Archive for the 'WordPress' Category

WordPress To Disable Remote Access

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

The WordPress developers have decided that, starting with WordPress 2.6, access to the XMLRPC and AtomPub-based remote publishing interfaces will be disabled by default. Users who wish to use a remote client such as MarsEdit will have to go out of their way to enable the required functionality in their blog’s settings. There are good […]

If Your WordPress Was Hacked

Friday, June 20th, 2008

A few releases back, WordPress had a vulnerability that many spam injection … bastards … took advantage of. I am not too proud to admit that I was myself a victim of this vulnerability, even though I update pretty religiously to the latest release of WordPress. I noticed over the past few weeks that even […]

Check Your WordPress Security

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Matt Mullenweg from the WordPress team has posted a message about the security of WordPress, which MarsEdit users who run WordPress should take a look at. It’s particularly timely because there are a number of attacks going around that impact older WordPress blogs that haven’t been updated to to the most recent version. In my […]

WordPress 2.5

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

Congratulations to the WordPress team and the more than 100 contributors who helped to bring this release to the public today. There are loads of changes, which you can read about in the announcement blog post. Among the most interesting changes for MarsEdit users is the addition of more intelligent “post status” information for blog […]