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WordPress 3.5 Beta 1 (and a bonus!)

Wordpress has announced the availability of WordPress 3.5 Beta 1 on September 27, 2012. In a blog post the said, "this is software still in development and we really don’t recommend that you run it on a production site — set up a test site just to play with the new...

Joomla 1.5.9 Security Release Now Available

The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.5.9 [Vatani]. This is a security release and users are strongly encouraged to upgrade immediately. It has been around two months since Joomla 1.5.8 was released on November 10, 2008. The Development...

Wordpress 2.9.2

Previous version of Wordpress just has a problem where logged in users can peek at trashed posts belonging to other authors. If you have untrusted users signed up on your blog and sensitive posts in the trash, you should upgrade to 2.9.2. As always, you can visit the...

WordPress 2.8.6 Security Release

2.8.6 fixes two security problems that can be exploited by registered, logged in users who have posting privileges. According to Ryan Boren from, if you have untrusted authors on your blog, upgrading to 2.8.6 is recommended.

Wordpress 2.8.5 Security Update

The Wordpress developers have released version 2.8.5 of their popular blogging software. The version is considered a security upgrade. The developers are calling this released a hardening release as it tightens Wordpress security to make Wordpress blogs more secure...

“All in One SEO Pack” is banned by Dreamhost

It's confirmed that Dreamhost has banned "All in One SEO Pack", one of the best SEO plugin for Wordpress. They've banned it from the shared hosting server. But the private servers are fine, unless they ban it from private server too.

Secure Your WordPress Site

Matt from Wordpress has published a great article on Wordpress Security. Read the full aricle: How to Keep WordPress Secure.

Getting involved with the 2.9 beta testing

Wordpress 2.9 beta version is being tested. Help required with beta testing the new features and ironing out any bugs. Testing process can be done by a number of different ways, like- joining the wp-testers mailing list and/or the Trac ticketing system. In this...