We just got a scary phone call. Don't worry, everyone's ok. We logged into one of our Wordpress sites and, while the backend was still there, all the posts and pages and comments were gone. G-O-N-E. Poof. Just like that. I went into the PHPmyadmin section of the control panel to look at the ...
If you want to give people the option to contact you by email, you need to display your email address on your site. But by doing so, you are putting yourself at the mercy of the low-lives out there harvesting email addresses so they can spam you with products that will enlarge certain parts ...
When starting out, many bloggers seek out the cheap and easy route, either choosing to blog on Blogger
, or another free and hosted blogging platform. This approach makes sense, since a person can never know until they've started if they even like blogging, let alone whether they'll be successful.I ...
Today, WordPress Garage
turns one year old. Hasn't our little baby grown up fast? Blow out the candles...
It is exactly one year ago today that I wrote my first post here. It was about Jerome's Keywords Plugin
, which was a popular ...
Security Focus has reported a security problem
with the Search Unleashed
plugin. The plugin stores search queries, but does not validate stored data and sends it back "raw" to the browser.
Read more at SecurityFocus
Secunia has reported
an "id" SQL injection vulnerability in the WordSpew plugin
for WordPress. Here's the description of the vulnerability:
DESCRIPTION: S@BUN has reported a vulnerability in the Wordspew plugin for Wordpress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.
To my chagrin, my blog is telling me that it's time to upgrade again.
It's an urgent security release
because if you allow registration on your WordPress blog, users can edit other users' drafts. WordPress development also mentions the ...
A vulnerability has been discovered
in the WP-Cal
plugin for WordPress, an event calendar plugin by Fahlstad
. This vulnerability can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.
Just last week another plugin by Fahlstad ...
Heads up to any users of the WP-Forum WordPress plugin
: Secunia has reported
that it can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks. Too bad - just when I was looking for a simple forum solution for a WordPress ...
Blog Oh Blog
has published a great article for people interested in entering the world of WordPress
. The article lists 9 myths about WordPress
related to what it is, plugins
, costs, ...