phpBB.com Compromised, Users Should Change Their Passwords

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phpBB.com, which hosts the popular open source forum software phpBB, has been compromised. On Dec. 14th, members of the development team discovered several web servers that power the website were compromised and immediately suspended operations. Users are not at risk as the phpBB software is not affected. phpBB HomePage According to an ongoing investigation, initial entry was gained through a staff member’s account. The attackers obtained access to the phpBB.com and area51 databases, meaning that … Check out the source»

Postmatic Offers Free Concierge Service for Installation of Its New Comments Subscription Plugin

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Postmatic is currently offering free concierge installation, configuration, and user migration for its new comments subscription which is now in beta. The plugin allows users to subscribe to new posts/comments via email and leave a comment by simply hitting reply. Postmatic beta 6 introduced 1-click migration of subscribers from Jetpack, in order to make it easy for Jetpack users to get on board. The plugin aims to make WordPress and post/comment subscription emails work seamlessly, … Check out the source»

A Review of WordPress 4.1

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After a few days delay, WordPress 4.1 finally arrived. Named “Dinah” after jazz singer Dinah Washington, WordPress 4.1 is the first “minor” release after WordPress 4.0 landed in September. Many of the features added in 4.0 have been improved, and there are some brand new functions, too. Today I want to introduce to you the main changes made to the WordPress platform in 4.1, and to share my thoughts on them. Twenty Fifteen Theme Of … Check out the source»

Menu Customizer Now in Development for WordPress 4.2

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WordPress 4.1 was released just yesterday, but core contributors are already planning and working towards 4.2. The Menu Customizer feature plugin is back in development and contributors are hoping to have it ready for inclusion in 4.2. Nick Halsey, who originally started the Menu Customizer work as part of his Google Summer of Code project, will be leading the effort to get the feature prepared for the upcoming release. During the last release cycle, Halsey … Check out the source»

WordSesh 3 Begins Tonight at 7PM EST

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WordSesh, the 24 hour virtual WordCamp, begins tonight at 7PM EST when one session per hour for 24 hours straight will stream live on the WordSesh homepage. It’s free to attend with sessions covering a wide range of topics including, WordPress performance, WooCommerce, and business advice. Take a look at the schedule to see a list of sessions and their scheduled broadcast time. In case you can’t watch a session live, each one will be … Check out the source»

Why You Need a Plan for Site Support

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Appropriately timed with the release of WordPress 4.1 is this post on site maintenance and support. Aimed at site owners, this post at sister site WP Business Tips discusses the general reasons why any site needs support, and the negative consequences that can result from launching a site without a plan for support.

Fifty Actions of WordPress – 50 Examples (41 to 50)

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If you’ve been following with us through this series, then you know we’re in the homestretch in looking at our 50 actions of WordPress. For those who are just joining us, I urge you to check out the previous article (as this picks up right where it left off) as well as the articles linked from each one prior. That will bring you up to speed with where we’re headed now.

How to Add Additional File Types to be Uploaded in WordPress

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For better security, WordPress allows you to only upload the most commonly used file types. You can upload commonly used image formats, audio/video, and documents using the default media uploader. But if you wanted to upload a file type that is not allowed? In this article, we will show you how to add additional file types to be uploaded in WordPress. File Types Allowed for Upload in WordPress WordPress allows you to upload most common … Check out the source»

Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.1 Live, Happy Holidays & 2015 Plans

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WordPress 4.1 has just been released so you can now upgrade to this new version which has some nice new features, my personal favourite is the new distraction-free writing option which I’m using to write this post. Clicking a button will remove the side menus and leave you with a nice clean area to compose The post Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.1 Live, Happy Holidays & 2015 Plans appeared first on WPLift.

A Frank Lloyd Wright Approach To Digital Design

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Frank Lloyd Wright was a century ahead of his time. He was a pioneer, an avant-garde architect who broke free of the traditions of his era. His views on materials, form, function, space and environment define his iconic works. These ideals and principles are still used in architecture today, and his buildings have stood the test of time, remaining relevant even in today’s digital age. I find a lot of inspiration in Wright’s timeless work. … Check out the source»