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).
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After sitting through Jane Well’s presentation and talking with her after her speech, we have decided to share with the WPBeginner community what is coming in WordPress 3.0 in terms of features.
List of most notable and mind-blowing features that are expected in WordPress 2.9. Download WordPress 2.9 release candidate now and play your role in the community by downloading the release candidate and testing all features.
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 community in New York is organizing a great meetup for WordPress users. This event will be held on November 14 – 15, 2009 at Baruch College of the City University of New York. Our founder Syed Balkhi will be attending the conference.
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.
A lot of sites are being hit by a recent SQL attack where codes are being injected to your site. This MySQL injection affects your permalinks by making them ineffective. As a result, your blog posts URLs will not work. We will show you how you can identify and fix this issue.
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.
WordPress has released another security release as version 2.8.3. This version fixed problems that were left in 2.8.2 so upgrade now. This is a security release so the upgrade should not be optional.
Not long ago WordPress released its version 2.8.1, but there has been another update. WordPress 2.8.2 was released today as a security patch to fix the possible exploit.