WordPress 3.0.4 Released

Earlier Today, WordPress 3.0.4 was pushed as an security update fixing a critical bug in their HTML Sanitisation library called, KSES. WordPress advises you to upgrade immediately because if left unpatched can allow hackers to attack your blogs using XSS Techniques. Don’t put off updating your blogs in this holiday season because it will just… Continue reading WordPress 3.0.4 Released

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Akismet Gets a Major Update

Akismet, one of the most popular Anti-Spam plugins for WordPress got a major upgrade today. The Latest version, 2.5 works only on WordPress 3.0 and above. So if you are running WordPress 2.9 or below, don’t upgrade and stay on 2.4 only. This Time, not only behind the scene changes have been made but some… Continue reading Akismet Gets a Major Update

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Difference between is_home() and is_front_page()

Most of the WordPress Conditional Tags are easy to understand and pretty self-explanatory with their terminology but these two tags – is_home() and is_front_page() were two which left me confused. So I searched for the difference between two and found that both are actually very different in their approaches. Though both of them give same… Continue reading Difference between is_home() and is_front_page()

WordPress 3.1 Roadmap Out

WordPress Devs recently had a meeting about the future and plans for the upcoming WordPress 3.1. Goals for WordPress 3.1 include: “to have a very short dev cycle, a decent amount of testing time, and a release in mid-December. Low on new features, heavy on ui and code cleanup, and avoidance of schema changes. Save… Continue reading WordPress 3.1 Roadmap Out

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WordPress 3.0.1 Out Now

WordPress finally released 3.0.1 version with 55 bug fixes. These include few export related errors and a bug related to incompatibility with PHP 5.0.5 version. A new Function was also added with this release. The function is “unregister_nav_menu()” and has been added so that child themes can unregister the existing navigation menu and add their… Continue reading WordPress 3.0.1 Out Now

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