Category Archives: WordPress News

WordPress 2.8.5 Released – Hardening Release

WordPress 2.8.5 is just released today.  The latest version improves on the security measures in WordPress. The headline changes in WordPress 2.8.5 are: A fix for the Trackback Denial-of-Service attack that is currently being seen. Removal of areas within the code where php code in variables was evaluated. Switched the file upload functionality to be… Read More »

WordPress WordCamps for October 2009 – Spain, Las Vegas, Kyoto, Netherlands

Several WordCamps are happening this month (October 2009). This month there are WordCamps in Spain, Las Vegas, Kyoto and Netherlands.  If you’re close to these areas, make sure to attend these events as you get to learn about WordPress and meet other WordPress users. WordCamp Spain October 10, 2009 WordCamp Las Vegas Nevada October 15-17,… Read More »

BlogWorld Coupon Code 20% Off – October 15-17, 2009

BlogWorld & New Media Expo is back bigger and better than ever, with the World’s Largest Social Media Conference including more than 280 thought leaders and innovators presenting more than 80 educational sessions.  If you’re a blogger, then don’t miss out this event.  It’s a great networking event to meet other bloggers. Register by September… Read More »

WordPress Camps for September 2009 – LA, Philippines, Romania, Portland, Seattle, Birmingham

Several WordCamps are happening this month (September 2009). They Span from LA to Philippines to Romania. If you’re close to these areas, make sure to attend these events as you get to meet other WordPress fans. WordCamp Los Angeles, CA September 12, 2009 WordCamp Romania September 16-17, 2009 WordCamp Philippines September 19, 2009 WordCamp Portland,… Read More »

50% OFF WooThemes Discount Code – September 11, 2009

Get 50% discount for any WooThemes purchase by using “ILOVEWOO” coupon code.  Applicable to WooThemes individual themes and subscriptions.  Hurry only the first 10 people using the discount code qualify.  Most likely this offer will expire within few hours or even minutes. [Expired! ]Click here and then enter “ILOVEWOO” during checkout. –>> Click here for… Read More »

Envato 3rd Birthday Special Deal – $300 of Files for $20

Get $300 worth of files for just $20 during Envato’s 3rd Anniversary Birthday.  The $20 deal includes the popular WordPress theme, Convergence designed by Maximus and several HTML file packages along with Flash Files, Audio Files, Banner Kits and Icons.  The deal last for another 2 days and will end this Friday. Price: $20 Envato… Read More »

WPUnlimited 1.1.2 Released

WPUnlimited theme has advanced features like Easy SEO optimization, AdSense integration, and complete theme Customization.  WPUnlimited is powered by a powerful backend option panel for easy customization. Price: $59 Personal License | $150 Developer License Demo | Download WPUnlimited 1.1.2 WPUnlimited is having a special sale.  From August 7 to August 8, 2009, get 50%… Read More »

Exposure Photo WordPress Theme

Exposure is the next generation photoblogging theme from WooThemes.  With the success of Aperature theme, WooThemes next photo blog theme has some super awesome functionality in terms of widgetizing the whole theme and making it customizable.  Exposure was designed by FRESH01 for WooThemes. WooThemes creates cutting edge WordPress templates packed with features with clean layouts.… Read More »

WordPress 2.8.2 Released – XSS Vulnerability

If your blog is running on WorPress 2.8 or WordPress 2.8.1 you should upgrade to the latest version.  WordPress 2.8.2 fixes an XSS vulnerability. Comment author URLs were not fully sanitized when displayed in the admin. This could be exploited to redirect you away from the admin to another site. For more information, go to… Read More »

WordPress 2.8.1 Released – July 9, 2009

Almost 1 month after the release of WordPress 2.8, the developers released WordPress 2.8.1.  WordPress 2.8.1 fixes many bugs and tightens security for plugin administration pages. What else is new since 2.8? Certain themes were calling get_categories() in such a way that it would fail in 2.8. 2.8.1 works around this so these themes won’t… Read More »

WordPress for BlackBerry Public Beta Available

The WordPress development team has been developing an open-source wordpress BlackBerry application. The people behind WordPress have also been working with some of the people at Danais to help develop the application. To get the source of for the application, go to Click over to find the easy to follow instructions on how to install… Read More »

bbPress 1.0 Final Released

Finally after few years in beta, alpha, gamma and release candidate, bbPress finally launched their first final version to the public.   bbPress is the only forum plugin that works natively for WordPress blogging platform. Some of the improvements over the earlier releases: “Voices” count on topics reports the number of individuals participating in a… Read More »

Advanced Gallery WordPress Theme

Advanced Gallery is  feature rich WordPress gallery/portfolio theme for those who want total gallery control and unrestricted blogging support. Advanced Gallery has the following features: Both dark and light color schemes A super advanced theme control panel Control over how and where your gallery images link Custom meta boxes for easy posting Built in login widget… Read More »