Uzzz Productions have been slammed with a major financial obstacle due to this recession. After having a group meeting with all WPBeginner editors, Uzzz Productions staff, and our financial manager, we have decided to pull the plug on this project.
WPBeginner is proud to announce our first giveaway thanks to John Saddington from Standard Theme. We will be giving away free copies of this highly versatile commercial WordPress theme / framework which normally cost $49 for a standard license. 10 lucky users will be chosen one week from today on (April 6, 2010).
This interesting idea was brought to our attention during WordCamp NYC. WP World Map created by Oliver Schlobe allows you to geo tag yourself on a World Map. Using this map, you can get connected with local WordPress users in your area. This is a great tool for both developers and WordPress users.
WordPress team has released WordPress 2.8.5 today as a hardening release to make WordPress extra secure. Because the update improves your site security, it is recommended that you upgrade as soon as possible.
Yesterday, WPBeginner was facing some hacker attack. It was users trying to reset the password, but thankfully they could not get the random password because the site is not using the default admin user. But nonetheless it was an annoying thing to deal with. Hackers kept trying to reset our password and we had to deal with it for six times until we added more security layers.