Tag Archives: WP-3.0

Akismet Introduces GPL Version to WordPress (Updated 3x)

I just ran over the fact that in August 2010 Alex Shiels (tellyworth) tagged the akismet readme with “License: GPLv2”. The info left in the changelog is: * Spell out that the license is GPLv2 Well, even that this is … 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 – Why I care (Day 4)

Why should I care about WordPress Code’s License Issues? This might be a question you ask yourself as well when you’re a WordPress Contributor, Theme or Plugin Developer. (Yesterday: WordPress Licensing Issues – the third day) It’s pretty simple. As … Continue reading

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Fun to Play: WordPress 3.0 Multisite SQL Injection Vulnerability Regression?

One reason why the MU Fork was re-introduced into the WordPress main trunk was that security updates did creep in very slow or not at all. Development went pretty low in the end of the fork. That left it open … 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 3.0 Memory Requirements: 256 MB

Note: The information in this post applies to WordPress 2.7 to 3.1. Starting with WordPress 3.2, the memory limit will be configurable again.   WordPress officially needs 256 Megabyte of Memory. Even this is quite a high value, this is … Continue reading

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WordPress 3.0 released

Rev 15272, 2010-06-17 17:59:07 UTC The longer awaited version 3.0 has just been released. The official release announcement is still pending (UPDATE: WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious” – Matt Mullenweg) but the wordpress 3.0 zip download is already available and the donwload … Continue reading

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WordPress 3.0 Release to be shipped early next Week

According to Release Manager Jane Wells from Automattic, Inc – the privately owned company behind the investments in the end-users-popular blogging software – WordPress is quite close to release. As said by her on friday, the final launch of 3.0 … Continue reading

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Must-Use Plugins and Drop-Ins

Just two simple questions: What are must-use (mu) plugins and what are drop-ins? I’ll answer both right away: Must Use Plugins The MU or Must-Use Plugins is a principle that has moved from WordPress MU into WordPress core long before … Continue reading

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WordPress 3.0 Beta Test on wordpress.com [UPDATED]

According to the last weeks developer chat, some tests of WordPress 3.0 have been run on a subset of sites on wordpress.com (and still ongoing). A number of plugins and themes were run on WP-3.0 as well.

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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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Classic and Default Theme for WordPress 3.0

Some days ago I wrote about that Classic and Default themes have disappeared for wordpress 3.0. This might me a pitty for you if you use a theme that extends the one or other of those. You won’t get any … Continue reading

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Themes gone.

It just came to my attention that WordPress 3.0 (see also WordPress 3.0 now Feature-Freeze) not only ships with a new theme but also will lack of the Classic and previously Kubrick based Default theme. They both have been burried … Continue reading

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WordPress 3.0 now Feature-Freeze

Freezy Breezy not only over Europe but as well within the project. Today WordPress 3.0 12:00 UTC/GMT went feature freeze (Announcement). Please see the updated Reports as well:  WordPress 3.0 Released to be shipped early next Week (June 12) and … Continue reading

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