Tag Archives: Matt Mullenweg

Infographic: WordPress Core Team (Update 2x)

You’ve ever wondered about who is in the core team of WordPress? Last year in Portland Jane Wells was talking about “How WordPress Core Decisions Get Made“. I compiled some information about the Who is Who of the core team … Continue reading

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WordPress, AtomPub, and PHP5

Time appears to pass fast sometimes, or is it just for what we miss? – WordPress, AtomPub, and PHP5 – via #16525

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New Kids on the Blockwart: Matt Mullenweg

Of questionable attitude: According to disclosed information by Ben Hook a.k.a WPBlogger, back in July 2010 Matthew Mullenweg contacted the critics employee and tried to exploit the work relationship to put pressure on him. In the now published email conversation, … Continue reading

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Kses, GPL, Copyright, Licensing and Disclaimer

The current wordpress security release made me look into kses.php today. But my review ended before going over the first 10 lines already. Guess what I ran over? Jup, another wordpress GPL license violation. How did I find it? It … Continue reading

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Too Yellow to Name a Ticket – WordPress Security Bites Itself Again in 3.0.4 (Updated 2x)

WordPress 3.0.4 is out. What?! [UPDATE: The advisory is now online: Persistent XSS vulnerability – wordpress 3.0.3 (kses.php) ] Keep cool. There is an release (all 3.0.2 to 3.0.4 changes), but actually Matt Mullenweg is asking for a security review … Continue reading

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WordPress Licensing Issues – Plugins are GPL, Right?

If you thought that the wordpress package you can download from wordpress.org is re-distributable under GPL, then you’re thinking wrong. Why do I say so? Thanks to a ticket opened by novasource, it came to my attention, that the Hello … Continue reading

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WordPress Licensing Issues – the third day

Wordpress development goes on every day. At least for that part that has a committing developer. In case there is none, it gets stuck. Licensing issues only seem to be interesting in the beginning. You get comments by core developers … Continue reading

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Mysteries about the WordPress Memory Limit

Note: The information in this report applies to WordPress 3.0 specifically. Starting with WordPress 3.2, the memory limit will be configurable again.   Being on track to write a really simple plugin that should take care of the memory related … Continue reading

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WordPress drops PHP 4 in Q1 2011

Introduced under a smaller flag of taking care for testing, a new direction slipped into wordpress developement: To drop PHP 4 and switch over to PHP 5.2 as a minimum requirement for wordpress. Opinion leader Andrew Nacin made the igniting … Continue reading

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MattPress Egomania

It is somehow a pity to see how self-focused the wordpress project (in person: Matt Mullenweg) currently is. For example, on wordpress.com, if you write the name “Wordpress” into an article it will be displayed as “WordPress”. That’s no joke, … Continue reading

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What happened to the “Thank a plugin developer day”?

In January 2009 Matt Mullenweg was somehow overwhelmed because the 4 000th plugin was in the wordpress plugin repository. He was in such a good mood that he announced January 28 to be the official “Thank a Plugin Developer Day”.

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WordPress 3.0 Release Schedule Changes

Please take note of this Report as well: WordPress 3.0 released (June 17). The last wordpress 3.0 planned release date for May 1st has been postponed again according to the official development schedule. Wording changed from release to first RC. … Continue reading

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Bubbles

Was there a security Issue or wasn’t there for that what many wordpress users have been recently experienced in the beginning of April? Google is still full of in that way hacked wordpress sites.

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PHP Code Sniffer, Eclipse and WordPress

Or: Steady progress on WordPress and it’s coding standards and getting things working together Have I said previously that I personally really hate the WordPress coding standard? All these spaces in there. For some coders apparently it makes it easier … Continue reading

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