Jul 20 2009

WordPress 2.8.2 released

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WordPress has released version 2.8.2. This releases fixes an XSS vulnerability with URLs not being fully sanitized when viewing in the admin. It is recommended that you upgrade to protect yourself from this issue. Get started with Premium WordPress hosting for your Business today

Jul 10 2009

WordPress 2.8.1 Released

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WordPress has released version 2.8.1 of their popular blogging software. Along with 51 fixed bugs there was a possible security issue addressed with unprivileged users able to access admin pages for some plugins. For that reason this upgrade is strongly recommended. If you don’t want to do the upgrade yourself you can order our upgrade … Continue reading “WordPress 2.8.1 Released”

Jun 19 2009

3 Ways to Protect Your WordPress Admin Login From Hackers

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Hackers love to use dictionary or brute force attacks to try to get admin logins into sites. What they do is find your admin login page and continue to try hundreds or thousands of passwords until they find yours. There are 3 pretty easy ways to prevent this from working: 1) Change your admin username. … Continue reading “3 Ways to Protect Your WordPress Admin Login From Hackers”

Jun 18 2009

MiaCMS 4.9 Beta Preview

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I’ve installed the MiaCMS 4.9 beta to get a look at the new features and am liking what I’m seeing so far. The two big differences you’ll notice are the new bookmarking system (I wrote one back in the Mambo 4.5 days so it’s nice to see functionality like this in the core) and the … Continue reading “MiaCMS 4.9 Beta Preview”

Jun 18 2009

The Future of Mambo?

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Now that it’s been about a year since the last Mambo release (June 24th, 2008) it’s time to wonder about the future of the project. At one point it was hailed as the best open source project in the world, but now it seems to be dying a rather quiet death. A Little Mambo History … Continue reading “The Future of Mambo?”

Jun 17 2009

What Do You Want To See In Joomla 1.6?

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The Joomla team is hard at work on Joomla 1.6. We thought this would be a good time to think of features that one might want to see in this new version. Here are some ideas we’d like to see: Improved ACL. I know they are working on this and it’s the big news of … Continue reading “What Do You Want To See In Joomla 1.6?”

Jun 16 2009

Possible WordPress 2.8 Upgrade Error

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There is a possible error when using the automated upgrade tool to upgrade to WordPress 2.8. The Problem If you get far enough in the upgrade process that the archive has been downloaded from WordPress and extracted and then hit an error (like bad permissions) WordPress is supposed to delete the new files. Instead it … Continue reading “Possible WordPress 2.8 Upgrade Error”

Jun 15 2009

The Future of Joomla + IE6

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Several Joomla template designers¬†are announcing their plans to stop supporting IE6 in their designs by Jan 1st, 2010. We certainly welcome this news and congratulate these developers. IE6 is way past it’s prime (if it ever had one) and with Windows 7 being released soon fewer and fewer people use it every day. If you’re … Continue reading “The Future of Joomla + IE6”

Dec 6 2008

The Truth Behind Overselling

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I’m sure at this point everyone has seen hosting offers for 500+ GB of storage and 5+ TB of bandwidth, or even unlimited resources, for $5-10 per month. If you look into dedicated server pricing, to get 500GB of storage and 5TB bandwidth with full management you’re likely looking at spending at least $600. So … Continue reading “The Truth Behind Overselling”

May 19 2008

MiaCMS – Mambo Fork

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And what a fork it is. Several of the developers who did such a great job taking Mambo from 4.5 to 4.6 have left the project and started MiaCMS. While the default frontend template might not look like much, the code under the hood is extremely high quality. And since it’s based on the Mambo … Continue reading “MiaCMS – Mambo Fork”

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