertson for Bloomberg Businessweek Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself.
Last updated on by Editorial Staff WordPress displays ‘Enter title here’ placeholder text in the title field when you create a new post. Recently one of our users asked if they can replace it with their own placeholder text. This is particularly useful when you are using custom post types or creating a custom CMS for clients.